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It premiered in 2005, propelling Jean-Marc Valée into the next level of his career. In 2015, Toronto critics named it one of the 10 best Canadian films of all time. And in 2022, American viewers can finally see what all the fuss is about. In honor of the late Valée, Pride month, and out 250th episode (!), we’re taking a look at the coming-of-age-and-coming-out story that is C.R.A.Z.Y. along with none other than Guy Branum.

Plus, a quiz on acronym movie titles!

What’s Good
Alonso – January 6th Hearings
Drea – LoJack
Guy – Golden Eighties
Ify – Seattle (What’s NOT Good: USPS drama)

a).  Australian Newspaper Admits They Were Going to Out Rebel Wilson Before She Came Out Herself
b). Jennifer Hudson EGOTs With Tony Win for Producing ‘A Strange Loop’
c). ‘Paddington 3’ Gets a Title and a Director

Staff Picks
Drea – The Worst Person In the World
Alonso – Demolition
Guy – Bon Cop, Bad Cop
Ify – Scott Pilgrim vs. the World

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Ify Nwadiwe
Drea Clark
Alonso Duralde
Guy Branum

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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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