A podcast from Netflix Queue, the journal that celebrates the people, ideas, and process of creating great entertainment on Netflix and beyond. Host Krista Smith is joined by a different co-host each episode – Franklin Leonard, Tre'vell Anderson, and others – to give an insider's peek into the creation of your favorite films, series and documentaries and the incredibly talented people who make them. www.netflixqueue.com
The Highlight Reel - featuring Jonathan Majors, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II & Taylour Paige
Krista Smith sits down with a selection of Hollywood's next generation of talent: Jonathan Majors, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II and Taylour Paige.
"The Trial of the Chicago 7" Town Hall: Voices for Change
A special roundtable moderated by BBC World News anchor and NYT bestseller, Katty Kay. Featuring Lee Weiner, one of the original Chicago 7 defendants, writer and director Aaron Sorkin of The Trial of the Chicago 7, actor Sacha Baron Cohen (Abbie Hoffman), Dolores Huerta (President of the Dolores Huerta Foundation), actress and activist Olivia Munn, comedian, writer and activist Baratunde Thurston, and Watergate prosecutor, and MSNBC commentator, Jill Wine-Banks. A compelling conversation about the film, activism, parallels between today and 1968, plus much more.
More Than Bells and Whistles: featuring Viola Davis & Colman Domingo of “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom”
On this episode of More Like This, Colman Domingo joins as co-host and reveals both his vulnerable and professional life updates. He later details working on the multi-nominated film Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom as Cutler, his impassioned scene with the late Chadwick Boseman and more. Of course, our hero interview with the record-shattering Oscars nominee, Viola Davis, is nothing short of a necessity, delving into many topics from her difficult childhood to her research process for Ma Rainey, a historically undocumented legend. Shine your boots and press play!
Stripping Down "The White Tiger" - featuring Stephanie Mehta, Ramin Bahrani, Priyanka Chopra Jonas, & more
On this episode of More Like This, Krista sits down with Fast Company’s EIC Stephanie Mehta and delves into the highlights of her podcast with the cast and crew of one of Netflix’s most watched films, "The White Tiger."
Disrupting the Narrative - Spotlight on "Crip Camp" and "A Love Song for Latasha"
On this special episode of More Like This, two documentaries focused on marginalized communities approach activism through their own distinct ideals for justice. Beginning with "Crip Camp," filmmakers Jim Lebrecht and Nicole Newnham speak alongside fellow activist Judy Heumann about the ways in which disability rights, civil rights and a summer camp culminated in the film’s historical point. Next, Sophia Nahli Allison, director of "A Love Song for Latasha," details the ways she decolonized her process and combatted anti-Blackness to portray her subject’s full life prior to death in ways that history has not. Social justice begins with courage.
The Truth of Make-Believe - Spotlight on "Dick Johnson Is Dead" and "What Would Sophia Loren Do?"
This Spotlight Episode of More Like This highlights two documentaries centering on grief and loss with a fictional twist: "Dick Johnson is Dead" and "What Would Sophia Loren Do?"