Episode notes

Say it with us: Animation is an art form! Animation isn’t just for kids! Makoto Shinkai’s latest film, Suzume, proves that an animated film with talking cats and teaching students who are temporarily chairs can make a grown person cry. Then, we’ll do a fun audio quiz about famous doors of cinema history.

What’s Good
Alonso – Dave White saving the day on Deck the Hallmark
Drea – Drag Isn’t Dangerous telethon
Karen – Collective action and worker solidarity
Ify – Alhambra


Staff Picks
Alonso – Makoto Shinkai Blu-Rays, The Place Promised in Our Early Days, 5 Centimeters Per Second, and Children Who Chase Lost Voices
Drea – BlackBerry
Karen – Beau is Afraid

Ify Nwadiwe
Drea Clark
Alonso Duralde
Karen Han
Produced by
Marissa Flaxbart
Sr. Producer
Laura Swisher

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  • Karen Han

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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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