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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."
May 18, 2017

This week Michael Rooker stops by to discuss the second installment of Marvel’s highly popular “Guardians of the Galaxy” franchise.

May 11, 2017
This week WWE superstar John Cena stops by to discuss his accelerating film career including the new summer release “The Wall,” in which he stars opposite Golden Globe winner Aaron Taylor-Johnson.
May 5, 2017
This week director Guy Ritchie discusses his career and latest film, "King Arthur: Legend of the Sword."
Mar 2, 2017
This week, discussion of a bizarre close to the 89th Oscars, plus James Mangold stops by to discuss his bloody new comic book film, "Logan.”
Feb 23, 2017

This week, final Oscar predictions with Hollywood's big night right around the corner. Meanwhile, Jordan Peele stops by to discuss his new horror film "Get Out."

Feb 16, 2017
On this week's show, discussion of last weekend's BAFTA Awards in the U.K. Meanwhile, Kenneth Lonergan breaks down his philosophies on writing and talks about his new film "Manchester by the Sea."
Feb 9, 2017

This week, recounting the Oscar Nominees Luncheon and talk about new releases. Meanwhile, Oscar-nominated director Denis Villeneuve discusses his film "Arrival.”

Feb 2, 2017
This week, discussion of the industry group and guild awards so far where "La La Land" has begun to run the table, as well as the right-on-schedule backlash to the Oscar frontrunner. Meanwhile, director Barry Jenkins discusses his own dominant awards film, "Moonlight.”​
Jan 26, 2017

On this week's show, reactions to the Oscar nominations, which brought a handful of surprises but not many. One was "Loving" star Ruth Negga, who stops by to discuss her work in the film.

Jan 19, 2017

On this week's show, a final look at the Oscar landscape with nominations around the corner. Meanwhile, director Damien Chazelle discusses the biggest hit of the awards season, "La La Land."

Jan 12, 2017

On this week's show, talk of the Golden Globe Awards, plus "Deadpool's" resilience in the race. Meanwhile, Casey Affleck discusses "Manchester by the Sea."

Jan 5, 2017

On this week’s episode, thoughts on the recent Writers Guild nominations and a few last-minute suggestions to Oscar voters with ballots in hand. Meanwhile, Ava DuVernay discusses her documentary “13th” and the current political climate.

Dec 29, 2016

On this week's episode, more reader questions as the year winds down to a close. Also, Kevin Costner stops by to discuss his wide-ranging career and his latest effort, "Hidden Figures.”

Dec 21, 2016

On this week's episode, boiling down the year's best cinema to top fives, including "La La Land," "Captain Fantastic" and "Moonlight." Viola Davis, meanwhile, discusses her work in "Fences," "Suicide Squad" and more.

Dec 15, 2016

On this week's show, discussion of the Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild nomination announcements as the Oscar race continues to heat up. Meanwhile, Jon Favreau discusses his blockbuster "The Jungle Book" and 20 years of "Swingers.”

Dec 8, 2016

This week, reader questions covering topics ranging from Isabelle Huppert’s position in the best actress race to how critics influence the Oscar discussion. Meanwhile, Dev Patel talks about his work in the films “Lion” and “The Man Who Knew Infinity."

Dec 1, 2016

On this week's episode, Variety Chief Film Critic Peter Debruge stops by to discuss Martin Scorsese's "Silence" and the upcoming critics awards circuit. Ben Foster, meanwhile, discusses his work on "Hell or High Water" and a busy year of four films.

Nov 24, 2016

On this week’s episode, some talk about new films like “Patriots Day,” “Live By Night,” “Moana” and “Allied.” Meanwhile “Jackie” star Natalie Portman and producer Darren Aronofsky discuss Pablo Larrain’s art house biopic.

Nov 17, 2016

This week, a preview of Variety's Actors on Actors series, and Viggo Mortensen stops by to talk about longevity in the movie business and his new film "Captain Fantastic.”

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