W. Kamau Bell

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Season 06 | Episode 24

W. Kamau Bell

Comedian / Writer / Producer / Director

Comedian/filmmaker W. Kamau Bell discusses his Top 10 Denzel Washington movies with Josh Olson and Joe Dante.

Show Notes:

Movies Referenced In This Episode

1000% Me: Growing Up Mixed (2023)
Hickey & Boggs (1972)
Uptown Saturday Night (1974)
Captain Phillips (2013)
Carbon Copy (1981)
Wilma a.k.a. The Wilma Rudolph Story (1977)
Urban Cowboy (1980)
Malcolm X (1992)
Batman (1989)
Inside Man (2006)
Jaws: The Revenge (1987)
Man On Fire (2004)
Man On Fire (1987)
Training Day (2001)
Hulk (2003)
Philadelphia (1993)
To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar (1995)
Glory (1989)
Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1986)
Dances With Wolves (1990)
12 Years A Slave (2013)
Remember The Titans (2000)
The Hurricane (1999)
The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
Get Out (2017)
A Soldier’s Story (1984)
Out Of Time (2003)
Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid (1969)
The Book Of Eli (2010)
The Bourne Identity (2002)
The Equalizer (2014)
The Equalizer 3 (2023)
Flight (2012)
Fences (2016)
Devil In A Blue Dress (1995)
Heart Condition (1990)
American Gangster (2007)
Master And Commander: The Far Side Of The World (2003)
Ali (2001)
Judas And The Black Messiah (2021)
One Night In Miami… (2020)
Selma (2014)

Other Notable Items

Kamau’s Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell TV series (2012 to 2013)
Kamau’s United Shades of America TV series (2016- )
We Need To Talk About Cosby TV miniseries (2022)
Bill Cosby
Walter Hill
Kamau’s Denzel Washington Is The Greatest Actor Of All Time Period podcast
Denzel Washington
Laurence Fishburne
black-ish TV series (2014-2022)
Eddie Murphy
St. Elsewhere TV series (1982-1988)
John Travolta 
Wesley Snipes
Clint Eastwood
The Autobiography Of Malcolm X: As Told To Alex Haley memoir by Malcolm X and Alex Haley (1965)
Robert De Niro
Tim Burton
Spike Lee
Sidney Poitier
Jodie Foster
Clive Owen
Gilligan’s Island TV series (1964-1967)
Michael Caine
The Academy Awards
Chiwetel Ejiofor
Scott Glenn
Tony Scott
Ang Lee
Jonathan Demme
Patrick Swayze
Morgan Freeman
Andre Braugher
Matthew Broderick
Tom Cruise
Brad Pitt
Jimmy Carter
Walt Disney Pictures
The Boaz Yakin podcast episode
Our pals at Movies Unlimited!
A Soldier’s Play play by Charles Fuller (1981)
Samuel L. Jackson
David Alan Grier
Howard Rollins
Adolph Caesar
C. Thomas Howell
Steven Seagal
Kevin Avery
Carl Franklin
David Mamet
The Albert Hughes podcast episode
Gary Oldman
Jennifer Beals
Bruce Lee
The Bible
The Necronomicon
Keanu Reeves
Liam Neeson
John Goodman
Viola Davis
August Wilson
Bob Hoskins
Don Cheadle
Picket Fences TV series (1992-1996)
Devil In A Blue Dress novel by Walter Mosley (1990)
Will Smith
Godfather Of Harlem TV series (2019- )
Fred Hampton
Martin Luther King Jr.

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