Episode notes

Alonso has been hyping Poor Things since Venice, and now his Breakfast All Day co-host Christy Lemire is making her first (!) appearance on MaxFilm to discuss it! Plus, we pitch reimagined monster movies where anything goes.

What’s Good
Alonso – a theatrical re-release moment (Love Actually and Die Hard)
Christy – Christmas cookies
Drea – magnesium glycinate


  1. Great Gerwig Gets Her First Directing Golden Globe Nomination
  2. Spirit Awards Nominations!
  3. LA Film Critics Assoc. Best Picture of 2023 is Zone of Interest

Christmas Movie Minute
A Not So Royal Christmas (Hallmark)
Silent Night (Theatrical)
Christmas in Notting Hill (Hallmark)
Catch Me If You Claus (Hallmark)
There’s Something in the Barn (Prime)
Our Christmas Mural (Hallmark)

Staff Picks
Christy – The Gilded Age
Alonso – The Marriage of Maria Braun
Drea – Under the Skin

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  • Christy Lemire

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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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