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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

The Oscar Buzz Out of Sundance, and More Oscar Nomination Wonders

1/26/2023
Joe Reid returns to dig into some of the most fascinating stats from this year's nominations, from John Williams's formidable record to the staggering 16 first-time acting nominees. Then Richard, Rebecca, and David check in on the buzziest titles from Sundance, some of which we might be discussing on Oscar nomination morning this time next year. NEW! Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @vfawardsinsider Email us at littlegoldmen@vf.com Follow our hosts: @kateyrich, @rilaws, @beccamford,...

Duration:00:52:25

The 2023 Oscar Nominations Are Here!

1/24/2023
Breaking down the snubs, surprises, records, and remaining mysteries of this year's nominees. 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 choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:36:50

The Most Mysterious Oscar Campaign, Explained

1/19/2023
Have you heard about To Leslie, a small film with an enormous heart? If you follow a famous actress on Twitter, you almost certainly have. So is that last-minute campaign enough to get Andrea Riseborough a best actress nomination? Plus, a look at the Critics Choice Awards and the final moments of momentum as Oscar nomination voting closes. E-mail us at littlegoldmen@vf.com Find Little Gold Men on Twitter: @HWD Follow our hosts: @kateyrich, @rilaws, @beccamford, @davidcanfield97 Our editor...

Duration:00:37:01

Interview: Niecy Nash (Monster - Dahmer: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story) and Kerry Condon (The Banshees of Inisherin)

1/17/2023
First David Canfield speaks with the recent Critics Choice Award winner about the challenge of her role in Dahmer, and how working on Reno 911 simultaneously kept her grounded. Then, Richard Lawson catches up with Kerry Condon, who first worked with Martin McDonagh over 20 years ago and reunites with him on The Banshees of Inisherin, which has brought a level of acclaimed she never allowed herself to imagine on that beautiful Irish set. E-mail us at littlegoldmen@vf.com Find Little Gold Men...

Duration:00:48:07

What We Learned from the Golden Globes and the SAG Nominations

1/12/2023
A surprisingly successful Golden Globe Awards led directly into some thrilling— and baffling— SAG nominations. A look back at a very big week in awards. 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. For a transcript of this episode, please follow this link. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:45:51

Interview: Joseph Kosinski (Top Gun: Maverick) and Baz Luhrmann (Elvis)

1/10/2023
Last spring, two directors traveled to CinemaCon in Las Vegas to convince movie theater owners that, after two years of pandemic disaster, they had made the movies that could save theaters. Turns out, they were both right. Katey Rich talks to Joseph Kosinski, who teamed up with star Tom Cruise and producer Jerry Bruckheimer to expand the legacy of Top Gun, and Baz Luhrmann, who says it's his "lot in life" to tackle subjects that other people think are dated, or even cheesy — but every time,...

Duration:01:00:17

Welcome Back to the Awards Season Rodeo

1/5/2023
With the New York Film Critics Circle dinner on the east coast and the Golden Globes and Critics Choice Awards looming in Los Angeles, awards contenders are preparing for one last sprint before Oscar nominations voting opens on January 12. 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 choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:30:31

Interview: Angela Bassett (Black Panther: Wakanda Forever) and James Cameron and Russell Carpenter (Avatar: The Way of Water)

1/3/2023
Yohana Desta talks to the star of the second Black Panther movie, how she came to understand her character Queen Ramonda through costumes and how she and Letitita Wright stuck together in order to move on without Chadwick Boseman. Then, Katey Rich speaks to James Cameron and Russell Carpenter, the director and cinematographer who both won Oscars for Titanic and reunited for Avatar: The Way of Water, a project that was somehow even more massive. E-mail us at littlegoldmen@vf.com Find Little...

Duration:01:00:05

Interview: Dominic West and Elizabeth Debicki (The Crown)

12/27/2022
In separate conversations with Julie Miller, the actors who play Prince Charles and Princess Diana discuss the challenges of season 5, what’s ahead in season 6, and the power of Prince Charles breakdancing. 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 choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:49:36

Your Burning Awards Season Questions, Answered

12/22/2022
Plus, a conversation with Sony Pictures Classics co-presidents Michael Barker and Tom Bernard about the past, present, and future of indie film releasing. 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:01:17:56

Interview: Taylor Russell (Bones and All) and Bill Nighy (Living)

12/20/2022
David Canfield hosts conversations with two people at the center of the awards swirl, and at very different phases in their career. First, Bones and All breakout Taylor Russell discusses joining the Luca Guadagnino cinematic family, and what drew her to the cannibal romance. Then, Living star Bill Nighy shares his surprise at that film's long journey, and what it meant to dive into a very specific period of British history and find something new. E-mail us at littlegoldmen@vf.com Find Little...

Duration:00:55:27

The Winners and Losers of the Golden Globes and Critics Choice Nominations

12/15/2022
Everything Everywhere All at Once pulls way ahead, Babylon shows up surprisingly strong, and Ana de Armas can't be counted out. Plus, a look at Avatar: The Way of Water, and the awards race it has the potential to disrupt. 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 choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:45:12

Interviews: Olivia Colman and Sam Mendes (Empire of Light) and Todd Field (Tár)

12/13/2022
First, Katey Rich talks to the star and director of Empire of Light, inspired by the loneliness of early pandemic lockdowns and Mendes’s own mother. Then Rebecca Ford talks to the writer and director of Tár, who is happy about any fan theories about his movie— but won’t reveal how Lydia Tár got her EGOT. 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...

Duration:00:58:51

A Look Ahead at the Sundance Comeback

12/8/2022
The Sundance Film Festival, returning in person for the first time since 2020, promising a wide range of starry vehicles and potential breakthroughs. Plus, a look at the New York Film Critics Circle awards and the topsy turvy best supporting actress race. 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 choices. Visit...

Duration:00:47:22

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