Episode notes

Friends gather for a meal in "Bros."

Comedian Steve Hernandez joins us to take a look at Universal’s splashy gay rom-com. We talk about where it sits in queer cinema history and whether it delivered on its promises (of both the “rom” and “com” varieties).

Then, we get some characters from movies past set up with podcasting narrators of their own.

What’s Good
Alonso – Retail Christmas season
Steve – wedding planning, The Chatterbox, Rao’s sauce from the jar
Drea – Season 3 of Derry Girls


a). John Waters Returns to Directing to Helm Adaptation of His Novel
b). Netflix Will Put Knives Out 2 in 600 Theaters For a Week
c). Velma is “Officially” Gay in the Newest Scooby-Doo Movie

Staff Picks
Drea – Straight Up (2022)
Alonso – Go Fish (1994)
Steve – Boom for Real: The Late Teenage Years of Jean-Michel Basquiat (2018)

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Drea Clark
Alonso Duralde
Steve Hernandez

Produced by Marissa Flaxbart
Sr. Producer Laura Swisher

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  • Steve Hernandez

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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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