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A podcast about movies, hosted by award-winning author Mychal Denzel Smith. Each week, a different author chooses a movie: a movie they love, a movie they hate, a movie they hate to love.

Open Form Mychal Denzel Smith

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A podcast about movies, hosted by award-winning author Mychal Denzel Smith. Each week, a different author chooses a movie: a movie they love, a movie they hate, a movie they hate to love.

    Episode 9: Jordan Kisner on The Rider

    Episode 9: Jordan Kisner on The Rider

    On this episode, Mychal talks to Jordan Kisner about the 2017 film The Rider, directed by Chloé Zhao.
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    • 37 min
    Episode 8: Kali Fajardo-Anstine on Sunshine Cleaning

    Episode 8: Kali Fajardo-Anstine on Sunshine Cleaning

    Welcome to Open Form, a new weekly film podcast hosted by award-winning writer Mychal Denzel Smith. Each week, a different author chooses a movie: a movie they love, a movie they hate, a movie they hate to love. Something nostalgic from their childhood. A brand-new obsession. Something they've been dying to talk about for ages and their friends are constantly annoyed by them bringing it up.
    On this week's episode, Mychal talks to Kali Fajardo-Anstine about the 2008 film Sunshine Cleaning , starring Amy Adams and Emily Blunt and directed by Christine Jeffs.
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    • 33 min
    Episode 7: Kiese Laymon on Rocky III

    Episode 7: Kiese Laymon on Rocky III

    Welcome to Open Form, a new weekly film podcast hosted by award-winning writer Mychal Denzel Smith. Each week, a different author chooses a movie: a movie they love, a movie they hate, a movie they hate to love. Something nostalgic from their childhood. A brand-new obsession. Something they've been dying to talk about for ages and their friends are constantly annoyed by them bringing it up.
    On this week's episode, Mychal talks to Kiese Laymon about the 1982 film Rocky III, starring Sylvester Stallone and Mr. T and directed by Sylvester Stallone.
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    • 31 min
    Episode 6: Hermione Hoby on Daisies

    Episode 6: Hermione Hoby on Daisies

    On this week's episode, Mychal talks to Hermione Hoby about the 1966 film Daisies, starring Ivana Karbanová and Jitka Cerhová and directed by Vera Chytilová.
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    • 28 min
    Episode 5: R.O. Kwon on Minari

    Episode 5: R.O. Kwon on Minari

    Welcome to Open Form, a new weekly film podcast hosted by award-winning writer Mychal Denzel Smith. Each week, a different author chooses a movie: a movie they love, a movie they hate, a movie they hate to love. Something nostalgic from their childhood. A brand-new obsession. Something they've been dying to talk about for ages and their friends are constantly annoyed by them bringing it up.

    On this week's episode, Mychal talks to R.O. Kwon about the 2020 film Minari, directed by Lee Isaac Chung and starring Steven Yeun, Yuh-Jung Youn, Yeri Han, Alan S. Kim, and Noel Cho.
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    • 37 min
    Episode 4: Nate Marshall on The Five Heartbeats

    Episode 4: Nate Marshall on The Five Heartbeats

    Welcome to Open Form, a new weekly film podcast hosted by award-winning writer Mychal Denzel Smith. Each week, a different author chooses a movie: a movie they love, a movie they hate, a movie they hate to love. Something nostalgic from their childhood. A brand-new obsession. Something they've been dying to talk about for ages and their friends are constantly annoyed by them bringing it up.
    On this week's episode, Mychal talks to Nate Marshall about the 1991 film The Five Heartbeats, starring Robert Townsend, Michael Wright, Leon, Herry Lennix, and Tico Wells, and directed by Robert Townsend.
    Nate Marshall is an award-winning author, editor, poet, playwright, performer, educator, speaker, and rapper. His book, Wild Hundreds, was honored with the Black Caucus of the American Library Association’s award for Poetry Book of the Year and The Great Lakes College Association’s New Writer Award. He is also an editor of The BreakBeat Poets: New American Poetry in the Age of Hip-Hop and he also co-curates The BreakBeat Poets series for Haymarket Books. Marshall co-wrote the play No Blue Memories: The Life of Gwendolyn Brooks with Eve Ewing, produced by Manual Cinema and commissioned by the Poetry Foundation. He also wrote the audio drama Bruh Rabbit & The Fantastic Telling of Remington Ellis, Esq., which was produced by Make-Believe Association. His last rap album, Grown came out in 2015 with his group Daily Lyrical Product. His most recent book, FINNA, came out in 2020 from One World/Random House.
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    • 40 min

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