The Nerdist
Nerdy nerdness comedy podcast w/ Chris Hardwick, Jonah Ray & Matt Mira.

Duncan Jones (director, MoonWarcraft) chats with Chris about how the physical world of Warcraft came alive, what he learned by going to film school and the time he did a commercial for the UK Singled Out. They also talk about working on Moon, the recent passing of his father and the responsibilities of being a director. They also come up with ideas for horror films made with babies!

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It’s another hostful! Jonah talks about his recent trip to New York, Chris asks Jonah how he is feeling since his recent physical and Chris talks about meeting Kelsey Grammer and Tim Cook. They then get in a debate about self-driving cars, they talk about what they thought of the Oscars and they sing the All In The Family theme song. Jonah also judges Chris and Matt’s jokes and Chris comes up with the term “Happiness Period”!

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Colin Farrell (In Bruges, Minority Report, Phone Booth) chats with Chris about his character in his newest movie The Lobster, working with director Yorgos Lanthimos and how he thinks he is perceived as an actor and a person. Then they talk about how being a father has changed Colin’s perspective on life, the idea of writing a book or script and searching for meaning in life!

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Category:general -- posted at: 7:16pm EDT

Anthony Mackie (Avengers, The Hurt Locker) talks to Chris and Matt about the Marvel universe and how much they all loved Captain America: Civil War, and Anthony and Matt debate over the New England Patriots. They then decide who would be good for a Trading Places reboot, they debate boxers or briefs, and they talk about his role of Martin Luther King, Jr. in the HBO movie All The Way!

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Jodie Foster (Silence of the Lambs, Contact, Panic Room) talks to Chris about growing up an actress, her role in Taxi Driver as a teenager and how she made sure to be responsible. She also talks about the differences between acting and directing, her insecurities and what movies she has worked on have been her favorites. See the latest movie she directed Money Monster, in theaters May 13!

 

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Rob Reiner (This Is Spinal TapWhen Harry Met Sally, The Princess Bride) talks to Chris and Matt about working with so many comedy legends, his time writing on The Smother Brothers and he tells a few stories of his father's friendship with Mel Brooks. He then talks about how he first read The Princess Bride and the journey to making it into a movie, and his documentary Being Charlie which is based on the real life addiction his son went through!

Direct download: Nerdist_803_-Rob_Reiner.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am EDT