Welcome to What & Why, a new segment on Skip Intro where we tell you what's streaming on Netflix, and why it’s worth a watch. Today's What & Why is The Real Bling Ring: Hollywood Heist.
Published 09/30/22
Krista sits down with Tyler Perry at the Toronto International Film Festival to talk about his latest film, A Jazzman's Blues. Penned in 1995 when Perry was still struggling to break into the entertainment industry, A Jazzman's Blues is a sweeping tale of forbidden love that unspools forty years of secrets and lies soundtracked by juke joint blues in the deep South. Perry explains why he waited for so long to share this particular story with the world, breaks down his approach to casting and...
Published 09/23/22
Published 09/23/22
Krista takes a look back at her favorite responses on last season's theme: ambition. Plus, she reveals what we'll be discussing in season 5!
Published 09/22/22
With so many highly anticipated titles coming to Netflix this fall, it can be hard to keep track of what should be on your watch list. But have no fear! In this special bonus episode of Skip Intro, Krista and Henry Goldblatt (Executive Editor of Tudum -- the official Netflix site to fuel your fandom for the shows and movies you love) join forces to break down their must-see top 3: the star studded "Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery," Noah Baumbach's "White Noise," and the 5th season of "The...
Published 08/30/22
Krista reflects on her favorite moments from the past 12 episodes and prepares to hit the road for the fall film festival season.
Published 07/27/22
Ryan Gosling joins the show to talk about his new role in the Russo brother's epic action film, The Gray Man. Gosling plays Sierra Six, a tough-as-nails CIA asset who uncovers agency secrets, triggering a global manhunt to take him down. A long-time action fan, Gosling explains how his childhood love of the genre inspired him to take on the highly ambitious project, describes the collaborative on-set environment the Russo's created, and shares how he prepared for the role. Gosling also...
Published 07/23/22
The 2022 Emmy nominations are finally here! In celebration of today's announcement, Krista walks us through the talent and series we've featured on Skip Intro that are now in the running.
Published 07/13/22
Julia Garner joins the show to talk about the conclusion of Ozark and her work on the Shondaland series, Inventing Anna. Garner details her visit with Anna Delvey at the Albion Correctional Facility, picks her favorite look from the series, and explains the challenges of filming Inventing Anna and the final season of Ozark simultaneously. Later on, Garner breaks down a few key scenes from the final season of Ozark, recounts the moment she learned the fate of her character Ruth Langmore,...
Published 06/22/22
Four-time Emmy and Golden Globe nominee Natasha Lyonne joins the show to talk about the past, the present, and the highly-acclaimed second season of Russian Doll. Natasha recounts the long road that led her and Amy Poehler to create the wonderfully off-kilter world of Nadia Vulvokov, shares what made her fall in love with directing, and describes the new challenges season 2 presents its protagonists from both a writing and acting perspective. Natasha also reveals who she would choose to go...
Published 06/15/22
Netflix Queue's resident Ozark expert Bill Keith joins Krista once again to discuss the series finale! The pair share their thoughts on Laura Linney's directorial debut, break down a few shocking scenes, and deliberate over what an Ozark spinoff might look like.
Published 06/08/22
Margaret Qualley joins the show to talk about her role in Maid, the Netflix limited series inspired by Stephanie Land's New York Times best-selling memoir, Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother’s Will to Survive. Margaret plays Alex, a young mother struggling to overcome poverty and homelessness after escaping from an abusive relationship. In this interview, Qualley shares what made her the most nervous going into the series, details what it was like to act alongside her mother Andie...
Published 06/01/22
In anticipation of Stranger Things returning to Netflix, Matt and Ross Duffer join the show to provide insight into the series and give listeners a first look at season 4! The duo share their unique introduction to filmmaking (a fascination that began in kindergarten after seeing Tim Burton's Batman), get to the bottom of what makes their partnership so effective, and walk us through how the Stranger Things universe has developed over the course of four seasons. They also discuss how...
Published 05/25/22
Michelle Dockery joins the podcast to talk about her role as Kate Woodcroft in the six-part series Anatomy of a Scandal. Dockery explains how she prepared to play a barrister, details getting to work with co-star Sienna Miller, and breaks down a few of her favorite scenes from the series. She also reflects on the surreal experience of gaining international fame as Downton Abbey's Lady Mary, shares details on her and Michael Fox's recently released album "The Watching Silence," and tells...
Published 05/18/22
In celebration of the groundbreaking series Grace and Frankie coming to a close, we're bringing together two conversations with the incredible women behind its success -- stars Jane Fonda & Lily Tomlin and creator Marta Kauffman. Fonda, Tomlin, and Kauffman reflect on their final day of shooting, Dolly Parton's guest appearance, what they've learned from each other over the past seven years, and the current state of the industry. Fonda and Tomlin also discuss the longevity of their...
Published 05/11/22
Lead actor, director, and producer Jason Bateman and showrunner Chris Mundy join the podcast to discuss the grand finale of Ozark! There will be spoilers, so be sure to catch up on the final season before proceeding any further. Bateman and Mundy detail the difficult writers' room conversations that lead to the fate of our favorite characters, provide their reasoning behind the finale's most surprising twists and turns, and break down a few standout scenes. The duo also reflects on their...
Published 05/03/22
Journalist, author, and influencer's influencer Derek Blasberg joins the show to chat with Krista about life, fashion, and the Shondaland series, Inventing Anna. Blasberg (who made his way into the NYC fashion and celebrity worlds around the time that the real-life Anna Delvey was busy conning the city’s elite), shares his close encounters with the savvy swindler, talks about the show's iconic locations, and discusses its presentation of elite culture.
Published 04/27/22
Sienna Miller joins the show to talk about her performance as Sophie Whitehouse in the six-part series, Anatomy Of A Scandal. Miller discusses why she was drawn to the project, touches on working with co-star Michelle Dockery, and describes the effects of working with a script that triggered memories from her own past experiences. If you've been enjoying the podcast, please go to netflixqueue.com for more! Miller also reflects on what it was like to head off to boarding school at 8...
Published 04/20/22
Krista gives some updates on the podcast and unveils the show's new title!
Published 04/13/22
Krista introduces the new theme for season 4 of the show!
Published 02/23/22
Over the course of season 3, Krista discussed the subject of fear with each of her guests. In this episode, she reflects on that theme and shares the most impactful responses it elicited.
Published 02/16/22
Jennifer Lawrence joins the show to talk about her performance in Don't Look Up, Adam McKay's new disaster comedy which has picked up four Oscar nominations, including Best Picture. In this interview, Lawrence shares why she was so quick to jump on board the film, how Adam McKay tricked her into improving on set, and what it was like to work with Leonardo DiCaprio and Timothée Chalamet. Lawrence also describes how preparing to bring her first child into the world has shaped her...
Published 02/09/22
Present Company is hosting the 6th and final episode of Don't Look Up writer/director Adam McKay's podcast, The Last Movie Ever Made! The series details what happened when a cast and crew came together to make a disaster comedy, while living through a series of very uncomedic disasters. In this episode, Jennifer Lawrence worries about how to film her mid-pandemic make out scene with Timothée Chalamet, Leonardo DiCaprio helps choose the soundtrack to the end of the world, and Adam McKay...
Published 02/04/22
Jesse Plemons joins the show to talk about his performance as George Burbank in Jane Campion's much anticipated new film, The Power Of The Dog. Set in 1920's Montana, the film follows rancher Phil Burbank (Benedict Cumberbatch) and his brother George. When George brings home his new wife Rose (Kirsten Dunst) and her son Peter (Kodi Smit-McPhee), Phil responds to the pair with mocking cruelty, until the unexpected happens. In this interview, Plemons talks about what drew him to his character...
Published 01/26/22
In anticipation of Ozark's return to Netflix, Krista checks in with Netflix Queue's resident Ozark expert, Bill Keith, who catches us up on everything we need to know before tuning into season 4 (part 1) this Friday. Later on, Krista takes a look back at her previous Ozark conversations with Jason Bateman, Laura Linney, Julia Garner, and Tom Pelphrey.
Published 01/19/22