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Awards Chatter

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Rank #1 in Film Interviews category

Arts
TV & Film
Performing Arts
Film Interviews
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'Awards Chatter' is a podcast that features in-depth interviews with the most interesting and accomplished people in show business.Created and hosted by: Scott Feinberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst and Joshua Farnham'Awards Chatter' is hosted by www.Simplecast.com

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'Awards Chatter' is a podcast that features in-depth interviews with the most interesting and accomplished people in show business.Created and hosted by: Scott Feinberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst and Joshua Farnham'Awards Chatter' is hosted by www.Simplecast.com

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799 Ratings
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AV, Cinephile

By A-Vizzle - Sep 24 2019
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Scott is someone I admire deeply in the industry. He gets great guests but his level of research is nonpareil and I love his fearlessness in asking tough questions. Keep it rolling man!

A must listen !

By Barb Dee - Sep 17 2019
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Every interview is great ! Listen to any single one and you will be HOOKED!

iTunes Ratings

799 Ratings
Average Ratings
711
40
19
12
17

AV, Cinephile

By A-Vizzle - Sep 24 2019
Read more
Scott is someone I admire deeply in the industry. He gets great guests but his level of research is nonpareil and I love his fearlessness in asking tough questions. Keep it rolling man!

A must listen !

By Barb Dee - Sep 17 2019
Read more
Every interview is great ! Listen to any single one and you will be HOOKED!
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Awards Chatter

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'Awards Chatter' is a podcast that features in-depth interviews with the most interesting and accomplished people in show business.Created and hosted by: Scott Feinberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst and Joshua Farnham'Awards Chatter' is hosted by www.Simplecast.com

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The 62-year-old comedy legend asserts 'Seinfeld' was never "a show about nothing" and was ripped off by 'Friends' ("our show with better-looking people"); Donald Trump would be welcome on his web series ("He is buffoonish enough"); he'd like to act in the next 'Star Wars' film (playing a character named "Areyouserious"); and much more.

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Hosted by Scott Feinberg
Produced by Matthew Whitehurst
Recorded by Ryan Gabos

Aug 28 2016

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Rank #2: Timothée Chalamet - 'Call Me by Your Name'

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The youngest best actor Oscar nominee in 78 years — who is just 22 — reflects on the importance of his public school arts education, his early work on TV ('Homeland') and in films ('Interstellar') and the making — and crazy aftermath — of three massively acclaimed films released in 2017.

But first: Roger Durling, the executive director of the Santa Barbara International Film Festival, joins Scott to discuss Santa Barbara's recovery from recent fires and mudslides, the fest's evolution during his 15 years on the job and highlights of the nominee-packed 33rd edition.

Credits: Hosted by Scott Feinberg, recorded and produced by Matthew Whitehurst.

Feb 06 2018

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Rank #3: Emma Stone - 'La La Land'

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The 28-year-old critics' darling and fan favorite opens up about overcoming "debilitating" childhood anxiety through acting, moving to Hollywood at 15 (and changing her name and dyeing her hair), finding magical chemistry with Ryan Gosling in three films and, under the oversight of Damien Chazelle, breathing new life into the American movie musical.

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Rank #4: J.J. Abrams - 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'

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The 49-year-old director of the highest-grossing movie of all time reacts to the film's tremendous reception ("I'm incredibly grateful") and responds to its critics ("I can understand that someone might say, 'Oh, it's a complete rip-off!' ").

Jan 08 2016

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Rank #5: James Lipton - 'Inside the Actors Studio'

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The legendary interviewer, who's nearing his 90th birthday, reflects on life before his hit Bravo show (he was an actor, writer, producer and yes, pimp), discusses the episodes that mean the most to him and answers the questionnaire he's made famous.

Jun 19 2016

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Rank #6: Jason Segel - 'The End of the Tour'

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The popular star of film and TV comedies sits down with THR's awards analyst to discuss his life, career and the dramatic performance — as David Foster Wallace in James Ponsoldt's indie — for which he is receiving supporting actor Oscar buzz.

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Rank #7: Phoebe Waller-Bridge - 'Fleabag' & 'Killing Eve'

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The multi-hyphenate behind two of TV’s buzziest shows reflects on how a series of 10-minute plays that she wrote opened the doors to screen jobs, how much of herself is in her characters and how being a feminist does (and doesn’t) shape her work.

Credits: Hosted by Scott Feinberg, recorded by Harley Yanoff and produced by Matthew Whitehurst and Joshua Farnham.

May 09 2019

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Rank #8: Tom Hanks - 'A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood'

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The legendary actor returns to the podcast, this time for a free-form conversation covering topics such as how he evaluates the success of his films, how his countenance has impacted his career, why he was so influenced by Robert Duvall and Jason Robards and why the many heroes he has played — most recently, Fred Rogers — are all very different.

But first: Matt Belloni, The Hollywood Reporter's editorial director, joins Scott to discuss the Venice, Telluride and Toronto film fests.

Credits: Hosted by Scott Feinberg, recorded by Eric Taylor and produced by Matthew Whitehurst and Joshua Farnham.

Sep 10 2019

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Rank #9: Seth Meyers - 'Late Night with Seth Meyers'

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NBC's 42-year-old veteran, who was at 'SNL' longer than all but one other cast member in its history, says writing was his 'key to survival' at the fabled sketch show, that he left it very reluctantly but that he's grown to love the 'consistency' of late night talk.

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In an in-depth interview, the 48-year-old stand-up comedian and TV auteur discusses his self-released drama series (it didn't bankrupt him and its obituary was written prematurely), Emmys campaigning (he's going "balls to the wall" for the show), the future of 'Louie' ("I don't think I have stories for that guy anymore") and what's next (Broadway?!).

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Rank #11: Oprah Winfrey - 'The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks' & 'Queen Sugar'

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In her first wide-ranging podcast interview, the trailblazing legend opens up about her horrific childhood, finding her calling, what made her successful on TV, why her fame causes her to hesitate before taking acting jobs and what she thinks her legacy will be.

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Hosted by Scott Feinberg
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Jun 12 2017

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Rank #12: George Clooney - 'Catch-22'

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In his first-ever podcast interview, the A-lister reflects on parts played and lessons learned over 37 years in Hollywood, the pros and cons of mega-fame, why he no longer sees himself as a leading man and why he decided to return to TV to make a limited series with streamer Hulu.

Credits: Hosted by Scott Feinberg, recorded and produced by Matthew Whitehurst and Joshua Farnham.

May 13 2019

1hr 6mins

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Rank #13: Ridley Scott - 'The Martian'

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The legend behind 'Alien,' 'Blade Runner,' 'Thelma and Louise' and 'Gladiator' talks with THR about his life, career and blockbuster return to space.

Oct 06 2015

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Rank #14: Harvey Weinstein - The Weinstein Co.

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Rank #15: Amy Schumer - 'Trainwreck'

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Nov 18 2015

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Rank #16: David Crosby - 'David Crosby: Remember My Name'

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The rock and roll legend from The Byrds and Crosby, Stills & Nash, who is the subject of an acclaimed new documentary, begins reflecting on his rollercoaster life and career before having a meltdown and forcing Scott to terminate the interview, an ‘Awards Chatter’ first.

Credits: Hosted by Scott Feinberg, recorded by Matthew Whitehurst and produced by Matthew Whitehurst and Joshua Farnham.

Jul 20 2019

39mins

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Rank #17: Eugene Levy and Catherine O'Hara - 'Schitt's Creek'

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Credits: Hosted by Scott Feinberg, recorded by Gary O'Keefe and produced by Matthew Whitehurst.

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Rank #19: Meryl Streep - 'Florence Foster Jenkins'

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Hosted by Scott Feinberg
Produced and Recorded by Matthew Whitehurst

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Hosted by Scott Feinberg
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