The Hollywood Reporter's been doing a great job with their annual Roundtable video series, posting fascinating in depth discussions with some of this year's top producers, screenwriters, actors, directors and cinematographers.

For their Actress Roundtable, THR sat down with Amy Adams ("American Hustle"), Oprah Winfrey ("Lee Daniels' The Butler"), Octavia Spencer ("Fruitvale Station"), Emma Thompson ("Saving Mr. Banks"), Julia Roberts ("August: Osage County") and Lupita Nyong'o ("12 Years a Slave") for a candid chat about their respective careers.

Highlights include Thompson reminiscing about making out with Meryl Streep, Adams on her most embarrassing auditions, and Winfrey on crying for Steven Spielberg for "The Color Purple"

Watch the discussion below: