Jordan Peele (of "Key & Peele" fame) makes his film directing debut with the horror movie, “Get Out," which takes on racism in the creepiest fashion; John Horn debates how to improve the Academy Awards broadcast with his "Awards Show Show" podcast co-host, Kyle Buchanan, and TV mavens Alex Jung and Jen Chaney.
The Oscar-nominated movie "Lion" is based on the memoir of Saroo Brierly, whose unbelievable life story was turned into a two-hour film by screenwriter Luke Davies; an annual report on diversity in Hollywood makes a strong case that on-camera diversity is directly linked to box office and ratings success; the WGA honored the screenwriters of "Moonlight" and "Arrival."
The Oscar-nominated editors behind "Moonlight," Joi McMillon and Nat Sanders, discuss working with director Barry Jenkins, editing reality TV and making history at the Oscars; A new study from USC finds best picture Academy Award nominees rarely have characters over 60.; What are the trends for the current TV pilot season?
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is in settlement talks with all of the major movie studios after a lengthy investigation into how directors are hired in Hollywood. Is change coming? Then "La La Land" composer Justin Hurwitz reveals how he went about scoring the modern day movie musical that's become an Oscar favorite.
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