The Treatment

The Treatment

A treatment in Hollywood parlance is a concise overview of a screenplay. On 'The Treatment,' film critic Elvis Mitchell turns the tables and gives the treatment to some of the most influential and innovative forces creating movies and popular art and entertainment. Each week Elvis speaks with an amazing array of guests discussing everything from their inner conflicts to their interior design. With a straightforward style that understates his vast knowledge Elvis is able to extract insights issues and inspirations from even the most introverted guests. Conversations on 'The Treatment' are mostly comfortable, sometimes contentious, but always fascinating.... Show More

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September 25, 2019 28 min

Between his film and stage work, director Rupert Goold has often been attracted to material focusing on protagonists caught between the real world and a truth of their own making. This makes him the ideal candidate to bring the life of Judy Garland to the screen. His newest project, the biopic “Judy”, starring Renee Zellweger, artfully weaves between those two states.

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September 11, 2019 28 min

Lisa Henson, executive producer of the new Netflix series, “The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance”, has a unique relationship to the material. She discusses her familial connection to puppetry – her father, Jim Henson, created the Muppets – as well as an affinity for folklore and the rituals of storytelling.

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Producing duo Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg break down the superhero construct in "The Boys"

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August 23, 2019 28 min

How comedian James Corden's unknown status in America turned out to be pivotal in the success of "The Late Late Show".

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August 16, 2019 28 min

Comedian David Alan Grier on the comedy of retirement in "The Cool Kids".

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August 9, 2019 28 min

Director Lulu Wang brings humor to a sobering family situation in "The Farewell".

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August 2, 2019 28 min

Actor Matt Bomer on getting comedic in "Papi Chulo".

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July 26, 2019 28 min

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Director Tim Story on reviving the "Shaft" franchise starring Samuel L. Jackson.

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July 25, 2019 28 min

Producer Alan Poul talks modernizing Netflix's "Tales of the City".

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Designer Greg Chait explains his cashmere lifestyle with his luxury line "The Elder Statesman".

 

 

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July 12, 2019 28 min

Executive producer David Fincher talks delving deeper into the psyche of serial killers in season two of "Mindhunter".

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July 11, 2019 28 min

Executive producer David Fincher talks delving deeper into the psyche of serial killers in season two of "Mindhunter".

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Actors Maya Erskine and Jack Quaid on real life chemistry translating to screen in "Plus One".

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Actor Jimmie Fails gets personal with his own family legacy in "The Last Black Man in San Francisco".

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Comedian Seth Meyers talks journey from "Weekend Update" to daily update in "Late Night with Seth Meyers".

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June 14, 2019 28 min

Writer and actress Phoebe Waller-Bridge talks comedy in everyday life in Season 2 of "Fleabag".

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Director Chad Stahelski talks stunts and Keanu Reeves in "John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum".

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May 31, 2019 29 min

Director Olivia Wilde talks directorial debut in "Booksmart".

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May 24, 2019 28 min

Director Jonathan Levine on unlikely pairs in "Long Shot".

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May 24, 2019 28 min

Historical drama director Edward Zwick talks unlikely allies in "Trial By Fire".

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