Episode notes

It’s getting spooky (and even a little sad) in the world of Branagh Poirot, but don’t worry it’s still cozy! Cozier than ever, perhaps. We’ve got Gillian Walters, Poirot fan and arbitress of all things cozy (which is the name of her podcast), here to help us tell you all about this mystery movie with as few spoilers as possible.

What’s Good 
Alonso – Historically Black Phrases
Gillian – Morro Bay’s seaweed-wrapped sea otters
Drea – Free COVID tests are back


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Staff Picks
Alonso – Invisible Beauty
Gillian – You Are So Not Invited to My Bat Mitzvah
Drea – Juan of the Dead

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Drea Clark
Alonso Duralde
Gillian Walters
Ify Nwadiwe

Producer Marissa Flaxbart
Sr. Producer Laura Swisher

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  • Gillian Walters

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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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