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A daily chronicle of creativity in film, TV, music, arts and entertainment produced by Southern California Public Radio. Host John Horn leads the conversation, accompanied by the nation's most plugged-in cultural journalists.

A daily chronicle of creativity in film, TV, music, arts and entertainment produced by Southern California Public Radio. Host John Horn leads the conversation, accompanied by the nation's most plugged-in cultural journalists.

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United States

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A daily chronicle of creativity in film, TV, music, arts and entertainment produced by Southern California Public Radio. Host John Horn leads the conversation, accompanied by the nation's most plugged-in cultural journalists.

Language:

English


Episodes

A New Look At Neverland With A Focus On 'Wendy'

2/26/2020
Filmmaker Benh Zeitlin returns to directing for the first time since "Beasts of the Southern Wild" with "Wendy"; Dr. Shari Fink, executive producer of "Pandemic: How to Prevent an Outbreak"; Gabriel Roth, the man behind The Daptone Sound.

Duration:00:25:41

Not Always Sunny At 'Mythic Quest'

2/25/2020
Co-creators Rob McElhenney and Megan Ganz, who also work together on "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia," talk about their new Apple TV+ series; Bob Iger's successor is named at Disney; a report from the the Eurosonic music festival in the Netherlands.

Duration:00:25:51

Imelda Marcos As 'The Kingmaker'

2/24/2020
Lauren Greenfield's documentary tracks the rise and fall of the woman who still holds sway in the Philippines; Harvey Weinstein found guilty on two of five charges.

Duration:00:31:11

Weekend: Robbie Robertson remembers; Kerry Washington makes a doc; Alfred Molina on stage...

2/22/2020
Kerry Washington and the team behind "Weiner" make a documentary about ACLU lawyers taking on the Trump administration; Alfred Molina tackles dementia on stage and in his family; Robbie Robertson reflects on life in The Band.

Duration:00:51:02

'The Fight' Matches The ACLU Vs. The Trump Administration

2/21/2020
A new documentary produced by Kerry Washington examines the battle over civil liberties on several fronts; why Harvey Weinstein might escape a conviction; the real science behind horror movies.

Duration:00:25:51

Maria Bamford Finds Humor In 'Weakness'

2/20/2020
The comedian's latest hilarious exploration of mental health is titled “Weakness Is The Brand”; recollections from the engineer who 50 years ago won the only Grammy for The Beatles' "Abbey Road."

Duration:00:25:41

The Con Behind 'McMillions'

2/19/2020
The filmmakers of the HBO docu-series talk about how the game was rigged without the knowledge of McDonald's; still no verdict in Weinstein trial; Robbie Robertson on the new documentary about The Band, "Once Were Brothers."

Duration:00:25:40

'The Father' Hits Close To Home For Alfred Molina

2/18/2020
The actor's character has Alzheimer’s disease, which has afflicted Molina's wife; what goes into reissuing vintage recordings on vinyl?

Duration:00:25:49

Weekend: Julia Louis-Dreyfus, 'Don't F--- With Cats', Korean Cinema deep dive and more

2/15/2020
Why Julia Louis-Dreyfus wanted to produce and co-star in "Downhill"; a guide to South Korean films now that "Parasite" has captured your imagination; "What The Constitution Means To Me" makes you think ; "Don't F--- With Cats" is true crime with a message....about true crime.

Duration:00:51:01

L.A. Enters A Big 'Frieze'

2/14/2020
As the international Frieze Art Fair launches its second edition in Los Angeles, curators Rita Gonzalez and Pilar Tompkins Rivas lead a tour of their part of the event; closing arguments are finished at Harvey Weinstein's trial; what's it like to be a TV critic these days?

Duration:00:25:41

Julia Louis-Dreyfus Takes The Lift For 'Downhill'

2/13/2020
The actress also produced the film, which is a remake of the 2014 Swedish film, “Force Majeure”; playwright Steven Leigh Morris recounts the decline of the L.A. Weekly in "Red Ink"; musician Andy Shauf.

Duration:00:25:50

The Flame Starter Behind 'Portrait of a Lady on Fire'

2/12/2020
Writer and director Céline Sciamma talks about her intimate period film; Harvey Weinstein's trial heads for closing arguments; the spiritual experience of Ambient Church.

Duration:00:25:41

'Don’t F*** With Cats' Or These Internet Sleuths

2/11/2020
Mark Lewis talks about his Netflix true crime series about tracking down a killer who went from animals to humans; the coronavirus is causing music acts to cancel tours in Asia; Isabella Rossellini is the ringleader of "Link Link Circus."

Duration:00:25:50

What the 'Constitution' Means To Them

2/10/2020
Playwright Heidi Schreck and actress Maria Dizzia on how the nation’s most treasured document connects with violence against women; can the best picture win for "Parasite" be attributed to the Motion Picture Academy's diversification efforts?

Duration:00:25:50

The Frame Oscar Special

2/8/2020
Conversations with Oscar nominees and stories about how the most loved films of the year came to be; interviews with actors Renee Zellwegger, Cynthia Erivo, and Adam Driver and filmmakers Greta Gerwig, Taika Waititi and Bong-Joon Ho among others.

Duration:00:51:30

Alison Brie's Strange Ride In 'Horse Girl'

2/7/2020
The actress, who stars in the film, talks about her personal connection to the story about mental illness with director Jeff Baena; how much has the Motion Picture Academy membership actually changed?; the L.A. post-punk band, French Vanilla.

Duration:00:25:58

Joe Henry Preaches His Own 'Gospel'

2/6/2020
The singer-songwriter wrote and recorded the album, "The Gospel of Water," after being diagnosed with cancer; Jeff Kanew talks about directing Kirk Douglas in the actor's one-man stage show; a campaign for the DGA to improve its parental leave policy.

Duration:00:25:43

Alma Har'el Is Keeper Of The 'Honey Boy' Hive

2/5/2020
The filmmaker's first feature has won her a prize from the Directors Guild and a nomination for the Independent Spirit Awards; The Lucas Museum has acquired a prominent collection of ephemera related to African American film history.

Duration:00:25:40

Will 'Parasite' Make History At The Academy Awards?

2/4/2020
South Korean director Bong Joon-ho talks about his surprise hit, which has six Oscar nominations, including for Best Picture; Disney takes full control of Hulu; "JoJo Rabbit" costume designer Mayes Rubio.

Duration:00:27:55

Sting Sets Sail On 'The Last Ship'

2/3/2020
The former Police frontman is front and center in a musical that's set in his hometown; Hollywood's awards season is nearing its conclusion; WWI through the ears of the Oscar-nominated sound team behind “1917.”

Duration:00:28:02