Awards Chatter

Carey Mulligan - 'Wildlife'

Episode Summary

An actors’ actor who is just 33, but already has more than a decade of acclaimed stage and screen work under her belt, on breaking out of period pieces, overcoming fears and her latest role, in which she gives, in the view of the New York Times' film critic, "the best performance of any I’ve seen in film this year." But first: Roger Ross Williams, the first black director ever to win an Oscar, and Kristi Jacobson join Scott to discuss their Oscar-eligible documentary short 'Take Back the Harbor,' which shows how high school students are using oysters to clean the polluted waters around New York.

Episode Notes

An actors’ actor who is just 33, but already has more than a decade of acclaimed stage and screen work under her belt, on breaking out of period pieces, overcoming fears and her latest role, in which she gives, in the view of the New York Times' film critic, "the best performance of any I’ve seen in film this year."

But first: Roger Ross Williams, the first black director ever to win an Oscar, and Kristi Jacobson join Scott to discuss their Oscar-eligible documentary short 'Take Back the Harbor,' which shows how high school students are using oysters to clean the polluted waters around New York.

Credits: Hosted by Scott Feinberg, recorded and produced by Matthew Whitehurst.