Episode 138: ‘Your Name’ and Anime Culture with Dani Fernandez

Episode 138

24th April 2020

Writer, actor, and comedian Dani Fernandez joins Ify, Alonso, and Drea to discuss 2016’s ‘Your Name,’ anime culture, and the character from an isolation film they most relate to.

Episode notes

Film still from the anime 'Your Name' (2016). The two characters walk down a city street.

Your Name

This one goes out to all the weebs and anime fans out there! We are joined by the effervescent Dani Fernandez to discuss 2016’s Your Name – the first anime film we’ve ever discussed on the show! She and Ify break down the positive and negative aspects of anime culture. We also reveal the movies that meant the most to us during our “college years” in ‘This Is Your Movie Life!’ Plus, we answer a question from the Who Shotline about the character from an isolation film we most relate to. And, to round things out, we end with ‘Staff Picks.’

Staff Picks:
Ify – Promare
Drea – Hunt for the Wilderpeople
Alonso – My Brother’s Husband
Dani – I Am the Pretty Thing That Lives in the House

In this episode...


  • Dani Fernandez

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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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