The race for the Academy Awards, Golden Globes and other recognition as the film world's best compete for the highest honors. Longtime Hollywood watchers John Horn and Kyle Buchanan talk about the week's developments, talk to leading actors, directors and filmmakers and let you in on insider gossip, confer with other awards-season pundits, and track industry buzz to figure out who's up, who's down, and who's currently leading the race for a coveted awards.
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What makes a good Oscar host?; 'Arrival' director Denis Villeneuve

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This week on The Awards Show Show co-hosts Kyle Buchanan of and John Horn of debate what makes for a good Academy Awards host. What can Jimmy Kimmel learn from previous hosts like Ellen Degeneres, Hugh Jackman and Chris Rock? Then "Arrival" director Denis Villeneuve is in town after shooting "Bladerunner 2049" with Ryan Gosling to engage in awards campaigning. He opens up about his first Oscar experience years ago and how that impacted his career. He shares some stories of "Bladerunner" reflects on "Arrival"'s reception. Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes: