Episode notes

Mira Nair And Sarita Choudhury Look Back At 'Mississippi Masala' | HuffPost Entertainment

Kevin Avery (writer, comedian, and former co-host of the premier Denzel Washington podcast) joins us to take a look at a young Denzel and first-time movie star Sarita Choudhury in Mira Nair’s sophomore feature from 1991, the often romantic, surprisingly political, and totally unique Mississippi Masala. Then, we think about what untold stories we’d like to see on screens.

What’s Good
Alonso – Dr. Khiara M. Bridges
Drea – Architectural Digest YouTube Series
Kevin – Star Trek: Discovery
Ify – Louis Vuitton Air Force Ones


a).  A Set from NOPE Will Become a Part of the Universal Studios Tour

b). AMC is Bringing Back $5 Tuesdays

c). There’s a Back to the Future Musical coming to Broadway

Staff Picks
Alonso – Queen of Katwe (2016)
Drea – The Namesake (2007)
Kevin – Edge of Tomorrow (2014)
Ify – Carbon Copy (1981)

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Ify Nwadiwe
Drea Clark
Alonso Duralde
Kevin Avery

Produced by Marissa Flaxbart
Sr. Producer Laura Swisher

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  • Kevin Avery

About the show

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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