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THE HOLDOVERS PODCAST
GOLDEN GLOBE WINNER
Oscar nominated for four 2024 Acadamy Awards
Now Streaming On Demand on Peacock.
Get ready to embark on a journey as we delve into the heart of a movie that takes place in the 1970s, "The Holdovers." Together we'll dissect the film and find out why it's more than just a period piece. We've got the inside scoop straight from writer and producer David Hemingson and director Alexander Payne "THE DESCENDANTS, SIDEWAYS". We'll hear tales of overcoming creative hurdles, organic character development, and the formation of an unexpected bond between a grumpy professor, a troubled teen, and a single mother set during a Christmas vacation in Massachusetts.
Venture into the world of Dominic Sessa as we examine his transition from theater to film. We'll discuss the unique challenges he faced and learn about the audition process. There's also an inside look at a car scene - one filled with banter and an intense focus on character development. Join us as we explore the metamorphosis of Paul Giamatti's "CINDERELLA MAN, BILLIONS" acting prowess and how he seamlessly slips into his characters.
Finally, we'll take a look at the theme of quiet heroism and sacrifice for the greater good that the film portrays. We'll talk about the impact of director Alexander Payne and how he brought out the best in his actors. Prepare for an in-depth look at the unique elements of "The Holdovers," and don't forget - we'll be rounding off with a review of the movie. So, stay tuned and join our global audience. We promise it's going to be a memorable ride into the world of "The Holdovers".