Elvis Mitchell

Elvis Mitchell

Host, The Treatment

Elvis Mitchell has been the host of KCRW's The Treatment since its creation in 1996. During that time, he has served as a film critic for the Fort Worth Star-Telegram and the New York Times, and he has been a special correspondent for interview magazines. He hosted the TV series "Elvis Goes There" on Epix, and "Elvis Goes There" for Turner Classic Movies. He won the NAACP Image Award for creating and producing "The Black List" documentaries for HBO. 

But his first love is public radio. For The Treatment, he's interviewed a guest list that includes Oprah Winfrey, Ralph Gilles, Chris Rock, Chloe Zhao, Sofia Coppola, Chrysler Chief Design Officer Ralph Gilles, playwright Tom Stoppardand, and fashion designer Thom Browne. The show's purview, to get the best conversations from some of the world's most inspiring creative talents, continues to drive him forward.

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This week on The Treatment, Elvis sits down with Gina Prince-Bythewood to dive into her new historically based epic, “The Woman King,” starring Viola Davis.

Director Gina Prince-Bythewood, director Owen Kline and Jesse Green on The Treat

This week on The Treatment, Elvis sits down with Gina Prince-Bythewood to dive into her new historically based epic, “The Woman King,” starring Viola Davis.

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This week on The Treatment, Elvis sits down with longtime friend of the show and multi-faceted artist David Alan Grier, who is currently appearing on FX’s “The Patient.”

Actor David Alan Grier, David Simon, and Seth Meyers on The Treat

This week on The Treatment, Elvis sits down with longtime friend of the show and multi-faceted artist David Alan Grier, who is currently appearing on FX’s “The Patient.”

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This week on The Treatment, Elvis talks all things Emmys with Lorraine Ali of The LA Times and Clayton Davis from Variety.

2022 Emmys preview, ‘Shy’ and for the Treat: a Stevie Wonder masterpiece

This week on The Treatment, Elvis talks all things Emmys with Lorraine Ali of The LA Times and Clayton Davis from Variety.

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This week on The Treatment, Elvis sits down with Emmy-winning actress Maya Rudolph, who currently stars in the Apple TV+ series “Loot.”

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Warner Bros. Discovery CEO David Zaslav shocks the movie industry once again by shelving the nearly-completed $90-milion film “Batgirl.” What does this mean for the company’s future?

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Documentarian Alex Pritz didn’t have a background in film.

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In 1994 Kevin Smith wrote, produced, and directed his first feature “Clerks.”

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Ashley Lyle and Bart Nickerson are co-creators and co-executive producers of the series “Yellowjackets” on Showtime.

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The FIDM Museum’s latest exhibit focuses on Emmy Award-nominated looks from this year’s most popular TV shows.

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“The Woman King” brings in the numbers, “Don’t Worry Darling” may have a surprising opening, and what James Cameron’s upcoming “Avatar” sequels could mean for Disney.

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“Lizzo’s Watch Out for the Big Grrrls,” an Emmy-nominated reality competition show, documents the pop star’s quest to find the next talented addition to her dance crew.

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The new documentary “Mija” follows Doris Anahi Muñoz, the daughter of immigrants, as she makes her own path in the music industry while supporting her family.

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