Actor Malik Yoba (Cool Runnings) joins Kevin this week for a Denzel-lite episode with a special announcement. Malik talks with Kevin about his podcast “Making of an Icon” and how he went from making his own art to landing roles on television and film. Later, Malik tells the story of how he was shot before listing his Top 5 Denzel Films.
Comedian Myq Kaplan joins Kevin this week to discuss the 2006 Spike Lee joint “Inside Man.” Myq offers up tips on how to know when to get married as well as his rundown of what makes a solid heist movie before listing his Top 5 Denzel Films. Then, they dive into a dissection of “Inside Man,” touching on the importance of the film’s twist, the craziness Clive Owen brings to the project, and the thrill of being able to trust no one. Lastly, Myq and Kevin give “Inside Man” its official Denzel rating.
This episode is sponsored by Blue Apron (www.blueapron.com/denzel).
Chris Chalk (Gotham) returns this week to join Kevin in discussions about everything from big problems with "Iron Fist" to the wealth of strong performances in "Get Out." Then they dive into the latest black people homework film "I Am Not Your Negro" and Chris shares details of his upcoming wedding. Finally, the pair performs a series of scenes from "Fences."
Award-winning actor Vincent D’Onofrio joins Kevin and Kamau this week to offer a mini-masterclass in the craft of performance. He talks about what led to him to character acting and sinking his teeth into the role of Kingpin on “Daredevil” before listing his Top 5 Denzel Films and sharing the story of how he met the man himself.
Co-host Cassandra Freeman fills in for Kamau this week to help Kevin address the recent hit "Get Out." They toast to the special occasion and touch on the film's take on the new "white people pass," the strength of the supporting cast, and Jordan Peele's superb directing abilities. Plus, Cassandra explains what the film got right about the feeling of "only-ness."
This episode is sponsored by Audible (www.audible.com/denzel) and Blue Apron (www.blueapron.com/denzel).