25 episodes

The Treatment is a compelling listen to the vital conversations about the catalysts of creative inspiration. Following some of the most interesting, influential, and crossover creators in the world of entertainment, fashion, sports, and the arts, we hear from tastemakers who are the very fabric that forms popular culture.

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    • Arts
    • 4.4 • 40 Ratings

The Treatment is a compelling listen to the vital conversations about the catalysts of creative inspiration. Following some of the most interesting, influential, and crossover creators in the world of entertainment, fashion, sports, and the arts, we hear from tastemakers who are the very fabric that forms popular culture.

    Kiefer Sutherland, Jovan Adepo, and Scott Simon on The Treat

    Kiefer Sutherland, Jovan Adepo, and Scott Simon on The Treat

    Kiefer Sutherland on Jack Bauer and William Friedkin, Jovan Adepo on “3 Body Problem,” NPR’s Scott Simon on The Treat.

    • 50 min
    Vera Drew, James Rose, and Calmatic on the Treat

    Vera Drew, James Rose, and Calmatic on the Treat

    This week on The Treatment, we revisit Elvis’ 2022 conversation with The People’s Joker director and star Vera Drew on the heels of the film’s long awaited theatrical release. Next, The Folio Society’s editorial head James Rose joins to discuss the newly published DC: Batman — a collection of stories honoring the 85th anniversary of the creation of the character. And on The Treat, director Calmatic talks about the rap album he wishes he made.

    • 50 min
    Vince Staples, Philip Gefter, and Lulu Wang on The Treat

    Vince Staples, Philip Gefter, and Lulu Wang on The Treat

    This week on The Treatment, Elvis welcomes The Vince Staples Show star and creator Vince Staples. Next, writer Philip Gefter breaks down the stories behind the scenes of Mike Nichols’ 1966 film Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf, as told in his new book Cocktails with George and Martha. And on The Treat, Expats director Lulu Wang reveals what helps her feel grounded.

    • 50 min
    Alan Poul, Stephen Ujlaki, and Taraji P. Henson on The Treat

    Alan Poul, Stephen Ujlaki, and Taraji P. Henson on The Treat

    Alan Poul talks “Tokyo Vice,” Stephen Ujlaki breaks down the rising calls for American Christian nationalism, and Taraji P. Henson has our Treat.

    • 50 min
    Paula Pell, Ed Zwick, and Grant Singer on The Treat

    Paula Pell, Ed Zwick, and Grant Singer on The Treat

    This week on The Treatment, Elvis sits down with actress and writer Paula Pell to talk about season three of her comedy series Girls5eva, now available on Netflix. Next, Oscar winner Ed Zwick talks about the long arc of his writing, directing, and producing career as recounted in his memoir Hits, Flops, and Other Illusions: My Fortysomething Years in Hollywood. And on The Treat, Reptile director Grant Singer talks about a mesmerizing classic thriller.

    • 50 min
    Lorraine Nicholson, Ellen Mirojnick, and Sir Patrick Stewart on The Treat

    Lorraine Nicholson, Ellen Mirojnick, and Sir Patrick Stewart on The Treat

    Lorraine Nicholson talks playdates at Playboy Mansion, Oscar-nominee Ellen Mirojnick talks costuming “Oppenheimer,” and Sir Patrick Stewart has The Treat.

    • 50 min

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
40 Ratings

40 Ratings

mdru ,

Fantastic!

The BEST movie podcast out there. Elvis Mitchell is terrific.

Lino Coria ,

Best interviews

Mr. Mitchell knows so much about films and popular culture. I cannot think of a better interviewer. One of my favorite podcasts.

Hudiehouse ,

Great talk radio

I am a new fan. And I adore your show. Thanks for the great interviews and amazing voice.

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