What the Oscars Should Learn From the Tonys

What the Oscars Should Learn From the Tonys

Little Gold Men - June 16, 2016 - 46:40

This week we finally have an awards show to talk about— the Tonys! The Broadway awards were a bigger hit than usual this year, and had the usual expected doses of earnest enthusiasm; we debate whether any of that can actually translate to the movie-star cool of the Oscars. Plus discussion of Meryl Streep’s would-be summer hit Florence Foster Jenkins, a look at the grim state of summer box office, and a surprisingly fervent debate about the best picture of 2003.

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Little Gold Men is the inside story of Hollywood, from awards shows and red-carpet premieres to the hard work and whisper campaigns that get people there. Weekly episodes feature obsessive, expert conversations about the best of television and film, with special guest appearances from stars, creators, and critics. LGM also dives deep into Oscar history, and offers insight into all the other awards that make up Hollywood’s continual dash toward glitz and glory.