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A daily chronicle of creativity in film, TV, music, arts and entertainment produced by Southern California Public Radio. Host John Horn leads the conversation, accompanied by the nation's most plugged-in cultural journalists.

A daily chronicle of creativity in film, TV, music, arts and entertainment produced by Southern California Public Radio. Host John Horn leads the conversation, accompanied by the nation's most plugged-in cultural journalists.

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United States

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A daily chronicle of creativity in film, TV, music, arts and entertainment produced by Southern California Public Radio. Host John Horn leads the conversation, accompanied by the nation's most plugged-in cultural journalists.

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English


Episodes

“Big Checks and Bandaids Won’t Do It” with Ava DuVernay

7/3/2020
As the Frame is on hiatus, we are sharing the new show by John Horn, "Hollywood, The Sequel." The limited-run podcast series asks some of the entertainment industry’s most influential artists and executives how Hollywood could and should reinvent itself. Just as advocates for meaningful police reform say you can't simply reassemble broken pieces, Ava DuVernay argues that reform won’t be enough to fix Hollywood. The director of “Selma” and “When They See Us” believes it’ll take drastic change...

Duration:00:22:17

"The Personal is Political" with Kerry Washington

7/3/2020
As the Frame is on hiatus, we are sharing the new show by John Horn, "Hollywood, The Sequel." The limited-run podcast series asks some of the entertainment industry’s most influential artists and executives how Hollywood could and should reinvent itself. The ACLU lawyers in “The Fight,” Kerry Washington’s new documentary, want justice for all. And so, too, does Washington. The actor and producer says when work begins again, it won't be enough for Hollywood to be not racist. It has to be...

Duration:00:27:37

For Marc Maron, Timing Is Everything

3/27/2020
The comedian talks about his new stand-up special, which is aptly titled "End Times Fun"; for animators, the show must go on; comedian John Thomas insists “Everything's Gonna Be Okay.”

Duration:00:25:52

Wesley Morris And Jenna Wortham Are 'Processing' Again

3/26/2020
The co-hosts of the New York Times culture podcast, "Still Processing," talk about their new season of episodes; podcast expert Nick Quah on what he's recommending these days.

Duration:00:25:42

Pop Music In The Age Of Covid

3/25/2020
We devote our entire show today to pop music, asking creators how they’re coping in the Age of Covid. We’ll hear from singer/songwriter Bhi Bhiman, country musician Jessi Alexander, and A.J. Jackson, the lead singer from the band Saint Motel, which had to cancel its world tour.

Duration:00:25:51

'Birds of Prey' Gets A Quick Second Life

3/24/2020
The film, which opened in theaters in early February, has been rushed onto on demand platforms, which is just fine with director Cathy Yan; with the summer Olympics postponed, where does that leave NBC?; how are stand-up comedians faring in the Covid era?

Duration:00:25:51

The Lasting Influence Of 'Crip Camp'

3/23/2020
The story of a camp for disabled teens that was established in the early 1970s in upstate New York is told in a new Netflix documentary; what issues are facing movie exhibitors now that they've been shut down?; and now, they've even closed drive-ins!

Duration:00:25:41

Weekend: COVID-19 and Comedians; Hollywood Assistants Hit Hard; 'The Climb' Delayed; M Ward; Amy Ryan

3/21/2020
With COVID-19 shutting down venues, stand-up comics are left without a platform and Hollywood assistants are struggling to make it; "The Climb" gets delayed; plus M. Ward is releasing a new album; Why Amy Ryan made the Netflix movie 'Lost Girls;' and singer/songwriter Sudan Archives finds inspiration in youtube videos; Plus The Frame team has some recommendations for you.

Duration:00:51:00

Movie Limbo For 'The Climb'

3/20/2020
The film was supposed to open today, but now co-writers, co-stars and best friends Michael Angelo Covino and Kyle Marvin face an uncertain future; who gets paid in Hollywood in the Covid era?; singer-songwriter and violinist Sudan Archives shares her influences.

Duration:00:25:40

Through The Lens of Henri Dauman

3/19/2020
The veteran French photographer has been creating iconic images since the 1960s; performing artists who rely on touring are taking hit in the Covid era; an Armenian-American guitarist who fell for flamenco.

Duration:00:25:51

The Art Of Boiling Movies Down To One Image

3/18/2020
Akiko Stehrenberger has made a career out of designing posters for feature films; what happens now that most TV production has shut down?; a farewell to KISS as the band tours for the final time.

Duration:00:25:43

The Art Of Boiling Movies Down To One Image

3/18/2020
Akiko Stehrenberger has made a career out of designing posters for feature films; what happens now that most TV production has shut down?; a farewell to KISS as the band tours for the final time.

Duration:00:25:43

M. Ward Tells Some 'Migration Stories'

3/17/2020
The singer/songwriter's latest album was inspired by headlines and conversations about immigration; the #PayUpHollywood movement is rallying behind assistants as production is virtually halted; smart dance music by French Vanilla.

Duration:00:25:50

M. Ward Tells Some 'Migration Stories'

3/17/2020
The singer/songwriter's latest album was inspired by headlines and conversations about immigration; the #PayUpHollywood movement is rallying behind assistants as production is virtually halted; smart dance music by French Vanilla.

Duration:00:25:50

Amy Ryan Looks For The 'Lost Girls'

3/16/2020
Based on a true story, the actress plays a woman whose daughter is among several sex workers who went missing in Long Island and then were found murdered; with movie theaters closed in L.A. and N.Y., what does that mean for exhibitors and streaming services?; 50 years ago, "Abbey Road" won only one Grammy —and it wasn't a major prize.

Duration:00:25:42

Amy Ryan Looks For The 'Lost Girls'

3/16/2020
Based on a true story, the actress plays a woman whose daughter is among several sex workers who went missing in Long Island and then were found murdered; with movie theaters closed in L.A. and N.Y., what does that mean for exhibitors and streaming services?; 50 years ago, "Abbey Road" won only one Grammy —and it wasn't a major prize.

Duration:00:25:42

Weekend: The Truth of 'The Hunt'; 'Pandemic': the Netflix Series; 'Onward' filmmaker; The Moth Gets Bilingual and more

3/14/2020
The violent satire 'The Hunt' finally comes to theaters; 'Pandemic' docuseries in production years before COVID-19; and how loss of Dan Scanlon's dad inspired Pixar's 'Onward' and more...

Duration:00:51:00

Weekend: The Truth of 'The Hunt'; 'Pandemic': the Netflix Series; 'Onward' filmmaker; The Moth Gets Bilingual and more

3/14/2020
The violent satire 'The Hunt' finally comes to theaters; 'Pandemic' docuseries in production years before COVID-19; and how loss of Dan Scanlon's dad inspired Pixar's 'Onward' and more...

Duration:00:51:00

Lin-Manuel Miranda's Dad Gets The Spotlight

3/13/2020
In the documentary, "Siempre, Luis," the famous father leads hurricane relief efforts on behalf of his native Puerto Rico; how are movie theaters coping with Covid-19?; Europe's version of South-by-Southwest.

Duration:00:25:51

Lin-Manuel Miranda's Dad Gets The Spotlight

3/13/2020
In the documentary, "Siempre, Luis," the famous father leads hurricane relief efforts on behalf of his native Puerto Rico; how are movie theaters coping with Covid-19?; Europe's version of South-by-Southwest.

Duration:00:25:50