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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.
 
Andrew's stuck in some sort of purgatory with nobody except an egg statue and an evil Producer to keep him company. To pass the time, he has to produce a podcast where he reads the Wikipedia Pages for all of the movies he was too spooked to watch in the real world. Written and Performed by Andrew Sherman Edited and Produced by Riley "Biley" Hopkins Show art by Marnie Silverman With special thanks to the writers, editors, programmers, and other developers of Wikipedia
 
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In today's episode, we talk to Riley Silverman, actor, writer, uber nerd, and self-described "chaotic femme," about her deep love of Doctor Who, Star Wars, and RPGs. We also discuss trans, nonbinary, and queer representation in nerdom and why Darth Vader comics rule. From Ahsoka Tano to Lula Talisola, we talk about the characters we love! Follow Ri…
 
We have a very special episode this week. In conjunction with Geena Davis’ Bentonville Film Festival, we are discussing Thelma & Louise in celebration of the 30th anniversary of the film’s release. And we are joined by our good pal Katie Walsh as we drive off a cliff together in our proverbial Ford Thunderbird. Drea, who serves as film curator for …
 
In this week's episode, we answer a listener question about WandaVision, what the adaptation gets right and where it fails, and what comics we'd love to see adapted or not. We get into the erasure of Wanda's Jewish and Romani identities and so much more. We also discuss some of our favorite comics that could be adapted for the screen, from Monstres…
 
This week the gang is discussing a movie that no one was particularly excited about; Space Jam: A New Legacy. And its biggest proponent, Ify Nwadiwe, had the audacity to not be available to record this episode. But producer Casey fills in and does his best to speak on his behalf and the behalf of all those who have a nostalgic soft-spot for the ori…
 
In this special presentation of Paradoxes & Possibilities, as the Game of Rassilon team continue their high seas adventure, written by game co-creator Sophie Iles! We’ve launched a Patreon! Support the show and receive access to exclusive content at patreon.com/rassilonpod Editing and Sound Design: David King. Recorded remotely. Stay safe, everyone…
 
In today's episode, we have a double dose of Deadpool! First, we talk about what we love about the Merc with the Mouth with Monika Estrella Negra. We get into the highs and lows of our favorite tragic clown, from his pansexuality to his chaotic energy. Monika walks us through the horror elements of Deadpool, Sara talks Deadpool's exes, and S.E. dis…
 
This week the gang is chatting about the latest entry into the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Black Widow. Plus, they take a quiz about bug-related superheroes which results in Ify threatening Producer Casey’s life. And, as always, we’ve got ‘Staff Picks.’ In news, Greta Gerwig is set to direct the Barbie movie and Brian De Palma says he was wrong to m…
 
Let’s all take a metaphorical and horrifying trip down to Tampa as we discuss Janicza Bravo’s Zola. Based on the viral Twitter thread by A’Ziah “Zola” King, the Maximum Film! gang dissects the movie and discerns whether the filmmaker was successful in adapting the thread to the big screen. Plus, they answer a call from the ‘Hotline’ about their fav…
 
In this special presentation of Paradoxes & Possibilities, the Game of Rassilon team assembles a new team of intrepid Time Travelers to dive into an exciting high-seas adventure written by Sophie Iles! We’ve launched a Patreon! Support the show and receive access to exclusive content at patreon.com/rassilonpod Editing and Sound Design: David King. …
 
In our 100th freaking episode, we talk Jane Foster Thor and what makes her so worthy, discussing her history in the comics, why the Aaron/Dauterman run is so iconic, and why she makes us weep. Our Comic of the Week is: Dazzler (1981), Issues #1-4, script by Tom DeFalco, pencils by John Romita Jr., inks by Alfredo Alcala, colors by Glynis Wein, Lett…
 
Our 200th Episode! Can ya believe it??? And what better way to celebrate than talking with our good pal Demi Adejuyigbe about the newest Fast & Furious film, F9. We put the film through our usual diagnostic test to see how it stacks up against the other Fast & Furious films. Plus, we take a Fast & Furious quiz to test our knowledge of the franchise…
 
In our pride month extravaganza grand finale, we interview Vita Ayala about their body of comics work from The Wilds to Livewire to The New Mutants, why imperfect queer and Brown characters matter to them, and why superheroes still matter. We get into the role of nostalgia in how stories are made, why characters need to grapple with the consequence…
 
In today's episode, our eighth Pride Month Extravaganza interview, we talk to Trung Le Nguyen about his graphic novel The Magic Fish, the importance of clothing and fashion to graphic narratives, and the connection between fairy tales and queerness. We get into the challenges of being both the artist and writer of your own story, the limits of lang…
 
This week’s episode is a unique one. During the MaxFunDrive we had a stretch goal that stated that if we reached 250 new and upgrading members, one lucky member would get to choose the movie we discuss on an episode. Since we reached our stretch goal, we randomly selected a member, and that person turned out to be the wonderful Merrell! The movie t…
 
In today's episode, our sixth Pride month extravaganza interview, we interview Sophie Campbell about her incredible body of comics work including Wet Moon, Glory, and JEM, the pressure on queer and trans creators to make perfect representation, and having a good time with the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Follow Sophie on Twitter at: @mooncalfe1 Fo…
 
Team TARDIS and the Auditor (special guest player Casey Jones) work to protect a planet besieged by Sontarans with a strange request. We’ve launched a Patreon! Support the show and receive access to exclusive content at patreon.com/rassilonpod Editing and Sound Design: David King. Theme music arrangement: Drew Krassowski. “Previously on…” music: Lu…
 
On this week’s episode we are IN THE HEIGHTS! We tackle the new Lin-Manuel Miranda-penned film. We also chat about what makes a good movie musical. Plus, we answer a call from the hotline about the movies that truly surprised us. And, to finish things off, we’ve got ‘Staff Picks.’ In news, Tyrese does not seem to grasp what is in the MCU, Vin Diese…
 
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