Episode 226: The End of 2021 Bonanza!

Episode 226

31st December 2021

It’s a blowout! We’re passing out the prestigious Maxie Awards, which recognizes excellence in film from 2021, and we’re going through our Top Ten lists.

Episode notes

It’s the end of 2021! Which means that Maximum Film is releasing our year-end Top Ten lists. There isn’t a single unanimous film picked by all three hosts! Lots to discuss and debate in this one. Plus, we hand out our prestigious Maxie Awards, which recognizes excellence in filmmaking from the past year. And, as always, we’ve got ‘Staff Picks.’

Top Ten Lists:
Ify – Luca, Annette, Coda, Dune, Godzilla vs. Kong, F9, Shang-Chi, The Green Knight, Bad Trip
Evangelion: 3.0+1.0 Thrice Upon a Time, (and Red Rocket)

Drea – Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar, C’mon C’mon, Petite Maman, Drive My Car, The Lost Daughter, The Mitchells vs. the Machines, Pig, The Power of the Dog, Spencer, Zola

Alonso – 10. Swan Song, 9. Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar, 8. Memoria, 7. Luca, 6. Petite Maman, 5. The Worst Person in the World, 4. Limbo, 3. West Side Story, 2. Parallel Mothers, 1. Licorice Pizza

Staff Picks:
Ify – The Suicide Squad
Drea – Under the Tuscan Sun
Alonso – Limbo

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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