Episode 137: ‘Tigertail’ and Contentious Film Recommendations

Episode 137

17th April 2020

Ify, Drea, and Alonso discuss the new film from Alan Yang ‘Tigertail,’ Ify and Alonso share their own personal stories of growing up with immigrant parents, and they all reveal the movies they loved in high school.

Episode notes

Hong-Chi Lee and Yo-Hsing Fang in the film 'Tigertail' (2020). They stare at each other lovingly


The hits just keep on coming! This week we’re discussing the beautiful new film on Netflix from Master of None co-creator Alan Yang called Tigertail. Alonso and Ify share their own personal stories of being the children of immigrant parents. We also discuss the movies that most influenced us during high school in the segment ‘This Is Your Movie Life!’ We answer a question from the Who Shotline regarding contentious movie recommendations. And, as always, we’ve got staff picks.

Staff Picks:
Ify – Rush Hour
Drea – Straight Up
Alonso – Sorry We Missed You and Four Weddings and a Funeral

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A movie podcast that isn’t just a bunch of straight white dudes. Comedian Ify Nwadiwe is joined by film producer Drea Clark and film critic Alonso Duralde for a fast, funny, flight through film. Maximum Film! is news, reviews and in-depth insight, beamed directly into your ears every week.

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