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Dec 27, 2018
Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige discusses the company's history and most successful year to date, including "Black Panther" and "Avengers: Infinity War."
Dec 20, 2018
Variety editors Kris Tapley and Jenelle Riley discuss this year's Oscar contenders and the best films of the year.
Dec 13, 2018
Oscar-nominated actors Christian Bale and Sam Rockwell discuss their work as Dick Cheney and George W. Bush, respectively, in "Vice."
Dec 6, 2018

This week Oscar-nominated director Rob Marshall discuss the sequel to a Disney classic, "Mary Poppins Returns."

Nov 29, 2018

Oscar-nominated actor Bradley Cooper discusses his directorial debut, "A Star Is Born."

Nov 22, 2018

Oscar-winning director Barry Jenkins discusses his "Moonlight" follow-up, "If Beale Street Could Talk."

Nov 15, 2018

Director Marielle Heller discusses her new movie "Can You Ever Forgive Me?," starring Melissa McCarthy.

Nov 8, 2018

Director Jason Reitman discusses his one-two 2018 punch of 'Tully" and "The Front Runner."

Nov 1, 2018

Actor Rami Malek discusses his work as Freddie Mercury in "Bohemian Rhapsody."

Oct 25, 2018

Legendary director Spike Lee discusses his career and new film "BlacKkKlansman."

Oct 18, 2018

Actor Jonah Hill discusses making the leap behind the camera with his directorial debut, "Mid90s."

Oct 11, 2018
Oscar-nominated, 21-year-old rising star Timothée Chalamet discusses his new film "Beautiful Boy."
Oct 4, 2018

Oscar-winning director Damien Chazelle details his space-race drama "First Man," starring Ryan Gosling as Neil Armstrong.

Sep 20, 2018

Actor John C. Reilly drops by to discuss his busy fall, including films like "The Sisters Brothers" and "Ralph Breaks the Internet."

Sep 6, 2018

Oscar- and Emmy-winning actress Nicole Kidman discusses her new films "Boy Erased" and "Destroyer," live from the Telluride Film Festival.

Aug 23, 2018

This week actor John David Washington discusses Spike Lee's "BlacKkKlansman" and growing up the son of a cinema legend.

Aug 9, 2018
This week director Jon M. Chu stops by to discuss the landmark Hollywood release "Crazy Rich Asians."
Jul 26, 2018

This week filmmaker Christopher McQuarrie stops by to discuss one of the summer's most thrilling movie events, "Mission: Impossible - Fallout."

Jul 12, 2018

The Bay Area's own Daveed Diggs and Rafael Casal discuss their blistering debut feature "Blindspotting."

Jul 5, 2018

This week writer-director Boots Riley discusses his surreal new film "Sorry to Bother You," starring Lakeith Stanfield.

Jun 28, 2018

Actor Benicio Del Toro discusses his work in "Sicario: Day of the Soldado" and being part of the Marvel and "Star Wars" universes.

Jun 21, 2018
This week actor Josh Brolin stops by to discuss his work in three films out this summer, and feeling a bit exposed as a result.
Jun 14, 2018

Writer-director Brad Bird discusses his hotly anticipated Pixar sequel, "Incredibles 2," the reprise of the Iron Giant in "Ready Player One" and more.

Jun 7, 2018

Independent filmmaker Brett Haley discusses his Sundance sensation "Hearts Beat Loud," starring Nick Offerman and Toni Collette.

May 31, 2018

This week actress Toni Collette discusses her shattering performance in the terrifying new film "Hereditary."

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