After winning the Audience Award at TIFF, Jojo Rabbit is likely to follow in the footsteps of past winners like Green Book and Three Billboards, straight to the Oscars. Sean and Amanda break down its chances and the post-festival discourse (0:51) before examining the box office success of Hustlers and the failure of The Goldfinch to reassess what we talk about when we talk about “Oscar Bait” (9:55). Then, documentary filmmaker Matt Tyrnauer joins to discuss his latest, Where’s My Roy Cohn?, a close look at the controversial lawyer and political operator who brokered power for everyone from Joseph McCarthy to Donald Trump (62:31).
Oscar Bait Reborn: ‘Hustlers’ Cashes In, ‘The Goldfinch’ Flops Hard, and ‘Jojo Rabbit’ Hops Into the Best Picture Race
Sean and Amanda break down the post-festival discourse
Logan and Rob also talk about Malcolm Brogdon going to the Celtics
It doesn’t get much bigger than the Wolves’ all-in bet on Rudy Gobert. Plus, the Celtics may have found their missing piece, Zion Williamson gets paid, and the Kings decide they’re going to shoot their way to the playoffs.
Juliet is joined by L.A Times entertainment writer Amy Kaufman to discuss her and Meg James’s bombshell piece about film producer Randall Emmett, and more
Also, Rachel kicks off the show with Chelsea Stark-Jones to break down the L.A. Times’s Randall Emmett exposé