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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. The Untitled Ify, Drea, & Alonso Project is news, reviews and in-depth insight, beamed directly into your ears every week.

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. The Untitled Ify, Drea, & Alonso Project is news, reviews and in-depth insight, beamed directly into your ears every week.

Location:

Los Angeles, CA

Description:

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. The Untitled Ify, Drea, & Alonso Project is news, reviews and in-depth insight, beamed directly into your ears every week.

Language:

English

Contact:

Maximum Fun 2404 Wilshire Blvd., 9A Los Angeles, CA 90057 206-984-4FUN


Episodes

‘Godzilla vs. Kong’ with Heather Anne Campbell

4/9/2021
We have a Kaiju-sized episode this week! We are joined by the wonderful Heather Anne Campbell (How Did This Get Played?) to discuss Godzilla vs. Kong. We also answer a question from the ‘Who Shotline’ about the best “revenge movies.” And, as always, we’ve got ‘Staff Picks.’ In news, Jamie Kennedy kind of didn’t realize he was in an anti-abortion propaganda film, and James Cameron tries to recapture the magic of the original Avatar for its four upcoming sequels. Plus, we must ask a simple...

Duration:01:03:40

Steve McQueen’s ‘Mangrove’ and ‘Red, White and Blue’

4/2/2021
This week we are diving into Steve McQueen’s Small Axe series on Amazon Prime by discussing two of the films; Mangrove and Red, White and Blue. We chose to pair these two films because they both explore police brutality in London’s West Indian community. Ify also reveals that he thought the Black, British filmmaker Steve McQueen was the same person as the white, American actor Steve McQueen, who died in 1980. But no one’s perfect. We also take a call from the “Who Shotline” asking us which...

Duration:00:57:16

‘Zack Snyder’s Justice League’ with Jordan Morris & Ricky Carmona

3/26/2021
We simply have TOO much show to contain in one episode. We are joined by our old buddies Jordan Morris and Ricky Carmona to help us untangle the 4 hours long, Zack Snyder’s Justice League. The sole purpose of this entire episode is to finally lay to rest any talk about an impending “Snyder Cut,” once and for all. That’s why we spend the whole episode talking about this damn movie! Plus, we must ask a simple favor. Please tell us a story about why you support our show! What do you think...

Duration:01:18:16

‘Minari’ and Breaking Down the Oscar Nominations

3/19/2021
Inkoo Kang makes a stop on her “Minari World Tour” to talk to us about the Lee Isaac Chung film and her personal connection to it. We also break down all of the Oscar nominations. Plus, we answer a question from the ‘Who Shotline’ about what movie we’d like to see on ‘Pop-Up Video.’ And, as always, we’ve got ‘Staff Picks.’ And, a simple favor, please tell us a story about why you support our show! What do you think about us? What do we mean to you? You can email us at...

Duration:01:00:15

'Coming 2 America' with Dan Murrell

3/12/2021
Welcome 2 our Coming 2 America podcast! We are joined by the host of the All My Movies podcast, film critic Dan Murrell. He and the gang cover the phonetically similar sequel to Coming to America. Plus, we answer a question from the ‘Who Shotline’ about movies with “found families.” And, as always, we’ve got ‘Staff Picks.’ In news, there’s lots of stuff going on with the Space Jam sequel and director Chloé Zhao is getting a lot of heat from China. And, a simple favor, please tell us a...

Duration:00:59:38

‘Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar’ with ‘It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia’s’ Mary Elizabeth Ellis

3/5/2021
Much like the movie we’re discussing today, listening to this episode is like taking a tropical vacation. And to do so, we’re joined by the wonderful actress and writer Mary Elizabeth Ellis (It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Santa Clarita Diet). The movie we dissect on the show is the delightfully kooky, Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar. Plus, the gang answers an email about their favorite Black romance movies. And, as always, we’ve got ‘Staff Picks.’ In news, Ta-Nehisi Coates is set to...

Duration:00:57:46

‘Nomadland’ with Mpls-St.Paul Magazine Senior Writer Steve Marsh

2/26/2021
This episode will hit you like a fully equipped nomadic van! That’s because the gang is discussing Chloé Zhao’s latest, Nomadland. They are joined by one of Drea’s childhood friends, senior writer for Mpls-St. Paul magazine, Steve Marsh. He’s known Drea for so long that he even refers to her as “Andrea.” Weird. Steve also talks about how his brother is all over Tik-Tok. Alonso is excited about The Muppet Show streaming on Disney+. And Ify is officially the same age as when Jesus died. Plus,...

Duration:00:59:17

'Judas and the Black Messiah' and Recasting 'My Dinner with Andre'

2/19/2021
Another fabulous episode for your earholes! This week we discuss the powerful Judas and the Black Messiah, which leads to a very passionate conversation about the Black Panthers. Plus, for the ‘Who Shotline,’ we do our best to recast a modern version of My Dinner with Andre. And, as always, we’ve got ‘Staff Picks.’ In news, Martin Scorsese is concerned about “content” and the autistic community is critical of Sia’s debut feature Music. Please check out storyblocks.com/WHOSHOT And please...

Duration:00:55:41

‘Malcolm & Marie’ and Macaroni & Cheese

2/12/2021
A LOT to discuss in this episode. First off, the gang dissects Sam Levinson’s new film, Malcolm & Marie. Ify points out the explicit reasons why this movie was written by a white man. Alonso gives some insight into the world of film criticism. And Drea celebrates the joy and beauty of macaroni and cheese. Plus, they answer a question from the Who Shotline about movie merchandise, which ends up being more embarrassingly revealing than one would think. And, as always, we’ve got ‘Staff...

Duration:00:59:02

‘One Night in Miami’ with ‘Screen Drafts’ Co-Host Clay Keller

2/5/2021
This week we are joined by friend-of-the-show and co-host of the wonderful Screen Drafts podcast, Clay Keller. He joins us to talk about Regina King’s directorial debut, One Night in Miami. Drea and Alonso give us an in-depth examination of this year’s virtual Sundance Film Festival. And, as always, we’ve got ‘Staff Picks.’ In news, RIP Cicely Tyson and the Golden Globe nominations. Please check out storyblocks.com/WHOSHOT And please consider supporting the production of Who Shot Ya? by...

Duration:01:10:26

'Another Round’ with ‘The Greatest Generation’ Host Benjamin Harrison

1/29/2021
This week we are so lucky to be joined by one of the hosts of the phenomenal Maximum Fun podcast The Greatest Generation, Benjamin Harrison. He is here to “drink up” and discuss the Mads Mikkelsen drunk fest Another Round. We also answer a question from the ‘Who Shotline’ about movies with a great sense of place. And, as always, we’ve got ‘Staff Picks.’ In news, Pixar’s Soul is voiced by white actors for the international release, Keira Knightley will no longer shoot sex scenes directed by...

Duration:01:01:53

‘Promising Young Woman’ with TCM Programmer Millie De Chirico

1/22/2021
This week we are joined by the wonderful Millie De Chirico. If you don’t know her, you can see her work as a programmer for TCM Underground on Friday nights, and as a host of the ‘I Saw What You Did’ podcast. She joins us to talk about the widely discussed Promising Young Woman. There is a HUGE SPOILER WARNING for this episode. Just so you know we do discuss the ending of this film between 33:35 – 41:05. We also answer a question from the ‘Who Shotline’ about movies that we won’t accept any...

Duration:00:59:23

‘Soul’ with New York Times Opinion Columnist Jamelle Bouie

1/15/2021
This week we have the distinct honor of being joined by The New York Times Opinion columnist Jamelle Bouie to discuss Pixar’s Soul. Jamelle reveals he recently binged every Saw movie. Drea’s virtually driving around in her car. Alonso gushes over Fran Lebowitz. And Ify does more cardio. Plus, we receive a wonderful question from the ‘Who Shotline’ asking how to talk to people on dates about movies. And, as always, we’ve got ‘Staff Picks.’ In news, Nicole Kidman may possibly portray Lucille...

Duration:01:01:17

“Hey! We Actually Liked Wonder Woman 1984!”

1/8/2021
This week we are joined by our good friend Joelle Monique. And we proudly proclaim, against popular opinion, that “Hey! We actually liked Wonder Woman 1984!” We also receive a wonderful question from the ‘Who Shotline’ about movies that we are embarrassed to like because of the type of people who like them. And, as always, we’ve got ‘Staff Picks.’ In news, Daisy Ridley is concerned with being labeled “aggressive” and the gang discusses internet access in America based on a discussion on our...

Duration:01:00:59

End of Year Extravaganza! The Whoshie Awards and Our Top 10 Movies of 2020

1/1/2021
It’s our End of Year Extravaganza! Which means that it’s time to hand out the illustrious Whoshie Awards. Some experts have even claimed that the Whoshies are more desired than the Oscars themselves! And by “some experts,” I of course mean Ify. Plus, the gang also discusses their Top 10 Films of 2020. And, as always, we’ve got ‘Staff Picks.’ Please consider supporting the production of Who Shot Ya? by becoming a monthly member at Maximumfun.org/join If you’d like to purchase a Jumbo Tron,...

Duration:01:10:51

Christmas Spectacular: ‘The Christmas House’ with Esquire’s Justin Kirkland

12/25/2020
It’s our Christmas Spectacular! And we are pretty much focusing exclusively on Hallmark Christmas movies this episode. To give us a hand, we are joined by Esquire writer and Hallmark Christmas movie enthusiast, Justin Kirkland. At the beginning of the episode, we are also joined by special guest Santa Claus to help come up with some Hallmark movie storylines for next season. Then we discuss the new queer-friendly Hallmark movie, The Christmas House. Alonso completes his final ‘Christmas...

Duration:01:05:10

‘This Christmas’ and All Those Dang New Disney Titles

12/18/2020
This week the gang discusses the 2007 Christmas classic, This Christmas. Alonso makes a compelling case for stockings as a means for additional gift-giving during the Christmas season. Drea looks forward to the vaccine. And Ify’s just thankful that there’s a scene in This Christmas that has Regina King wearing lingerie. Plus, we have another installment of the ‘Christmas Zaddy Christmas Movie Minute.’ And, as always, we’ve got ‘Staff Picks.’ In news, Disney announces too many new new titles...

Duration:00:52:42

‘Mank’ You Very Much with ‘The Thrilling Adventure Hour’ Co-Creator Ben Acker

12/11/2020
This week we discuss the movie that has the audacity to claim that Gary Oldman is 43 years old – Mank. And joining us to discuss it is one of the co-creators of ‘The Thrilling Adventure Hour,’ Ben Acker. Alonso takes the reins as host this week. And as a result we get some insight into his relationship with Citizen Kane, what Herman Mankiewicz’s grandson, Ben, has to say about the movie, and the famous Pauline Kael essay that started it all. Plus, we have another edition of ‘The Christmas...

Duration:00:55:26

‘Happiest Season’ with Jordan Crucchiola

12/4/2020
This week we are discussing a film that was basically tailor-made for our podcast. That’s right, we’re talking about the new Christmas classic, Happiest Season. And to dissect the film, we’ve brought on the “happiest podcast guest,” our good pal Jordan Crucchiola. We, of course, have another installment of the “Christmas Zaddy Christmas Movie Minute.” This week it’s exclusively Hallmark movies! And, as always, we’ve got “Staff Picks.” In news, the world is introduced to Elliot Page and...

Duration:00:57:38

‘The World’s End’ and Turkeys of the Year

11/27/2020
Gobble gobble, everybody! It’s Thanksgiving week, which means we are counting down our “Turkeys of the Year.” We also discuss the last film in the Three Flavours Cornetto trilogy, The World’s End. Plus, we have another installment of the ‘Christmas Zaddy Christmas Movie Minute.’ And, as always, ‘Staff Picks.’ Please consider supporting the production of Who Shot Ya? by becoming a monthly member at Maximumfun.org/join If you’d like to purchase a Jumbo Tron, go to...

Duration:00:53:04