Episode notes

Today’s movie takes on the guise of a weird ’80s teen comedy, then adds in some supernatural phenomena and some axes. So we consult THE JV CLUB’s Janet Varney on the peculiarities of Lisa’s high school experience, and then make up some Monster Mash-up movies of our own.

What’s Good
Alonso – RO-TEL Dip
Janet – Mochi Muffins from Third Culture Bakery
Drea – Chocolate-dipped Twinkies


  1. The Oscars Are Adding a New Category: Best Casting
  2. 2023 Sundance Darling FANCY DANCE Finally Finds a Home
  3. Crunchyroll Merges with Funimation…Now Funimation Digital Downloads Will Disappear

Staff Picks
Alonso – Perfect Days
Janet – Housebound 
Drea – Players

In this episode...


  • Janet Varney

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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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