Episode 189: Steve McQueen’s Lovers Rock, Alex Wheatle, and Education with Robert Butler III

Episode 189

16th April 2021

We discuss changing the name of our show. Plus, we speak with Robert Butler III (First Cut) about Steve McQueen’s Lovers Rock, Alex Wheatle, and Education.

Episode notes

Lovers Rock

At the top of the show, we take some time to explain why we are changing our name from Who Shot Ya? to the temporary The Untitled Ify, Drea, & Alonso Project. You can read our full statement here

After we take care of that business, we do something we’ve never done before – talk about three separate movies in one episode! And there is no one better suited to talk about these movies than our guest. This week we are joined by the host of First Cut on YouTube, Robert Butler III. He is here to chat about Steve McQueen’s remaining films in the Small Axe series; Lovers Rock, Alex Wheatle, and Education. Plus we answer a question from our hotline about which director we’d like to see helm their own Small Axe-type film series. And, as always, we’ve got ‘Staff Picks.’

Staff Picks:
Ify – BlacKkKlansman
Alonso – Brute Force
Drea – Spontaneous
Robert – Uptight

With Ify Nwadiwe, Drea Clark, Alonso Duralde, and Robert Butler III

In this episode...


  • Robert Butler III

About the show

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.

Email maximumfilm@maximumfun.org and follow the show on Twitter @maximum_film.

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