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 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?"
All in the Details - featuring Rosamund Pike & Gary Oldman
Episode 7 of More Like This features the (reportedly) fear-inducing actress Rosamund Pike as our special co-host and guest. But first, Krista chops it up with Gary Oldman, the legendary lead of this awards season contender, MANK. Directed by David Fincher, Oldman shares his experience working with the creative and breaks down his personal character development process from script to film. Similarly, Pike details her experience with Fincher in Gone Girl and takes us all on a phenomenal ride from rejection to triumph regarding her new audacious film, I Care A Lot, dropping February 19th. Tune in, if only for the gratifying accents.
Spotlight on Mank - featuring Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross, Erik Messerschmidt & more
More Like This gets the Mank treatment! In this very special episode, Krista takes us behind the scenes of David Fincher’s Mank, sharing interviews with key members of the creative team: composers Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross, set decorator Jan Pascale, cinematographer Erik Messerschmidt, and editor Kirk Baxter. Enjoy this deep dive into the process of making movie magic with film collaborators at the top of their game, and be sure to see their work in Mank, now streaming on Netflix.
Notifications: On - featuring Lily Collins, Rashida Richardson and Laurie Segall
Our co-host this week is veteran tech journalist and entrepreneur, Laurie Segall. Focusing on all the ways in which tech has sped up and slowed down our world, from television series to cellular phones, Lily Collins joins us to discuss her Instagram-influenced hit series, Emily in Paris and the award-contending film, MANK. Segall also speaks with leading Black ethics lawyer in tech, Rashida Richardson, who was featured in The Social Dilemma, about all the detrimental "-isms" plaguing the tech industry right now and where it may lead.
All Rise: Spotlight on The Trial of the Chicago 7 - featuring Aaron Sorkin, Yahya Abdul Mateen II, Sacha Baron Cohen, & more
On this Spotlight Episode of More Like This, we're featuring the film, The Trial of the Chicago 7. Piecing together some of the most dynamic and insightful interviews from the Official Trial of the Chicago 7 Podcast, we take a deep dive into the creative process of the acclaimed film. Krista Smith speaks with director Aaron Sorkin in detail about his inception process, as well as Yahya Abdul Mateen II (Bobby Seale), Sacha Baron Cohen (Abbie Hoffman), Jeremy Strong (Jerry Rubin), Eddie Redmayne (Rom Hayden), Alan Baumgarten (film editor), Phedon Papamichael (director of photography), Shane Valentino (production designer), Susan Lyall (costume designer) and Lawrence O’Donnell (political commentator and author). You may now press play.
Spike & Delroy - Filming the Zeitgeist in 'Da 5 Bloods'
Episode 5 of More Like This features two legends of the same tribe: our co-host Delroy Lindo and our special guest Spike Lee. Lindo, who is the undeniable star of Da 5 Bloods, chats with Krista about everything from his preparation and execution of Paul alongside the dynamic cast, to his expansive career, forthcoming roles and books he's read during quarantine. Lindo’s 25-year collaborator and everyone’s signature director, Spike Lee, speaks with Moonlight’s visionary Barry Jenkins about the historical inspiration and creation of Da 5 Bloods and its cultural significance. There’s no better time than now.