Episode notes

We’ve had our eye on this one from its premiere at Sundance (!). Now, Adamma Ebo’s mockumentary, starring Sterling K. Brown and Regina Hall, has hit theaters and Peacock, with a period in its title and a lot more than Pearl Prada on its mind.

Later, we’ll nominate mockumentaries to the Hall of Excellence.

What’s Good
Alonso – Gratitude for the people in his life that let him rest and recuperate
Drea – Justice for Selena Gomez’s deadpan on OMITB
Angelique – Fall Festival Season
Ify – A/C science


  1. That Famous Nicole Kidman AMC Ad is Getting a Sequel
  2. Last Saturday was “National Cinema Day” in the US
  3. Chris “Ludacris” Bridges and Lil Rel Howery Are Making a Christmas Movie for Disney

Hall of Excellence Nominees – Vote on Facebook
Waiting for Guffman (1996)
Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping (2016)
Drop Dead Gorgeous (1999)
The Other Side of the Wind (2018, technically)

Staff Picks
Support the Girls (2018)
A Face in the Crowd (1957)
The Best Man (1999)
The House (2022)

Other Honk for Jesus links:
Ebo’s short film version
Angelique’s interview with the cast 


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Ify Nwadiwe
Drea Clark
Alonso Duralde
Angelique Jackson
Produced by Marissa Flaxbart
Sr. Producer Laura Swisher

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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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