Episode notes

Luca Guadagnino’s latest film (and biggest to date) has been the talk of cinema circles since its release. Whether it’s causing a thirst for threesomes, a craving for churros, or a burning desire to pick up a racket, folks have been talking about it, and now we are too, with help from LAFCA President and critic Robert Abele! Then we’ll hear a lot more about Alonso’s forthcoming book, HOLLYWOOD PRIDE, out soon on May 14!

What’s Good
Alonso – Justin Chang winning a Pulitzer Prize
Drea – PRF Facial in Vegas
Robert – LA Lemons galore and making food with them
Ify – Warhammer Cafe in Monrovia


  1. Slamdance Is Moving to Los Angeles!
  2. Vin Diesel’s Riddick Sequel Will Begin Filming This Fall
  3. McDonald’s Happy Meal Toys Are Revealing MCU Spoilers

Vin Diesel Street Sharks Demo (as referenced by Ify)

Tennis player Andrea Petkovic’s review in The Guardian (referenced by Robert)

***Order a signed copy of Alonso’s book from Book Soup***

Staff Picks
Drea – The Idea of You
Alonso – Egoist
Robert – Whatever is on Criterion 24/7! (also: Evil Does Not Exist)
Ify – Dial M for Murder

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In this episode...


  • Robert Abele

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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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