All Episodes

Episode 117: Inside Man (w/ Myq Kaplan)

Inside Man (2006)
Name Review Stars
W. Kamau Bell
Kevin Avery
Myq Kaplan Bamboozled ★★★★★

Episode 113: Carbon Copy Pt. 2

Carbon Copy (1981)
Name Review Stars
W. Kamau Bell Been Took
Kevin Avery Been Took

Episode 111: Devil in a Blue Dress (w/ Zach Sherwin)

Devil In A Blue Dress (1995)
Name Review Stars
W. Kamau Bell
Kevin Avery
Zach Sherwin Run Amok ★★★★

Episode 110: Malcolm Barrett of Timeless

Training Day (2001)
Name Review Stars
W. Kamau Bell
Kevin Avery
Malcolm Barrett Ha-ha! My man. (#Boom) ★★★★★★★

Episode 109: He Got Game (w/ The Sklar Brothers)

He Got Game (1998)
Name Review Stars
W. Kamau Bell
Kevin Avery
The Sklar Brothers This Is What He Does ★★★★★★

Episode 107: Nico Santos of Superstore

Philadelphia (1993)
Name Review Stars
W. Kamau Bell
Kevin Avery
Nico Santos Bamboozled ★★★★★

Episode 105: Golden Globes & Mag7 (w/ Matt Braunger)

The Magnificent Seven (2016)
Name Review Stars
W. Kamau Bell
Kevin Avery
Matt Braunger Hoodwink ★★★

Episode 104: Fences (w/ Baron Vaughn)

Fences (2016)
Name Review Stars
W. Kamau Bell This Is What He Does ★★★★★★
Kevin Avery This Is What He Does ★★★★★★
Baron Vaughn Run Amok ★★★★

Episode 103: Flight (w/ Amy Nicholson)

Flight (2012)
Name Review Stars
W. Kamau Bell
Kevin Avery
Amy Nicholson Run Amok ★★★★

Episode 101: Wilma (w/ David Alan Grier)

Wilma (1977)
Name Review Stars
W. Kamau Bell
Kevin Avery Hoodwink ★★★
David Alan Grier Hoodwinked + ½ ★★★½

Episode 99: Hard Lessons (w/ Cassandra Freeman)

Hard Lessons: The George Mckenna Story (1986)
Name Review Stars
W. Kamau Bell
Kevin Avery
Cassandra Freeman Run Amok ★★★★

Episode 98: The Mighty Quinn

The Mighty Quinn (1989)
Name Review Stars
W. Kamau Bell Hoodwink ★★★
Kevin Avery Led Astray ★★

Episode 97: The Siege (w/ Vernon Reid)

The Siege (1998)
Name Review Stars
W. Kamau Bell
Kevin Avery Hoodwink ★★★
Vernon Reid Hoodwink ★★★

Episode 94: The Magnificent Seven (w/ BlogXilla)

The Magnificent Seven (2016)
Name Review Stars
W. Kamau Bell Hoodwink ★★★
Kevin Avery Run Amok ★★★★
BlogXilla Bamboozled ★★★★★

Episode 90: 2 Guns (w/ Negin Farsad)

2 Guns (2013)
Name Review Stars
W. Kamau Bell Hoodwink ★★★
Kevin Avery Hoodwink ★★★
Negin Farsad Been Took

Episode 89: The Preacher’s Wife (w/ Jonathan Braylock, Jerah Milligan)

The Preacher’s Wife (1996)
Name Review Stars
W. Kamau Bell
Kevin Avery Hoodwink ★★★
Jonathan Braylock Run Amok ★★★★
Jerah Milligan Run Amok ★★★★

Episode 88: John Q. (w/ Damien Lemon)

John Q (2002)
Name Review Stars
W. Kamau Bell Run Amok ★★★★
Kevin Avery Run Amok ★★★★
Damien Lemon Run Amok ★★★★

Episode 87: Ato Essandoh of Jason Bourne

Mississippi Masala (1991)
Name Review Stars
W. Kamau Bell
Kevin Avery
Ato Essandoh Bamboozled ★★★★★

Episode 85: The Pelican Brief (w/ Phoebe Robinson)

The Pelican Brief (1993)
Name Review Stars
W. Kamau Bell
Kevin Avery Hoodwink ★★★
Phoebe Robinson Hoodwink ★★★

Episode 78: Purple Rain (with J. August Richards)

Purple Rain (1984)
Name Review Stars
W. Kamau Bell This Is What He Does ★★★★★★
Kevin Avery Bamboozled ★★★★★
J. August Richards

Episode 76: The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3 (w/ Greg Proops)

The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3 (2009)
Name Review Stars
W. Kamau Bell Hoodwink ★★★
Kevin Avery Run Amok ★★★★
Greg Proops Hoodwink ★★★

Episode 74: Safe House (w/ Kaseem Bentley)

Safe House (2012)
Name Review Stars
W. Kamau Bell Hoodwink ★★★
Kevin Avery Run Amok ★★★★
Kaseem Bentley Hoodwink ★★★

Episode 69: Devil In A Blue Dress with Issa Rae

Devil In A Blue Dress (1995)
Name Review Stars
W. Kamau Bell Led Astray ★★
Kevin Avery Run Amok ★★★★
Issa Rae Run Amok ★★★★

Episode 67: Jerrika Hinton Of Grey's Anatomy

Denzel Directed Episode of Grey’s Anatomy (2015)

Episode 66: The Denzel Directed Ep Of Grey's Anatomy (W/ Dr. Melissa Hudson Bell)

Denzel Directed Episode of Grey’s Anatomy (2015)
Name Review Stars
W. Kamau Bell This Is What He Does ★★★★★★
Kevin Avery Bamboozled ★★★★★
Dr. Melissa Hudson Bell This Is What He Does ★★★★★★

Episode 64: Remember the Titans (W/ India Arie)

Remember the Titans (2000)
Name Review Stars
W. Kamau Bell This Is What He Does ★★★★★★
Kevin Avery This Is What He Does ★★★★★★
India Arie This Is What He Does ★★★★★★

Episode 63: The Bone Collector Redux (W/ Alice Wong)

The Bone Collector (1999)
Name Review Stars
W. Kamau Bell Led Astray ★★
Kevin Avery
Alice Wong Led Astray + ½ ★★½

Episode 62: The Siege (w/ Taz Ahmed, Zahra Noorbakhsh)

The Siege (1998)
Name Review Stars
W. Kamau Bell Led Astray ★★
Kevin Avery
Taz Ahmed Led Astray + ½ ★★½
Zahra Noorbakhsh This Is What He Does ★★★★★★

Episode 61: Edi Gathegi And Brandon Sonnier Of The Blacklist

Out of Time (2003)
Name Review Stars
W. Kamau Bell Bamboozled ★★★★★
Kevin Avery Run Amok ★★★★
Edi Gathegi Bamboozled ★★★★★
Brandon Sonnier Hoodwink ★★★

Episode 60: Philadelphia with Sonari Glinton

Philadelphia (1993)
Name Review Stars
W. Kamau Bell Bamboozled ★★★★★
Kevin Avery Bamboozled ★★★★★
Sonari Glinton This Is What He Does ★★★★★★

Episode 56: Unstoppable with Travon Free

Unstoppable (2010)
Name Review Stars
W. Kamau Bell Led Astray + ½ ★★½
Kevin Avery Run Amok ★★★★
Travon Free Run Amok ★★★★

Episode 52: Power

Power (1986)
Name Review Stars
W. Kamau Bell Been Took
Kevin Avery Led Astray ★★

Episode 51: Mo' Better Blues with J. August Richards (Pt. 2)

Mo' Better Blues (1990)
Name Review Stars
W. Kamau Bell Run Amok ★★★★
Kevin Avery Run Amok ★★★★

Episode 49: Mississippi Masala with Hari Kondabolu

Mississippi Masala (1991)
Name Review Stars
W. Kamau Bell Hoodwink ★★★
Kevin Avery Hoodwink ★★★
Hari Kondabolu Hoodwink ★★★

Episode 48: Mo' Better Blues with Ava DuVernay

Mo' Better Blues (1990)
Name Review Stars
W. Kamau Bell
Kevin Avery
Ava DuVernay This Is What He Does ★★★★★★

Episode 47: Much Ado About Nothing with Corey Glover

Much Ado About Nothing (1993)
Name Review Stars
W. Kamau Bell Run Amok ★★★★
Kevin Avery Run Amok ★★★★
Corey Glover Run Amok ★★★★

Episode 44: Training Day with Omar Dorsey (Redux)

Training Day (2001)
Name Review Stars
W. Kamau Bell Been Took
Kevin Avery This Is What He Does ★★★★★★
Omar Dorsey This Is What He Does ★★★★★★

Episode 43: Straight Outta Compton with Omar Dorsey

Straight Outta Compton (2015)
Name Review Stars
W. Kamau Bell Bamboozled ★★★★★
Kevin Avery Bamboozled ★★★★★
Omar Dorsey Bamboozled ★★★★★

Episode 42: Training Day with Sasheer Zamata

Training Day (2001)
Name Review Stars
W. Kamau Bell This Is What He Does ★★★★★★
Kevin Avery This Is What He Does ★★★★★★
Sasheer Zamata Bamboozled ★★★★★

Episode 41: Out of Time with Vernon Reid

Out of Time (2003)
Name Review Stars
W. Kamau Bell Run Amok ★★★★
Kevin Avery Run Amok ★★★★
Vernon Reid Hoodwink ★★★

Episode 40: The Pelican Brief with Michelle Buteau

The Pelican Brief (1993)
Name Review Stars
W. Kamau Bell Hoodwink ★★★
Kevin Avery Hoodwink ★★★
Michelle Buteau Hoodwink ★★★

Episode 38: License To Kill

License To Kill (1984)
Name Review Stars
W. Kamau Bell Led Astray ★★
Kevin Avery Hoodwink ★★★

Episode 37: The Preacher’s Wife with Phoebe Robinson

The Preacher’s Wife (1996)
Name Review Stars
W. Kamau Bell Hoodwink ★★★
Kevin Avery Hoodwink ★★★
Phoebe Robinson Hoodwink ★★★

Episode 36: The Manchurian Candidate

The Manchurian Candidate (2004)
Name Review Stars
W. Kamau Bell Hoodwink ★★★
Kevin Avery Run Amok ★★★★

Episode 35: The Hurricane with Dave Zirin

The Hurricane (1999)
Name Review Stars
W. Kamau Bell This Is What He Does ★★★★★★
Kevin Avery Bamboozled ★★★★★
Dave Zirin Bamboozled ★★★★★

Episode 33: Man On Fire with Johnny Skourtis

Man On Fire (2004)
Name Review Stars
W. Kamau Bell Bamboozled ★★★★★
Kevin Avery Bamboozled ★★★★★
Johnny Skourtis

Episode 30: Inside Man w/ Jozen Cummings, Hasan Minhaj, James Monroe Iglehart

Inside Man (2006)
Name Review Stars
W. Kamau Bell Bamboozled ★★★★★
Kevin Avery
Jozen Cummings Run Amok ★★★★
James Monroe Iglehart Bamboozled ★★★★★
Hasan Minhaj Run Amok + ½ ★★★★½

Episode 27: John Q with Kathryn P. McMurphy, Justin X

John Q (2002)
Name Review Stars
W. Kamau Bell Run Amok ★★★★
Kevin Avery Run Amok ★★★★
Kathryn P. McMurphy Hoodwink ★★★
Justin X

Episode 26: Heart Condition with Kathryn P. McMurphy

Heart Condition (1990)
Name Review Stars
W. Kamau Bell Led Astray ★★
Kevin Avery Led Astray ★★
Kathryn P. McMurphy Hoodwink ★★★

Episode 23: Hard Lessons: The George Mckenna Story with Bucky Sinister

Hard Lessons: The George Mckenna Story (1986)
Name Review Stars
W. Kamau Bell Led Astray ★★
Kevin Avery Hoodwink ★★★
Bucky Sinister Led Astray ★★

Episode 22: He Got Game with Omar Dorsey

He Got Game (1998)
Name Review Stars
W. Kamau Bell Bamboozled ★★★★★
Kevin Avery Run Amok ★★★★
Omar Dorsey This Is What He Does ★★★★★★

Episode 20: Ricochet with Doug Benson

Ricochet (1991)
Name Review Stars
W. Kamau Bell Hoodwink ★★★
Kevin Avery Led Astray ★★
Doug Benson Hoodwink ★★★

Episode 19: Death Wish

Death Wish (1974)
Name Review Stars
W. Kamau Bell N/A -
Kevin Avery N/A -

Episode 18: The Great Debaters

The Great Debaters (2007)
Name Review Stars
W. Kamau Bell Run Amok ★★★★
Kevin Avery Run Amok ★★★★

Episode 17: Glory

Glory (1989)
Name Review Stars
W. Kamau Bell This Is What He Does ★★★★★★
Kevin Avery This Is What He Does ★★★★★★

Episode 16: For Queen And Country

For Queen And Country (1988)
Name Review Stars
W. Kamau Bell Been Took
Kevin Avery Led Astray ★★

Episode 15: Fallen with Aisha Harris

Fallen (1998)
Name Review Stars
W. Kamau Bell Hoodwink ★★★
Kevin Avery Hoodwink ★★★
Aisha Harris Hoodwink ★★★

Episode 13: Flight with Doug Benson

Flight (2012)
Name Review Stars
W. Kamau Bell Run Amok ★★★★
Kevin Avery Bamboozled ★★★★★
Doug Benson Run Amok ★★★★

Episode 12: Devil In A Blue Dress with Kathryn P. McMurphy

Devil In A Blue Dress (1995)
Name Review Stars
W. Kamau Bell Led Astray ★★
Kevin Avery Run Amok ★★★★
Kathryn P. McMurphy Run Amok ★★★★

Episode 11: Deja Vu with Kathryn P. McMurphy

Deja Vu (2006)
Name Review Stars
W. Kamau Bell Led Astray ★★
Kevin Avery Hoodwink ★★★
Kathryn P. McMurphy Hoodwink ★★★

Episode 10: Cry Freedom

Cry Freedom (1987)
Name Review Stars
W. Kamau Bell Led Astray + ½ ★★½
Kevin Avery Led Astray + ½ ★★½

Episode 8: Crimson Tide

Crimson Tide (1995)
Name Review Stars
W. Kamau Bell Run Amok ★★★★
Kevin Avery Run Amok ★★★★

Episode 7: Courage Under Fire

Courage Under Fire (1996)
Name Review Stars
W. Kamau Bell Hoodwink ★★★
Kevin Avery Hoodwink ★★★

Episode 6: The Book of Eli

The Book of Eli (2010)
Name Review Stars
W. Kamau Bell Bamboozled ★★★★★
Kevin Avery Bamboozled ★★★★★

Episode 5: The Bone Collector

The Bone Collector (1999)
Name Review Stars
W. Kamau Bell Been Took
Kevin Avery Led Astray ★★

Episode 4: Antwone Fisher

Antwone Fisher (2002)
Name Review Stars
W. Kamau Bell Hoodwink ★★★
Kevin Avery Hoodwink ★★★

Episode 3: American Gangster

American Gangster (2007)
Name Review Stars
W. Kamau Bell Bamboozled ★★★★★
Kevin Avery Bamboozled ★★★★★

Episode 2: A Soldier's Story

A Soldier's Story (1984)
Name Review Stars
W. Kamau Bell Run Amok ★★★★
Kevin Avery Run Amok ★★★★

Episode 1: The Equalizer

The Equalizer (2014)
Name Review Stars
W. Kamau Bell Hoodwink ★★★
Kevin Avery Run Amok ★★★★
Kathryn P. McMurphy Been Took + ½ ★½
Doug Benson Bamboozled + ½ ★★★★★½