The dashing Oscar nominee looks back on 25 years in the biz, from kid parts (‘City Slickers’) to teen roles (‘Donnie Darko’) to his first grown-up characters (‘Brokeback Mountain’); lessons learned from the flop of ‘Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time’; and how recalibrating his approach led to a streak of great performances (‘End of Watch,’ ‘Prisoners,’ ‘Nightcrawler,’ ‘Southpaw,’ ‘Nocturnal Animals’ and ‘Stronger’).

You can hear the full interview below [starting at 28:46], following a conversation between host Scott Feinberg and Lynne Segall, executive vp and group publisher of The Hollywood Reporter and Billboard, about THR’s history and brand, how awards season impacts ad sales and what it was like following Tichi Wilkerson and Katharine Graham into publishing at a time when few women were in positions of power in media.