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.
Elizabeth Marvel, who stars in Noah Baumbach’s new film The Meyerowitz Stories, talks to Richard Lawson about her long and enviable career. Plus, conversations about the ongoing Harvey Weinstein fallout, Woody Allen’s latest, and, somehow, American Vandal.
Oct. 12, 2017
The producer who changed the Oscars and defined independent film for decades has been fired from his company after allegations of widespread sexual assault. So what happens now?
Oct. 5, 2017
The sci-fi drama opens this week with rave reviews and two big stars, but is Oscar glory ahead? Plus a look at the long, successful road of Call Me By Your Name and some debate on what Netflix is even doing in Oscar season.
Sept. 28, 2017
A look at the films from earlier in the year working to be remembered, at films opening in the crush of fall movie season hoping to be noticed, and also *Kingsman: The Golden Circle*, just because.
Sept. 21, 2017
In one day, the Emmy Awards were handed out and the Toronto Film Festival announced its most surprising Peoples Choice Award winner in years. We break down what it all means.
Sept. 14, 2017
An episode recorded literally inside the heart of TIFF, talking about the biggest films of the festival, and featuring a conversation with TIFF Long Take hosts Rob and Geoff about how the festival became central to awards season.
Sept. 7, 2017
Gary Oldman is a frontrunner, Emma Stone is back in the race, and a movie about a woman falling in love with a sea creature may be surprisingly moving: Richard Lawson reports back from the Telluride Film Festival.
Aug. 31, 2017
At the Venice and Telluride Film Festivals this weekend, some of the biggest movies of the fall season— and maybe the most Oscar-worthy— will premiere. Here’s your guide for what to expect and how to interpret the avalanche of buzz coming our way.
Aug. 24, 2017
A conversation with BBC Culture’s Christian Blauvelt about the list of the 100 greatest film comedies ever made. Plus, interviews with Emmy nominees Ann Dowd (of *The Leftovers* and *The Handmaid’s Tale*) and Lena Waithe (*Master of None*).
Aug. 17, 2017
As the current season winds down, and the series finale looms in the distance, we wonder if Game of Thrones can continue to be critic-proof to the very end. Plus conversations about The Killing of a Sacred Deer and Steven Soderbergh’s new movie Logan Lucky.
Aug. 11, 2017
Emmy-nominated actress Carrie Coon stops by to talk Leftovers, Fargo, and what's next.
Aug. 3, 2017
In honor of Halle Berry's latest thriller, Mike, Joanna, and Richard discuss Oscar-winning actors who need a little boost.
July 27, 2017
Amid rumors he won’t play Batman much longer, Ben Affleck seems a long way from the Oscar-winning director of Argo he was just five years ago. How did that happen, and what on earth is going on with Batman, anyway?
July 20, 2017
Christopher Nolan’s war movie is beautiful and thrilling, but can it be an awards contender? Plus discussion of the Game of Thrones season premiere, the confusing state of Twin Peaks, and the controversial new project from the Game of Thrones creators.
July 13, 2017
A look at the snubs and surprises of this year’s Emmy nominations, plus discussion of the new season of Game of Thrones and War for the Planet of the Apes.
July 6, 2017
Ahead of Alec Baldwin's “One Night Only” special on Spike TV, Mike Hogan and producer Jordan Bell caught up with the actor and famed Donald Trump portrayer on one very warm New York afternoon.
June 29, 2017
The team discusses the highlights of the year in film and television, which includes Okja, the new film from Bong Joon-ho now on Netflix that stars Tilda Swinton, Jake Gyllenhaal, and Steven Yeun, who joins us for an interview about the film.
June 22, 2017
The Television Critics Association award nominations are out— do they tell us who the Emmy contenders will be as well? Plus a discussion about the shakeup on the Han Solo spinoff movie, and conversations with Stranger Things star David Harbour and Silicon Valley’s Zach Woods.
June 15, 2017
After winning over crowds at Sundance, the comedy The Big Sick is coming to theaters, and Richard Lawson talks to director Michael Showalter about bringing it to life. Plus more looks at the ongoing Emmys campaign season, including the awards hopes for Phoebe Waller-Bridge and Carrie Coon.
June 8, 2017
It’s June, which means it’s Emmy season— and the town is going crazier than ever in the pursuit of a different set of little gold statues. Plus: a conversation with The Mick star Kaitlin Olson, and some head-scratching at The Mummy.