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Danielle Deadwyler Is a Best Actress Contender for 'Till' After NYFF -  Variety

We’ve got film critic Robert Daniels to help us answer the hard-hitting questions about a film about the kind of gutwrenching true story you wish were pure fiction. Questions like: Did you want to see this movie? Then, we take a hotline call that brings in a healthy dose of Black Joy.

What’s Good
Drea – wedding ridiculousness
Robert – awesome Chicago weather
Ify – skincare


  1. Angelina Jolie Will Play Opera Singer Maria Callas in Pablo Larraín’s Next Film
  2. Warner Bros.’ Cooks Up an NFT ‘experience’: The Fellowship in 4K
  3. Tim Burton Says He’s Done with Disney after Dumbo Debacle

Staff Picks:
Drea – ClemencyGirls Trip
Robert – AftersunThe Banshees of Inisherin
Ify – Watchmen (the show)

Robert’s TIME article: Witnessing Black Trauma Onscreen in 2022

Buy Alonso’s book – I’ll Be Home for Christmas Movies 

Ify Nwadiwe
Drea Clark
Robert Daniels

Produced by Marissa Flaxbart
Sr. Producer Laura Swisher

In this episode...


  • Robert Daniels

About the show

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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