Episode 232: Celebrating Sidney Poitier with Reinaldo Marcus Green and ‘Lilies of the Field’

Episode 232

11th February 2022

Fresh off getting a slew of Oscar nods for his KING RICHARD, director Reinaldo Marcus Green joins us to talk about the peerless Sidney Poitier’s Oscar-winning performance in 1963’s LILIES OF THE FIELD.

Episode notes

Fresh off getting a slew of Oscar nods for his KING RICHARD, director Reinaldo Marcus Green joins us to talk about the peerless Sidney Poitier’s Oscar-winning performance in 1963’s LILIES OF THE FIELD.  Then, how will the panelists fare in a newsy quiz about Oscar firsts??

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Drea – Olympic athletes
Ify – Lake Arrowhead and the LA freedom to opt-in to winter
Rei – ya know, six Oscar nominations, nbd

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With:
Ify Nwadiwe
Drea Clark
Alonso Duralde
Reinaldo Marcus Green

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