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Who Shot Ya?

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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.

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.

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. Who Shot Ya? 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

‘Hamilton’ and Film Industry Reparations

7/10/2020
This week we discuss the musical that NONE of us had seen prior to this week – Hamilton. Plus, we answer a question from the “Who Shotline” about film industry reparations. And, as always, we’ve got “Staff Picks.” In news, Quibi CEO Meg Whitman confesses that she’s not an “an entertainment enthusiast”, Halle Berry drops out of portraying a trans man, and Charlie Kaufman blames studios for ruining movies. Staff Picks: Ify – Blindspotting Drea – Palm Springs Alonso – Mucho Mucho...

Duration:00:54:31

‘Gremlins 2: The New Batch’ with Leonard Maltin

7/3/2020
This week we are graced by the presence of the inimitable Leonard Maltin. He’s on the show to talk about the 30th anniversary of Gremlins 2: The New Batch. Leonard tells the truly hilarious story of how he ended up getting eaten by Gremlins in the sequel film. He also talks about wielding his power as the Entertainment Tonight movie critic to get more boxes of a beloved discontinued cereal. Plus, we answer a question from the Who Shotline about what movie we’d like to see “Rocky...

Duration:00:54:11

‘Da 5 Bloods’ with Da 3 WSY Hosts and Demi Adejuyigbe

6/26/2020
We are joined by the hilarious Demi Adejuyigbe (The Good Place) to discuss the new Spike Lee film Da 5 Bloods. Ify can’t stop talking about his new TV. Drea worships at the altar of Céline Sciamma. And Alonso exclaims, “Wear a mask!.” Plus, the gang answers a question from the Who Shot Line about the movies that deserve a sequel, a TV show version, and a musical adaptation. And, as always, we’ve got ‘Staff Picks.’ In news, RIP Joel Schumacher, and hundreds of Black creatives sign an open...

Duration:00:55:57

Marisa To-Bae and ‘The King of Staten Island’

6/19/2020
The gang is back in the “booth” to discuss the new Judd Apatow film The King of Staten Island. Ify reveals his plan to grow a beard. Drea’s trying out some new beverages. And Alonso just wants a hot dog. Plus, they answer a question from the Who Shot Line about happy Queer movies. And, as always, we’ve got ‘Staff Picks.’ In news, Marisa Tomei regrets moving into “Mom Roles,” Gone with the Wind is yanked from HBO Max, and Stephen King pitches his own Friday the 13th movie. Staff Picks: Ify...

Duration:00:54:47

Fast Cast Part 4: ‘Furious 7’ vs. ‘The Fate of the Furious’ with Allegra Ringo

6/12/2020
Vroom vroom! The Rock. Screeech! Butt cleavage. BANG BANG! Vin Diesel. clack clack clack! Family. BOOM! Paul Walker. Zooooooom! Corona. Staff Picks: Ify – Ong-Bak Drea – This Teacher Alonso – I’m No Longer Here Allegra – LA 92 With Ify Nwadiwe, Drea Clark, Alonso Duralde, and Allegra Ringo

Duration:01:03:07

Fast Cast Part 3: ‘Fast Five’ vs. 'Fast & Furious 6' with Jon Gabrus

6/5/2020
At the beginning of this episode, we take a few minutes to address the growing civil unrest in our country, to reconfirm our mission to promote diverse voices in film and criticism, and to show our support for Black Lives Matter. After that, we discuss both Fast Five and Fast & Furious 6 with the always hilarious Jon Gabrus. Staff Picks: Ify – Drive Drea – Teddy Bear Alonso – Watch Alonso discuss LGBTQ themes in film on TCM June 12th! Jon – Bad Education With Ify Nwadiwe, Drea Clark,...

Duration:01:05:28

Fast Cast Part 2: ‘The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift’ vs. ‘Fast & Furious’ with Matt Apodaca

5/29/2020
Much like the Fast and Furious franchise, we’re swapping in some new members of “The Family.” This week we’ve got the certified Triple F (Fast & Furious Freak) Matt Apodaca on the program to discuss Tokyo Drift and Fast & Furious. Ify, once again, gets heated about some car stuff that no one else understands. Everyone drools over Han. And, of course, several overtly homosexual interactions are scrutinized. Throw out your speedometer, folks… cuz there’s no speed limit on this one. Staff...

Duration:00:58:30

Fast Cast Part 1: ‘The Fast and the Furious’ and ‘2 Fast 2 Furious’ with MST3K’s Mary Jo Pehl

5/22/2020
Vrroom vrroom, baby! It’s the first episode of the ‘Fast Cast,’ and we start things off with a bang. Our guest this week is MST3K’s Mary Jo Pehl, and we’ve enlisted her to discuss not just the first ‘Fast and Furious’ film, but the second one as well. That’s right, we cover both The Fast and the Furious and 2 Fast 2 Furious in one episode. People said it couldn’t be done, but we lived to tell the tale. The only warning we can give you before listening to this episode is…buckle up. Staff...

Duration:00:57:25

‘Driveways’ and Movies We Saw WAY Too Young with Myq Kaplan

5/15/2020
What a delightful little episode we have for you today! We are joined by the effervescent comedian Myq Kaplan to discuss Andrew Ahn’s wonderful new film, Driveways. Myq writes a Guns N’ Roses parody song for Drea in honor of her niece’s birthday. Ify gets exposed for analyzing the video game ‘Panty Party’ on another podcast. Drea reveals her love for USA Network’s ‘Up All Night.’ And Alonso gets a new toothbrush. Plus, we chat about the movies we saw way too young. And, as always, we’ve got...

Duration:00:54:13

'How to Build a Girl' and One Location Films with Elizabeth Laime

5/8/2020
This episode is not lame. It’s Laime. We’ve got the wonderful writer and podcaster Elizabeth Laime on the show to talk about Beanie Feldstein in How to Build a Girl. In the final installment of ‘This Is Your Movie Life,’ we reveal the movies that meant the most to us in our early thirties. We also answer a question from the ‘Who Shotline’ asking about the best movies set in one location. And, as always, we’ve got them tasty ‘Staff Picks.’ Staff Picks: Ify – John Wick: Chapter 3 –...

Duration:00:55:40

‘The Half of It’ and Quarantine Roommate Draft

5/1/2020
Well what a nice little surprise – a brand new Who Shot Ya? episode! This week we discuss Alice Wu’s long awaited second film, the “Cyrano de Bergerac-esque” high school rom-com, The Half of It. Plus we reveal the movies that meant the most to us during our mid-twenties for ‘This Is Your Movie Life.’ We also hold a movie character ‘Quarantine Roommate Draft.’ Who does Ify want to be holed up with during this time? You’ll have to listen to find out! Staff Picks: Ify – Akira Drea – Juliet,...

Duration:00:56:54

'Your Name' and Anime Culture with Dani Fernandez

4/24/2020
This one goes out to all the weebs and anime fans out there! We are joined by the effervescent Dani Fernandez to discuss 2016’s Your Name – the first anime film we’ve ever discussed on the show! She and Ify break down the positive and negative aspects of anime culture. We also reveal the movies that meant the most to us during our “college years” in ‘This Is Your Movie Life!’ Plus, we answer a question from the Who Shotline about the character from an isolation film we most relate to. And,...

Duration:00:55:37

‘Tigertail’ and Contentious Film Recommendations

4/17/2020
The hits just keep on coming! This week we’re discussing the beautiful new film on Netflix from Master of None co-creator Alan Yang called Tigertail. Alonso and Ify share their own personal stories of being the children of immigrant parents. We also discuss the movies that most influenced us during high school in the segment ‘This Is Your Movie Life!’ We answer a question from the Who Shotline regarding contentious movie recommendations. And, as always, we’ve got staff picks. Staff...

Duration:00:54:44

'Never Rarely Sometimes Always' with 'Call Your Girlfriend' Host Ann Friedman

4/10/2020
This week we’re joined by one of the hosts of the wonderful podcast ‘Call Your Girlfriend’, writer and editor Ann Friedman. She joins us to discuss the Sundance hit, Never Rarely Sometimes Always, about a Pennsylvania teen having to travel to New York City with her cousin to get an abortion. The conversation that follows is truly engrossing and thoughtful. Two of the people on the podcast even get choked up talking about it. Plus, we reveal the films that affected us most during our Middle...

Duration:00:57:07

'Crip Camp' and "This Is Your Movie Life" with IndieWire's Kristen Lopez

4/3/2020
Reporting live from our own little cubicles of sound, we have a phenomenal episode this week. We discuss our very first documentary on the show, Netflix’s heartwarming and inspiring Crip Camp. We’re joined by IndieWire’s TV editor Kristen Lopez. Kristen writes a great deal about disability visibility in the media and her insight into this film is nothing short of revelatory. Plus, we introduce a new segment – “This Is Your Movie Life!” Every week we will discuss the films that had the...

Duration:00:54:00

‘The Hunt’ and the Return of the Buff Black Nerd

3/27/2020
The “Buff Black Nerd” is back in the building! Or I should say, back in his own apartment, because we are again recording remotely. This week Ify, Drea, and Alonso discuss the incredibly controversial film The Hunt, and decide whether it deserves the amount of blowback it received. Plus, we chat about the movies that use swearing and curse words the most elegantly. And, as always, we’ve got ‘Staff Picks.’ In news, Ethan Hawke pitches a new Before sequel and Christopher Nolan pens an...

Duration:00:49:45

RETRO REWIND! ‘Dr. Strangelove’ with Director Barry Sonnenfeld

3/20/2020
WARNING: This episode has some very spotty audio. Due to the Coronavirus we are now recording remotely in the safety of our own homes. But, alas, our remote recording service failed us. We apologize for this, but the contents of this episode are so spectacular that I’m sure you will enjoy it regardless! We are joined by the wonderful director Barry Sonnenfeld (The Addams Family, Men in Black, Get Shorty) to discuss the pivotal film, Dr. Strangelove. Barry elaborates on how this movie has...

Duration:00:50:43

The Last Word on ‘First Cow’ with Lucé Tomlin-Brenner

3/13/2020
Oh yes it’s ladies night and the feeling’s right..to discuss Kelly Reichardt’s First Cow. This week Drea and Joelle are joined by our best buddy Lucé Tomlin-Brenner. We discuss movies that fill us with righteous rage. And, as always, we’ve got staff picks. In news, Onward gets banned due to lesbian character, Karyn Kusama is set to direct a new Dracula, and Hachette Book Group will not publish Woody Allen’s memoir. Staff Picks: Drea – Never Rarely Sometimes Always and Big Time...

Duration:00:55:20

‘The Invisible Man’ with Moujan Zolfaghari of ‘Mission to Zyxx’

3/6/2020
Today we are joined by one of the wonderful hosts of the Mission to Zyxx podcast, Moujan Zolfaghari. She stops in to talk about Elisabeth Moss’ new film, The Invisible Man. Moujan also prepared for this podcast by binge-watching The Handmaid’s Tale. So she was ready to go! We also discuss the movie scenes we could recite from memory. And, as always, we’ve got staff picks. In news, Adèle Haenel walks out of the César Awards, the Coronavirus affects the film industry, and, according to Rian...

Duration:00:55:19

RETRO REWIND! ‘Joe Versus the Volcano’

2/28/2020
We’re going in the wayback machine for this one! That’s right, it’s a special “Retro Rewind” episode where we discuss the 1990 “classic,” Joe Versus The Volcano. We also chat about the news of 1990: Driving Miss Daisy winning the Best Picture Oscar, the introduction of the NC-17 rating, and the biggest box office draws of March 1990. And, of course, we have a 1990 edition of Staff Picks. Staff Picks: Alonso – Without You I’m Nothing Drea – Pump Up the Volume Joelle – Misery With Drea...

Duration:00:56:23