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Little Gold Men by Vanity Fair

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Little Gold Men is the inside story of Hollywood, from awards shows and red-carpet premieres to the hard work and whisper campaigns that get people there. Weekly episodes feature obsessive, expert conversations about the best of television and film, with special guest appearances from stars, creators, and critics. LGM also dives deep into Oscar history, and offers insight into all the other awards that make up Hollywood’s continual dash toward glitz and glory.

Little Gold Men is the inside story of Hollywood, from awards shows and red-carpet premieres to the hard work and whisper campaigns that get people there. Weekly episodes feature obsessive, expert conversations about the best of television and film, with special guest appearances from stars, creators, and critics. LGM also dives deep into Oscar history, and offers insight into all the other awards that make up Hollywood’s continual dash toward glitz and glory.

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United States

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Panoply

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Little Gold Men is the inside story of Hollywood, from awards shows and red-carpet premieres to the hard work and whisper campaigns that get people there. Weekly episodes feature obsessive, expert conversations about the best of television and film, with special guest appearances from stars, creators, and critics. LGM also dives deep into Oscar history, and offers insight into all the other awards that make up Hollywood’s continual dash toward glitz and glory.

Language:

English


Episodes

Interview: Jeremy Pope (The Inspection) and Rian Johnson (Glass Onion)

12/6/2022
First, David Canfield talks to the star of The Inspection, the military drama based closely on the life of writer-director Elegance Bratton. Then, Katey Rich talks to Rian Johnson about the way he structures his ingenious mysteries Knives Out and Glass Onion — but no spoilers, we promise. E-mail us at littlegoldmen@vf.com Find Little Gold Men on Twitter: @HWD Follow our hosts: @kateyrich, @rilaws, @beccamford, @davidcanfield97 Our editor and producer is Brett Fuchs. Learn more about your ad...

Duration:00:51:47

The Indie Spirits, The Gothams, and the Awards Season Champs So Far

12/2/2022
The Indie Spirits, The Gothams, and the Awards Season Champs So Far Big wins for the team behind Everything Everywhere All at Once and Danielle Deadwyler at the Gotham Awards on Monday night kicked off the season of in-person awards shows with a bang. Plus, a look at the disappointing Thanksgiving box office and the release of Will Smith's Emancipation. E-mail us at littlegoldmen@vf.com Find Little Gold Men on Twitter: @HWD Follow our hosts: @kateyrich, @rilaws, @beccamford, @davidcanfield97...

Duration:00:43:10

Interview: Zoe Kazan (She Said) and Hong Chau (The Whale)

11/29/2022
First, Rebecca Ford talks to Zoe Kazan about the "nosy questions" she learned to ask to play Jodi Kantor in the journalism drama She Said. Then, David Canfield talks to Hong Chau about her excellent year, with a key role in Darren Aronofsky's The Whale as well as the dark thriller The Menu. Email us at littlegoldmen@vf.com Find Little Gold Men on Twitter: @HWD Follow our hosts: @kateyrich, @rilaws, @beccamford, @davidcanfield97 Our editor and producer is Brett Fuchs. For a transcript of this...

Duration:00:50:53

There Are So Many Great Movies in Theaters— Why Aren't More People Seeing Them?

11/24/2022
There Are So Many Great Movies in Theaters— Why Aren't More People Seeing Them? A look at the disappointing box office for She Said and some other specialty releases, plus a guide to the title that are worth catching over the long holiday weekend. Plus, Natalie Jarvey joins to break down the Bob Iger shocker at Disney. Email us at littlegoldmen@vf.com Find Little Gold Men on Twitter: @HWD Follow our hosts: @kateyrich, @rilaws, @beccamford, @davidcanfield97 Our editor and producer is Brett...

Duration:00:37:02

Interview: Paul Dano (The Fabelmans) and James Gray (Armageddon Time)

11/22/2022
Two conversations with people from films that dive deep into family and memory— what could be more perfect for Thanksgiving week? First, David Canfield talks to Paul Dano, who took on the towering challenge of playing Steven Spielberg's father in The Fabelmans. Then Rebeca Ford talks to James Gray, who mined his own childhood for the 1980-set "ghost story" Armageddon Time. Email us at littlegoldmen@vf.com Find Little Gold Men on Twitter: @HWD Follow our hosts: @kateyrich, @rilaws,...

Duration:00:54:50

Babylon Causes a Commotion

11/18/2022
One of the final major awards players makes its debut, and may raise more questions than answers. Plus, a look at Wakanda Forever's stellar box office and the arrival of yet another intriguing limited series, Fleishman is in Trouble. Email us at littlegoldmen@vf.com Find Little Gold Men on Twitter: @HWD Follow our hosts: @kateyrich, @rilaws, @beccamford, @davidcanfield97 Our editor and producer is Brett Fuchs. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:39:44

Interview: Ramin Bahrani (2nd Chance) and Brian Tyree Henry (Causeway)

11/16/2022
First, a flashback to the onstage conversation Richard Lawson had with Ramin Bahrani at the Miami Film Festival, where he premiered his documentary 2nd Chance. Then, Richard speaks with Brian Tyree Henry, who received a Gotham Award nomination for his powerful supporting turn in the intimate drama Causeway. Email us at littlegoldmen@vf.com Find Little Gold Men on Twitter: @HWD Follow our hosts: @kateyrich, @rilaws, @beccamford, @davidcanfield97 Our editor and producer is Brett Fuchs. Learn...

Duration:00:43:40

Just How Many Blockbuster Best Picture Nominees Will We Get?

11/10/2022
With Wakanda Forever opening this weekend, the question remains if it can repeat Black Panther's series of Oscar feats. And with Top Gun: Maverick and maybe Avatar: The Way of Water also in the hunt, will the Oscars be ready to fully embrace blockbusters? That, plus a conversation with Hollywood: An Oral History co-author Sam Wasson. E-mail us at littlegoldmen@vf.com Find Little Gold Men on Twitter: @HWD Follow our hosts: @kateyrich, @rilaws, @beccamford, @davidcanfield97 Our editor and...

Duration:00:57:17

Interview: Domee Shi (Turning Red)

11/8/2022
Given the chance to pitch three story ideas to Pixar to make her feature directing debut, Domee Shi wound up pursuing the most personal— the story of a Chinese-Canadian girl going through puberty in especially wild fashion. Rebecca Ford talks to the director of Turning Red about the Easter eggs from her own childhood she included in the movie, and why the most specific stories can turn out to be the most universal. NEW! E-mail us at littlegoldmen@vf.com Find Little Gold Men on Twitter: @HWD...

Duration:00:27:02

How Weird Can the Golden Globes Make This Awards Season?

11/3/2022
A look at the potential for everything from Ticket to Paradise to Lyle Lyle Crocodile becoming Globes contenders. Plus, discussion of The Wonder and Causeway, and a conversation with John Koblin and Felix Gillette, authors of the new HBO history It's Not TV: The Spectacular Rise, Revolution, and Future of HBO. NEW! E-mail us at littlegoldmen@vf.com Find Little Gold Men on Twitter: @HWD Follow our hosts: @kateyrich, @rilaws, @beccamford, @davidcanfield97 Our editor and producer is Brett...

Duration:01:01:25

Interview: Michelle Yeoh (Everything Everywhere All at Once)

11/1/2022
Michelle Yeoh's entire 40-year career— yes, even the failures— were a "long rehearsal" for the ambitious sci-fi epic. Rebecca Ford talks to the Hollywood and Hong Kong icon about how she pushed herself making Everything Everywhere All at Once, and where she wants to go next. Find Little Gold Men on Twitter: @HWD Follow our hosts: @kateyrich, @rilaws, @beccamford, @davidcanfield97 Our editor and producer is Brett Fuchs. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:29:42

The Oscar Hopefuls Getting the Biggest Boost Out of Festival Season

10/27/2022
From audience award winners like Tár and Devotion to the big movie that is conspicuously absent (hello, Fabelmans!), October is the month to find out which awards hopefuls can truly sustain their momentum. Plus, a look at the recent allegations about Sacheen Littlefeather, and discussion of Armageddon Time and the upcoming season of The White Lotus. NEW! E-mail us at littlegoldmen@vf.com Find Little Gold Men on Twitter: @HWD Follow our hosts: @kateyrich, @rilaws, @beccamford,...

Duration:00:43:59

Interview: Sigourney Weaver (Call Jane) and Sheila McCarthy (Women Talking)

10/25/2022
Interview: Sigourney Weaver (Call Jane) and Sheila McCarthy (Women Talking) Even decades into her thrilling career, Sigourney Weaver has an especially exciting fall, with the pre-Roe v. Wade abortion drama Call Jane coming to theaters now, and Avatar: The Way of Water on the horizon. She talks to David Canfield about all of it. Then Katey Rich catches up with Sheila McCarthy, the veteran Canadian actress who shines in the exceptional ensemble of Women Talking, shouldering some of the film's...

Duration:00:50:46

Introducing: The Pitchfork Review

10/21/2022
Brought to you by the music critics at Pitchfork, The Pitchfork Review is a show for music fans/obsessives who can’t wait to talk about the latest releases. Hosted by Pitchfork editor-in-chief Puja Patel, this podcast pulls back the curtain on our reviews and scores, dives deep into new music, and gives an expert guide to what's exciting, what’s great, and what’s just plain terrible. Listen and follow The Pitchfork Review Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:10:04

The Awards Season Underdogs Worth Watching

10/20/2022
With a shaky best actor lineup, ten best picture spots to fill, and some mysteries left on the horizon, nearly everyone is plausibly an underdog— but the Little Gold Men crew have their eye on a few in particular. Plus, a look at new releases The Banshees of Inisherin, The Good Nurse, and Aftersun. Find Little Gold Men on Twitter: @HWD Follow our hosts: @kateyrich, @rilaws, @beccamford, @davidcanfield97 Our editor and producer is Brett Fuchs. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:00:45:54

Interview: Barry Keoghan (The Banshees of Inisherin) and Ruben Östlund (Triangle of Sadness)

10/19/2022
First, David Canfield speaks to Barry Keoghan, who has built a reputation for sinister characters but transforms into well-meaning sweetheart Dominic in Martin McDonagh's The Banshees of Inisherin. Then, Rebecca Ford talks to Ruben Ostlund, the director of the wild Palme d'Or winner Triangle of Sadness, which is more inspired by his real life than you might think. Triangle of Sadness is in limited release now. The Banshees of Inisherin opens in Iimited release October 21. Find Little Gold...

Duration:00:51:28

Want to Win Best Picture? Get Your Cast Traveling as a Pack

10/13/2022
With regional festivals and special screenings in full effect, films like Everything Everywhere All at Once and Women Talking may find themselves with a distinct advantage: their casts seem to really, genuinely love spending time together. Plus, a look at the New York Film Festival premieres of She Said and The Inspection and deep dives on the endlessly fascinating best original song and best director races. Find Little Gold Men on Twitter: @HWD Follow our hosts: @kateyrich, @rilaws,...

Duration:00:41:44

Interview: Adam Sandler (Hustle)

10/11/2022
Fresh of some of the best reviews of his career in Uncut Gems, Sandler earned raves again in the energetic, heart-on-its-sleeve sports drama Hustle, which premiered on Netflix earlier this year. On this week’s podcast he gets candid about finding projects that scare him, getting back on the road to do standup, and what he likes in modern comedy even if he can’t figure out TikTok. For a transcript of this episode, please follow this link. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:00:35:27

Can Anybody Beat Cate Blanchett?

10/6/2022
TAR premiered at the New York Film Festival this week to yet another set of raves, but Cate Blanchett's competition in best actress continues coming in hot. She's still the one to beat, but how much of a challenge will that third Oscar actually be? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Interview: Emma Thompson (Good Luck to You Leo Grande)

10/4/2022
The iconic actress gives her first interview since entering the Oscar race— surprisingly!— with the Searchlight Pictures film that never played in U.S. theaters. But she's got much more than awards on her mind in this wide-ranging conversation. For a transcript of this episode, please follow this link. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:36:15