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Dec 28, 2017

Director Ridley Scott discusses the whirlwind reshoots on his latest film in the wake of actor Kevin Spacey's fall from grace.

Dec 21, 2017

Oscar-winning actor Christian Bale on how Batman changed his life and his work in Scott Cooper's dark western "Hostiles."

Dec 14, 2017

This week director Rian Johnson stops by to divulge all the secrets from "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" — well, not really. It's a spoiler-free conversation about the new, sure-to-be global hit.

Dec 7, 2017

Oscar- and Grammy-winning writer Aaron Sorkin stops by to discuss his first stab at the director's chair: "Molly's Game," starring Jessica Chastain.

Nov 30, 2017
This week James Franco drops by to discuss his new film "The Disaster Artist" about the making of Tommy Wiseau's infamous disaster piece "The Room."
Nov 23, 2017
This week a special Thanksgiving conversation as writer-director Greta Gerwig and actress Saoirse Ronan drop in to discuss their new film "Lady Bird."
Nov 16, 2017
This week "Wonder Woman" director Patty Jenkins drops by to discuss her work in the ongoing DC Comics movie universe and a whole lot more.
Nov 9, 2017

This week actor Donald Sutherland discusses his new film “The Leisure Seeker” and a legendary career that culminates with an honorary Oscar this weekend.

Nov 2, 2017

Director Taika Waititi discusses his contribution to the Marvel movie universe, "Thor: Ragnarok."

Oct 26, 2017

This week Sam Rockwell discusses his new film "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri." Also some shop talk with Oscar season on the march.

Oct 19, 2017

Andy Serkis stops by to discuss his directorial debut "Breathe" and other projects, from "War for the Planet of the Apes" to "Star Wars: The Last Jedi."

Oct 12, 2017

This week Willem Dafoe discusses his work in indie sensation "The Florida Project" and highlights from his 30-year career.

Oct 5, 2017
Two-time Oscar winner Dustin Hoffman drops in to discuss Trump, the media, and his new film, "The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected)."
Sep 28, 2017
Bryan Cranston stops by to discuss his new film "Last Flag Flying," from director Richard Linklater, opening the New York Film Festival Sept. 28.
Sep 14, 2017
This week actor Bill Skarsgard discusses his creepy performance as Pennywise the clown in the new Stephen King adaptation “It."
Sep 7, 2017
Academy Award-winning actress Emma Stone discusses her roller-coaster Oscar night, 10 years of "Superbad" and her new film "Battle of the Sexes."
Aug 31, 2017

Director Scott Cooper ("Crazy Heart," "Black Mass") stops by to discuss his western "Hostiles," starring Christian Bale and set to play the Telluride and Toronto Film Festivals this month.

Jul 20, 2017

Visionary filmmaker Luc Besson stops by to discuss his eye-popping new film "Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets."

Jul 6, 2017
This week filmmaker David Lowery (“Pete’s Dragon”) stops by to discuss his micro-budgeted new drama “A Ghost Story,” with Casey Affleck and Rooney Mara.

 

Jun 29, 2017

This week, director Matt Reeves digs in on his latest film in the on-going "Planet of the Apes" franchise, and talks a little bit about where he plans to go with the next Batman movie.

Jun 22, 2017

This week filmmaker Edgar Wright recalls lessons learned on movies like "Scott Pilgrim vs. the World" and "Ant-Man" and discusses his exciting new film "Baby Driver."

Jun 16, 2017
This week Kumail Nanjiani, star of HBO's "Silicon Valley," stops by to discuss his very personal new film "The Big Sick."
Jun 8, 2017

This week iconic actor Sam Elliott stops by to discuss a career nearly 50 years on and his work in the new film "The Hero."

Jun 1, 2017

This week director Trey Edward Shults stops by to discuss his sophomore effort, filmmaking inspirations and how the heaviest of emotions finds its way into his work.

May 25, 2017
This week actor Geoffrey Rush stops by to discuss his work on the "Pirates of the Caribbean" franchise, as well as his performance as Albert Einstein in TV's "Genius."
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