Skip Intro with Krista Smith is a weekly show bringing you dynamic conversations with the exceptional people behind your favorite shows, films, specials, and documentaries on Netflix.
Farewell to Season 4
Krista reflects on her favorite moments from the past 12 episodes and prepares to hit the road for the fall film festival season.
Ryan Gosling joins the show to talk about his new role in the Russo brother's epic action film, The Gray Man. Gosling plays Sierra Six, a tough-as-nails CIA asset who uncovers agency secrets, triggering a global manhunt to take him down.
A long-time action fan, Gosling explains how his childhood love of the genre inspired him to take on the highly ambitious project, describes the collaborative on-set environment the Russo's created, and shares how he prepared for the role.
Gosling also details how working for his Uncle's Elvis impersonation act as a kid sparked his love of performing, reflects on his MC Hammer pants days, and contemplates his career path through independent film. He also opens up about the major influence his daughters have had on which roles he takes on and explains the importance of approaching each decision with team mentality.
And The Nominees Are...
The 2022 Emmy nominations are finally here! In celebration of today's announcement, Krista walks us through the talent and series we've featured on Skip Intro that are now in the running.
Julia Garner joins the show to talk about the conclusion of Ozark and her work on the Shondaland series, Inventing Anna.
Garner details her visit with Anna Delvey at the Albion Correctional Facility, picks her favorite look from the series, and explains the challenges of filming Inventing Anna and the final season of Ozark simultaneously.
Later on, Garner breaks down a few key scenes from the final season of Ozark, recounts the moment she learned the fate of her character Ruth Langmore, and takes a trip down memory lane to reminisce about her all-time favorite Ruth one-liners.
Four-time Emmy and Golden Globe nominee Natasha Lyonne joins the show to talk about the past, the present, and the highly-acclaimed second season of Russian Doll.
Natasha recounts the long road that led her and Amy Poehler to create the wonderfully off-kilter world of Nadia Vulvokov, shares what made her fall in love with directing, and describes the new challenges season 2 presents its protagonists from both a writing and acting perspective.
Natasha also reveals who she would choose to go on a time-travel adventure with, gives us a peek into her past life as a gymnast, and explains how her personal journey of breaking apart and coming together allowed her to form her own perspective and ambitions.
Ozark Finale with Bill Keith
Netflix Queue's resident Ozark expert Bill Keith joins Krista once again to discuss the series finale! The pair share their thoughts on Laura Linney's directorial debut, break down a few shocking scenes, and deliberate over what an Ozark spinoff might look like.
Engaging, witty, curious
These podcasts really get under the surface of their subjects and provide light relief as well as food for thought. Enjoy the dialogue, the understanding of the craft my Krista Smith of her subjects and the warmth.