Little Gold Men

Little Gold Men is the inside story of Hollywood, from awards shows and red-carpet premieres to the hard work and whisper campaigns that get people there. Weekly episodes feature obsessive, expert conversations about the best of television and film, with special guest appearances from stars, creators, and critics. LGM also dives deep into Oscar history, and offers insight into all the other awards that make up Hollywood’s continual dash toward glitz and glory.

TV & Film
1
The 1918 Flu Didn’t Kill Movie Theaters, But We...
A look at the past and our potential future, courtesy of guests Karina Longworth and David Ehrlich. Plus a new miniseries, the Little Gold Men Essentials!
69 min
2
Coronavirus Changes Everything, Again
A check in on Hollywood as the world shuts down, plus a conversation with The Plot Against America star Zoe Kazan.
67 min
3
Coronavirus, SXSW, and What Might Happen Next
Joanna was supposed to be on her way to SXSW, but now she, and thousands of people in Austin, are wondering just what the impact of the canceled festival will be—and how many more cancellations are still to come. Plus, a conversation with First Cow star John Magaro.
48 min
4
Predicting the 2021 Oscars
Because it's never too early—and after two years of failing to mention the eventual best picture winner, we have to start getting something right eventually.
75 min
5
Steve Coogan and Michael Winterbottom on Their ...
The longtime collaborators have made a film about the ridiculous world of the super-rich— and the underpaid workers who made them that way.
41 min
6
The Oscars, Reviewed: Wow, That Really Happened
The thrilling sweep for Parasite, the unexpected speeches from Joaquin and Renee, the Vanity Fair Oscar party-- we cover it all.
54 min
7
Our Final Oscar Predictions
1917 or Parasite? Taika Waititi or Greta Gerwig? We make our picks in every category.
52 min
8
Your Guide to the Oscar-Nominated Shorts
Plus dispatches from Sundance and conversations with Governor's Ball organizer Cheryl Cecchetto and best actress nominee Cynthia Erivo.
88 min
9
Is Parasite Surging in the Best Picture Race?
After winning the top prize at SAG, Bong Joon Ho's thriller is in a great position—if it can get past 1917, at least. Plus, a conversation with The Irishman casting director Ellen Lewis.
59 min
10
The 2020 Oscar Nominations Are Here!
We are excited for Parasite, sad for J. Lo, and still talking about Joker.
48 min
11
The Golden Globes, the Controversial BAFTAs, an...
A busy week of awards nominations wraps up as Oscar nomination voting closes—and the potential for another #OscarsSoWhite looms.
49 min
12
Predicting the 2020 Golden Globes Winners
From the expected juggernauts to the potential shockers.
39 min
13
Conversations with Saoirse Ronan and Roger Deakins
A special holiday week episode featuring two interviews with people who have 17 Oscar nominations between them— and more to come.
73 min
14
Star Wars and Cats: They're Here!
The two gigantic movies of the holiday season have arrived, and provide so, *so* much to talk about.
66 min
15
Little Women, Richard Jewell, and More Awards S...
Looking at state of the race for several major December releases, plus a conversation with The Two Popes screenwriter Anthony McCarten and star Jonathan Pryce.
60 min
16
Sorting Through SAG, Critics Awards, and All th...
A busy week of awards explained– plus a conversation with Little Women writer/director Greta Gerwig.
95 min
17
Reacting to the Golden Globe Nominations
Great news for The Two Popes, tough news for Little Women, and more of what we learned from the Hollywood Foreign Press.
29 min
18
What We Learned From a Week's Worth of Awards
Awards season is in full swing, and a lot of contenders are being solidified while new ones emerged. So, what have we learned? Plus, a conversation with Frozen 2 songwriters Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez.
72 min
19
Rian Johnson on Knives Out and the Enduring App...
Plus conversation about 1917 and Little Women, and how Cats and Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker will torture critics in a few weeks.
65 min
20
Nicole Kidman on Bombshell, Prom, and Her "Bone...
The Oscar and Emmy-winner stops by to talk about the second season of the hit HBO show, and whether there will be a third. Plus, the new Cats trailer, the Indie Spirit nominations, and Dark Waters.
52 min
21
The Last Remaining Mysteries of Awards Season
A look at the unseen films and burning questions that could still reshape the race, plus a conversation with Ford v. Ferrari star Tracy Letts.
72 min
22
Willem Dafoe, Karina Longworth, and Martin Scor...
A jam-packed episode discussing The Irishman's theatrical rollout, and featuring interviews with The Lighthouse star Willem Dafoe and You Must Remember This host Karina Longworth.
75 min
23
Inside the Oscars You Can’t See on TV
The Governors Awards are an opportunity for Oscar hopefuls to meet scores of Academy members— and Vanity Fair’s Anthony Breznican was in the middle of it. Plus a conversation with Her Smell star Elisabeth Moss.
59 min
24
A Sneak Peek at Queen and Slim
Lena Waithe and Melina Matsoukas preview their new film onstage at Vanity Fair’s New Establishment Summit. Plus a deep dive on supporting actress and more discussion of Bombshell and Jojo Rabbit.
69 min
25
Laura Dern on Her Two Massive Awards Season Movies
The Marriage Story and Little Women Star talks to Joanna Robinson onstage at the Mill Valley Film Festival. Plus a look at Parasite’s big debut, the Hamptons Film Festival and Film Fest 919, and the best supporting actor race.
69 min
26
Love It or Hate It, Joker Is Staying in the Osc...
A look at the divisive comic book adaptation, Joaquin Phoenix's best actor chances, and how Academy members are reacting.
47 min
27
Is the Best Actress Oscar Renee Zellweger's to ...
A look at the buzz surrounding her performance in Judy, plus discussion of The Irishman, Fantastic Fest, and Vanity Fair's cover story on Joaquin Phoenix.
49 min
28
The Highs, Lows, and Satisfying Surprises of th...
A bleary-eyed morning-after conversation about a wild Emmys night, from Fleabag's shocking win to Michelle Williams's moving speech.
39 min
29
So, Is Jojo Rabbit the Oscar Frontrunner Now?
Wrapping up the buzz from the Toronto Film Festival with special guest Mark Harris, plus a look ahead at the Emmy Awards.
66 min
30
All the Oscar Buzz from the Toronto Film Festival
Catching up on everything from Knives Out to, yes, Joker. Plus a conversation with Just Mercy director Destin Daniel Cretton.
56 min
31
The Joker Is the Biggest Story of Festival Seas...
Richard dials in from the Venice Film Festival, and Joanna talks to Lisa Henson, executive producer of Netflix’s Dark Crystal.
65 min
32
Can The Goldfinch Possibly Make For a Good Movie?
The Little Gold Men book club concludes with a discussion of Donna Tartt's Pulitzer Prize-winner. Plus, a conversation with The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Emmy nominee Luke Kirby.
45 min
33
Meet the Man Behind the Curtain of Peak TV
AMC Networks CEO Josh Sapan talks about his Emmy-nominated shows, including Killing Eve and Documentary Now! Plus a book club discussion of Joan Didion's The Last Thing He Wanted and a conversation between The Farewell director Lulu Wang and Force Majeure director Ruben Ostlund.
87 min
34
Ben Stiller on the Creative Tension That Made E...
The comedian and director talks about his Emmy-nominated Showtime series. Plus, the Little Gold Men book club takes on Caitlin Moran's How to Build a Girl.
65 min
35
Michelle Williams on the Best Day to Be an Actor
The four-time Oscar nominee talks about her new film After the Wedding, plus the first installment of the Little Gold Men book club, with Vanity Fair's editor-in-chief Radhika Jones joining to discuss Little Women.
75 min
36
A Spoiler-Filled Conversation About Once Upon a...
Quentin Tarantino's new movie has everyone talking, us included. Plus a look at the latest fall film festival lineups and the last TV news from TCA.
61 min
37
The Toronto Film Festival Gives Us Our First Lo...
A deep dive into the first part of the TIFF lineup, plus a conversation with the festival's artistic director and co-chair Cameron Bailey.
65 min
38
How to Make Sense of the Emmy Nominations
It was a great day for Fleabag and Schitt's Creek, an even better one for Game of Thrones, and a tough time to be a network show. Breaking down all of the 2019 Emmy nominees, with special guests Hillary Busis and Sonia Saraiya.
41 min
39
Predicting the Emmy Nominations
What to expect from Game of Thrones, Veep, and more of the biggest Emmy contenders. Plus, discussion of The Farewell and the upcoming Judy Garland biopic Judy.
41 min
40
Inside Midsommar and Sword of Trust, Two of the...
Interviews with Midsommar star Jack Reynor and Sword of Trust writer and director Lynn Shelton.
44 min
41
The Best TV and Movies of the Year So Far
From Fleabag to Toy Story 4 to yes, Alita: Battle Angel, a look at the best things to watch in 2019.
42 min
42
Summer Movies and TV That Fill You With Dread ....
A look at Midsommar and Chernobyl, plus a conversation with Marisa Tomei about her role in the one-night-only live All in the Family revival.
56 min
43
EMMYS BONUS EPISODE: Talking The Act With Joey ...
The actress who brought Gypsy Rose Blanchard to life in the acclaimed Hulu series talks about the transformation required, and how she moved on from Gypsy.
21 min
44
Inside The Good Place's Final Season
Star Manny Jacinto weighs in on the show's recently announced ending, plus discussion of the ATX Festival, the Tony Awards, and the Bob Dylan "documentary" Rolling Thunder Revue.
57 min
45
Back to Monterey for Big Little Lies Season 2
A discussion of the HBO series return, a look at this year's honorary Oscar winners, and a conversation with Forever co-creator Alan Yang.
63 min
46
What We Learned After Diving Deep Into the Emmys
A look inside Vanity Fair's upcoming special Emmys issue, plus an interview with Fosse/Verdon director and executive producer Thomas Kail.
58 min
47
All the Oscar Buzz Out of Cannes
Richard calls from the Croisette with the latest from the Cannes Film Festival, including word on Quentin Tarantino's Once Upon a Time In Hollywood. Plus, a conversation between Sonia Saraiya and Russian Doll co-creator Leslye Headland.
66 min
48
Special Tonys Edition!
Thrillist's Esther Zuckerman and Vulture's Jackson McHenry join Richard Lawson for a look at the current Broadway season, and Richard interviews To Kill a Mockingbird stars Gideon Glick and Celia Keenan-Bolger.
77 min
49
What to Actually Look Forward to This Summer
There are a lot of big, loud franchise movies on the way—but also some small gems, and a few of the big, loud movies we actually like.
68 min
50
If Return of the King Could Win Best Picture, W...
A conversation about the TV show and movie dominating pop culture, and their awards hopes. Plus, an interview with Succession star Matthew Macfadyen.
58 min
51
The Biggest Story of the Decade Comes to an End
As Avengers: Endgame wraps up a 22-part franchise—sort of—has the Marvel model really changed everything forever? Plus, guest Griffin Newman lays out his abiding love for the Fast and Furious franchise, including the upcoming Hobbs and Shaw spinoff.
53 min
52
What's the Right Way to Have 1999 Nostalgia?
With 20th anniversary tributes to everything from The Matrix to Cruel Intentions popping up online, 1999 is having a moment—but which of these movies will actually stand the test of time? Plus, some discussion of the latest look at Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.
45 min
53
Can TV Survive After Game of Thrones?
With the last universally discussed TV show entering its final season, will there ever be another show that unites us? Plus a conversation with Her Smell director Alex Ross Perry.
77 min
54
Emmys Season Is Here! (Yes, Really)
With a glut of high-profile shows back on the air, it’s time to talk about the contenders for the biggest prize in television— at least, the contenders who will be inevitable runner-ups to Veep and Game of Thrones.
44 min
55
Apple's Revolution Will Be Televised . . . Or A...
A discussion of Apple's splashy TV programming launch, a look at some of the most Oscar-friendly trailers to debut in recent weeks, and a discussion of Tim Burton's Dumbo, with special guest David Sims.
56 min
56
Predicting the 2020 Oscars
Plus looking back at what we got wrong this time last year.
67 min
57
How SXSW Was Won
A dispatch from Austin, Texas as your hosts comb through the hits and misses of the 2019 SXSW film festival.
43 min
58
Is It Really Netflix vs Spielberg?
Katey, Joanna, and Richard explore the latest academy dust-up and review the cinematic adventures of recent Oscar winner Brie Larson a.k.a. Captain Marvel.
40 min
59
What Did the Academy Learn from the 2019 Oscars?
Vanity Fair’s Hollywood Correspondent Nicole Sperling joins the show to provide insight from inside the Academy, the industry, the ceremony, and, most importantly, the Oscar-night bar.
41 min
60
Early Morning Oscar Recap
Go behind-the-scenes of Vanity Fair’s Oscar Party and the biggest night in Hollywood with your sleep-deprived hosts.
37 min
61
The Key to Winning Your Oscar Pool
Your hosts Katey, Richard, Joanna, and Mike watched all 15 of the Oscar-nominated short films so you don’t have to. But you should anyway! Get some insight into these notoriously hard-to-predict categories and enjoy their last-chance, wild predictions.
42 min
62
The Academy’s Latest Stumble
All four hosts are re-united at last to discuss the Academy’s controversial plan to cut categories and *Incredibles 2* director Brad Bird swings by to talk animation, musicals, and Oscar snubs through the years.
53 min
63
Is It Too Late for Black Panther to Win Best Pi...
Special guest and TVGuide.com editor-in-chief Chris Rosen is here to shake up your Oscar ballots with some wild predictions.
57 min
64
Sundance 2019 and Oscars 2020
Yep it's already time to start looking forward to next year! Our very own Richard Lawson checks in with a dispatch from Park City and the most surprising hit of the festival.
43 min
65
Is This The Most Unpredictable Oscar Year Ever?
40 min
66
Last Chance at Oscar Nomination Predictions
42 min
67
Which Oscar Hopeful Can Survive Controversy?
52 min
68
Golden Globes and the Rise of Glenn Close
44 min
69
Ethan Hawke and Netflix Disruption
59 min
70
Lupita Nyong'o and John Krasinski On Starring i...
46 min
71
What Hollywood Will Be Talking About Over Their...
61 min
72
The Biggest Surprises of the SAG Award Nominations
72 min
73
What the Golden Globe Nominations Mean
35 min
74
The First Awards of Awards Season Are Here!
42 min
75
Inside the Oscars Where Everyone's a Winner
56 min
76
The Thrills, and Oscar Hopes, of Widows
Widows director Steven McQueen joins for a conversation about his twisty but thoughtful thriller. Plus a look at the supporting races and what to make of Green Book.
51 min
77
How Political Will This Oscar Season Get?
60 min
78
Can Anyone Beat Bradley Cooper?
51 min
79
Can Suspiria and Bohemian Rhapsody Claw Their W...
43 min
80
The Box Office Matters for Oscars, But How Much?
62 min
81
A Star Is Born Needs a Best Picture Competitor,...
63 min
82
This Week We Find Out If A Star Is Born Is Real...
56 min
83
John C. Reilly On His Best Duos
63 min
84
Is Toronto's Surprising Big Winner Now an Autom...
59 min
85
Live from the Toronto Film Festival
36 min
86
What We've Learned So Far From Festival Season
A look back at the biggest titles from Telluride and Venice, and a look ahead at Toronto.
43 min
87
How Monica Lewinsky Became an Emmy Nominee
60 min
88
How Summer Movie Season Got Good Again
62 min
89
The Good and Bad of the Popular Film Oscar
48 min
90
Have the Oscars Made a Huge Mistake?
42 min
91
MoviePass Was Too Good to Be True
43 min
92
Your Guide to the Fall Festival Season
35 min
93
Inside the Escapist Joy of Mamma Mia: Here We G...
73 min
94
Explaining the Emmy Nominations
36 min
95
The Women Behind Two of the Year's Best Films
54 min
96
The Emmy Contenders Giving Us Hope
67 min
97
Judd Apatow Feels "Very Sad" For His Old Friend...
76 min
98
Mandy Moore Was At a "Low Point" Before This Is...
46 min
99
BONUS EPISODE: An In-Depth Conversation About T...
43 min
100
Claire Danes Explains How Homeland Keeps Predi...
67 min