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'Moonlight's' Barry Jenkins & the politicization of awards season

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"Moonlight" writer-director Barry Jenkins opens up about bonding with fellow nominated directors and being pitted head-to-head with Damien Chazelle and "La La Land" as if they're in a battle royal. Also, L.A. Times reporter Jen Yamato joins co-hosts John Horn ( and Kyle Buchanan ( to share what happened inside the hall during the PGA awards where John Legend went off-script to respond to Trump's immigration ban. With this new politicized award season, how will the producers of the Academy Awards handle political speeches this year? Subscribe to The Awards Show Show on iTunes: