The Business

The Business

The Business is a weekly podcast featuring lively banter about entertainment industry news and in-depth interviews with directors, producers, writers and actors. The show is hosted by award-winning journalist Kim Masters of The Hollywood Reporter and produced by KCRW. Past guests include Norman Lear, Ava DuVernay, Matt Damon and Ice Cube. 

“Parasite” has already made history as the first Korean film nominated for Oscar--or six Oscars to be exact, including Best Picture.

It’s a podcast crossover event! Recently, Kim Masters sat on the other side of the mic as Ronan Farrow interviewed her for an episode of his “Catch and Kill Podcast.”

This week, some very tasty leftovers from three filmmakers reflecting on the early, not-so-easy days of their careers.

When filmmaker Lulu Wang set out to write and direct a personal movie based on a real-life family saga, she had a clear vision for an American film, largely set in China, mostly in…

The streaming wars got real, writers fired their agents and time was up--or was it?

Victoria Mahoney literally went through homelessness to direct a small indie feature in 2011 and then became a TV director.

“One Child Nation,” a documentary about the devastating effects of China’s one-child policy, has been nominated for many awards.

When a studio executive “suggested” that Greta Gerwig change the ending she had devised for her version of "Little Women," Gerwig channeled Jo March, the fiery heroine of the Louisa…