Little Gold Men

Little Gold Men

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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What We've Learned So Far From Festival Season

Little Gold Men

A look back at the biggest titles from Telluride and Venice, and a look ahead at Toronto.

43 Min

Sep 6, 2018

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48 min
Apr 20, 2017
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A conversation with Rebecca Skloot and Rose Byrne, who plays Rebecca Skloot in HBO's The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. Plus a look at this season of The Leftovers and the Tribeca Film Festival.

51 min
Apr 12, 2017
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The director of Lost City of Z joins to discuss the passion (and possibly insanity) that drove him from New York City’s outer boroughs to the Bolivian jungle, and why he was so happy to come back.

42 min
Apr 6, 2017
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Richard, Joanna, and Mike discuss the Emmy-destined Big Little Lies. Plus: Anne Hathaway's monster movie and a look at some Cannes hopefuls.

55 min
Mar 30, 2017
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A dispatch from Rebecca Keegan on the Academy’s big meeting, a look at the Feud episodes all about the Oscars, and a moment to wonder if whitewashing has finally become bad business for Hollywood.

43 min
Mar 23, 2017
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We welcome special guest David Sims, co-host of the Blank Check Podcast, to discuss Steven Spielberg's Oscar history and how he might win one more. Plus an early look at the Emmy best drama race.

37 min
Mar 16, 2017
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Fresh from SXSW, Joanna Robinson reveals which films to look forward to, and even a few with Oscar buzz! Plus discussion of Get Out, Personal Shopper, and Beauty and the Beast.

46 min
Mar 9, 2017
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Decider’s Joe Reid joins us to share his 2018 Oscar predictions, and to look back at the predictions we all made together last year—we didn’t see Moonlight coming at all and were way too high on Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk.

36 min
Mar 2, 2017
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Days after the Oscars, there’s still so much to discuss about the surprising best picture win, the history Moonlight made, and what changes might come after that big envelope-opening snafu.

34 min
Feb 27, 2017
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How did Moonlight beat La La Land? What on earth happened with the envelopes? Who was partying with Vanity Fair after? That and much more, explained.

48 min
Feb 24, 2017
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VF’s Hollywood Correspondent Rebecca Keegan has been on a fly on the wall backstage at the Oscars for years, and joins to share her stories from inside. Plus, our final Oscar predictions, for best director and best picture.

28 min
Feb 23, 2017
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What really happens when you get a lot of famous people in one room? In the Limelight co-host Julie Miller shares stories from inside the famous soiree. Plus, discussion of the animated short film nominees and predictions for best actor and actress.

35 min
Feb 22, 2017
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The supporting actor and actress Oscar categories, typically handed out early in the broadcast, are your best chance to see major movie stars without staying up too late. We predict those categories, and also discuss the live-action short nominees.

29 min
Feb 21, 2017
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Ted Melfi is nominated for two Oscars this year, but as the co-writer and director of Hidden Figures, he’s been happy to let stars like Taraji P. Henson take center stage. Plus, the beginning of our Oscar predictions!

43 min
Feb 20, 2017
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The documentary short films category can be difficult to predict, but includes some of the best films in the running. We discuss these heartbreakers, and also talk to Roger Ross Williams, director of the Oscar-nominated feature documentary Life, Animated.

29 min
Feb 16, 2017
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With Oscar voting in full swing, we discuss the results of the BAFTA awards and make a few last-minute pleas to voters. Then we get an advance look at the TV addiction of the spring, Ryan Murphy’s Feud.

29 min
Feb 9, 2017
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After winning a Directors Guild Award over the weekend, La La Land director Damien Chazelle seems ready to become the youngest best director Oscar winner in history. Can anything stop him?

41 min
Feb 2, 2017
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With Hollywood fired up and angrier than ever in the early days of the Trump administration, what does the next month of red carpets have in store? Plus, our interview with the filmmakers of the Oscar-nominated short documentary The White Helmets.

34 min
Jan 26, 2017
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The annual tradition of gathering Hollywood’s best and brightest has continued with this year’s Hollywood Issue, and Vanity Fair’s executive west coast editor Krista Smith joins to give us a look behind the scenes of the biggest photo shoot of the year.

25 min
Jan 24, 2017
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The gang gathers from three different time zones to hash out this year’s Oscar nominations, including the snubs (Amy Adams!), the surprises (Michael Shannon!), and the truly inexplicable (Oscar nominee Suicide Squad!).

41 min
Jan 19, 2017
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A look ahead at next week's Oscar nominations announcement, plus an interview with Captain Fantastic writer/director Matt Ross.

44 min
Jan 12, 2017
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The star of Hacksaw Ridge and Silence addresses his viral Golden Globes moment, how he learned to handle fame, and what he learned about self-loathing from Mike Nichols. Plus a look at the Golden Globes winners and the latest in Oscar buzz.

30 min
Jan 5, 2017
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With the first major televised awards show of the season coming, we predict the upsets and the viral moments, plus a look at the box office hits that emerged over the holiday.

37 min
Dec 29, 2016
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We discuss Richard Lawson’s top 10 list and our own picks for the best films of the year—plus one can’t-miss TV show.

29 min
Dec 22, 2016
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As the industry shuts down for a holiday break and digs into their piles of screeners, we predict where the season’s buzz is headed—and which films will benefit most from the awards nominations thus far.

31 min
Dec 15, 2016
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Why Octavia Spencer is suddenly in the club but Annette Bening might not be. Plus, there's a new Star Wars movie!

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