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Indiewire Podcast: Why Mike Nichols Matters

Indiewire Podcast: Why Mike Nichols Matters

Screen Talk, Indiewire’s weekly podcast co-hosted by Anne Thompson and Eric Kohn, is available on iTunes. You can subscribe here or via RSS.

In this week’s episode, Kohn and Thompson remember the late Mike Nichols and explore his unique role in the industry. They also look ahead to the upcoming documentary shortlist and why that process matters during Oscar season. Thompson catches up on “Ida” and “The Tale of Princess Kaguya,” while Kohn shares his thoughts on “Selma” and “American Sniper.” After they take a question from Twitter, Thompson offers her thoughts on the latest “Hunger Games” installment and Kohn recommends his favorite new release.

READ MORE: Here Are Mike Nichols’ Best Films, From ‘The Graduate’ to ‘The Birdcage’

Share your feedback with Thompson and Kohn on Twitter or sound off in the comments. Browse previous installments herereview the show on iTunes and be sure to let us know if you’d like to hear the hosts address specific issues in upcoming editions of Screen Talk.

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