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Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom

In advance of the Academy Awards this Sunday, we’re talking about Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, which was nominated for 5 Oscars including Best Actress for Viola Davis and Best Actor for Chadwick Boseman. We also answer a question from the ‘Hotline’ about the wigs and costumes that have taken us out of a movie. And, as always, we’ve got ‘Staff Picks.’

In news, Steven Soderbergh tries to make the Academy Awards “feel like a movie,” disgraced producer Scott Rudin “steps back” from all of his projects, and Dave Bautista demands to play Bane.

Staff Picks:
Ify – Moulin Rouge
Alonso – The Fabulous Allan Carr
Drea – Together Together

With Ify Nwadiwe, Drea Clark, and Alonso Duralde

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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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