Jenny Slate breaks out, Moonlight casting director Yesi Ramirez, and praise for The Godfather: Part III.

When Casting Directors Deserve Oscars

When Casting Directors Deserve Oscars

The Peabody Award–winning show from PRI.
Aug. 31 2017 6:29 PM

Casting Moonlight

A behind-the-scenes look at films we love—and one film people love to hate.

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Alex R. Hibbert, Ashton Sanders, and Trevante Rhodes in Moonlight.

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Some of our favorite recent stories about movies. Kurt Andersen talks with Jenny Slate about how her movie career blossomed long after her inglorious stint on Saturday Night Live. Yesi Ramirez breaks down how she cast Best Picture Oscar winner Moonlight. A film critic defends—and praises!—the movie that film nerds love to hate: The Godfather: Part III. And Carter Burwell, the film composer who’s scored nearly all the Coen brothers’ movies, shares some terms of his trade.

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