Episode 89: ‘Pokémon Detective Pikachu’ and the Difficulty of Adapting Video Games into Film with Special Guest Host Ify Nwadiwe

Episode 89

Gotta catch ’em all? More like, gotta listen to ’em all. The Who Shot Ya podcast episodes, that is. This week we have a very special guest host, comedian and actor Ify Nwadiwe. This self-proclaimed “Turbo Nerd” is the perfect person to discuss Pokémon Detective Pikachu with Alonso and Drea. They chat about why video games have such a tough time being adapted into films. Plus, they confess the movie recommendations they most regret. And, as always, staff picks.

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Pokémon Detective Pikachu

Gotta catch ’em all? More like, gotta listen to ’em all. The Who Shot Ya podcast episodes, that is. This week we have a very special guest host, comedian and actor Ify Nwadiwe. This self-proclaimed “Turbo Nerd” is the perfect person to discuss Pokémon Detective Pikachu with Alonso and Drea. They chat about why video games have such a tough time being adapted into films. Plus, they confess the movie recommendations they most regret. And, as always, staff picks.

In news, the Avengers: Endgame editors had to go through 900 hours of footage, the backlash over Mel Gibson portraying Santa has begun, and Taylor Swift goes to cat school.

Staff Picks:

Alonso – Charlie Says
Drea – The Biggest Little Farm
Ify – Goodnight Mommy

With Alonso Duralde, Drea Clark, and Ify Nwadiwe.

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  • Ify Nwadiwe

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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. Who Shot Ya? is news, reviews and in-depth insight, beamed directly into your ears every week.

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