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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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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

Adam Driver Has His Hands On The Wheel

10/18/2019
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The actor has two major films this Fall, “Marriage Story” and “The Report.” He spoke with John Horn at the Telluride Film Festival.

Duration:00:16:15

Taika Waititi Has A 'Rabbit' Up His Sleeve

10/17/2019
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The director adapted the screenplay for "JOJO Rabbit," a satire about a young German boy and his imaginary friend, Adolf Hitler; the plight of assistants in Hollywood.

Duration:00:25:46

Robert Pattinson Commands 'The Lighthouse'

10/16/2019
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The actor stars in the thriller, which is a departure from the “Twilight” franchise that brought him fame.

Duration:00:16:30

A 'Creepshow' That Embraces Gore

10/14/2019
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Director Roxanne Benjamin on Shudder's new anthology series, "Creepshow"; why Fortnite went dark; Art Alexakis, the frontman of Everclear, is back with a solo album.

Duration:00:27:06

Weekend: Adam Driver; 'Joker' music; Liz Phair; 'South Park' v. China; 'Parasite' director & more...

10/12/2019
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Adam Driver went from the Marines to Julliard where he tapped into his emotions, now he's one of the best actors of his generation. Indie rocker Liz Phair reconsiders how singing about sex got her pigeon-holed. And why is China mad at "South Park"? Plus, "Parasite" filmmaker Bong Joon-Ho tackles class dynamics and economic inequality inside a funny film.

Duration:00:51:18

Lila Downs Turns Up The Heat With 'Al Chile'

10/10/2019
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The singer, who has roots in both Mexico and the U.S., takes on issues of the day in her latest album; what we know about the re-named Michael Jackson musical; R&B singer Michael Marshall transforms a '60s hippie anthem for "The Last Black Man in San Francisco."

Duration:00:25:43

'WALLS' — Here, There And Everywhere

10/9/2019
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An exhibit at the Annenberg Space for Photography depicts barriers all over the world — from prisons to refugee camps to fences at the U.S./Mexico border; studio musicians are seeking streaming revenue; singer-songwriter Nilüfer Yanya.

Duration:00:25:38

Bong Joon Ho Artfully Mixes Genres In 'Parasite'

10/8/2019
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The South Korean director blends horror, comedy and sci-fi into an entertaining story about class struggle; "South Park" is banned in China; Nellie McKay moves her quirky music to the stage.

Duration:00:25:39

Bill Irwin Has A Thing For Beckett

10/7/2019
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The actor's solo show examines the dark and often funny work of absurdist playwright, Samuel Beckett; how is "cancel culture" affecting pop culture?; Janet Jackson's “Rhythm Nation 1814” turns 30.

Duration:00:25:41

The Frame Weekend: Antonio Banderas, Gaby Moreno and more!

10/5/2019
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Antonio Banderas talks about reuniting with Pedro Almodóvar for "Pain and Glory"; how is "Cancel Culture" affecting what we see and hear?; the documentary "Diego Maradona"; the creators of Amazon's "Undone"; and the latest from singers Lupita Infante, Jay Som and Gaby Moreno.

Duration:00:50:59

Bettye LaVette Has Seen (And Sung) It All

10/4/2019
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The veteran R&B singer has had a long stop-and-start career, but she's still demonstrating her sense of adventure and musical curiosity; James Franco faces a lawsuit that alleges sexual harassment at his former acting school; "Joker" composer Hildur Guðnadóttir.

Duration:00:25:40

Recalling A Classic In 'Memory: The Origins of Alien'

10/3/2019
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Forty years after its release, Alexandre Philippe's documentary looks back at Ridley Scott's landmark film; how is Warner Bros. marketing "Joker"?; “Variedades: Little Central America, 1984” is a theatrical performance that puts today’s migration crisis in conversation with the past.

Duration:00:25:40

Antonio Banderas Goes For The 'Pain and Glory'

10/2/2019
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The actor plays a film director in Pedro Almodóvar's autobiographical film; Plácido Domingo resigns as general director of L.A. Opera.

Duration:00:25:42

'Diego Maradona,' On And Off The Pitch

10/1/2019
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The new HBO documentary by Asif Kapadia examines the life and career of the talented and troubled soccer legend; living in the era of Big Podcast; Gaby Moreno's new album; Jessye Norman, RIP.

Duration:00:25:38

A Family's Perilous Journey In 'Midnight Traveler'

9/30/2019
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The documentary, shot entirely on cell phones, follows an Afghani family's efforts to flee the Taliban and seek asylum; the Endeavor talent agency's growth plan hits a snag; singer/songwriter Jay Som.

Duration:00:25:41

Weekend: Jill Soloway's "Transparent" finale; Rhiannon Giddens; Robbie Robertson

9/28/2019
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Jill Soloway closes out "Transparent" with a massive musical finale; Robbie Roberston and Rhiannon Giddens each reflect on their lives in music, we hear the remarkable story of "Unbelievable" and look back at Janet Jackson's 1989 album Rhythm Nation.

Duration:00:51:02

Jill Soloway's Musical Farewell to 'Transparent'

9/27/2019
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Jill Soloway on the making of the "musicale finale" of "Transparent" — without actor Jeffrey Tambor; a group of up-and-coming film composers and indie directors convene at Skywalker Ranch for some intensive collaboration.

Duration:00:25:39

Jim Gaffigan's Dramatic Turns

9/26/2019
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Jim Gaffigan is best known for his comedy, but can play a mean child kidnapper too; what the retirement of the head of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame could mean for overlooked artists; singer/songwriter Lupita Infante carries on her grandfather's legacy.

Duration:00:25:41

BodyTraffic On LA's Dance Scene

9/25/2019
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The LA-based contemporary dance company BodyTraffic debuts new works; what The Black Keys concert fiasco says about the live music industry; how the prolific musician Alex G transforms his voice.

Duration:00:25:46

An 'Unbelievable' Story Turns Out To Be True

9/24/2019
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Executive producers Susannah Grant and Sarah Timberman on their Netflix adaptation of a true story about the search for a serial rapist; concerns in Aurora, Colorado about the themes in "Joker"; the band Trashcan Sinatras.

Duration:00:25:41