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Happy Sad Confused
45 minutes | 4 days ago
Anthony "cut the check" Mackie is on "Happy Sad Confused" at long last! The always lively and fun Mackie joins Josh to talk about his 90s action heroes, how they informed his new film, "Outside the Wire", and what we can expect from his upcoming Disney+ series, "The Falcon and the Winter Soldier".
44 minutes | 11 days ago
You're not going to see a finer film performance this year than Riz Ahmed's in "Sound of Metal". It shouldn't come as a surprise since Riz has been surprising audiences with an amazing assortment of characters in recent years in everything from "Nightcrawler" to "Rogue One". Finally, he's joining Josh on "Happy Sad Confused" to talk about his journey.LINKS!Stir Crazy with Jane Levy
50 minutes | 18 days ago
Bo Burnham is going to give it to you straight. He's not going to sugarcoat the insanity of the last year or hide his insecurities or anxieties. And that's why we love him. That and his skill as a comedian, filmmaker, and actor.Bo joins Josh in this first episode of the new year for a chat about his latest film, "Promising Young Woman".
40 minutes | 25 days ago
We wrap up a memorable (mostly for the wrong reasons) 2020 with a memorable (for the right reasons!) conversation with a versatile and fascinating filmmaker, Paul Greengrass.In his first visit to "Happy Sad Confused", Paul confronts the reasons why he believes he makes movies, how he almost lost the Bourne job before he got it, what his vision of "Watchmen" was, and how he came to direct his first western in "News of the World".
59 minutes | a month ago
Find a more fascinating director in the history of the medium than Steven Soderbergh. Go ahead, we'll wait. He's done it all, worked in every conceivable genre, won all the awards, and never stopped experimenting and pushing the medium.On this episode of "Happy Sad Confused", Soderbergh joins Josh to talk about his latest film, "Let Them All Talk", the "Sex, Lies, & Videotape" sequel he's just written, the relevance of "Contagion" today, and his forecast for the future of film!Links to Josh's stuff mentioned in the podcast!Stir Crazy with Chris Pine!Josh's MTV interview with Gal Gadot!The Wakeup podcast featuring Josh!
47 minutes | a month ago
She's got the most anticipated Christmas movie about to drop, a Star Wars movie up next, and a world of opportunities beyond so there's a lot for Josh and filmmaker Patty Jenkins to cover in this chat.Jenkins gets candid about why she almost walked away from the "Wonder Woman" sequel, her disappointment in WB's plan to release all of their movies next year on HBO Max, and how a rarely discussed accident almost ended her career (and life) before it all kicked into another gear.
46 minutes | a month ago
Christopher Nolan, Vol. II
He very well may be the most important filmmaker working today, delivering challenging spectacles and awe-inspiring entertainments meant for the biggest screen possible. Christopher Nolan returns to the podcast this week as his film, "Tenet", finally becomes available for everyone in their comfort of their homes.In this chat, Christopher chats about the influence of Michael Mann and James Bond films on his work, the ambition of "Tenet", the bold performances of Heath Ledger and Tom Hardy in the Batman films, and much more.
38 minutes | 2 months ago
This is the podcast conversation that tried not to happen but damnit, we made sure it did. After losing their first chat to the ravages of technological snafus, Josh and Carrie chat about her quick ascent in TV and film, after a Tony nominated performance in "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?".They chat about Carrie's film debut in David Fincher's "Gone Girl", why "The Leftovers" was so special, her new film, "The Nest", AND her upcoming role in the new "Ghostbusters" film!
55 minutes | 2 months ago
Some people have stories and then there's Scott Glenn. He's got all the stories. It's no surprise given the life he's led. In his 80+ years he's been a Marine, a journalist, an actor taken in by Burt Lancaster, and a screen presence notable for versatility and dependability.On this episode, Scott joins Josh to share just a small selection of his stories, from "Apocalypse Now" to "Silence of the Lambs", all the way up to his latest role in "Greenland."
47 minutes | 2 months ago
Josh welcomes a fellow April fool in actress Mackenzie Davis on this episode of "Happy Sad Confused"! It seems Mackenzie is a cinephile cut from the same cloth as Josh as the two discuss their mutual love of "Death Becomes Her". Plus Mackenzie talks about her new film, "Happiest Season", what the plan was for her "Terminator" films, and why "Blade Runner 2049" was a dream come true.
48 minutes | 2 months ago
Sarah Paulson has evaded the grip of "Happy Sad Confused" no more! On this episode, Josh catches up with one of the hardest working actors in the business to talk about her latest film, "Run", struggling in her 20s, and why her current job, playing Linda Tripp, is the most challenging of her career.
37 minutes | 2 months ago
Margot Robbie & Finn Cole & Miles Joris-Peyrafitte
Since breaking out in a big way with "The Wolf of Wall Street", Margot Robbie hasn't wasted any time, creating her own production company, and starring in a slew of varied projects. She joins Josh on this episode to talk about her latest Lucky Chap production, "Dreamland", alongside her co-star Finn Cole, and director Miles Joris-Peyrafitte.Plus the group geek out about their favorite comfort movies, from "Pirates of the Caribbean" to "Lord of the Rings.
55 minutes | 2 months ago
Jason Schwartzman, Vol. II
There's just something about Jason Schwartzman that soothes the spirit. On the big screen, on the small screen, and even on a podcast. Josh catches up with Jason on this episode to talk about their mutual love of the Coen brothers, Bill Murray, and Jason's go to comfort movie, "Groundhog Day."
47 minutes | 3 months ago
In a long overdue debut on "Happy Sad Confused", the great comedian and cinephile Patton Oswalt joins Josh to geek out over his favorite B movies, his comfort movie of choice, and more!
49 minutes | 3 months ago
At long last Matthew McConaughey is on the podcast! And he does not disappoint, regaling Josh with amazing stories from his life and career and from his new book, "Greenlights". Plus, Josh discovers his unique place in Matthew's career and why he's in his memoir!
45 minutes | 3 months ago
Ewan McGregor & Charley Boorman
If you've been stuck inside for awhile, "The Long Way Up" might be just the escape you need. This week on "Happy Sad Confused", best buddies Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman join Josh to talk about their long friendship, their many adventures (their latest chronicled in their new Apple+ series),, and how Ewan helped Josh propose to his wife. Plus Ewan tantalizes Josh with stories of his recent camera tests, returning to his role as Obi Wan Kenobi!
43 minutes | 3 months ago
Anya Taylor-Joy, Vol. II
It's been a pretty cool week for Anya Taylor-Joy. She's got a new Netflix series coming out next week. She's shooting Robert Eggers' new film in Belfast. And and she was just cast as Furiosa in George Miller's next film in the Mad Max universe! There's lots for Josh and Anya to catch up on on this episode, including her passion for all things Harry Potter!
49 minutes | 4 months ago
Talk about man who needs no introduction. If you love plays, movies, or just flat out great writing, you know and love the work of Aaron Sorkin. Here, the Oscar winner joins Josh on the podcast for the first time to talk about his long in the making, "The Trial of the Chicago 7", the genesis of "The West Wing", and a potential sequel to "The Social Network"!
47 minutes | 4 months ago
Alicia Vikander, Vol. II
The last time Alicia Vikander was on this podcast things were just revving up for the actress. No Oscar, no big action franchise, no husband (who happens to also be one of the greatest acting talents alive, Michael Fassbender!). So there's a lot for Alicia and Josh to catch up on, including her role in "The Glorias", her plans to return as Lara Croft in the "Tomb Raider" sequel, and her love for "The Princess Bride".
56 minutes | 4 months ago
Josh and Henry Cavill are celebrating their 10 year anniversary with a super geeky conversation about Henry's love of fantasy (and his comfort movies, the "Lord of the Rings" trilogy), his thoughts on the fabled Snyder cut, and his new Netflix film, "Enola Holmes".Plus, Josh welcomes Ben Lyons for a quick chat about their favorite basketball films and the Hoopers Vote project!
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