Spike Lee: Another Thing People Don’t Know

Denzel Washington Is The Greatest Actor Of All Time Period #54 November 19, 2015

One of the greatest directors in the history of cinema, Spike Lee joins Kamau and Kevin this week to talk about Denzel Washington, the Greatest Actor of All Time Period. Spike tells us about his Top 5 Denzel Movies that he didn’t direct, how Denzel channeled the spirit of Malcolm X by preparing for the role for over a year, future NBA hall of famer Ray Allen getting caught by surprise when Denzel went off script during their one-on-one basketball game in He Got Game because Denzel wanted to score a basket, and Denzel himself asking him to direct one of 10 August Wilson plays being produced by HBO. Plus, Spike gives us the scoop on his latest film Chi-Raq, a satire set in Chicago about the gang violence prevalent in some neighborhoods on the city’s south side.

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