LAT round table

Awards season round tables have practically become de rigeur, with several press outlets jumping into the game and rounding up a number of Oscar contenders for sit-down chats about their craft. The LA Times' Envelope screening series has various videos to peruse, including the one below of actors in the running for 2014 nominations: Emma Thompson ("Saving Mr. Banks"), Chiwetel Ejiofor and Lupita Nyong'o ("12 Years a Slave"), Harrison Ford ("42"), Forest Whitaker ("Lee Daniels' The Butler") and Oscar Isaac ("Inside Llewyn Davis"). Watch below.

The Envelope also has a Directors Roundtable, not yet embeddable, talking helming with Nicole Holofcenter ("Enough Said"), Paul Greengrass ("Captain Phillips"), John Lee Hancock ("Saving Mr. Banks"), Steve McQueen ("12 Years a Slave") and Spike Jonze ("Her"). Check it out here.