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ACT#007 – Denzel Washington

Welcome to our latest podcast that has a slightly revised format, we hope you like it. This is our latest actor special and this time we take a look at the work of Denzel Washington.

LOS ANGELES, CA – JANUARY 29: Actors Kevin Spacey (L) and Denzel Washington speak during The 23rd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on January 29, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. 26592_014 (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images ) *** Local Caption *** Kevin Spacey, Denzel Washington

Born 28th December 1954 in Mount Vernon, New York, Denzel has 56 acting credits to his name on IMDB and these have garnished numerous awards and nominations. Included in these nominations are seven academy award nominations and Denzel won Best Supporting Actor in 1989 for Glory and the Best Actor award for Training Day in 2001.

The main film under discussion is his most recent film, the critically acclaimed Fences, but a whole raft of his other films crop up in the discussion.
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BTTF#025 – Arrival, Crimson Tide

Hello and welcome to the 25th episode of the main podcast. In this episode we take a look at the cinema release of Arrival, starring Amy Adams, and the classic film is Crimson Tide.

In Arrival, 12 alien space ships arrive and float mysteriously above the ground at various locations around the world. The US uses the services of a linguistics professor to try and translate what the aliens are saying/writing before other countries go on the offensive). The film was directed by Denis Villeneuve, the screenplay was by Eric Heisserer and is based on a short story called Story of Your Life by Ted Chiang. The film stars Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner and Forest Whittaker.

Next up is the classic film, Crimson Tide. Heightened tensions and civil unrest in Eastern Europe towards the end of the Cold War are the backdrop to this film that follows events on a nuclear submarine when a launch order is received. The film was released in May 1995 and was directed by Tony Scott. The screenplay was by Michael Shiffer and the film starred Denzel Washington, Gene Hackman, Viggo Mortensen, Matt Craven and Ricky Schroder.

Our next podcast will be a special taking a look at the work of Amy Adams. Our next main podcast will look at the release of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story and we will also take a look at some classic Christmas films.

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