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VIDEO: Nicole Kidman, Oprah Winfrey, Jessica Lange & Reese Witherspoon #interview #acting

Oprah Winfrey (‘The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks’), Jessica Lange (‘Feud: Bette and Joan’), Chrissy Metz (‘This Is Us’), Nicole Kidman (‘Big Little Lies’), Reese Witherspoon (‘Big Little Lies’) and Elisabeth Moss (‘The Handmaid’s Tale’) discuss acting at this Hollywood Reporter Roundtable.

VIDEO: Jim Gianopulos, Brad Grey, Alan Horn, Donna Langley, Jonathan Sehring and Kevin Tsujihara Discuss Being Film Studio Heads (THR)

It’s nearly here … only one day to go until one of the red-letter days of the acting biz arrives – Oscars Sunday.  So today, in honour of the biggest event in Hollywood, we present the final video  in a series of current top movie talent round-table interviews, conducted by The Hollywood Reporter – The Studio Heads’ Round Table.

Traditionally less-forthcoming than the more visible actors, directors and writers, Hollywood Studio bosses, Jim Gianopulos (Fox), Brad Grey (Paramount),  Alan Horn (Disney Studios), Donna Langley (Universal),  Jonathan Sehring (IFC Films) and Kevin Tsujihara (Warner Bros.) discuss Superhero movie overload, the challenges of the box office and the rise of Netflix, among other issues now being faced by the traditional power centres in Hollywood and beyond.

In preparation for tomorrow’s Academy Awards’ presentation, curl up and get to know some of the biggest decision makers in the business and how the biz ticks from the top down in this engaging round table discussion.  Enjoy.

VIDEO: Peter Chernin, Eric Fellner, John Lesher, Marc Platt, Cathleen Sutherland and Emma Thomas Discuss Producing (THR)

In the penultimate video in a series of current top movie talent round-table interviews, conducted by The Hollywood Reporter in the lead up to Oscar Night, we hear from top Hollywood Producers Peter Chernin, Eric Fellner, John Lesher (Birdman), Marc Platt, Cathleen Sutherland (Boyhood) and Emma Thomas (Interstellar) about the state of the biz, how movie Marketing budgets need to be bigger, what their views are on the movie business then and now and much more.

In the week leading up to the Oscars, sit back, grab a pen and paper and soak up a ton of fascinating info from the other side of the camera from The Roundtables: The Producers.  Enjoy.

VIDEO: Angelina Jolie, Christopher Nolan, Richard Linklater, Mike Leigh, Bennett Miller and Morten Tyldum Discuss Directing (THR)

The next video in a series of current top movie talent round-table interviews, conducted by The Hollywood Reporter focuses on the Directors.  Angelina Jolie (Unbroken), Christopher Nolan (Interstellar), Richard Linklater (Boyhood), Mike Leigh (Mr. Turner), Bennett Miller (Foxcatcher) and Morten Tyldum (The Imitation Game) talk about their current films, their process, methods and approaches, how they cast their films, what they look for in an actor and their own careers and experiences to date.

It makes for fascinating viewing.  So curl up with a cup of coffee and use the next 50 minutes to find out more about and from the current hot directors of Hollywood.  Enjoy.

VIDEO: Julianne Moore, Laura Dern, Patricia Arquette, Hilary Swank, Felicity Jones, Reese Witherspoon and Amy Adams Discuss Acting (THR)

In the second in a series of current top movie talent round-table interviews, conducted by The Hollywood Reporter in the lead up to Oscar time, we bring you a discussion featuring Julianne Moore (Still Alice), Laura Dern (Wild), Patricia Arquette (Boyhood), Hilary Swank (The Homesman), Felicity Jones (The Theory of Everything), Reese Witherspoon (Wild) and Amy Adams (Big Eyes).  Have a listen as the girls discuss their careers to date, the roles that caused them to be invited to sit at this table, auditions and the experience of rejection, the disparity between how actors and actresses are treated in the industry by peers and critics, what they’ve learned over their time in the business and much more.

This is a great session with much food for thought and much inspiration, so sit back, take a break for an hour and enjoy!

VIDEO: Benedict Cumberbatch, Ethan Hawke, Channing Tatum, Michael Keaton, Timothy Spall & Eddie Redmayne Discuss Acting (THR)

In the lead up to the 2015 Oscars, we bring you the first in a series of current top movie talent round-table interviews, conducted by The Hollywood Reporter. In today’s session we get to hear Eddie Redmayne (The Theory of Everything), Ethan Hawke (Boyhood), Timothy Spall (Mr. Turner), Benedict Cumberbatch (The Imitation Game) Channing Tatum (Foxcatcher) and Michael Keaton (Birdman) in a fascinating group discussion about acting, the differences between the UK and USA industries, how their careers first began, who their influences are, what challenges they faced in their current films (the conversation between Benedict, Eddie, Timothy and Channing about portraying real people and the different challenges that brought was enlightening and very funny) and much more.

Perfect for a relaxed Saturday pyjama viewing information and inspiration soaking up session!

Enjoy!