On “Pick of the Week,” devoted to the top categories of awards season, Let’s dissect the Oscars’ oh-so-crowded best actor race, which features the likes of Joaquin Phoenix, Adam Driver and Leonardo DiCaprio, among many others.
Oscars 2020 – Best Actress Race: Who Will Win?
Actors on Actors: Brad Pitt & Adam Sandler
Brad Pitt returned to the big screen this year with Quentin Tarantino’s “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” and “Ad Astra,” while Adam Sandler took a dramatic turn in Ben and Joshua Safdie’s “Uncut Gems.” In their “Variety Studio: Actors on Actors” conversation, Pitt talked about going to Tarantino’s house to read the one copy of the “Once Upon a Time” script and compared the director’s writing to Shakespeare’s. He also praised Sandler’s “convincing” colonoscopy scene in “Uncut Gems,” for which Sandler said they used a real doctor to film.