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Why Andy Serkis Deserves an Oscar

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Mistakes, mocap, and monkeys wielding guns.

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Cameras d’Afrique!

Posted October 1, 2013 by | 5 Comments | ]

Win tickets for this awesome opening event!

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NAACP Image Awards Nominees on KCRW

Posted February 1, 2013 by | 0 Comments | ]

Awards Season continues…
Steve Harvey hosts the 44th Annual NAACP Image Awards, broadcasting live tonight on NBC at 8/7c. As is custom, a number of this year’s nominees have been guests on our KCRW shows The Treatment and The Business. Skim the list below and brush up on your nominees before tuning in.
Benh Zeitlin was nominated for Outstanding Direction in a Motion Picture for Beasts of the Southern Wild, which …

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Sundance 2013: Life After ‘Beasts’

Posted January 10, 2013 by | 0 Comments | ]


There may not be a Hushpuppy action figure at Walmart anytime soon (well, who knows), but in large part because of its initial success at Sundance in 2012, “Beasts of the Southern Wild” has successfully permeated the American mainstream as much as one could possibly hope for an indie feature from an unknown director, with four Oscar …

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Frustrated filmmaker? Nicholas Jarecki wrote a book.

Posted October 3, 2012 by | 0 Comments | ]

What to do if you’re a frustrated filmmaker? Nicholas Jarecki wrote a book.
On this week’s episode of The Treatment writer/director Nicholas Jarecki discusses a wide range of topics, from Bernie Madoff, to Dostoyevsky, to Blaxploitation. But one of the most poignant moments of his conversation with Treatment host Elvis Mitchell has to do with breaking into the filmmaking business. Jarecki has become an expert on …

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Emmy Nominees on The Treatment

Posted September 23, 2012 by | 0 Comments | ]

Saturday Night Live actor Bill Hader elicited characteristic peals of laughter from host Elvis Mitchell on last week’s episode of The Treatment. He also talked about being nominated for an Emmy Award, the winners of which will be announced today. But Hader isn’t the only Treatment guest this year who has received Emmy recognition. Below you can find an Emmy archive of all of this year’s …

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KCRW’s The Treatment Presents: The Best of Bill Hader

Posted September 17, 2012 by | 0 Comments | ]

Actor Bill Hader joins host Elvis Mitchell on “The Treatment” this week. Here, we’ve compiled some of our all-time favorite Hader moments from “Saturday Night Live.”

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Waiting for Louie

Posted August 21, 2012 by | 0 Comments | ]

It was like a scene right out of Louie. When Louis C.K.’s black town car pulled up to Santa Monica college for his interview with Elvis Mitchell on KCRW’s The Treatment, I was standing outside with his publicist, ready and waiting. And waiting… and waiting… and waiting, as the car sat idling in the driveway for the next 45 minutes.  “He must be on an …

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8 Non-Weinstein Movies Harvey Weinstein Wants You To See

Posted July 16, 2012 by | 1 Comment | ]

Blown-out budgets generating one box office flop after another may make the film industry seem a bit one-dimensional these days, but to Harvey Weinstein, head of The Weinstein Company, smaller, character-driven films are having a Golden Age moment. Even the ones he and his company have nothing to do with.
Recently, the producing mogul came to KCRW to record an episode of The Treatment, and shared with host …

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The Beasties MCA and the Movies

Posted May 5, 2012 by | 0 Comments | ]

The creative community is reeling after the passing of musician, rapper, activist, filmmaker and father Adam Yauch who died of cancer this past Friday, May 4th in New York City. Yauch was a founding member of the Beastie Boys, one of the most groundbreaking and influential hip-hop groups of all time.
Yauch is being remembered and celebrated for his work with the Beastie Boys (KCRW’s Garth Trinidad hosted a beautiful …

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