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Popcorn with Peter Travers

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Interview show featuring the world’s biggest stars and top moviemakers — George Clooney, Julianne Moore and Russell Crowe, just to name a few. They drop by the ABC News studio to talk to Rolling Stone’s film and television critic Peter Travers about their latest projects and their lives. And just when you think you know all there is about these stars — there’s a musical surprise at the end of every interview!

Interview show featuring the world’s biggest stars and top moviemakers — George Clooney, Julianne Moore and Russell Crowe, just to name a few. They drop by the ABC News studio to talk to Rolling Stone’s film and television critic Peter Travers about their latest projects and their lives. And just when you think you know all there is about these stars — there’s a musical surprise at the end of every interview!

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Interview show featuring the world’s biggest stars and top moviemakers — George Clooney, Julianne Moore and Russell Crowe, just to name a few. They drop by the ABC News studio to talk to Rolling Stone’s film and television critic Peter Travers about their latest projects and their lives. And just when you think you know all there is about these stars — there’s a musical surprise at the end of every interview!

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English


Episodes

Sam Heughan, 'Outlander'

2/19/2020
Sam Heughan may have been destined to act, just ask any of the "Outlander" fans among his massive social media following. In this episode, Heughan shares when he knew acting was what he wanted to do and how it's changed his life. Check out our other podcasts: http://bit.ly/2eBJMNa * ABOUT PETER TRAVERS: Peter Travers an American film critic, author and journalist. For some 25 years, Travers has written for Rolling Stone. He personally screens nearly 400 movies per year and releases weekly...

Duration:00:19:11

Oscars 2020 Preview

2/7/2020
In this special edition of "Popcorn with Peter Travers," Peter Travers offers his take on who will win at the 2020 Academy Awards. Check out our other podcasts: http://bit.ly/2eBJMNa * ABOUT PETER TRAVERS: Peter Travers an American film critic, author and journalist. For some 25 years, Travers has written for Rolling Stone. He personally screens nearly 400 movies per year and releases weekly reviews. Travers is the nation's most blurbed film critic, according to eFilmCritic.com. Travers is...

Duration:00:14:28

Kathy Bates, 'Richard Jewell'

2/6/2020
Would working side-by-side with Clint Eastwood make you nervous? Let's face it, the answer is, likely, yes, but it may come as a surprise to know that even Oscar winner Kathy Bates had to pull it together to work on his latest film, "Richard Jewell." * ABOUT PETER TRAVERS: Peter Travers an American film critic, author and journalist. For some 25 years, Travers has written for Rolling Stone. He personally screens nearly 400 movies per year and releases weekly reviews. Travers is the nation's...

Duration:00:21:35

Jonathan Pryce, 'The Two Popes'

1/31/2020
Oscar nominee Jonathan Pryce says he's not a religious man, but he was all in for playing Pope Francis in the new Netflix film, "The Two Popes." In this episode, Pryce shares why he wanted the role and what it was like working alongside co-star Anthony Hopkins. * ABOUT PETER TRAVERS: Peter Travers an American film critic, author and journalist. For some 25 years, Travers has written for Rolling Stone. He personally screens nearly 400 movies per year and releases weekly reviews. Travers is...

Duration:00:22:55

Alfre Woodard, 'Clemency'

1/29/2020
Peter Travers says Alfre Woodard brings the toll of the death penalty to life in her new film "Clemency." In this epsiode, Woodard talks about her role in the film and in "the village of acting." * ABOUT PETER TRAVERS: Peter Travers an American film critic, author and journalist. For some 25 years, Travers has written for Rolling Stone. He personally screens nearly 400 movies per year and releases weekly reviews. Travers is the nation's most blurbed film critic, according to eFilmCritic.com....

Duration:00:23:44

Omari Hardwick, 'Power'

1/28/2020
"Power" fans are going bananas over the final season of the crime series. Someone, or perhaps everyone, has been out to get the main character, played by Omari Hardwick. In this episode, Hardwick shares how he nearly predicted the fate of his character in the very first season. * ABOUT PETER TRAVERS: Peter Travers an American film critic, author and journalist. For some 25 years, Travers has written for Rolling Stone. He personally screens nearly 400 movies per year and releases weekly...

Duration:00:18:25

Willem Dafoe, 'The Lighthouse'

1/24/2020
Actor Willem Dafoe torments co-star Robert Pattinson in the new film, "The Lighthouse." The two met for the very first time on the set of the psychological horror-thriller and jumped right into character. * ABOUT PETER TRAVERS: Peter Travers an American film critic, author and journalist. For some 25 years, Travers has written for Rolling Stone. He personally screens nearly 400 movies per year and releases weekly reviews. Travers is the nation's most blurbed film critic, according to...

Duration:00:18:35

Quentin Tarantino, 'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood'

1/20/2020
Director Quentin Tarantino is celebrating a whopping 10 Oscar nominations for his comedy-drama film, "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood." In this episode, Tarantino talks about the making of the film with stars Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio. * ABOUT PETER TRAVERS: Peter Travers an American film critic, author and journalist. For some 25 years, Travers has written for Rolling Stone. He personally screens nearly 400 movies per year and releases weekly reviews. Travers is the nation's most...

Duration:00:19:59

Jamie Foxx, 'Just Mercy'

1/15/2020
When you chat with Jamie Foxx, expect the unexpected. The "Just Mercy" star talks about his new film and the Oscar buzz over his performance, while also delivering hilarious impersonations of everyone from Jimmy Carter and Mike Tyson to Oprah Winfrey. * ABOUT PETER TRAVERS: Peter Travers an American film critic, author and journalist. For some 25 years, Travers has written for Rolling Stone. He personally screens nearly 400 movies per year and releases weekly reviews. Travers is the nation's...

Duration:00:27:16

Sam Mendes, '1917'

1/13/2020
Could the World War I film "1917" shake up the Oscars race? There's big buzz around director Sam Mendes' epic movie, fresh off of three big Golden Globe wins. * ABOUT PETER TRAVERS: Peter Travers an American film critic, author and journalist. For some 25 years, Travers has written for Rolling Stone. He personally screens nearly 400 movies per year and releases weekly reviews. Travers is the nation's most blurbed film critic, according to eFilmCritic.com. Travers is also host of ABC's...

Duration:00:21:35

Florence Pugh, 'Little Women'

1/10/2020
Florence Pugh is only 23, but she's already stirring her share of Oscar buzz after her breakout roles in "Little Women" and "Midsommar." * ABOUT PETER TRAVERS: Peter Travers an American film critic, author and journalist. For some 25 years, Travers has written for Rolling Stone. He personally screens nearly 400 movies per year and releases weekly reviews. Travers is the nation's most blurbed film critic, according to eFilmCritic.com. Travers is also host of ABC's "Popcorn With Peter...

Duration:00:23:48

Jack Black, 'Jumanji: The Next Level'

12/20/2019
Jack Black is back! In this episode, the "Jumanji" star talks about reuniting with his hilarious cast for the making of an all-new wild adventure. * ABOUT PETER TRAVERS: Peter Travers an American film critic, author and journalist. For some 25 years, Travers has written for Rolling Stone. He personally screens nearly 400 movies per year and releases weekly reviews. Travers is the nation's most blurbed film critic, according to eFilmCritic.com. Travers is also host of ABC's "Popcorn With...

Duration:00:18:59

Rachel Brosnahan, 'The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel'

12/18/2019
Could Rachel Brosnahan actually be ready to take on a real-life stand-up comedy routine? The "Marvelous Mrs. Maisel" star talks about the making of the series, which was just renewed for a fourth season, and about her role as a stand-up comedian. * ABOUT PETER TRAVERS: Peter Travers an American film critic, author and journalist. For some 25 years, Travers has written for Rolling Stone. He personally screens nearly 400 movies per year and releases weekly reviews. Travers is the nation's most...

Duration:00:18:52

J.J. Abrams, 'Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker'

12/16/2019
Let's face it, "Star Wars" fans have many questions, but the end of the nine-month movie cycle is upon us and director J.J. Abrams is promising answers in "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker." * ABOUT PETER TRAVERS: Peter Travers an American film critic, author and journalist. For some 25 years, Travers has written for Rolling Stone. He personally screens nearly 400 movies per year and releases weekly reviews. Travers is the nation's most blurbed film critic, according to eFilmCritic.com....

Duration:00:25:22

Don Johnson, 'Knives Out'

12/6/2019
Don Johnson talks about working with an all-star cast on his hilarious new film, "Knives Out," and looks back on his old fan favorites "Miami Vice" and "Nash Bridges." Could there be a reboot in the works? * ABOUT PETER TRAVERS: Peter Travers an American film critic, author and journalist. For some 25 years, Travers has written for Rolling Stone. He personally screens nearly 400 movies per year and releases weekly reviews. Travers is the nation's most blurbed film critic, according to...

Duration:00:23:06

Jimmy Smits, 'Bluff City Law'

12/2/2019
Some people actually believe Jimmy Smits is a lawyer since he's played the role so many times. In this episode, Smits talks about his new legal drama, "Bluff City Law" and his other favorite roles of all time. * ABOUT PETER TRAVERS: Peter Travers an American film critic, author and journalist. For some 25 years, Travers has written for Rolling Stone. He personally screens nearly 400 movies per year and releases weekly reviews. Travers is the nation's most blurbed film critic, according to...

Duration:00:17:23

Tracy Letts, 'Ford v Ferrari'

11/29/2019
Tracy Letts stars in the new film, "Ford v Ferrari," based on the true story of automakers battling to build the top car. Letts shares a few secrets about how they pulled off some dazzling scenes featuring the actors zooming around the tracks at full speed. * ABOUT PETER TRAVERS: Peter Travers an American film critic, author and journalist. For some 25 years, Travers has written for Rolling Stone. He personally screens nearly 400 movies per year and releases weekly reviews. Travers is the...

Duration:00:21:59

Martin Scorsese, 'The Irishman'

11/25/2019
Oscar-winning director Martin Scorsese talks about the making of his epic new production, "The Irishman," and how Robert De Niro convinced him to make the film with Netflix. * ABOUT PETER TRAVERS: Peter Travers an American film critic, author and journalist. For some 25 years, Travers has written for Rolling Stone. He personally screens nearly 400 movies per year and releases weekly reviews. Travers is the nation's most blurbed film critic, according to eFilmCritic.com. Travers is also host...

Duration:00:27:04

Edward Norton, 'Motherless Brooklyn'

11/15/2019
Edward Norton directs and stars in "Motherless Brooklyn," what he calls a 20-year passion project. In this episode, he reflects on the film and looks back on some of his now classic roles. * ABOUT PETER TRAVERS: Peter Travers an American film critic, author and journalist. For some 25 years, Travers has written for Rolling Stone. He personally screens nearly 400 movies per year and releases weekly reviews. Travers is the nation's most blurbed film critic, according to eFilmCritic.com....

Duration:00:20:56

Adam Driver, 'Marriage Story'

11/8/2019
"Marriage Story" is "one of those rare times where a movie turns out perfect," says Peter Travers. Adam Driver, who stars in the film opposite Scarlett Johansson, reflects on the scenes that moved him the most. * ABOUT PETER TRAVERS: Peter Travers an American film critic, author and journalist. For some 25 years, Travers has written for Rolling Stone. He personally screens nearly 400 movies per year and releases weekly reviews. Travers is the nation's most blurbed film critic, according to...

Duration:00:19:29