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The Awards Show Show from Vulture and The Frame

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On "The Awards Show Show" from Southern California Public Radio and Vulture.com, longtime Hollywood watchers John Horn and Kyle Buchanan track the movies, stories and trends of awards season. They'll let you in on insider gossip, talk with Oscar hopefuls and track industry buzz to figure out who's up, who's down, and who's currently leading the race for Hollywood's coveted awards.

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On "The Awards Show Show" from Southern California Public Radio and Vulture.com, longtime Hollywood watchers John Horn and Kyle Buchanan track the movies, stories and trends of awards season. They'll let you in on insider gossip, talk with Oscar hopefuls and track industry buzz to figure out who's up, who's down, and who's currently leading the race for Hollywood's coveted awards.

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The Awards Show Show from Vulture and The Frame

Updated about 19 hours ago

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On "The Awards Show Show" from Southern California Public Radio and Vulture.com, longtime Hollywood watchers John Horn and Kyle Buchanan track the movies, stories and trends of awards season. They'll let you in on insider gossip, talk with Oscar hopefuls and track industry buzz to figure out who's up, who's down, and who's currently leading the race for Hollywood's coveted awards.

Oscar Noms Analyzed

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The 2017 Oscar nominations are out and co-hosts John Horn of theframe.org and Kyle Buchanan of vulture.com parse the results. While a range of stories and performers were included this year, they challenge the narrative that these nominations mark the "the end of #OscarsSoWhite." And they share their joys at some nods ("20th Century Women") and dismay at others (Mel Gibson). Get The Awards Show Show podcast on iTunes: http://bit.ly/1YjG3RZ

Jan 24 2017

25mins

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George Miller and his wild 'Mad Max: Fury Road' trip

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George Miller joins co-hosts John Horn and Kyle Buchanan to talk about his wild 'Mad Max: Fury Road' trip through awards season. The Aussie filmmaker shares how he made this groundbreaking film, talks possible sequels, and remembers his Oscar win for 'Happy Feet'. Plus, Kyle and John read the Oscar tea leaves when assessing the Hollywood guild's own film nominations. Subscribe to this podcast on itunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/awards-show-show-from-vulture/id1060952322?mt=2

Jan 09 2016

31mins

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Best movies of 2016; 'Crazy Ex-Girlfriend' Rachel Bloom talks 'La La Land'

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Co-hosts Kyle Buchanan of vulture.com and John Horn of theframe.org wow each other with their picks for the best films of 2016. With minimal overlap they name movies both big and small– some in the awards race and others not– that they believe are worth watching from the year that was. Then co-creator and star of The CW's "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend" Rachel Bloom joins the show to share her take on "La La Land" and to talk about musicals on the big and small screen. Subscribe to this podcast on iTunes: http://bit.ly/1YjG3RZ

Dec 22 2016

35mins

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Why Are the Oscars So White, and What Will Win Best Picture?

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We have all you need to know about the Oscar nominations. "The Revenant" and "Mad Max: Fury Road" led the race, but Kyle Buchanan (Vulture.com) thinks the ultimate Best Picture battle will come down to two very different movies. He and John Horn (The Frame) rant about the Academy's twenty white acting nominees and discuss why this happened, while sifting through smaller categories to debate their favorite inclusions (and most frustrating exclusions). Subscribe to The Awards Show Show on itunes: http://bit.ly/assnov19rossub

Jan 14 2016

31mins

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How Donald Trump shook up the Oscar race

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The election of Donald J. Trump has affected a lot of things...including this year's Oscar race. Co-hosts Kyle Buchanan of Vulture.com and John Horn of The Frame are joined this week by entertainment reporter Jen Yamato from The Daily Beast. They debate how Academy members may view this year's crop of films differently in light of the election. Will they vote to send a message to DC with their Oscar picks? Will the issues of race, equality and immigration factor into the voting? Or will voters gravitate to lighter fair? And what about the Oscar telecast and the movie industry as a whole? Subscribe to The Awards Show Show on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/awards-show-show-from-vulture/id1060952322?mt=2

Nov 17 2016

29mins

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Academy Award season begins with #OscarsSoWhite still in mind

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The Awards Show Show season two begins with a prediction that there will not be a third straight year of #OscarsSoWhite. Co-hosts Kyle Buchanan of Vulture.com and The Frame's John Horn discuss the diversity of this year's potential nominees, including "Moonlight," "Loving" and "Fences." And they debate the award prospects for "The Birth of a Nation" after so much controversy and a poor box office performance. Also, how did Viola Davis shake up the actress race this week? We'll get into that, touch on the Best Picture frontrunner, and much, much more.

Oct 27 2016

25mins

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Happy New Year! WGA noms, Golden Globes and our fantasy Oscar shockers

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​It’s our first show of the new year, and boy do we have a lot to talk about! The Writers Guild of America announced its nominees for best drama, comedy and documentary screenplays this week. Hosts John Horn of The Frame and Kyle Buchanan of Vulture.com try and read the WGA tea leaves for predictions. Plus, this weekend’s Golden Globes are sneaking up quickly — John just can’t wait. Oscar noms are still a few weeks away, but do we really live in a world where Mel Gibson actually has a shot at a best director nod for ‘Hacksaw Ridge”? Since there’s always a surprise or snub that happens the morning of the Oscar noms, Kyle and John try and predict the possible let downs(can 20th Century Women make the cut?) and the shockers (Does Deadpool have a chance?).

Jan 06 2017

27mins

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Our Oscar predictions

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The dynamic co-hosts of The Awards Show Show podcast put all their analytical awards power into making final Oscar predictions before the actual nominees get announced by the Academy next week. Kyle Buchanan of vulture.com and John Horn of theframe.org debate the likely picks weighing their hopes with pragmatism. Who from "Hidden Figures" will get the nod? Can Annette Bening get in on that Best Actress race with "20th Century Women?" Will the Academy nominate old favorites like Meryl Streep and Martin Scorsese? And how many movies will make it into the Best Picture category? Get The Awards Show Show podcast on iTunes: http://bit.ly/1YjG3RZ

Jan 19 2017

30mins

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Breaking down all the best picture nominees

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Co-hosts John Horn (TheFrame.org) and Kyle Buchanan (Vulture.com) dig deep into the eight nominees for Best Picture, track the arc of their award narratives, and ultimately land on the notion that "The Revenant" will be the likely winner. Subscribe on itunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/awards-show-show-from-vulture/id1060952322?mt=2

Feb 25 2016

26mins

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The Big Short Goes Long, and do the Golden Globes matter?

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We break down the surprises, omissions and the resettled field now that the Screen Actors Guild and the Golden Globes have weighed in. "Spotlight" is locked and loaded, but what happened to former favorite "The Martian"? And does anybody understand what’s going on with the up-for-grabs Best Supporting Actor race? And finally, a deep dive into the Best Adapted Screenplay category, with cameos from writers including Aaron Sorkin. Listen above, or subscribe to The Awards Show Show on iTunes.

Dec 11 2015

28mins

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Can 'Mad Max' win a Best Picture Oscar?

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Vulture's Kyle Buchanan and The Frame's John Horn discuss the wackiest awards-season rumor yet — and it involves a carnal, bestial encounter with Leonardo DiCaprio — before moving on to the question of whether a blockbuster like "The Martian" or "Mad Max" has a shot at Best Picture. (If either won, it would be the first time such a big hit has triumphed since… well, they’ll tell you.) They go on to debate who’ll get nominated for Best Actress, and it’s an awfully young crowd. Who do you think will be in the final five? Subscribe to The Awards Show Show on iTunes: itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/award…d1060952322?mt=2

Dec 04 2015

27mins

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The Oscars are over, what did it all mean?

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Final thoughts on the awards season and the Oscar telecast from co-hosts John Horn (theframe.org) and Kyle Buchanana (vulture.com). They debate Chris Rock's performance as host-- what worked and what didn't. And they look ahead to this coming year in film. What lessons will Hollywood learn from #OscarsSoWhite?

Feb 29 2016

38mins

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Adam McKay: Overjoyed 'The Big Short' ignites passionate debate

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This week on The Awards Show Show, Vulture's Kyle Buchanan and The Frame's John Horn go deep with 'The Big Short' writer-director Adam McKay. The filmmaker reveals the moment when he knew his movie was working in test audiences and why he's overjoyed when he reads the passionate debate it ignites online. Oh, and he's pretty excited about the Oscar nominations too. Also, John and Kyle analyze what the SAG awards reveal about the Best Picture race.

Feb 04 2016

36mins

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Andrew Garfield gets political; PGA & BAFTA noms

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Andrew Garfield joins co-hosts Kyle Buchanan and John Horn to discuss "Silence" and "Hacksaw Ridge," but also to dive candidly into our cultural moment. What does he really think of "this sick man" Donald Trump, and what was it like to experience Meryl Streep's Golden Globes speech in the room when it happened? Before that expansive conversation, John and Kyle discuss the Globes and the nominations out of the Producer's Guild (PGA) and BAFTA. Get The Awards Show Show podcast on iTunes: bit.ly/1YjG3RZ

Jan 13 2017

41mins

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Can J.J. Abrams crack best director?

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'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' will it or won't it? Debating the Oscar chances for the biggest movie of the year. And can its helmer J.J. Abrams sneak into a Best Director category that could be crowded with blockbuster auteurs?

Dec 18 2015

21mins

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How 'Moonlight' won & what it all means

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In this final episode of Season two of The Awards Show Show, co-hosts Kyle Buchanan (vulture.com) and John Horn (theframe.org) deconstruct "Moonlight's" big win, how it got there and yes, what happened with the botched presentation. John Horn was in attendance at the Oscars and paints a vivid picture of how it played out in the Dolby Theater. Both he and Kyle hit the post show parties and give their insights on the night. Plus, Kyle laments the phrase "Suicide Squad Oscar winner." And finally, if the Academy Awards provides a snapshot of what kinds of films Hollywood wants to make these days or how it's feeling as a community...what did this 2016-2017 season tell us?

Feb 27 2017

33mins

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Oscar predictions; can the Academy Awards be must-see TV?

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Pro-tips on how to win your office Oscar pool and a debate over how the Academy Awards can become must-see TV. Get out your pen and paper because co-hosts Kyle Buchanan (vulture.com) and John Horn (theframe.org) are joined by Amy Nicholson from MTV News to predict who will win in every category at the Academy Awards. Also, E. Alex Jung and Jen Chaney from the Vulture TV Podcast discuss the Oscar telecast as a TV event. Their advice for making it must-see television? Allow for spontaneity. Get The Awards Show Show podcast on iTunes: http://apple.co/2m9hDRt

Feb 22 2017

49mins

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How savvy campaigns shape the Oscar race

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How do savvy Oscar campaign strategists like Harvey Weinstein shape narratives that propel one film to glory and leave another in the dust? Co-hosts John Horn (theframe.org)and Kyle Buchanan (vulture.com) make comparisons to the political messaging of Trump v. Hillary when parsing what works in Hollywood. They note how the campaign for "Manchester by the Sea" had to pivot from its original message and how "Lion" took advantage of real world events around Trump's travel ban in its Oscar campaign. Meanwhile, "Moonlight" has resisted the media's push to pit it against "La La Land," instead stressing the narratives of each creative person behind the film. Subscribe to The Awards Show Show podcast on iTunes: http://bit.ly/1YjG3RZ

Feb 16 2017

27mins

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Dev Patel of 'Lion' & Lin-Manuel Miranda of 'Moana'

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Interviews with Dev Patel and Lin-Manuel Miranda who open up about Oscars, typecasting, movies and music. Plus, John Horn regales Kyle Buchanan with stories from the Oscar nominees luncheon earning him the nickname "Oscar Yenta." Then in Kyle's interview with Dev Patel they discuss his arc from "Slumdog Millionaire" to "Lion" and how he seeks to come out from under typecasting as "an Indian guy." And in John's conversation with Lin-Manuel Miranda, they discuss the overlap between "Hamilton" and "Moana" and how the election hasn't changed his art but has affected him as a private citizen. Subscribe to The Awards Show Show podcast on iTunes: http://bit.ly/1YjG3RZ

Feb 09 2017

37mins

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'Moonlight's' Barry Jenkins & the politicization of awards season

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"Moonlight" writer-director Barry Jenkins opens up about bonding with fellow nominated directors and being pitted head-to-head with Damien Chazelle and "La La Land" as if they're in a battle royal. Also, L.A. Times reporter Jen Yamato joins co-hosts John Horn (theframe.org) and Kyle Buchanan (vulture.com) to share what happened inside the hall during the PGA awards where John Legend went off-script to respond to Trump's immigration ban. With this new politicized award season, how will the producers of the Academy Awards handle political speeches this year? Subscribe to The Awards Show Show on iTunes: http://bit.ly/1YjG3RZ

Feb 03 2017

37mins

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Oscar Noms Analyzed

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The 2017 Oscar nominations are out and co-hosts John Horn of theframe.org and Kyle Buchanan of vulture.com parse the results. While a range of stories and performers were included this year, they challenge the narrative that these nominations mark the "the end of #OscarsSoWhite." And they share their joys at some nods ("20th Century Women") and dismay at others (Mel Gibson). Get The Awards Show Show podcast on iTunes: http://bit.ly/1YjG3RZ

Jan 24 2017

25mins

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Our Oscar predictions

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The dynamic co-hosts of The Awards Show Show podcast put all their analytical awards power into making final Oscar predictions before the actual nominees get announced by the Academy next week. Kyle Buchanan of vulture.com and John Horn of theframe.org debate the likely picks weighing their hopes with pragmatism. Who from "Hidden Figures" will get the nod? Can Annette Bening get in on that Best Actress race with "20th Century Women?" Will the Academy nominate old favorites like Meryl Streep and Martin Scorsese? And how many movies will make it into the Best Picture category? Get The Awards Show Show podcast on iTunes: http://bit.ly/1YjG3RZ

Jan 19 2017

30mins

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Andrew Garfield gets political; PGA & BAFTA noms

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Andrew Garfield joins co-hosts Kyle Buchanan and John Horn to discuss "Silence" and "Hacksaw Ridge," but also to dive candidly into our cultural moment. What does he really think of "this sick man" Donald Trump, and what was it like to experience Meryl Streep's Golden Globes speech in the room when it happened? Before that expansive conversation, John and Kyle discuss the Globes and the nominations out of the Producer's Guild (PGA) and BAFTA. Get The Awards Show Show podcast on iTunes: bit.ly/1YjG3RZ

Jan 13 2017

41mins

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Happy New Year! WGA noms, Golden Globes and our fantasy Oscar shockers

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​It’s our first show of the new year, and boy do we have a lot to talk about! The Writers Guild of America announced its nominees for best drama, comedy and documentary screenplays this week. Hosts John Horn of The Frame and Kyle Buchanan of Vulture.com try and read the WGA tea leaves for predictions. Plus, this weekend’s Golden Globes are sneaking up quickly — John just can’t wait. Oscar noms are still a few weeks away, but do we really live in a world where Mel Gibson actually has a shot at a best director nod for ‘Hacksaw Ridge”? Since there’s always a surprise or snub that happens the morning of the Oscar noms, Kyle and John try and predict the possible let downs(can 20th Century Women make the cut?) and the shockers (Does Deadpool have a chance?).

Jan 06 2017

27mins

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#OscarsSoWhite is not canceled

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#Oscarssowhite changed the conversation around the awards season and Hollywood generally. April Reign, the creator of that hashtag joins The Awards Show Show co-hosts Kyle Buchanan of Vulture.com and John Horn of theframe.org. While 2016 had some films by and starring African Americans she cautions people who want to "cancel" #OscarsSoWhite and she asks where are the films the reflect the Latino experience? Where are the Asian American-Pacific Islander filmmakers? Where are the LGBTQIA rom-coms? Why not have an Asian-American James Bond? Or a disabled superhero? April Reign stresses that #Oscarssowhite is about all "marginalized communities" both on and behind the camera. Get The Awards Show Show podcast on iTunes: http://bit.ly/1YjG3RZ

Dec 29 2016

23mins

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Best movies of 2016; 'Crazy Ex-Girlfriend' Rachel Bloom talks 'La La Land'

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Co-hosts Kyle Buchanan of vulture.com and John Horn of theframe.org wow each other with their picks for the best films of 2016. With minimal overlap they name movies both big and small– some in the awards race and others not– that they believe are worth watching from the year that was. Then co-creator and star of The CW's "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend" Rachel Bloom joins the show to share her take on "La La Land" and to talk about musicals on the big and small screen. Subscribe to this podcast on iTunes: http://bit.ly/1YjG3RZ

Dec 22 2016

35mins

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What are the best screenplays of 2016?; SAG noms analyzed

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Co-hosts Kyle Buchanan of vulture.com and John Horn, host of The Frame, debate the best screenplays of 2016 with Franklin Leonard, founder/CEO of The Black List, an annual survey of the most liked unproduced screenplays in Hollywood. They discuss what goes into a good script and lament the lack of women and people of color who get their screenplays produced. Also, Kyle analyzes the SAG nominations for the acting races and parses if they could be predictive of Oscar. Subscribe to The Awards Show Show podcast on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/awards-show-show-from-

Dec 15 2016

40mins

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What makes a good Oscar host?; 'Arrival' director Denis Villeneuve

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This week on The Awards Show Show co-hosts Kyle Buchanan of vulture.com and John Horn of theframe.org debate what makes for a good Academy Awards host. What can Jimmy Kimmel learn from previous hosts like Ellen Degeneres, Hugh Jackman and Chris Rock? Then "Arrival" director Denis Villeneuve is in town after shooting "Bladerunner 2049" with Ryan Gosling to engage in awards campaigning. He opens up about his first Oscar experience years ago and how that impacted his career. He shares some stories of "Bladerunner" reflects on "Arrival"'s reception. Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/awards-show-show-from-vulture/id1060952322?mt=2

Dec 08 2016

33mins

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How can film critics affect the Oscars and how can bias affect criticism?

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Do film critics play a role in the Oscar race? Should they? As critics' organizations start to announce their favorite movies of 2016, co-hosts Kyle Buchanan of Vulture and The Frame's John Horn are joined by The Daily Beast's Jen Yamato to unpack these and other questions. They also discuss what happens when so many critics are straight, white men of a certain age. How does bias affect film criticism, the awards, and potentially which films get made? Get this podcast on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/awards-show-show-from-vulture/id1060952322?mt=2

Dec 02 2016

24mins

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Best actor race: Affleck vs Washington, Costner vs Ali?; Spirit Award noms

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This week on The Awards Show Show, Vulture's Kyle Buchanan and The Frame's John Horn touch on some of the surprising omissions of the Independent Spirit Award nominations, before moving on to the debate of the week: Which men are going to be nominated in Best Actor and Best Supporting Actor at the Oscars? Does Casey Affleck have a chance against Denzel Washington? Will Ryan Gosling figure? And in Best Supporting Actor, is there a front runner? Subscribe to The Awards Show Show on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/awards-show-show-from-vulture/id1060952322?mt=2

Nov 23 2016

27mins

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How Donald Trump shook up the Oscar race

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The election of Donald J. Trump has affected a lot of things...including this year's Oscar race. Co-hosts Kyle Buchanan of Vulture.com and John Horn of The Frame are joined this week by entertainment reporter Jen Yamato from The Daily Beast. They debate how Academy members may view this year's crop of films differently in light of the election. Will they vote to send a message to DC with their Oscar picks? Will the issues of race, equality and immigration factor into the voting? Or will voters gravitate to lighter fair? And what about the Oscar telecast and the movie industry as a whole? Subscribe to The Awards Show Show on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/awards-show-show-from-vulture/id1060952322?mt=2

Nov 17 2016

29mins

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The post-election relevance of 'Arrival'; who should host the Oscars?

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The new film "Arrival" is a sci-fi drama that just got a lot more relevant, but can it be an Oscar contender? Screenwriter Eric Heisserer talks about writing the script and the themes that resonate with issues of division and unity in our world today. Then, co-hosts John Horn of The Frame and Kyle Buchanan of New York Magazine's vulture.com discuss the Academy's picks for who will produce the Oscars telecast. And they make their picks for who should host: Samantha Bee and Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson. No, not together. Subscribe to The Awards Show Show on itunes: itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/award…d1060952322?mt=2

Nov 10 2016

23mins

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A startling Best Picture prediction; how 'Zootopia' predicted Trump

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When Vulture's Kyle Buchanan and The Frame's John Horn discuss the early Best Picture race Kyle hews to conventional wisdom that "La La Land" is our current frontrunner, but John has a bold and more exciting pick altogether. Plus, "Zootopia" directors Byron Howard and Rich Moore join this pre-election podcast to discuss how their smart, political movie became such a hit. And since the movie is about demonizing disadvantaged groups for political gain ... what would Trump make of it? Subscribe on iTunes: http://bit.ly/1YjG3RZ

Nov 03 2016

28mins

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Academy Award season begins with #OscarsSoWhite still in mind

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The Awards Show Show season two begins with a prediction that there will not be a third straight year of #OscarsSoWhite. Co-hosts Kyle Buchanan of Vulture.com and The Frame's John Horn discuss the diversity of this year's potential nominees, including "Moonlight," "Loving" and "Fences." And they debate the award prospects for "The Birth of a Nation" after so much controversy and a poor box office performance. Also, how did Viola Davis shake up the actress race this week? We'll get into that, touch on the Best Picture frontrunner, and much, much more.

Oct 27 2016

25mins

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The Oscars are over, what did it all mean?

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Final thoughts on the awards season and the Oscar telecast from co-hosts John Horn (theframe.org) and Kyle Buchanana (vulture.com). They debate Chris Rock's performance as host-- what worked and what didn't. And they look ahead to this coming year in film. What lessons will Hollywood learn from #OscarsSoWhite?

Feb 29 2016

38mins

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