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August 9, 2019
Justice For Han! - 'Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw' with William Bibbiani and Jen Yamato
These aren't just podcasts partners...they're family. Alonso is joined by film critic and host of the 'Canceled Too Soon' podcast William Bibbiani. He's also joined by film reporter for the LA Times and "Karaoke Monster" Jen Yamato. This episode is all about "Justice For Han" as the gang discusses Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw. They also dissect the Fast & Furious franchise as a whole. Plus they confess their movie pet peeves. And, as always, staff picks. In news, RIP D.A. Pennebaker, "The Losers" of It get "de-aged", and Disney is rebooting Home Alone. Staff Picks: Jen - Luce Alonso - Vision Portraits William - Jupiter Ascending With Alonso Duralde, Jen Yamato, and William Bibbiani. You can let us know what you think of Who Shot Ya? on Twitter or Facebook. Or email us atwhoshotya@maximumfun.org Call us on the "Who Shotline" - WSY-803-1664 Produced by Casey O'Brien and Laura Swisher for MaximumFun.org.
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54 min
August 2, 2019
'Once Upon a Time In Hollywood' and Sometimes It Snows In April
Lots of feelings on this show! It's our 100th episode, we say goodbye to our beloved April Wolfe, and we're talking about the controversial new Quentin Tarantino film Once Upon a Time In Hollywood. Plus, we get a phone call from a mystery guest (it's Inkoo Kang). Alonso serenades April with his own version of 'Sometimes It Snows In April.' You get to hear Ify flip out in real time at the realization that he's going to miss the Hobbs & Shaw episode next week. And, as always, staff picks. In news, Criterion releases the ultimate Godzilla collection, SAG-AFTRA hires an on-set "intimacy coordinator," and The Black List launches The Latinx List. Staff Picks: April - The Nightingale Alonso - Ishiro Honda: A Life in Film, from Godzilla to Kurosawa Drea - American Honey Ify - Shin Godzilla and Godzilla (1998) With Ify Nwadiwe, April Wolfe, Alonso Duralde, and Drea Clark. You can let us know what you think of Who Shot Ya? on Twitter or Facebook. Or email us atwhoshotya@maximumfun.org Call us on the "Who Shotline" - WSY-803-1664 Produced by Casey O'Brien and Laura Swisher for MaximumFun.org.
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54 min
July 26, 2019
'The Farewell' and a Comic-Con Recap
Things get both silly and personal on this week's episode as the gang discusses the family comedy/drama The Farewell. Ify and Alonso relate their own experiences to the film as they both grew up as first generation Americans. Plus, the gang discusses their movie and TV watching processes. And, as always, staff picks. In news, Marvel announces Phase 4 at Comic-Con and the Cats trailer has arrived. Staff Picks: Alonso - The Roaring Twenties Drea - I Am Mother Ify - The Strange Thing About the Johnsons With Ify Nwadiwe, Alonso Duralde, and Drea Clark. You can let us know what you think of Who Shot Ya? on Twitter or Facebook. Or email us atwhoshotya@maximumfun.org Call us on the "Who Shotline" - WSY-803-1664 Produced by Casey O'Brien and Laura Swisher for MaximumFun.org.
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51 min
July 19, 2019
The 20th Anniversary of 'Eyes Wide Shut' with Ben Mekler
Masquerade Parties! Orgies! Nicole Kidman! Kink! This episode is NSFW! The gang is joined by the wonderful Ben Mekler to discuss Eyes Wide Shut. Ify bestows Alonso with a new yuletide nickname. Plus, they try to cast themselves in their own I'm Not There-style biopic. And, as always, staff picks. In news, "Snyderheads" put up billboards at Comic Con, the new James Bond movie will get an all new 007, and Scarlett Johansson says she should be "allowed to play any person, or any tree, or any animal." Staff Picks: Alonso - Jewel's Catch One Drea - Crawl Ben - 7 Beauties Ify - Catwoman With Ify Nwadiwe, Alonso Duralde, Drea Clark, and Ben Mekler. You can let us know what you think of Who Shot Ya? on Twitter or Facebook. Or email us at whoshotya@maximumfun.org Call us on the "Who Shotline" - WSY-803-1664 Produced by Casey O'Brien and Laura Swisher for MaximumFun.org.
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54 min
July 12, 2019
'Spider-Man: Far From Home' with Steve Hernandez
It's your friendly neighborhood movie podcast! This week the crew is talking about Spider-Man: Far From Home. They are joined by 'Views From the Vista' podcast host and comedian, Steve Hernandez. The gang discusses the Academy Award winning directors who have gone down hill. They get a very important call from April Wolfe. And, as always, staff picks. In news, The Big Lebowski spin-off, The Jesus Rolls, gets a distribution deal and Netflix cuts down its spending on risky ventures. Staff Picks: Alonso - Moonrise Drea - Sword of Trust Steve - Faces Places Ify - It's A Party With Ify Nwadiwe, Alonso Duralde, Drea Clark, and Steve Hernandez. You can let us know what you think of Who Shot Ya? on Twitter or Facebook. Or email us atwhoshotya@maximumfun.org Call us on the "Who Shotline" - WSY-803-1664 Produced by Casey O'Brien and Laura Swisher for MaximumFun.org.
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54 min
July 5, 2019
'Yesterday', Ify Gets Grilled, and Tween-Friendly Queer Cinema with Laura Sirikul
This week marks Ify's first official episode as our host, and as an initiation to the show, Drea and Alonso GRILL him on his movie preferences. The gang is also joined by freelance writer and managing editor of Nerds of Color, Laura Sirikul, to discuss the new Beatles-amnesia-rom-com, Yesterday. They answer a question from the 'Who Shotline' about tween friendly queer films. And, as always, staff picks. In news, the live-action remake of The Little Mermaid gets an Ariel, Marianne Williamson loves Avatar, and Paul Schrader calls Brian De Palma "trite" and "artistically weak." Tween Friendly Queer Films: Geography Club Breakfast with Scot Saved! Show Me Love Beautiful Thing The Incredibly True Adventure of Two Girls in Love Blackbird Ma Vie en Rose Alex Strangelove The Wise Kids The Perks of Being a Wallflower Edge of Seventeen (1998) Get Real Hearts Beat Loud Naomi and Ely's No Kiss List D.E.B.S. Pride Staff Picks: Alonso - Synecdoche, New York Drea - Maiden Laura - The Farewell Ify - Harlem Nights With Ify Nwadiwe, Alonso Duralde, Drea Clark, and Laura Sirikul. You can let us know what you think of Who Shot Ya? on Twitter or Facebook. Or email us atwhoshotya@maximumfun.org Call us on the "Who Shotline" - WSY-803-1664 Produced by Casey O'Brien and Laura Swisher for MaximumFun.org.
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50 min
June 28, 2019
'Toy Story 4' and The Making of a Great Summer Movie with Yolanda Machado
This week we are joined by film and TV critic Yolanda Machado to discuss the newest Pixar movie, Toy Story 4. The gang argues over the position of the film in their overall Pixar rankings. Plus, they deliberate on what makes a really good summer film. And, as always, staff picks. In news, Jill Soloway replaces Bryan Singer on the Red Sonja remake, Lena Waithe calls out black movie financiers, and Danny Boyle is concerned about feeling like an imposter for directing a movie with a female lead. Staff Picks: Alonso - Yellow Submarine Drea - Plus One Yolanda - Annabelle Comes Home and Kissing Jessica Stein With Alonso Duralde, Drea Clark, and Yolanda Machado. You can let us know what you think of Who Shot Ya? on Twitter or Facebook. Or email us atwhoshotya@maximumfun.org Call us on the "Who Shotline" - WSY-803-1664 Produced by Casey O'Brien and Laura Swisher for MaximumFun.org.
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61 min
June 21, 2019
'Men in Black: International', Troubled Productions, and Our Favorite Movie Posters with Julia Prescott
You know what? We make this look good. Podcasting that is. Alonso and Drea are joined by the wonderful co-host of 'Everything's Coming Up Simpsons' - writer and comedian Julia Prescott. The three of them dissect the brand new film, Men In Black: International. They chat about the movies that received the "troubled production" reputation. Plus, they discuss their favorite/least favorite movie posters. And, as always, staff picks. In news, April Wolfe is writing the Black Christmas remake, an animated Spice Girls musical is on its way, and Dee Rees is working on a fantasy musical of her own. Staff Picks: Alonso - Between the Lines Drea - Wild Rose Julia - At the Heart of Gold: Inside the USA Gymnastics Scandal With Alonso Duralde, Drea Clark, and Julia Prescott. You can let us know what you think of Who Shot Ya? on Twitter or Facebook. Or email us atwhoshotya@maximumfun.org Call us on the "Who Shotline" - WSY-803-1664 Produced by Casey O'Brien and Laura Swisher for MaximumFun.org.
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65 min
June 14, 2019
'Dark Phoenix' with Rachel Wenitsky and Kimberly Clark
    Dark Phoenix This week, Alonso is asked to give the briefest synopsis of a movie to date. Can he sum up the plot of DARK PHOENIX in just one sentence? Listen to find out. In the host’s seat we’ve got comedian Kimberly Clark, and Rachel Wenitsky, head writer of the Story Pirates podcast, flew in from New York on the Maximum Fun private jet just to record this week’s show.   Rachel Wenitsky, Drea Clark, Alonso Duralde and Kimberly Clark   There’s a heated discussion over which fizzy water beverages are best, and the panelists are granted the power to kill their most-detested movie franchises. For one panelist, the force is notwith her. ITIDIC In news, Michael Douglas believes Steven Spielberg cost him a best actor award at Cannes. A new USC Annenberg study reveals women directed just 3% of animated movies. Canadian chanteuse Justin Bieber challenged Tom Cruise to a fight in the octagon, and then took it back. Staff Picks Drea - Deep Murder Alonso - Stop the Church Kimberly - I Called Him Morgan Rachel - Annihilation You can let us know what you think of Who Shot Ya? on Twitter or Facebook. Or email us atwhoshotya@maximumfun.org Call us on the "Who Shotline" - WSY-803-1664 Produced by Casey O'Brien and Laura Swisher for MaximumFun.org.
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65 min
June 7, 2019
'Always Be My Maybe' with Atsuko Okatsu and Ify Nwadiwe
Always Be My Maybe   This week’s episode is ROMCASTIC! Ify Nwadiwe returns as guest host and we’ve ALSO got comedian slash actress slash host of Let's Go Atsuko!, Atsuko Okatsu, to talk Always Be My Maybe! Plus, the panel decides which Asian characters from the big screen they’d want--or not--in their friend posse. Will Short Round make the cut? ITIDIC In news, The Academy will award four honorary Oscars.. Netflix, Disney and other major entertainment companies threaten to take their business elsewhere in states that have passed laws to severely restrict reproductive rights. Audiences almost never got to see the orgy set to ‘Benny and the Jets’ in Rocketman. Staff Picks: Drea - Last Black Man in San Francisco Alonso - Can't Stop the Music Ify - Shin Godzilla Atsuko - Paddington 2 With Alonso Duralde, Drea Clark, Ify Nwadiwe, Atsuko Okatsuka You can let us know what you think of Who Shot Ya? on Twitter or Facebook. Or email us atwhoshotya@maximumfun.org Call us on the "Who Shotline" - WSY-803-1664 Produced by Casey O'Brien and Laura Swisher for MaximumFun.org.
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66 min
May 31, 2019
'Booksmart' with Guest Host Ellington Wells
Book Smart   This week we’re joined by guest host Ellington Wells, a writer and comedian whose credits include The New Negroes and Adult Swim’s Lazor Wulf. The panel discuss the teen comedy Booksmart, and what distinguishes this film from others in the “one crazy night” genre. Kayla in Seattle called the Who Shot Line after seeing Captain Marvel, a movie that helped her shake off the idea of what women are supposed to be. She wondered if the panelists could point to any movies that helped them contextualize their place in the world. In news, Rotten Tomatoes fights back against review-bombing trolls, director Xavier Dolan takes issue with describing his latest film Matthias & Maxime as a ‘gay love story’, and former SNL star Chris Kattan’s new memoir Baby, Don’t Hurt Me alleges Lorne Michaels pressured him to have sex with ‘Clueless’ director Amy Heckerling. Staff Picks Drea: Fits and Starts Alonso: Godzilla: King of the Monsters Ellington: Strictly Ballroom With With Alonso Duralde, Drea Clark, and Ellington Wells. You can let us know what you think of Who Shot Ya? on Twitter or Facebook. Or email us atwhoshotya@maximumfun.org Call us on the "Who Shotline" - WSY-803-1664 Produced by Casey O'Brien and Laura Swisher for MaximumFun.org.
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63 min
May 24, 2019
'John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum' and The Directors We First Loved with Special Guest Host Dwayne Perkins
This week we have a brand new guest host, the wonderful comedian Dwayne Perkins. He joins Alonso and Drea to talk about the newest installment in the John Wick franchise, John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum. The gang does their best to estimate the number of people that John Wick killed throughout the film. Plus, they discuss the career of the universally beloved, Keanu Reeves. They answer a question from the "Who Shotline" that inquires about which directors they first fell in love with. And to finish things off, as always, we've got staff picks. In news, Chris Rock is bringing back the Saw franchise, Quentin Tarantino begs the Cannes filmgoers not to spoil his film, Michelle Rodriguez signs on for another Fast & Furious, and the internet is unhappy with the idea of a Robert Pattinson Batman. Staff Picks: Alonso - We Have Always Lived in the Castle Drea - See You Yesterday Dwayne - Cooley High With Alonso Duralde, Drea Clark, and Dwayne Perkins. You can let us know what you think of Who Shot Ya? on Twitter or Facebook. Or email us atwhoshotya@maximumfun.org Call us on the "Who Shotline" - WSY-803-1664 Produced by Casey O'Brien and Laura Swisher for MaximumFun.org.
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63 min
May 17, 2019
'Pokémon Detective Pikachu' and the Difficulty of Adapting Video Games Into Film with Special Guest Host Ify Nwadiwe
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. You can let us know what you think of Who Shot Ya? on Twitter or Facebook. Or email us atwhoshotya@maximumfun.org Call us on the "Who Shotline" - WSY-803-1664 Produced by Casey O'Brien and Laura Swisher for MaximumFun.org.
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55 min
May 10, 2019
'Long Shot' with Special Guest Host Brodie Reed and TV Writer Brendan Hay
On this week's episode, please welcome to the hosting chair, special guest host, comedian Brodie Reed! This great man helps the crew dissect the new Charlize Theron/ Seth Rogen rom-com, Long Shot. They are also joined by TV writer Brendan Hay (Harvey Girls Forever, Dawn of the Croods, Robot Chicken). They discuss their favorite school movies. And, as always, staff picks. In news, Sonic the Hedgehog switches gears, Jackie Weaver tells Anjelica Huston "she can go fuck herself", director Joe Carnahan goes crazy on the critics. Staff Picks: Alonso - The Burial of Kojo Brendan - Under the Silver Lake April - Sightseers Brodie - Native Son With Alonso Duralde, Brendan Hay, April Wolfe, and Brodie Reed. You can let us know what you think of Who Shot Ya? on Twitter or Facebook. Or email us atwhoshotya@maximumfun.org Call us on the "Who Shotline" - WSY-803-1664 Produced by Casey O'Brien and Laura Swisher for MaximumFun.org.
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54 min
May 3, 2019
'Avengers: Endgame' and Fond Farewells
In this episode, the gang says "auf wiedersehen" to two beloved powerhouses - The Avengers, and more importantly, our beloved host Ricky Carmona. But don't worry, this is a fond farewell, with Ricky bringing that Bustelo-fueled Carmona Energy. Plus, the gang answers several calls from the Who Shot Line. And, as always, staff picks. In news, RIP John Singleton, director Dee Rees sheds some light on "discrimanatory theater practices," and repertory theaters are worried about Fox's film library under Disney ownership. Staff Picks: Alonso - Howards End Drea - Knock Down The House April - Be Natural: The Untold Story of Alice Guy-Blaché Ricky - Sneakers, The Night of the Hunter, Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation, Interview with the Vampire, Strangers on a Train, Invasion of the Body Snatchers, All About Eve, John Wick: Chapter 2. With Alonso Duralde, Drea Clark, April Wolfe, and Ricky Carmona. You can let us know what you think of Who Shot Ya? on Twitter or Facebook. Or email us atwhoshotya@maximumfun.org Call us on the "Who Shotline" - WSY-803-1664 Produced by Casey O'Brien and Laura Swisher for MaximumFun.org.
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60 min
April 26, 2019
Living That 'High Life' and The Stereotypical Favorite Movies of Millenials with 'The New Negroes' Head Writer Kevin Avery
Robert Pattinson, "Fuck Boxes," and screaming babies - you gotta listen to our conversation about the Claire Denis sci-fi odyssey, High Life, to hear all of these topics covered. The crew is joined by the head writer of the new Comedy Central show The New Negroes, Kevin Avery. Plus, they discuss the stereotypical favorite films of millennial men. And, as always, staff picks. In news, a Wisconsin man saw Captain Marvel 116 times and Abigail Diseny calls CEO Bob Iger's salary insane. Staff Picks: Alonso - Some of My Best Friends Are... Drea - Band Aid April - Long Weekend Kevin - Zorro, The Gay Blade With Alonso Duralde, Drea Clark, April Wolfe, and Kevin Avery. You can let us know what you think of Who Shot Ya? on Twitter or Facebook. Or email us atwhoshotya@maximumfun.org Call us on the "Who Shotline" - WSY-803-1664 Produced by Casey O'Brien and Laura Swisher for MaximumFun.org.
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65 min
April 19, 2019
The Gang Gets Buried in the 'Pet Sematary' and Discusses Why There Are So Many Horror Remakes
Much like being buried behind the 'Pet Sematary,' this podcast will bring you back to life! April, Alonso, and Drea discuss the latest Stephen King movie adaptation. They also try to tackle why there are so many horror remakes recently, and when it actually makes sense to remake a film. Plus, they answer a question from the Who Shotline - "What's your favorite movie with a tragic, yet happy, ending?" And, of course, we've got staff picks. In news, Keanu Reeves was sent to "movie jail," WGA members begin to fire their agents, and Werner Herzog wants to know all about Pokémon GO. Staff Picks: Alonso - Wild Nights with Emily Drea - Hail Satan? April - Smithereens With Alonso Duralde, Drea Clark, and April Wolfe. You can let us know what you think of Who Shot Ya? on Twitter or Facebook. Or email us atwhoshotya@maximumfun.org Call us on the "Who Shotline" - WSY-803-1664 Produced by Casey O'Brien and Laura Swisher for MaximumFun.org.
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59 min
April 12, 2019
Golly! The Gang Discusses 'Shazam!' and The Movies of 1999 with Author Brian Raftery
Shaaazaaam! The gang discusses the brand new entry into the DCU with special guest, author Brian Raftery. They dissect the portrayal of superheroes on screen, and discuss how there is little deviation from the stereotypical superhero body archetype. Plus, the crew talks about the movies of 1999 and Brian's new book, Best. Movie. Year. Ever.: How 1999 Blew Up the Big Screen. And, as always, we've got staff picks. In news, the producer for the Aretha Franklin documentary, Amazing Grace, did not get paid a dime for years of work, Sam Mendes is shooting his new WWI film all in one shot, and Francis Ford Coppola gets ready to make his new movie, Megalopolis. Staff Picks: Alonso - 3 Faces Drea - Victoria April - The Tin Drum Brian - Diane With Alonso Duralde, Drea Clark, April Wolfe, and Brian Raftery. You can let us know what you think of Who Shot Ya? on Twitter or Facebook. Or email us at whoshotya@maximumfun.org Call us on the "Who Shotline" - WSY-803-1664 Produced by Casey O'Brien and Laura Swisher for MaximumFun.org.
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65 min
April 5, 2019
Does 'Dumbo' Fly? The Gang Discusses the New Tim Burton Film and the Movies They Loved as Teenagers with Janet Varney
Elephants flying? Well this podcast flies...because it's so entertaining! Drea and Alonso are joined by The JV Club host, writer and actor, Janet Varney. They discuss the new Tim Burton remake, Dumbo. Plus, in celebration of Janet's appearance on the show, the gang talks about the movies they loved the most as teenagers. And, as always, staff picks. In news, R.I.P. Agnes Varda, Joel Coen goes solo with his MacBeth adaptation, and the anti-abortion propaganda film Unplanned does well at the box office. Staff Picks: Alonso - Diane Drea - District 9 Janet - Halt and Catch Fire With Alonso Duralde, Drea Clark, and Janet Varney You can let us know what you think of Who Shot Ya? on Twitter or Facebook. Or email us atwhoshotya@maximumfun.org Call us on the "Who Shotline" - WSY-803-1664 Produced by Casey O'Brien and Laura Swisher for MaximumFun.org.
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60 min
March 29, 2019
I Got 4 on It! The Gang Discusses Jordan Peele's 'Us' and Their Favorite Big, Dumb Action Movies
It's a Max Fun Drive miracle! An episode released on a Thursday, Ricky's back at the helm, AND the gang's talking about one of the most hyped movies of the year - Us. There are gonna be SOME spoilers in this episode, but remember what April says "It's not what happens but how it happens that makes a movie worth watching." The crew also discusses their favorite big, dumb action films. And as always, staff picks. In news, R.I.P. Larry Cohen, Disney gets rid of the Fox 2000 division, and a high school in New Jersey puts on a theatrical production of Alien. Staff Picks: April - The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie Drea - The Invitation Ricky - Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse With Alonso Duralde, April Wolfe, Drea Clark, and Ricky Carmona If you'd like to support this show and the network during the Max Fun Drive, click right HERE! You can let us know what you think of Who Shot Ya? on Twitter or Facebook. Or email us atwhoshotya@maximumfun.org Call us on the "Who Shotline" - WSY-803-1664 Produced by Casey O'Brien and Laura Swisher for MaximumFun.org.
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71 min
March 22, 2019
A Monster Mash! The Gang Discusses 'A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night' and Underappreciated Monster Movies with Mallory O'Meara
They did the mash. They did the "Monster Mash." You all requested an all female episode of 'Who Shot Ya?' centered around a conversation on monsters, and we delivered! April Wolfe takes over hosting duties and chats it up with our friend, Drea Clark, and 'Reading Glasses' host, Mallory O'Meara. The crew discusses the 2014 vampire western, A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night. Plus, they unearth all their favorite underappreciated monster movies. Mallory talks about her new book, The Lady from the Black Lagoon: Hollywood Monsters and the Lost Legacy of Milicent Patrick. And as always, we've got staff picks. In news, CEO Kevin Tsujihara leaves Warner Bros, James Gunn returns as Guardians of the Galaxydirector, and Penelope Spheeris tells Hollywood to "blow me." Staff Picks: April - I Walked with a Zombie Drea - Pan's Labyrinth Mallory - When Animals Dream With April Wolfe, Drea Clark, and Mallory O'Meara If you'd like to support this show and the network during the Max Fun Drive, click right HERE! You can let us know what you think of Who Shot Ya? on Twitter or Facebook. Or email us atwhoshotya@maximumfun.org Call us on the "Who Shotline" - WSY-803-1664 Produced by Casey O'Brien and Laura Swisher for MaximumFun.org.
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69 min
March 15, 2019
'Captain Marvel' and the State of Marvel Movies
Much like Nick Fury, the Who Shot Ya? crew is paging Captain Marvel. The gang discusses the newest entry into the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Plus, they ponder the current state of Marvel, what the future holds, and the gang's top three Marvel movies. And, as always, staff picks. In news, Felicity Huffman is caught in a huge college cheating scandal, Idris Elba is now Deadshot, and Julianne Moore gets fired. Staff Picks: Ricky - Studio 54 Alonso - Charade April - Life After Beth With Ricky Carmona, April Wolfe, and Alonso Duralde You can let us know what you think of Who Shot Ya? on Twitter or Facebook. Or email us atwhoshotya@maximumfun.org Call us on the "Who Shotline" - WSY-803-1664 Produced by Casey O'Brien and Laura Swisher for MaximumFun.org.
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66 min
March 8, 2019
'Greta' and Our Favorite Queer "Not Queer" Films with Kristen Lopez
A new episode to get obsessed with. But not as obsessed as Isabelle Huppert is with Chloë Grace Moretz in the movie, Greta. Which just happens to be the film that's discussed this week! The gang is joined by freelance writer and Citizen Dame podcast host Kristen Lopez. They are Ricky-less this episode so Alonso takes the reigns in elegant fashion. The gang also discusses their favorite queer "not queer" films. And as always, staff picks. In news, Steven Spielberg doesn't want Netflix films to be nominated for Oscars, Sophie Turner says she's landed roles because of her social media following, and Ryan Reynolds creates a John Candy tribute. Staff Picks: Kristen - The Company of Wolves Alonso - Gloria Bell April - Whoever Slew Auntie Roo? Drea - Frank With Kristen Lopez, April Wolfe, Alonso Duralde, and Drea Clark. You can let us know what you think of Who Shot Ya? on Twitter or Facebook. Or email us atwhoshotya@maximumfun.org Call us on the "Who Shotline" - WSY-803-1664 Produced by Casey O'Brien and Laura Swisher for MaximumFun.org.
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61 min
March 1, 2019
'High Flying Bird', Steven Soderbergh, and Our Favorite Movie Worlds with Emily Fleming
This week the gang is joined by comedian Emily Fleming (Good Mythical Morning, @Midnight) to talk about Steven Soderbergh's latest movie, High Flying Bird. The crew breaks down last week's Academy Awards. Plus, they discuss the "movie world" in which they would most want to live. And to finish things off, as always, staff picks. Staff Picks: Ricky - Perfect Bid: The Contestant Who Knew Too Much Alonso - To Dust April - Slumber Party Massacre Emily - Abducted In Plain Sight With Emily Fleming, April Wolfe, Alonso Duralde, and Ricky Carmona. You can let us know what you think of Who Shot Ya? on Twitter or Facebook. Or email us atwhoshotya@maximumfun.org Call us on the "Who Shotline" - WSY-803-1664 Produced by Casey O'Brien and Laura Swisher for MaximumFun.org.
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62 min
February 22, 2019
Battling Over 'Alita: Battle Angel' and the First Annual 'Whoshie Awards'
Wear some oven mitts when handling this episode - because it gets heated! We've got Inkoo Kang back on the program to discuss Alita: Battle Angel. If you can believe it, there are some real disagreements about this movie! Plus the gang hands out the official movie awards of the Who Shot Ya? Podcast - The Whoshies. And as always, staff picks. In news, Emma Thompson quits the movie Luck over the hiring of John Lasseter, cinematographer Robert Elswit says he probably won't work with Paul Thomas Anderson again, and the Oscars will not have regular citizens on stage this year. Staff Picks: Ricky - Our Latin Thing Alonso - Happy Death Day 2U April - The Breaker Upperers Inkoo - Spa Night With Inkoo Kang, April Wolfe, Alonso Duralde, and Ricky Carmona. You can let us know what you think of Who Shot Ya? on Twitter or Facebook. Or email us atwhoshotya@maximumfun.org Call us on the "Who Shotline" - WSY-803-1664 Produced by Casey O'Brien and Laura Swisher for MaximumFun.org.
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61 min
February 15, 2019
'Leave No Trace' and Hometown Movies
This week Ricky, Alonso, and Drea survive the survivalist drama, Leave No Trace. They discuss the thematic threads that are found in all of Debra Granik's work - from Down to the Bone to Winter's Bone to Leave No Trace. Plus, they get a call from the "Who Shotline" and answer the question "What movie best represents your hometown?" You know Ricky's got things to say about Chicago! And lastly, as always, staff picks. In news, half of Martin Scorcese's new movie The Irishman will feature a "youthified" Robert De Niro and Al Pacino, the world gets a glimpse at the Will Smith genie, and Sean Penn writes a love letter to Bradley Cooper. Staff Picks: Ricky - The Untouchables Alonso - The Fabulous Allan Carr Drea - The Edge of Seventeen With Drea Clark, Alonso Duralde, and Ricky Carmona. You can let us know what you think of Who Shot Ya? on Twitter or Facebook. Or email us atwhoshotya@maximumfun.org Call us on the "Who Shotline" - WSY-803-1664 Produced by Casey O'Brien and Laura Swisher for MaximumFun.org.
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64 min
February 8, 2019
Great Music Moments in Movies and 'Miss Bala'
This week, the original crew holds it down - April, Alonso, and Ricky. And they are tackling the new Catherine Hardwicke/Gina Rodriguez film, Miss Bala. You can rest assured that this team won't miss, Miss Bala (thank you). The gang also covers Hollywood remakes of foreign films. Plus, in our additional segment, they talk at length about their favorite music moments in movies. And, as always, staff picks. In news, the "Ben Affleck Batman era" is over, Liam Neeson reveals a disturbing story about wanting to murder a "black bastard", and a new David Bowie biopic does not have the music rights. Staff Picks: Ricky - Horror Noire on Shudder Alonso - Other People April - Wisconsin Death Trip With April Wolfe, Alonso Duralde, and Ricky Carmona. You can let us know what you think of Who Shot Ya? on Twitter or Facebook. Or email us atwhoshotya@maximumfun.org Call us on the "Who Shotline" - WSY-803-1664 Produced by Casey O'Brien and Laura Swisher for MaximumFun.org.
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64 min
February 1, 2019
Overlooked Genre Film Performances and 'Stan & Ollie'
We've got a hot new episode of 'Who Shot Ya?' right out of the oven. Drea Clark is back in the studio to discuss the Steve Coogan and John C. Reilly two-hander, Stan & Ollie. The crew dissects the film and discusses the representation of filmmaking in movies. They also touch upon the theme of mixing business and friendship. The gang answers a question from the "Who Shot Line" that is perfectly tailored to April - "Which genre film performances have been overlooked?" And, as always, we've got staff picks. In news, the Wu-Tang Clan is making a supernatural thriller called Angel of Dust, the Michael Jackson estate denounces the new revealing documentary Leaving Neverland, and the "Dark Universe" is dead. Staff Picks: Ricky - Ricky - Keepers of the Magic on Hulu Alonso - Good pick: The Kid Who Would Be King. Bad pick: Serenity Drea - Everything Beautiful Is Far Away April - The Day of the Jackal With April Wolfe, Drea Clark, Alonso Duralde, and Ricky Carmona. You can let us know what you think of Who Shot Ya? on Twitter or Facebook. Or email us atwhoshotya@maximumfun.org Call us on the "Who Shotline" - WSY-803-1664 Produced by Casey O'Brien and Laura Swisher for MaximumFun.org.
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62 min
January 25, 2019
Walking On Broken 'Glass' and Oscar Nominations with Jared Logan
Look Mom! A new 'Who Shot Ya?'! This week the crew is joined by the delectable Jared Logan ('Best Week Ever', 'I Love the 2000s') and they're talking about the new Shyamalan joint, Glass. The gang vents their frustration over having to watch Unbreakable, Split, and Glass in order to prepare for this week's episode. They also dissect the work of M. Night Shyamalan and the traps he seems to frequently fall in to. They analyze the Oscar nominations and determine whether the Academy listened to any of their recommendations. And lastly, as always, staff picks. In news, Ja Rule is also a victim of the Fyre Festival, Leslie Jones is not happy with the new Ghostbusters, and several major theater chains will not screen Roma. Staff Picks: Ricky - Baskin Alonso - Go Tell It on the Mountain Jared - Wild Tales April - Picnic at Hanging Rock With April Wolfe, Jared Logan, Alonso Duralde, and Ricky Carmona. You can let us know what you think of Who Shot Ya? at @WhoShotYaPod on Twitter. Or email us atwhoshotya@maximumfun.org Call us on the "Who Shotline" - WSY-803-1664 Produced by Casey O'Brien and Laura Swisher for MaximumFun.org.
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60 min
January 18, 2019
Film Floppers and 'Destroyer' with Graham Elwood
A brand spanking new 'Who Shot Ya?' right out of the package! This week the crew is discussing the new Karyn Kusama/ Nicole Kidman joint, Destroyer. They're joined by fellow film nerd, comedian Graham Elwood of the 'Comedy Film Nerds' podcast. The gang questions Nicole Kidman's hair choices in the film and compares her character to other great LA gumshoes of the cinematic past. Plus they discuss the movies they have flip-flopped on since originally viewing, either for good or bad, in a segment they're calling Film Floppers. And as always, they've got those tasty staff picks. In news, Coming to America 2 is in the works, and Cardi B has some thoughts on Bird Box. Staff Picks: Ricky - 42 to 1 Alonso - Fyre Fraud Graham - Hell or High Water April - Out of the Past With Graham Elwood, April Wolfe, Alonso Duralde, and Ricky Carmona. You can let us know what you think of Who Shot Ya? at @WhoShotYaPod on Twitter. Or email us atwhoshotya@maximumfun.org Call us on the "Who Shotline" - WSY-803-1664 Produced by Casey O'Brien and Laura Swisher for MaximumFun.org.
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66 min
January 11, 2019
We'd Like to Remind the Academy of a Few Things and 'If Beale Street Could Talk'
Ahhhh. A fresh new 'Who Shot Ya?' off the vine! This week the crew is talking about Barry Jenkins' follow up to Moonlight, If Beale Street Could Talk. They dissect the film and discuss Jenkins' use of close ups, the portrayal of black love, and depicting black men in a different way. PLUS, the gang has some things to tell the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences about the Oscars in a segment called "I'd Like to Remind the Academy…" In this segment they will remind the Academy of things they may have carelessly overlooked when voting on Academy Award nominations. And since our podcast is the official podcast of Hollywood, we may just sway some votes. To finish off the episode, as always, we have staff picks. In news, the panel's reaction to the Golden Globes, Brooklynn Prince from The Florida Project is directing a short film, and the number of female directors in the top 250 grossing films is down this year. Weekly Movie Recommendations: Ricky - Girlfight Alonso - Race, Sex & Cinema: The World of Marlon Riggs and Tongues Untied Drea - The Guilty April - Siesta With April Wolfe, Drea Clark, Alonso Duralde, and Ricky Carmona. You can let us know what you think of Who Shot Ya? at @WhoShotYaPod on Twitter. Or email us atwhoshotya@maximumfun.org Call us on the "Who Shotline" - WSY-803-1664 Produced by Casey O'Brien and Laura Swisher for MaximumFun.org.
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61 min
January 4, 2019
'Roma' and Casting Your Own Biopics with Cristela Alonzo
It's the first 'Who Shot Ya?' of the year! And even though this episode was recorded in 2018, it's still fresh as can be. The gang is graced by the presence of the wonderful Cristela Alonzo to talk about Alfonso Cuarón's Roma. So we have an Alonzo, with Alonso, talking about Alfonso. Cristela discusses her childhood and how she deeply related to the film. Drea may or may not have found a giant bag of money in the new year. The crew casts their own biopics. And as always, staff picks. Weekly Movie Recommendations: Ricky - Batman Returns Alonso - Touch of Evil Drea - All About Nina Cristela - The Muppets Take Manhattan With Cristela Alonzo, Drea Clark, Alonso Duralde, and Ricky Carmona. You can let us know what you think of Who Shot Ya? at @WhoShotYaPod on Twitter. Or email us atwhoshotya@maximumfun.org Call us on the "Who Shotline" - WSY-803-1664 Produced by Casey O'Brien and Laura Swisher for MaximumFun.org.
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66 min
December 28, 2018
Year-End Bonanza! Top Ten Movie Lists and 2018 in Retrospect
It's that "Top Ten" time of the year. And 'Who Shot Ya?' is no different. It's the year end episode! In studio we've got Drea Clark, Alonso Duralde, and Ricky Carmona, who all provide their top ten movie lists of 2018. We also get to hear from April, who is still stanning for Coralie Fargeat's Revenge. The crew gets a call from the incomparable Inkoo Kang, who discusses her top movies of the year. Plus, she goes deep on First Reformed, and provides Ricky with an unconventional musical recommendation. The in studio crew also discusses the trends in news from 2018. And as always, staff picks. Weekly Movie Recommendations: Ricky - Grace Jones: Bloodlight and Bami Alonso - Minding the Gap Drea - De Palma TOP TEN LISTS: APRIL - 10. The Rider / Let The Corpses Tan / Zama / Mandy, 9. If Beale Street Could Talk, 8. You Were Never Really Here, 7. Revenge, 6. Hereditary, 5. Eighth Grade, 4. Burning, 3. Blindspotting, 2. Leave No Trace, 1. First Reformed DREA - Annihilation, Leave No Trace, Eighth Grade, Roma, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, If Beale Street Could Talk, Border, The Favourite, The Guilty, Night Comes On INKOO - 10. Shoplifters, 9. Burning, 8. Eighth Grade, 7. The Rider, 6. The Sisters Brothers, 5. The Favourite, 4. If Beale Street Could Talk, 3. Leave No Trace, 2. First Reformed, 1. Roma RICKY - 10. Sorry to Bother You, Black Panther, A Star Is Born, Mandy, Mission: Impossible - Fallout, Incredibles 2, Widows, Hereditary, 1A. Roma, 1B. BlacKkKlansman ALONSO - 10. Eighth Grade, 9. Support the Girls, 8. Happy as Lazzaro, 7. The Hate You Give / If Beale Street Could Talk, 6. The Other Side of the Wind, 5. The Sisters Brothers, 4. Lean On Pete, 3. Leave No Trace, 2. Roma, 1. Paddington 2 With April Wolfe, Inkoo Kang, Drea Clark, Alonso Duralde, and Ricky Carmona. You can let us know what you think of Who Shot Ya? at @WhoShotYaPod on Twitter. Or email us at whoshotya@maximumfun.org Call us on the "Who Shotline" - WSY-803-1664 Produced by Casey O'Brien and Laura Swisher for MaximumFun.org.
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68 min
December 21, 2018
Christmas Extravaganza! 'Love Actually', White Elephant, and Dan Thompson from the 'Deck The Hallmark' Podcast
HO HO HO! It's that time of year again to celebrate the day that Alonso loves. It's the 'Who Shot Ya?' Christmas Extravaganza! And this episode is packed to the gills. It starts off with a white elephant gift exchange. It then moves right into an in depth conversation about the somewhat controversial Christmas classic Love Actually. The crew then chats with Dan Thompson of the 'Deck The Hallmark' podcast about all those wonderful Hallmark Christmas movies. They have their final El Mero Mero De Navidad Christmas Minute. And as always, they've got Staff Picks. If this episode doesn't put you in the Christmas spirit, nothing will! Weekly Movie Recommendations: Ricky - Black Christmas Alonso - The Annotated Christmas Carol: A Christmas Carol in Prose April - A Diva's Christmas Carol And here it is, the 'Have Yourself a Movie Little Christmas' Video Montage. PLUS, we have Alonso's Christmas Mix on Spotify. With April Wolfe, Alonso Duralde, and Ricky Carmona. You can let us know what you think of Who Shot Ya? at @WhoShotYaPod on Twitter. Or email us atwhoshotya@maximumfun.org Call us on the "Who Shotline" - WSY-803-1664 Produced by Casey O'Brien and Laura Swisher for MaximumFun.org.
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59 min
December 14, 2018
'Vox Lux' and a Panel Divided with TV Writer Jenny Jaffe
This is a spicy episode! To say that there was a difference of opinion about this week's film would be an understatement. We're talking about the new Natalie Portman, popstar in crisis movie Vox Lux. The crew is joined by TV writer Jenny Jaffe ('Big Hero 6: The Series'). They answer a question from the mailbag: "What director - whose first high profile pictures were stellar - were you most surprised/disappointed to see flame out?" The Christmas season wouldn't be complete without another edition of the El Mero Mero De Navidad Christmas Minute with Alonso Duralde. And, as always, staff picks. In news, Kevin Hart steps down as Oscars host, and Sister Act 3 moves on with no Whoopi Goldberg. Weekly Movie Recommendations: Ricky - Living on Soul Alonso - Josie and the Pussycats April - Cold War Jenny - Frank PLUS, we have two Spotify playlists. One is for Movie Soundtracks and the other is for Movie Scores. Check 'em out! Next week we're discussing Love Actually With Jenny Jaffe, April Wolfe, Alonso Duralde, and Ricky Carmona. You can let us know what you think of Who Shot Ya? at @WhoShotYaPod on Twitter. Or email us atwhoshotya@maximumfun.org Call us on the "Who Shotline" - WSY-803-1664 Produced by Casey O'Brien and Laura Swisher for MaximumFun.org.
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63 min
December 7, 2018
Why 'Green Book' Made Us Blue with Holly Walker
This week we're talking about the most recent Peter Farrelly road trip movie. No, not Dumb and Dumber. Not Kingpin. Sorry, not Me, Myself & Irene. We're talking Green Book with Mahershala Ali and Viggo Mortensen. And we're so lucky to have on the program, writer and performer Holly Walker (The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse). If you want to hear many, many Viggo Mortensen-as-Tony Lip impressions, then this is the episode for you. The crew also answers a question from the Who Shotline: "What movie character had the biggest impact on you as a person?" Plus, Alonso has another heart attack minute, AKA The El Mero Mero De Navidad Christmas Minute. And as always, staff picks. In news, When We Were Kings gets the musical treatment, The Wizard of Oz is the most influential movie of all time, Paul Schrader thinks there's "no crimes in art." Weekly Movie Recommendations: Ricky - Berry Gordy's The Last Dragon Alonso - Mary Queen of Scots April - Happy as Lazzaro and Clara's Ghost Holly - About Time PLUS, we have two Spotify playlists. One is for Movie Soundtracks and the other is for Movie Scores. Check 'em out! Next week we're discussing Vox Lux with Jenny Jaffe. With Holly Walker, April Wolfe, Alonso Duralde, and Ricky Carmona. You can let us know what you think of Who Shot Ya? at @WhoShotYaPod on Twitter. Or email us atwhoshotya@maximumfun.org Call us on the "Who Shotline" - WSY-803-1664 Produced by Casey O'Brien and Laura Swisher for MaximumFun.org.
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66 min
November 30, 2018
'Creed II' and Our Favorite 'Rocky' Movies with CJ Sullivan
Listening to this episode will get you as pumped as Rocky running up all those steps. And you don't even need to drink raw eggs! This episode's got some PUNCH to it. That's right, we're talking Creed II and we're joined by Philly's own CJ Sullivan. Alonso announces that he is officially in full on Christmas mode. April is excited about Alicia Malone's new book called The Female Gaze (which April also contributed to). It's Ricky's Mom's birthday and he's sending her a cake. And CJ is just happy that Brigitte Nielsen is back in our lives with her appearance in Creed II. We answer a call from the "Who Shotline" about film genres that we don't care about. We get another infusion of The El Mero Mero de Navidad Christmas Minute. And of course, staff picks. In news, Christopher McQuarrie wants the Oscars to introduce an award for stunts, Julie Andrews is a giant fish monster, and we discuss the careers of Nicolas Roeg and Bernardo Bertolucci . Weekly Movie Recommendations: Ricky - McCabe & Mrs. Miller Alonso - Cola de Mono April - Volcano CJ - Mississippi Grind PLUS, we have two Spotify playlists. One is for Movie Soundtracks and the other is for Movie Scores. Check 'em out! Next week we're discussing Green Book with Holly Walker . With CJ Sullivan, April Wolfe, Alonso Duralde, and Ricky Carmona. You can let us know what you think of Who Shot Ya? at @WhoShotYaPod on Twitter. Or email us atwhoshotya@maximumfun.org Call us on the "Who Shotline" - WSY-803-1664 Produced by Casey O'Brien and Laura Swisher for MaximumFun.org.
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63 min
November 23, 2018
'Widows' and a Call From the 'Who Shotline'
Even though Thanksgiving is over, let us give thanks for this wonderful new episode of 'Who Shot Ya?' Drea Clark is back in the building to talk with the crew about Widows. Alonso mourns the loss of 'Irv's Burgers' in West Hollywood. April shares a great Ethan Hawke story. Drea attends a festival for festival planners. And Ricky rejoices at the re-opening of the New Beverly Cinema. Plus, we take a call from the 'Who Shotline.' Alonso almost has a heart attack during the "El Mero Mero De Navidad Christmas Minute.' And as always, staff picks. In news, Eddie Redmayne admits he gave an "interesting" performance in Jupiter Ascending, General Mills wants to make a Cereal Monsters film franchise, and the Criterion Channel is re-born. Weekly Movie Recommendations: Ricky - Mi Familia Alonso - The Christmas Chronicles April - Cam Drea - Shoplifters PLUS, we have two Spotify playlists. One is for Movie Soundtracks and the other is for Movie Scores. Check 'em out! Next week we're discussing Creed II with CJ Sullivan . With Drea Clark, April Wolfe, Alonso Duralde, and Ricky Carmona. You can let us know what you think of Who Shot Ya? at @WhoShotYaPod on Twitter. Or email us atwhoshotya@maximumfun.org Call us on the "Who Shotline" - WSY-803-1664 Produced by Casey O'Brien and Laura Swisher for MaximumFun.org.
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66 min
November 16, 2018
'Overlord' and a Remembrance of Stan Lee
A fresh episode of Who Shot Ya? right out of the oven. We've got the classic crew of Ricky, Alonso, and April, and they're talking about the newest installment in the "Nazi Zombie" movie genre. That's right, we're discussing Overlord. In addition to that, April is only slightly "yawny" this episode. Alonso is excited about Oprah's Favorite Things list. And Ricky is hyped over a Tribe Called Quest and Wu-Tang mash-up album. Plus, the crew discusses the life and work of Stan Lee. We've got another installment of Alonso's Christmas Minute. And, as always, we've got staff picks. In news, Spike Lee wants to make a musical, FX asks the Supreme Court to throw out Olivia de Havilland's lawsuit, and James Woods has a moment of redemption. Weekly Movie Recommendations: Ricky - Life Alonso - The Other Side of the Wind and They'll Love Me When I'm Dead April - Zama PLUS, we have two Spotify playlists. One is for Movie Soundtracks and the other is for Movie Scores. Check 'em out! Next week we're discussing Widows. With April Wolfe, Alonso Duralde, and Ricky Carmona. You can let us know what you think of Who Shot Ya? at @WhoShotYaPod on Twitter. Or email us atwhoshotya@maximumfun.org Call us on the "Who Shotline" - WSY-803-1664 Produced by Casey O'Brien and Laura Swisher for MaximumFun.org.
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63 min
November 9, 2018
'Bohemian Rhapsody' and Alonso's Christmas Minute with Film Critic Katie Walsh
Don't stop me now! We're talking about the new Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody. We are so lucky this week to be joined by friend of the podcast, film critic Katie Walsh. This episode was recorded the night of the election, so you can certainly hear a level of optimistic anxiety in all the host's voices. The crew dissects all the important parts of the new movie: Rami Malek's fake teeth, the bad jokes, and how many times the band members say that they're a family. Plus, we chat about the phenomenon of straight actors playing gay characters. AND, most importantly, Alonso kicks of the Holiday season with a new weekly segment called The El Mero Mero de Navidad Christmas Minute. Each week Alonso will recap all the Christmas movies he's watched from the past week. The only caveat is that he must do it in under a minute. And as always, we have staff picks. In news, the titles for the new Avatar sequels are in, the LA Film Festival is no more, and JJ Abrams seeks a "Megadeal." Weekly Movie Recommendations: Ricky - Hip-Hop Evolution Alonso - Shirkers April - Memories of Murder Katie - El Ángel PLUS, we have two Spotify playlists. One is for Movie Soundtracks and the other is for Movie Scores. Check 'em out! Next week we're discussing Overlord. With Katie Walsh, April Wolfe, Alonso Duralde, and Ricky Carmona. You can let us know what you think of Who Shot Ya? at @WhoShotYaPod on Twitter. Or email us at whoshotya@maximumfun.org Produced by Casey O'Brien and Laura Swisher for MaximumFun.org.
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67 min
November 2, 2018
'Suspiria' and Passing The Bechdel Test with Jamie Loftus & Caitlin Durante of 'The Bechdel Cast'
Even though Halloween is over, we're still keeping it spooky. That's right, we're talking about our favorite "witch dance" movie of the year, Suspiria. This week we're so lucky to have the hosts of 'The Bechdel Cast' podcast, Jamie Loftus and Caitlin Durante, on the program. The crew discusses their favorite aspects of the Halloween season. For Caitlin it's the pumpkin shaped Reese's peanut butter cups, for Alonso it's the appearance of the sign banning silly string on Hollywood Boulevard, and for Jamie it's the chance to buy a "Twerking Mummy" toy at CVS. Plus, the gang helps some previously failing movies pass The Bechdel Test. And as always, staff picks. In news, the Wachowski's are potentially retiring, FilmStruck closes down shop, and the MPAA turns 50. Weekly Movie Recommendations: Ricky - Hereditary Alonso - Monrovia, Indiana Jamie - Doubt Caitlin - Paddington and Paddington 2 PLUS, we have two Spotify playlists. One is for Movie Soundtracks and the other is for Movie Scores. Check 'em out! Next week we're discussing Bohemian Rhapsody with Katie Walsh With Caitlin Durante, Jamie Loftus, Alonso Duralde, and Ricky Carmona. You can let us know what you think of Who Shot Ya? at @WhoShotYaPod on Twitter. Or email us atwhoshotya@maximumfun.org Produced by Casey O'Brien and Laura Swisher for MaximumFun.org.
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62 min
October 26, 2018
Trick AND Treat: The New 'Halloween' and Getting Quizzed on Horror Movie Taglines with Betsy Sodaro
Boo! It's our HALLOWEEN episode! And boy have we got some tricks and treats for you. The first treat is our guest, horror expert and all around delightful person Betsy Sodaro (Disjointed, Another Period, Horny 4 Horror Podcast). A second treat is that we have our entire crew on the show this week - Ricky Carmona, April Wolfe, Alonso Duralde, AND Drea Clark. This haunted house is full! But the trick is that one of our hosts - DOES NOT MAKE IT TO THE END OF THE EPISODE! The gang is tasked this week with discussing the new Halloween movie along with the entire Halloweenfranchise. Plus, our lovely hosts are quizzed on horror movie taglines in that game all the kids are playing - "Name That Horror!" And as always, staff picks. In news, Lebron James wants to reboot Friday the 13th, the American Genre Film Archive and Alamo Drafthouse want to preserve your VHS', and Guillermo del Toro goes to Netflix to make a new Pinocchio. Weekly Movie Recommendations: Ricky - The Tree of Life Alonso - 1985 Drea - Border Betsy - Hunk PLUS, we have two Spotify playlists. One is for Movie Soundtracks and the other is for Movie Scores. Check 'em out! Next week we're discussing Suspiria with Jamie Loftus and Caitlin Durante of The Bechdel Cast With Betsy Sodaro, Drea Clark, Alonso Duralde, and Ricky Carmona. You can let us know what you think of Who Shot Ya? at @WhoShotYaPod on Twitter. Or email us atwhoshotya@maximumfun.org Produced by Casey O'Brien and Laura Swisher for MaximumFun.org.
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76 min
October 19, 2018
We Take Flight with 'First Man' and Discuss The Movies That Scared Us The Most
April Wolfe is back everybody! Albeit a bit jet lagged. This week the crew takes off with a discussion of First Man. April calls Damien Chazelle an "old man." Alonso salivates over Milk Bar. And Ricky invents a new cocktail. Plus, we chat about the movies that still scare us to this day. And as always, staff picks. In news, the original Aladdin screenwriter is not happy, Chow Yun-fat is giving away all his money, and David Lynch knows how to fix this country. Weekly Movie Recommendations: Ricky - Contact Alonso - Can You Ever Forgive Me? April - The Picture of Dorian Gray PLUS, we have two Spotify playlists. One is for Movie Soundtracks and the other is for Movie Scores. Check 'em out! Next week we're discussing Halloween with Betsy Sodaro. With April Wolfe, Alonso Duralde, and Ricky Carmona. You can let us know what you think of Who Shot Ya? at @WhoShotYaPod on Twitter. Or email us atwhoshotya@maximumfun.org Produced by Casey O'Brien and Laura Swisher for MaximumFun.org.
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61 min
October 12, 2018
'A Star Is Born' and Louis Virtel Goes Gaga Over Jane Fonda Classic 'Barbarella'
A more perfect episode could not be cultivated for our guest Louis Virtel. We discuss the big hit of the fall A Star Is Born. As an added bonus, we go deep on something near and dear to the hearts of Alonso and Louis, the 50th anniversary of the release of Barbarella. Ever the Jane Fonda fan, Louis dives deep on the filmography of one of the greatest movie stars of all time. PLUS, Ricky elaborates on the oeuvre of The Wu-Tang Clan (AKA the "Wu-vre"). Alonso praises Taylor Swift. And Drea is amped on the new season of 'Dr. Who.' To finish out the episode, as always, we've got staff picks. In news, James Gunn gets a new gig, there's a really weird profile of Drew Barrymore on the Egyptair in-flight magazine, and Richard Dreyfuss has some ideas on how to make Jaws better. Weekly Movie Recommendations: Ricky - Evil Dead 2 Alonso - Whatever Happened to Baby Jane? (TV Movie) Drea - The Oath Louis - Colette You can listen to Louis every week on Keep It. PLUS, we have two Spotify playlists. One is for Movie Soundtracks and the other is for Movie Scores. Check 'em out! Next week we're discussing First Man. With Louis Virtel, Drea Clark, Alonso Duralde, and Ricky Carmona. You can let us know what you think of Who Shot Ya? at @WhoShotYaPod on Twitter. Or email us atwhoshotya@maximumfun.org Produced by Casey O'Brien and Laura Swisher for MaximumFun.org.
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61 min
October 5, 2018
We Go to 'Night School' w/ Alison Becker and Chat with Horror & Comedy Legend Lin Shaye
There is TOO much going on in this episode. First off, our guest is the wonderful and hilarious Alison Becker. She's here to discuss the new Kevin Hart/ Tiffany Haddish vehicle, Night School. On this episode we learn very quickly that Alison has a deep sexual attraction to Eddie Redmayne. Ricky reveals the launch of his movie club. April talks about poetry, again. And Alonso is excited that he gets to use his oven. But that's not all because the crew also gets a call from film legend Lin Shaye. She is the ambassador for this year's Screamfest. She also discusses her career, work ethic, and newest projects. (And if you want hear more Lin you can listen to her on a past episode of Switchblade Sisters). She's a hoot. And last but not least, we have staff picks. Way too much for one episode. In news, John Carpenter just wants to watch basketball and play video games, Alden Ehrenreich rides a rollercoaster, and Macaulay Culkin wants to be in Fantastic Beasts. Weekly Movie Recommendations: Ricky - Mr. Soul! Alonso - The Hate U Give April - What Keeps You Alive Alison - Eighth Grade You can watch Alison's new show 'Are You Smarter Than A Drunk Person" now on The Brewdog Network. PLUS, we have two Spotify playlists. One is for Movie Soundtracks and the other is for Movie Scores. Check 'em out! Next week we're discussing A Star Is Born with Louis Virtel With Alison Becker, April Wolfe, Alonso Duralde, and Ricky Carmona. You can let us know what you think of Who Shot Ya? at @WhoShotYaPod on Twitter. Or email us atwhoshotya@maximumfun.org Produced by Casey O'Brien and Laura Swisher for MaximumFun.org.
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67 min
September 28, 2018
'The Sisters Brothers' and a Call From Fantastic Fest
Inkoo is back in the building! She joins Ricky and Alonso in an enthralling discussion of the new Joaquin Phoenix/ John C. Reilly western The Sisters Brothers. As could be expected there is some major disagreement on this movie. For 'What's Good?' Alonso is loving BoJack Horseman. Inkoo is looking forward to eating some LA Korean food. And Ricky is all set to attend his first film festival, the LA Film Festival. Plus, the crew gets a call from field reporter April Wolfe from Fantastic Fest in Austin, Texas. And always, staff picks. In news, THR's Top 100 Most Powerful People in Entertainment are very white, Dan Fogelman is mad at white male critics, and Chloé Zhao gets hired for The Eternals. Weekly Movie Recommendations: Ricky - Psychokinesis Alonso - Tea With The Dames Inkoo - A Simple Favor PLUS, we have two Spotify playlists. One is for Movie Soundtracks and the other is for Movie Scores. Check 'em out! Next week we're discussing Night School with Alison Becker With April Wolfe, Inkoo Kang, Alonso Duralde, and Ricky Carmona. You can let us know what you think of Who Shot Ya? at @WhoShotYaPod on Twitter. Or email us atwhoshotya@maximumfun.org Produced by Casey O'Brien and Laura Swisher for MaximumFun.org.
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53 min
September 21, 2018
The Predator and Other Problematic Films with Oliver Wang
We've got Ricky, April and Alonso in the studio this week, along with special guest Oliver Wang. Like Ricky, Oliver is a fellow DJ, and he also hosts the brilliant music podcast Heat Rocks on Maximum Fun, alongside friend of the show Morgan Rhodes. April tells us about her feminist ghost hunting pilot; Alonso's excited about the BBQ chicken tenders at McDonald's; Oliver is stoked to be a guest for the first time on WSY and Ricky's reminded of his childhood after watching the Canelo fight and going to a party where Los Angeles Plays Itself played in the background. Plus, music scholar Oliver Wang outs himself as an unabashed Predator fan, who's seen every single Predator movie. Will he be one of the few (only?!) fans of this franchise that doesn't pan the film? Find out. In the news, Gael Garcia Bernal wants to know why there aren't more US-born LatinX directors, Yacht Captain Dennis Davers breaks his silence about what he thinks happened the night Natalie Woods drowned, and Christopher Nolan and Paul Thomas Anderson have teamed up to demand TV manufacturers up their TV-settings game for better movie watching experiences at home. Weekly Movie Recommendations: Ricky - The Thing April - Life Itself (Note: this is April's joke pick), and her real pick is Mandy Alonso - Lizzie Oliver - Chan Is Missing Next week we're discussing The Sisters Brothers with Inkoo Kang With April Wolfe, Alonso Duralde, and Ricky Carmona Oliver Wang You can let us know what you think of Who Shot Ya? at @WhoShotYaPod on Twitter. Or email us atwhoshotya@maximumfun.org Produced by Casey O'Brien and Laura Swisher for MaximumFun.org.
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58 min
September 14, 2018
Jennifer Garner's 'Peppermint' and Getting the Band Back Together
You heard right, the band is back together! This episode marks the return of our Switchblade Sister April Wolfe. And this week the crew is talking about the divisive (and pretty racist) new Jennifer Garner film Peppermint. Ricky discusses his feelings on Twin Peaks: The Return. April celebrates the the life of her beloved cat. And Alonso questions whether fall is arriving or not. Plus, the gang listens to messages from the "Who Shot-Line." This week's questions was, "Which actress, who has never fronted an action film, deserves to be an action hero?" And as always, 'Staff Picks.' In news, Candyman is coming, Olivia Munn is chastised, and Facebook apologoizes for taking down those nude Burt Reynolds photos. Weekly Movie Recommendations: Ricky - Old Boy Alonso - Starting Over April - Let the Corpses Tan PLUS, we have two Spotify playlists. One is for Movie Soundtracks and the other is for Movie Scores. Check 'em out! Next week we're discussing The Predator. With April Wolfe, Alonso Duralde, and Ricky Carmona. You can let us know what you think of Who Shot Ya? at @WhoShotYaPod on Twitter. Or email us atwhoshotya@maximumfun.org Produced by Casey O'Brien and Laura Swisher for MaximumFun.org.
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52 min
September 8, 2018
'Destination Wedding' and "The Who Shot-Line" with Riley Silverman
This one is a winner. That's right, we've got the head writer for Maximum Fun's International Waters, Riley Silverman. She's on the show to talk about the new Winona Ryder and Keanu Reeves joint, Destination Wedding. Ricky celebrates the work of Stevie Wonder. Drea reminisces about a high school production of Clue. And Alonso won't shut up about the Venice Film Festival. Plus, the crew plays some calls left by listeners on the 'Who Shot Ya?' hotline, which will now and forever be known as the "Who Shot-Line." (Kudos to Drea Clark for coming up with that name). And, as always, Staff Picks. In news, First Man is making some people angry, some idiot wore a "Weinstein is Innocent" t-shirtto the Venice Film Festival, and Alfonso Cuarón directed Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkabanbecause Guillermo Del Toro yelled at him. Weekly Movie Recommendations: Ricky - Jacob's Ladder Drea - Lady Macbeth Alonso - Prêt-à-Porter Riley - Away We Go PLUS, we have two Spotify playlists. One is for Movie Soundtracks and the other is for Movie Scores. Check 'em out! Next week we're discussing Peppermint With Riley Silverman, Drea Clark, Alonso Duralde, and Ricky Carmona. The Who Shot-Line Number: WSY-803-1664. And the question: Which actress, who has never done action before, deserves her own action movie? You can let us know what you think of Who Shot Ya? at @WhoShotYaPod on Twitter. Or email us atwhoshotya@maximumfun.org Produced by Casey O'Brien and Laura Swisher for MaximumFun.org.
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70 min
August 31, 2018
'The Happytime Murders' and All Things Puppets with Helen Hong
Do you love puppets? Well then this is the episode you've been waiting for! We've got comedian, actor, and Maximum Fun's Go Fact Yourself host, Helen Hong on to discuss the new puppet noir The Happytime Murders. Helen is uniquely qualified to discuss this film because she reveals that she actually auditioned for it! Ricky declares his love for Big Trouble in Little China. Drea proves herself to be a true "puppet movie" expert. And the gang receives a "voicemail postcard" from Alonso at the Venice Film Festival. Plus, the crew plays that game that America loves - 'Name That Puppet!' And as always, we've got Staff Picks. In news, Ethan Hawke has some thoughts on superhero movies, the Big Trouble in Little Chinaremake is actually a sequel, and Netflix may stop sending out DVDs in 2022. Weekly Movie Recommendations: Ricky - Team America: World Police Drea - Support the Girls Helen - In Bruges PLUS, we have two Spotify playlists. One is for Movie Soundtracks and the other is for Movie Scores. Check 'em out! Next week we're discussing Destination Wedding With Helen Hong, Drea Clark, and Ricky Carmona. You can let us know what you think of Who Shot Ya? at @WhoShotYaPod on Twitter. Or email us atwhoshotya@maximumfun.org Produced by Casey O'Brien and Laura Swisher for MaximumFun.org.
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66 min
August 24, 2018
'Crazy Rich Asians' and Whitewashing Cinema with Jenny Yang
This is a feel good episode, ya'll! We've got comedian Jenny Yang on the program to talk about Crazy Rich Asians. She is uniquely qualified to discuss this film because she has seen it FIVE TIMES! This episode also signals the return of "The King of Christmas" - Alonso Duralde. He has traveled to the east coast and back to regale the crew of tales from his journey and his love for lobster. Ricky pours one out for the death of "Hiatus Ricky" as he goes back to work on Tosh.0. Plus, the gang goes over some of the most atrocious examples of whitewashing in movies - from Scarlett Johansson in Ghost in the Shell to Emma Stone in Aloha. And as always, we've got Staff Picks. In news, Michael Caine reveals the ending to Inception, Kevin Spacey's Billionaire Boys Club makes $618 in its opening weekend, Boots Riley has some thoughts on BlacKkKlansman, and Keanu Reeves and Winona Ryder may be married. Weekly Movie Recommendations: Ricky - 1). Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon 2). Cop Land Alonso - In the Mood for Love Jenny - To All the Boys I've Loved Before PLUS, we have two Spotify playlists. One is for Movie Soundtracks and the other is for Movie Scores. Check 'em out! Next week we're discussing The Happytime Murders With Jenny Yang, Alonso Duralde, and Ricky Carmona. You can let us know what you think of Who Shot Ya? at @WhoShotYaPod on Twitter. Or email us atwhoshotya@maximumfun.org Produced by Casey O'Brien and Laura Swisher for MaximumFun.org.
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64 min
August 17, 2018
'BlacKkKlansman' and The Filmography of Spike Lee with Brandon Johnson & Baron Vaughn
This is one of our wildest episodes to date. And for our 50th episode, no less! We've got first time guest, comedian Baron Vaughn (Grace and Frankie, Mystery Science Theater 3000) and returning guest Brandon Johnson (Rick and Morty, Animals). They're on to discuss the brand new film, BlacKkKlansman. Brandon, once again, tries to hock bootleg merchandise. Baron earns his anointed title of "The Big Pun" by making puns with a machine gun pace. April holds it down by recommending some post WWII era German-Jewish poetry. And Ricky fixes his car stereo like the Fonz. Plus, the crew discusses the films, style, and career of BlacKkKlansman director Spike Lee. And as always, we have Staff Picks. In news, the "Popular Movies Oscar" gets some support, Idris Elba tells everyone NOT to believe the James Bond hype, and screenwriter John August is compiling the list of popular films that can't be found online. Weekly Movie Recommendations: Ricky - Kareem: Minority of One April - Point Break Brandon - Crazy Rich Asians Baron - The Final Master PLUS, we have two Spotify playlists. One is for Movie Soundtracks and the other is for Movie Scores. Check 'em out! Next week we're discussing Crazy Rich Asians. With Baron Vaughn, April Wolfe, Brandon Johnson, and Ricky Carmona. You can let us know what you think of Who Shot Ya? at @WhoShotYaPod on Twitter. Or email us atwhoshotya@maximumfun.org Produced by Casey O'Brien and Laura Swisher for MaximumFun.org.
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65 min
August 10, 2018
'The Spy Who Dumped Me' and Top 5 Comedy Duos with Inkoo Kang
This is truly a clash of the titans. Drea Clark and Inkoo Kang are featured in the SAME EPISODE! That's right, it's an action packed show where the crew is discussing The Spy Who Dumped Me. Inkoo grills Ricky by asking him, "Why do you hate women?" (She's joking, fyi). Drea cements her status as the show's "wacky neighbor." April can't stop listening to The Tammy's Egyptian Shumba. And Ricky stans for his main man Eddie Murphy. Plus, the gang attempts to name their top 5 comic duos of all time. And as always, staff picks. In news, Jean-Luc Picard is back, Crazy Rich Asians turns Netflix down, and Steven Seagal is appointed a "Special Reperesentative" of Russian Foreign Ministry. Weekly Movie Recommendations: Ricky - Spy April - Bunny Lake Is Missing Drea - Skate Kitchen Inkoo - 1). Crazy Rich Asians 2). McQueen PLUS, we have two Spotify playlists. One is for Movie Soundtracks and the other is for Movie Scores. Check 'em out! Next week we're discussing BlacKkKlansman With Inkoo Kang, April Wolfe, Drea Clark, and Ricky Carmona. You can let us know what you think of Who Shot Ya? at @WhoShotYaPod on Twitter. Or email us atwhoshotya@maximumfun.org Produced by Casey O'Brien and Laura Swisher for MaximumFun.org.
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67 min
August 3, 2018
'Mission: Impossible - Fallout' with Brandon Johnson
Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to listen to the newest episode of 'Who Shot Ya?', drink some Café Bustelo, and leave a five star review on Apple Podcasts. This week Ricky Carmona, April Wolfe, and Alonso Duralde are talking about Mission: Impossible - Fallout. They are joined by the hilarious Brandon Johnson, who you may know from voicing Mr. Goldenfold on 'Rick and Morty.' The crew covers every aspect of the movie - the fights, the stunts, the way Angela Bassett say "plutonium." Brandon does his best to hock his collection of bootleg DVDs. Alonso, again, makes the case for his potato salad. Ricky tears Alonso a new one for not inviting him to a Die Hard screening. And April tells us about getting drunk with her mother. Plus, the gang has an in depth discussion on the career of Tom Cruise. And as always, staff picks In news, MoviePass is not doing so hot, Paul Schrader loves Taylor Swift, and two latino and hispanic watchdog groups call for a boycott of Paramount. Weekly Movie Recommendations: Ricky - The Equalizer 2 April - Like Father Alonso - Space Station 76 Brandon - Fresh PLUS, we have two Spotify playlists. One is for Movie Soundtracks and the other is for Movie Scores. Check 'em out! Next week we're discussing The Spy Who Dumped Me With Brandon Johnson, April Wolfe, Alonso Duralde, and Ricky Carmona. You can let us know what you think of Who Shot Ya? at @WhoShotYaPod on Twitter. Or email us atwhoshotya@maximumfun.org Produced by Casey O'Brien and Laura Swisher for MaximumFun.org.
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75 min
July 31, 2018
BONUS EPISODE! 'Attack The Block' LIVE at the Dynasty Typewriter theater with Tre'vell Anderson of the LA Times
It's our BONUS episode ya'll! This was a live show recorded on July 5th at the Dynasty Typewritertheater in Los Angeles. We present to you - Attack The Block. The film was screened for the audience followed by a discussion. Ricky, April, and Alonso are joined by LA Times film reporter Tre'vell Anderson. The crew goes through what they love about this film and why it's still so resonant today. Tre'vell compares the film to another classic, Leprechaun in the Hood. Plus the gang takes questions from the audience. A rousing good time for all! With Tre'vell Anderson, April Wolfe, Alonso Duralde, and Ricky Carmona. You can let us know what you think of Who Shot Ya? at @WhoShotYaPod on Twitter. Or email us atwhoshotya@maximumfun.org Produced by Casey O'Brien and Laura Swisher for MaximumFun.org.
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29 min
July 27, 2018
Whiteness in Cinema and 'Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again' with Dave Holmes and Tavia Nyong'o
One of our most divisive episodes to date! The crew is joined by the wonderful Dave Holmes as they review Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again. The line is quickly drawn in the sand between those who love this movie and those who hate. You'll have to listen to find out who is on which side! Plus, professor and critic Tavia Nyong'o calls in to discuss "whiteness" as it's presented in cinema. He also elaborates on the recent screening series at the Brooklyn Academy of Music called "BAMcinématek and The Racial Imaginary Institute: On Whiteness." Much to the joy of April, there is an in depth conversation on White Chicks. And as always, we have Staff Picks. In news, James Gunn is fired, Marvel provided counseling centers for Infinity War, and the Cats movie announces its cast. Weekly Movie Recommendations: Ricky - The Lost Boys April - Montenegro Alonso - Buddies Dave - Eighth Grade PLUS, we have two Spotify playlists. One is for Movie Soundtracks and the other is for Movie Scores. Check 'em out! Next week we're discussing Mission Impossible: Fallout With Dave Holmes, Tavia Nyong'o, April Wolfe, Alonso Duralde, and Ricky Carmona. You can let us know what you think of Who Shot Ya? at @WhoShotYaPod on Twitter. Or email us atwhoshotya@maximumfun.org Produced by Casey O'Brien and Laura Swisher for MaximumFun.org.
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64 min
July 20, 2018
Skyscraper, The Rock, and a Commemoration of Poetic Justice with Morgan Rhodes
We are Alonso-less this week! But no fear, we more than make up for it with our stellar array of guests. We've got the return of Drea "The Dope Rhyme Slaya" Clark. Plus, a first time guest, music supervisor and Heat Rocks host, Morgan Rhodes. The crew is discussing the new Rock film Skyscraper. Several parallels are made between this new "building related action film" and Die Hard. They evaluate the career and acting capabilities of The Rock himself. Plus, Morgan commemorates Poetic Justice on the 25th anniversary of its release. And as always, staff picks. Make sure to listen closely, because the "El Mero-Mero de Navidad" may make a cameo in this episode. In news, a lost Stanley Kubrick script is found, Jude Law addresses Dumbledore's sexuality, and Bruce Willis says Die Hard is NOT a Christmas movie. Weekly Movie Recommendations: Ricky - Die Hard with a Vengeance April - Innocence Morgan - 1). Paris Blues 2). Love Jones Drea - 1). Blindspotting 2). Pain and Gain PLUS, we have two Spotify playlists. One is for Movie Soundtracks and the other is for Movie Scores. Check 'em out! Next week we're discussing Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again with Dave Holmes With April Wolfe, Drea Clark, Morgan Rhodes, and Ricky Carmona. You can let us know what you think of Who Shot Ya? at @WhoShotYaPod on Twitter. Or email us atwhoshotya@maximumfun.org Produced by Casey O'Brien and Laura Swisher for MaximumFun.org.
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66 min
July 13, 2018
Top 5 Directorial Debuts, Oakland, and 'Sorry to Bother You'
We're going guest-less this episode as the 'Who Shot Ya?' trio hold down the fort on their own. This week we're covering the movie of the summer, Sorry to Bother You. In the discussion of the film the crew covers the rise of Oakland in cinema, Boots Riley's unique vision, and the powerful political message of the film. Alonso makes a case for a double feature with Sorry to Bother Youand The First Purge. Plus, the crew puts together the ultimate Top Five list of directorial debuts. And as always, staff picks. In news, Thanos apparently killed half of the animals, the cast and crew walk off the 'Roe v. Wade' film, and James Gunn says a good movie can't be ruined by spoilers. TOP FIVE DIRECTORIAL DEBUTS (In no particular order): 1). Orson Welles - Citizen Kane 2). Kasi Lemmons - Eve's Bayou 3). Spike Lee - She's Gotta Have It 4). Joan Micklin Silver - Hester Street 5). Rose Troche - Go Fish Weekly Movie Recommendations: Ricky - Nights of Cabiria April - Eighth Grade Alonso - Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation PLUS, we have two Spotify playlists. One is for Movie Soundtracks and the other is for Movie Scores. Check 'em out! Next week we're discussing Skyscraper with Morgan Rhodes and Drea Clark With Alonso Duralde, April Wolfe, and Ricky Carmona. You can let us know what you think of Who Shot Ya? at @WhoShotYaPod on Twitter. Or email us atwhoshotya@maximumfun.org Produced by Casey O'Brien and Laura Swisher for MaximumFun.org.
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62 min
July 4, 2018
4th of July Spectacular: Musicals, Old News and '1776' with All Things Cozy's Matt Piwowarczyk
It's our 4th of July episode! So naturally the gang is discussing the 1972 musical - 1776. We are joined by musical "expert" Matt Piwowarczyk of the All Things Cozy podcast. The 'Who Shot Ya?' crew dissects their favorite musicals. And they get to the bottom of why Ricky hates them so much. Our news segment goes way back into the archives for some "relevant" news items. PLUS, Drea Clark interviews director Aaron Katz about his newest film Gemini. Weekly Movie Recommendations: Ricky - South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut Matt - Psycho Beach Party April - West Side Story Alonso - Such Good Friends Come to our LIVE SHOW on July 5th at the Dynasty Typewriter. We'll be discussing Attack The Block with special guest star Tre'vell Anderson. Buy tickets here! PLUS, we have two Spotify playlists. One is for Movie Soundtracks and the other is for Movie Scores. Check 'em out! Next week we're discussing Sorry to Bother You With Alonso Duralde, April Wolfe, Matt Piwowarczyk and Ricky Carmona. You can let us know what you think of Who Shot Ya? at @WhoShotYaPod on Twitter. Or email us atwhoshotya@maximumfun.org Produced by Casey O'Brien and Laura Swisher for MaximumFun.org.
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63 min
June 29, 2018
Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom with Jordan Morris
This week we are graced by podcast royalty - Maximum Fun's own Jordan Morris. He's on the program to talk about Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom. The gang reviews the film and in the process discusses what makes the original Jurassic Park work so well. You may be surprised to find that one of our beloved hosts is not a big fan of the original! Jordan gets the opportunity to discuss his new scripted podcast project Bubble. Plus, they discuss the future as presented in movies. The gang decides which movie future they would like to live in, which one scares them, and which one is a little too close to reality for their comfort. In news, Netflix releases 'A Great Day In Hollywood', Elizabeth Olsen found out about the end of Infinity War on the way to set, and some fans want to remake Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Weekly Movie Recommendations: Ricky - The Thing Jordan - L7: Pretend We're Dead April - Leave No Trace Alonso - Three Identical Strangers Come to our LIVE SHOW on July 5th at the Dynasty Typewriter. We'll be discussing Attack The Block with special guest star Tre'vell Anderson. Buy tickets here! PLUS, we have two Spotify playlists. One is for Movie Soundtracks and the other is for Movie Scores. Check 'em out! Next week we're discussing 1776 with Matt Piwowarczyk With Alonso Duralde, April Wolfe, Jordan Morris and Ricky Carmona. You can let us know what you think of Who Shot Ya? at @WhoShotYaPod on Twitter. Or email us atwhoshotya@maximumfun.org Produced by Casey O'Brien and Laura Swisher for MaximumFun.org.
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56 min
June 22, 2018
Incredibles 2, Pixar, and The State of Queer Cinema
This week we have a truly INCREDIBLE episode. Drea returns to discuss Pixar's Incredibles 2. Once again, things get very SEXY when Alonso reads Anthony Lane's controversial review of the film from the New Yorker. The crew compares and contrasts Incredibles 2 with other Pixar films. Drea chastises the gang for quoting her on a previous episode and not giving a proper citation. PLUS, Alonso educates everyone on the current state of queer cinema; what's bad, what's good, and what's the future. In news, Tiffany Haddish tries to get busy with Leonardo DiCaprio, something weird is going on with the Gotti audience reviews, and Natalie Portman wants to make a vegan cooking show. Weekly Movie Recommendations: Ricky - Hulk Drea - Sin Nombre April - Eyes of Fire Alonso - Tag PLUS, we have two Spotify playlists. One is for Movie Soundtracks and the other is for Movie Scores. Check 'em out! Next week we're discussing Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom with Jordan Morris With Alonso Duralde, April Wolfe, Drea Clark and Ricky Carmona. SEXY MUSIC BY: www.bensound.com You can let us know what you think of Who Shot Ya? at @WhoShotYaPod on Twitter. Or email us atwhoshotya@maximumfun.org. Produced by Casey O'Brien and Laura Swisher for MaximumFun.org.
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68 min
June 16, 2018
Stanning for Regina Hall, Reboots and Ocean's 8 with Bowen Yang & Matt Rogers of Las Culturistas
This episode is a hoot and a half! The gang is joined by Bowen Yang and Matt Rogers of the Las Culturistas podcast. The program starts very strong with Matt's obsessive "Zapruder-ing" of the A Star Is Born trailer. They then go over the newest heist film Ocean's 8. The room is very divided on this one with all of them returning to the question - "Is there a conflict in this entire movie?" Plus, many of the individuals on this podcast admit to a deep love for the much maligned Norbit. Also, we have a special segment with Drea Clark. She interviews director Bobby Miller about his new film, The Cleanse, with Anjelica Huston and Johnny Galecki. This is a wild episode and is required listening! In news, Eddie Murphy with play Rudy Ray Moore, Hereditary gets a D+ Cinemascore, and male movie critics outnumber female movie critics nearly 4 to 1. Weekly Movie Recommendations: Ricky - Inside Man Bowen - Kung Fu Hustle Matt - Disobedience April - Starship Troopers Alonso - The New Age PLUS, we have two Spotify playlists. One is for Movie Soundtracks and the other is for Movie Scores. Check 'em out! Next week we're discussing Incredibles 2 with Drea Clark With Alonso Duralde, April Wolfe, Bowen Yang, Matt Rogers and Ricky Carmona. You can let us know what you think of Who Shot Ya? at @WhoShotYaPod on Twitter. Or email us atwhoshotya@maximumfun.org Produced by Casey O'Brien and Laura Swisher for MaximumFun.org.
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64 min
June 8, 2018
Weird Meat and 'Wake In Fright' with Benjamin Partridge
This week the gang is lucky enough to be joined by Britain's own, "The Beef and Dairy Network Podcast" host, Ben Partridge. It's a staff choice episode this week, and this time it's April's pick. She chose the 1971 Australian psychological thriller, Wake In Fright. The gang takes apart the film and what makes it so relevant to today's society. Alonso even calls it "toxic masculinity, the movie." The film can be a bit brutal and the crew makes sure to touch upon those elements, including the infamous kangaroo hunting scene. Plus, in celebration of having a beef expert on the show, the gang discusses eating meat in cinema. This segment is obviously titled "Weird Meat." In news, Jeremy Renner broke both his arms shooting Tag, Brett Ratner is telling people he's directing Rush Hour 4, and Benedict Cumberbatch protects a cyclist from muggers. Weekly Movie Recommendations: Ricky - Jewel's Catch One Benjamin - The Girl With All The Gifts April - Hereditary Alonso - Alex Strangelove PLUS, we have two Spotify playlists. One is for Movie Soundtracks and the other is for Movie Scores. Check 'em out! Next week we're discussing Ocean's 8 with Bowen Yang & Matt Rogers of Las Culturistas With Alonso Duralde, April Wolfe, Benjamin Partridge and Ricky Carmona. You can let us know what you think of Who Shot Ya? at @WhoShotYaPod on Twitter. Or email us atwhoshotya@maximumfun.org Produced by Casey O'Brien and Laura Swisher for MaximumFun.org.
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58 min
June 2, 2018
Movie Tech and 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' with Inkoo Kang
We are joined by the incomparable Inkoo Kang. She's here to discuss the newest Star Wars film - Solo: A Star Wars Story. No stone is left unturned as they dissect the notoriously troubled movie. You'll have to listen to the episode to know what they truly think, but April does say watching the movie was like going to school. Inkoo shares her experience of doing 'Molly' for the first time. Plus, the gang discusses the tech advancements that are adding and subtracting to the audience experience. And Inkoo discusses the growing technology of 'Deepfakes.' In news, Ian McKellen says "Gays don't exist" in the eyes of Hollywood, 'Creepy Crawlers' gets its own movie, 'Sesame Street' sues 'The Happytime Murders', and Matthew McConaughey gets "Snooped. Weekly Movie Recommendations: Ricky - Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade Inkoo - First Reformed April - Come and See Alonso - Edward II PLUS, we have two Spotify playlists. One is for Movie Soundtracks and the other is for Movie Scores. Check 'em out! Next week we're discussing Wake In Fright with Ben Partridge With Alonso Duralde, April Wolfe, Inkoo Kang and Ricky Carmona. You can let us know what you think of Who Shot Ya? at @WhoShotYaPod on Twitter. Or email us atwhoshotya@maximumfun.org Produced by Casey O'Brien and Laura Swisher for MaximumFun.org.
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61 min
May 25, 2018
Deadpool 2 and Adapting Movies Into Video Games with Freddie Wong
We've got fellow Max Funster, co-founder of RocketJump, director, and host of the Story Break podcast Freddie Wong on the program. He joins Ricky, April, and Drea to discuss everything Deadpool 2; the jokes, the violence, and the onslaught of cameos. April introduces the rest of the gang to the expression 'Tits to the glass.' Freddie warns Deadpool cosplayers that they might not be as funny as they think they are. PLUS, the crew takes a look at the beautiful tradition of adapting video games from popular movies. And they even try their hand at adapting a few themselves! In news, Michelle and Barack Obama get a "storytelling partnership" with Netflix, The Human Centipede director gets a new film, and Donald Glover asks "How can you not be pansexual in space?" Weekly Movie Recommendations: Ricky - The Explorers Freddie - Mission: Impossible II April - The Tale and Not A Pretty Picture Drea - Swiss Army Man PLUS, we have two Spotify playlists. One is for Movie Soundtracks and the other is for Movie Scores. Check 'em out! Next week we're discussing Solo with Inkoo Kang With Drea Clark, April Wolfe, Freddie Wong and Ricky Carmona. You can let us know what you think of Who Shot Ya? at @WhoShotYaPod on Twitter. Or email us atwhoshotya@maximumfun.org Produced by Casey O'Brien and Laura Swisher for MaximumFun.org.
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60 min
May 18, 2018
Home Invasion Films, TV Shows That Turned Into Movies and 'Breaking In' with LaToya Ferguson
This week Ricky, April, and Alonso are joined by TV critic at The A.V. Club, Consequence of Sound, and IndieWire, LaToya Ferguson. They discuss the new Gabrielle Union joint Breaking In (And yes, Ricky does make a Breakin' joke, don't worry). LaToya is convinced that despite the tepid reaction, this is going to be the next Fast and the Furious franchise. The crew discusses their favorite home invasion thrillers, and what makes the genre thrive. Plus, since they have a TV expert on the show, they all discuss the TV shows that were made into movies - the good and the bad. You'll be happy to know, Alonso does find an ally in his campaign for Josie and the Pussycats. And as always, we have our staff picks. In news, someone live tweeted Greta Gerwig at the movie theater, 82 women rally at the Cannes film festival, Dave Matthews is a fan of Lady Bird, and Bryan Fuller is not happy about the Bohemian Rhapsody trailer. Weekly Movie Recommendations: Ricky - Panic Room LaToya - Tully April - Sisters Alonso - Mahogany PLUS, we have two Spotify playlists. One is for Movie Soundtracks and the other is for Movie Scores. Check 'em out! Next week we're discussing Deadpool 2. With Alonso Duralde, April Wolfe, LaToya Ferguson and Ricky Carmona. You can let us know what you think of Who Shot Ya? at @WhoShotYaPod on Twitter. Or email us atwhoshotya@maximumfun.org Produced by Casey O'Brien and Laura Swisher for MaximumFun.org.
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59 min
May 11, 2018
Movie Mothers, The Talent of Anna Faris, and 'Overboard'
This week we're going Overboard! The crew discusses the new Anna Faris and Eugenio Derbez film and compares it to the problematic original. They celebrate the underappreciated career of Anna Faris. April bemoans the fact that there are so few good female characters written into comedies. And much to the dismay of Drea, Alonso dumps all over the original Overboard. Plus, the gang discusses some of their favorite mothers in movies - the good and the evil. And as always, we've got staff picks. In news, Bill and Ted 3 is actually happening, Ryan Murphy has the idea for a #MeToo TV show, and the royal wedding will be screened live in in theaters. Weekly Movie Recommendations: Ricky - Wildcats Drea - Strictly Ballroom April - Revenge Alonso -The Blackwater Lightship PLUS, we have two Spotify playlists. One is for Movie Soundtracks and the other is for Movie Scores. Check 'em out! Next week we're discussing Breaking In. With Alonso Duralde, April Wolfe, Drea Clark and Ricky Carmona. You can let us know what you think of Who Shot Ya? at @WhoShotYaPod on Twitter. Or email us atwhoshotya@maximumfun.org Produced by Casey O'Brien and Laura Swisher for MaximumFun.org.
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56 min
May 4, 2018
Avengers: Infinity War
This is it! Infinity War has arrived - and the 'Who Shot Ya?' crew is ready. Drea Clark is on the program once again to discuss the biggest movie ever released, Avengers: Infinity War. They try to keep the SPOILERS to a minimum - while still taking time to ponder how Thanos' chin looks like a nutsack. They discuss how Marvel movies operate more like comic books than standard films. Plus, Ricky, Drea, April, and Alonso think up characters that they would add to the Avengers team from different film genres (Heads up, one of the genres is James Cameron movies). Plus, as always, we have our staff picks. In news, Mark Ruffalo accidentally spoiled Avengers: Infinity War, Steven Spielberg reveals how Robin Williams helped him get through shooting Schindler's List, and Tom Cruise jumped out of a plane 106 times. Weekly Movie Recommendations: Ricky - Andre The Giant Drea - Colossal April - The 12th Man Alonso - RBG PLUS, we have two Spotify playlists. One is for Movie Soundtracks and the other is for Movie Scores. Check 'em out! Next week we're discussing Overboard With Alonso Duralde, April Wolfe, Drea Clark and Ricky Carmona. You can let us know what you think of Who Shot Ya? at @WhoShotYaPod on Twitter. Or email us atwhoshotya@maximumfun.org Produced by Casey O'Brien and Laura Swisher for MaximumFun.org.
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61 min
April 27, 2018
Beauty Standards, Unconventional Sexiness, and I Feel Pretty with Dave White
You'll all feel pretty after this episode! This week's crew is comprised of Ricky Carmon, April Wolfe, Drea Clark, and "Mrs. Alonso Duralde" - film critic, Dave White. They tackle the somewhat controversial new film I Feel Pretty. They discuss beauty standards within the film industry, Amy Schumer, and the juggernaut performance of Michelle Williams as Avery LeClair. Plus, Drea shares a sweet story about Fred Durst and Dave rates some famous sex tapes. Not to mention, the gang talks about those "unconventionally sexy" movie stars that don't get the love they deserve. All on this week's episode! Allison Mack tries to recruit Emma Watson into a sex cult, Victoria Mahoney becomes the first black director on a Star Wars film as she is hired as the second unit director on Star Wars: Episode IX, and John Travolta says working with Fred Durst "may be his favorite" experience on a film. Weekly Movie Recommendations: Ricky - A Face In The Crowd Drea - Funny Girl April - Tale of Tales Dave - Western PLUS, we have two Spotify playlists. One is for Movie Soundtracks and the other is for Movie Scores. Check 'em out! Next week we're discussing Avengers: Infinity War with Drea Clark. With Dave White, Drea Clark, April Wolfe, and Ricky Carmona. You can let us know what you think of Who Shot Ya? at @WhoShotYaPod on Twitter. Or email us atwhoshotya@maximumfun.org Produced by Casey O'Brien and Laura Swisher for MaximumFun.org.
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59 min
April 20, 2018
Video Game Movies, The Rock, and Rampage with Johnnie Jungleguts and Brady Jandreau
A MONSTROUSLY huge episode this week. Artist, writer, and podcaster Johnnie Jungleguts joins the gang to talk all about the new joint by The Rock, Rampage. They discuss video game movies and how they are frequently terrible. April reveals her secret admiration for the Super Mario Brothersmovie. And they ponder whether The Rock should learn to say no to some movie scripts. Plus, Brady Jandreau of the new film The Rider sits down with Drea Clark to discuss what it was like going from riding broncos to acting in front of the camera. In news, John Oliver buys Russell Crowe's jockstrap, WakandaCon comes to Chicago, and the gang remembers the life and work of director Miloš Forman. Weekly Movie Recommendations: Ricky - The Endless Alonso - Women Who Kill April - Mercury 13 Johnnie Jungleguts - Street Fighter II: The Animated Movie PLUS, we have two Spotify playlists. One is for Movie Soundtracks and the other is for Movie Scores. Check 'em out! Next week we're discussing I Feel Pretty with Drea Clark. With Johnnie Jungleguts, Alonso Duralde, April Wolfe, and Ricky Carmona. You can let us know what you think of Who Shot Ya? at @WhoShotYaPod on Twitter. Or email us atwhoshotya@maximumfun.org Produced by Casey O'Brien and Laura Swisher for MaximumFun.org.
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62 min
April 13, 2018
"Elevated Horror," Movie Etiquette, and A Quiet Place with Inkoo Kang
The return of Inkoo Kang! She joins the crew to discuss A Quiet Place. On this episode, April describes her irritation with the term 'Elevated Horror' and how it is an attempt to distance certain films from the genre itself. Inkoo discusses her physical reaction to the jump scares in scary movies. Ricky regails the gang with a tale of getting kicked out of the theater. April tells a story about sitting next to a breastfeeding mother while watching A Quiet Place. And Alonso hammers home the necessity for keeping your phone off in the movie theater. Plus, this is the last week of the MaxFunDrive, so the Who Shot Ya? friends detail the importance of donating. maximumfun.org/donate. In news, Molly Ringwald has some issues with The Breakfast Club, Zoe Saldana is tired of 'elitists'putting down the Marvel movies, and Margaret Atwood says the 9/11 terrorists were inspired by Star Wars. Weekly Movie Recommendations: Ricky - The Zen Diaries of Garry Shandling Alonso - Lean on Pete April - Sweet Country Inkoo Kang - The Rider PLUS, we have two Spotify playlists. One is for Movie Soundtracks and the other is for Movie Scores. Check 'em out! Next week we're discussing Rampage with Danielle Radford. With Inkoo Kang, Alonso Duralde, April Wolfe, and Ricky Carmona.
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65 min
April 7, 2018
80s Nostalgia, Steven Spielberg, and Ready Player One with Dave Schilling
We got a great episode this week as Ricky, Alonso, and April welcome Birth.Movies.Death and Bleacher Report writer Dave Schilling to the program to discuss Ready Player One. The gang bemoans the overwhelming amount of 80s nostalgia that has taken over pop culture, and how this could be potentially dangerous. Dave stans for the underappreciated Karl Urban film Dredd. They also explore what pop culture world would populate their own personal Oasis. Hint: 'Murder, She Wrote' is a large part of April's virtual reality. Plus, Ricky, Alonso, and April take some time to discuss the MaxFunDrive, which is happening right now! If you'd like to donate to the network and support this show, please contribute at maximumfun.org/donate. In news, Daniel Day Lewis and Lesley Manville have a food fight, Helen Mirren campaigns for a stunt performer Oscar, Bill & Ted 3 is probably happening, and Jared Leto is hitchhiking across America. Weekly Movie Recommendations: Ricky - Coming to America Alonso - My Life as a Zucchini April - The Howling Dave - Dredd and Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom. PLUS, we have two Spotify playlists. One is for Movie Soundtracks and the other is for Movie Scores. Check 'em out! Next week we're discussing A Quiet Place with Inkoo Kang. With Dave Schilling, Alonso Duralde, April Wolfe, and Ricky Carmona. You can let us know what you think of Who Shot Ya? at @WhoShotYaPod on Twitter. Or email us atwhoshotya@maximumfun.org Produced by Casey O'Brien and Laura Swisher for MaximumFun.org.
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64 min
March 30, 2018
Isle of Dogs w/ 'Can I Pet Your Dog?' Hosts Renee Colvert & Allegra Ringo
This week we’ve got the hosts of Can I Pet Your Dog -- Renee Colvert and Allegra Ringo -- on the show to share their thoughts about Isle of Dogs, and their favorite furry films of all time. Plus, Renee and Allegra go up against Ricky and April in a battle to see which podcast hosts have a greater knowledge of films starring dogs: CIPYD or WSY? Only one podcast will emerge victorious. If you love dogs, this episode is for you. Ditto if you love movies. And if you love dogs, movies and movies about dogs, you will be thoroughly entertained! In news, Bill Murray and Jeff Goldblum want more dog-friendly movie screenings. Ricky Carmona is available to DJ the upcoming 34th Annual Chicago Latino Film Festival which takes place between April 5th - 19th. And April wants filmmakers to know that Cine+MAS SF is accepting submissions for the San Francisco Latino Film Festival. Danny Trejo tells us about Danny Trejo in a new episode of Funny or Die’s IMDB Me. A PA Planned Parenthood branch thinks we need a Disney princess who’s had an abortion Weekly Movie Recommendations: Alonso - The Death of Stalin Ricky - Nashville April - Unsane Allegra - Night of the Hunter Renee - The Strangers: Prey at Night PLUS, we have two Spotify playlists. One is for Movie Soundtracks and the other is for Movie Scores. Check 'em out! Next week we'll be discussing Ready Player One with Dave Schilling You can let us know what you think of Who Shot Ya? at @WhoShotYaPod on Twitter. Or email us atwhoshotya@maximumfun.org Produced by Casey O'Brien and Laura Swisher for MaximumFun.org.
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60 min
March 24, 2018
Love Simon and Teen Romance in Movies with Grace Baldridge
This week we take a look at Love Simon, the film Alonso Duralde and special guest Grace Baldridge want you to see multiple times so studios will continue making coming of age teen films that feature gay romantic leads. Taking a page from the film’s anonymous correspondence between “Jacque” and “Blue”, each of our panelists write their own anonymous notes and we learn some FASCINATING truths. To wit, Neil was with Oprah Winfrey the night Michael Jackson died. Lars McPatchett used to eat butter out of a container with a spoon as a kid. Zippo lettered in three sports in high school, and two of Saint John’s greatest fears are escalators and horses. Think you can figure out who each panelist’s alias is? You’ll have to listen to find out. In news, the Chopping Mall remake won’t feature killer robots. The Justice League franchise is officially the lowest grossing DCEU film There’s a rare cut of Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining which contains a previously-deleted scene. Weekly Movie Recommendations: Alonso - Take Me to the River Grace - Kiss Me Ricky - Killing of a Sacred Deer April - I Kill Giants PLUS, we have two Spotify playlists. One is for Movie Soundtracks and the other is for Movie Scores. Check 'em out! With Alonso Duralde April Wolfe Ricky Carmona Grace Baldridge Next week we'll be discussing Isle of Dogs with Renee Colvert and Allegra Ringo of Can I Pet Your Dog. You can let us know what you think of Who Shot Ya? at @WhoShotYaPod on Twitter. Or email us at whoshotya@maximumfun.org Produced by Casey O'Brien and Laura Swisher for MaximumFun.org.
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61 min
March 16, 2018
Kids Movies, Ava DuVernay, and A Wrinkle in Time with Drea Clark, Katie Walsh, and Maggie Mackay
We've got a very special episode this week as Alonso Duralde takes over hosting duties. He's joined by film critic for Tribune News Service and the LA Times, Katie Walsh, Vidiots Executive Director/Board Chair, Maggie Mackay, and our dear friend, producer and film festival programmer, Drea Clark. They break down the much discussed A Wrinkle in Time. They address the blowback the film has received, what they really liked about it, and the revolutionary nature of having a protagonist that is a woman of color. They also discuss kids movies in general and some of their favorites. In fact, a fight nearly breaks out over whether The NeverEnding Story is actually a good movie. PLUS, April Wolfe calls in from South by Southwest to give everyone an update. In news, psychologist Jordan Peterson hates Frozen, Tommy Wiseau auditions for The Joker, production companies start adopting inclusion riders, and the man who stole Frances McDormand's Oscar pleads not guilty. Weekly Movie Recommendations: Alonso - Ramen Heads Drea - No Light and No Land Anywhere Katie - American Honey Maggie - After Hours PLUS, we have two Spotify playlists. One is for Movie Soundtracks and the other is for Movie Scores. Check 'em out! Next week we're discussing Love, Simon. With Maggie Mackay, Katie Walsh, Drea Clark, and Alonso Duralde. You can let us know what you think of Who Shot Ya? at @WhoShotYaPod on Twitter. Or email us at whoshotya@maximumfun.org Produced by Casey O'Brien and Laura Swisher for MaximumFun.org.
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57 min
March 10, 2018
Dark Comedies, The Oscars, and Game Night with Inkoo Kang
This episode marks the return of the "Professional Contrarian" Inkoo Kang to talk about the new dark, action comedy Game Night. Before they get into the discussion of the film, the crew takes time to dissect this year's Oscars. They point out some of the sweeter moments (Greta Gerwig and Laura Dern, James Ivory's shirt) but all agree there's still work to be done. In discussing Game Night they break down the dark comedy genre and reveal some of their favorites. April professes her love for Todd Solondz, Inkoo sees "competent" as high praise, Alonso gives a shout to Pedro Almodovar, and Ricky inadvertently creates a mash up movie - 'One Flew Over the Vampire's Nest.' PLUS, the gang finishes up by copying Game Night and playing a round of CELEBRITY. Weekly Movie Recommendations: April - Zoology Alonso - Prick Up Your Ears Inkoo - Oh Lucy! Ricky - The Gift PLUS, we have two Spotify playlists. One is for Movie Soundtracks and the other is for Movie Scores. Check 'em out! Next week we're discussing A Wrinkle In Time with Drea Clark. With Inkoo Kang, Alonso Duralde, April Wolfe, and Ricky Carmona. You can let us know what you think of Who Shot Ya? at @WhoShotYaPod on Twitter. Or email us at whoshotya@maximumfun.org Produced by Casey O'Brien and Laura Swisher for MaximumFun.org.
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59 min
March 2, 2018
Female Protagonists in Sci-Fi, Rhea Butcher, Annihilation, and Oscar Winning Sound Editor Mark Mangini
We've got an action packed episode this week. Ricky welcomes back his former Wham Bam Pow co-host Rhea Butcher to discuss female protagonists in sci-fi films, the overall theater going experience, and the new psychedelic Natalie Portman joint, Annihilation. The crew also welcomes Academy Award winning Sound Editor Mark Mangini to talk about the use of sound in film, his work on Blade Runner 2049, and how he got his start working on Hanna-Barbera cartoons. This one is not to be missed! In news, Willem Dafoe lists a bunch of ways his characters have died, you can now stay overnight at Camp Crystal from Friday the 13th, and a Flamin' Hot Cheetos movie is in the works. Weekly Movie Recommendations: April - Mohawk Alonso - All Monsters Attack Rhea - Battle of the Sexes and Only The Brave Ricky - The Ritual PLUS, we have two Spotify playlists. One is for Movie Soundtracks and the other is for Movie Scores. Check 'em out! Next week we're discussing Game Night with Inkoo Kang. With Rhea Butcher, Mark Mangini, Alonso Duralde, April Wolfe, and Ricky Carmona. You can let us know what you think of Who Shot Ya? at @WhoShotYaPod on Twitter. Or email us at whoshotya@maximumfun.org Produced by Casey O'Brien and Laura Swisher for MaximumFun.org.
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58 min
February 24, 2018
Black Panther with Wynter Mitchell & Dave White
Like the Jetsons meet the Flintstones, we've got a crossover episode! Our friends, film critic Dave White and digital strategist Wynter Mitchell, from fellow Max Fun show, Pop Rocket, join April and Ricky to discuss all things Black Panther. The gang starts by discussing the wonderful attributes of the film itself; from Ryan Coogler formulating a personal Marvel film to the casting and costuming. Then the conversation moves on to the effects this film has had on society and black people everywhere. The crew touches upon the power and importance of seeing themselves represented on screen. Plus, they also discuss who is the hottest character in the film (Dave White took a "poll of the gays" so this is a scientific study). In news, Edward James Olmos returns to directing, SAG-AFTRA ends wigging investigation, and cinematographer Alan Caso makes a plea for diversity. Weekly Movie Recommendations: April - Game Night Dave - The Woman Who Left Wynter - One Dark Night Ricky - Parliament Funkadelic - The Mothership Connection (Live in Houston, TX, 1976) PLUS, we have two Spotify playlists. One is for Movie Soundtracks and the other is for Movie Scores. Check 'em out! With Dave White, Wynter Mitchell, April Wolfe, and Ricky Carmona. You can let us know what you think of Who Shot Ya? at @WhoShotYaPod on Twitter. Or email us atwhoshotya@maximumfun.org Produced by Casey O'Brien and Laura Swisher for MaximumFun.org.
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58 min
February 16, 2018
50 Shades Freed & Sex in Cinema with Drea Clark
Turn on the air conditioning because it's getting hot in here! The gang is joined, once again, by "kid sister" Drea Clark to talk about 50 Shades Freed. They talk the good, the bad, and the boring of the film. Drea dreams of getting a quote on the 50 Shades Freed DVD cover, April cites some issues that a gynecologist would have with the film, and Alonso points out the enjoyment of watching it as "luxury porn." PLUS the crew has an in depth conversation about the use of sex in cinema. Ricky has some great suggestions because he sure did his homework. Light some candles and turn the lights down low, because you're gonna wanna to set the mood to listen to this episode. In news, Christopher Nolan's kids won't stop calling him "Woodcock", Ava Duvernay and Mayor Eric Garcetti launch an LA diversity initiative, Doug Jones (The Shape of Water) doesn't love that they made a "Fish Man" dildo, and working with Jim Carrey caused makeup artist Kazuhiro Tsuji to go to therapy. Weekly Movie Recommendations: April - The Party Alonso - Double Lover Drea - The Crash Reel Ricky - Y Tu Mamá También, The Dreamers, and Sex and Lucia PLUS, we have two Spotify playlists. One is for Movie Soundtracks and the other is for Movie Scores. Check 'em out! With Alonso Duralde, April Wolfe, Drea Clark, and Ricky Carmona. You can let us know what you think of Who Shot Ya? at @WhoShotYaPod on Twitter. Or email us atwhoshotya@maximumfun.org Produced by Casey O'Brien and Laura Swisher for MaximumFun.org.
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56 min
February 9, 2018
Winchester, Helen Mirren, and Haunted House Hunters
Things are getting spooky this week as the gang discusses the new Helen Mirren haunted house joint, Winchester. The three hosts all had VERY different theater going experiences; some good, some bad. Alonso stans for the limited time McDonald's burger, the Grand Mac. April recommends a book of poetry. And Ricky gets some Helen Mirren movie recs so he can better praise his "Dame piece." Plus, the crew tries out a new show - "Haunted House Hunters" where Alonso and April pitch haunted houses to the prospective buyer Ricky. Which house of the damned will he choose? In news, Uma Thurman was pressured into driving a stunt car, Guillermo Del Toro is accused of plagiarism, and Jordan Peele was offered the part of 'Poop Emoji.' Weekly Movie Recommendations: April - The Changling and Robyn Schiff's Revolver Alonso - Happy Hour Ricky - Bram Stoker's Dracula PLUS, we have two Spotify playlists. One is for Movie Soundtracks and the other is for Movie Scores. Check 'em out! With Alonso Duralde, April Wolfe, and Ricky Carmona. You can let us know what you think of Who Shot Ya? at @WhoShotYaPod on Twitter. Or email us at whoshotya@maximumfun.org Produced by Casey O'Brien and Laura Swisher for MaximumFun.org.
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48 min
February 2, 2018
Cloud Atlas and Our Favorite Films that Other People Hate
We're doing things a little differently this week. Instead of seeing a movie in theaters, we let Ricky pick one. And to the chagrin of many, he chose the Wachowski's three hour long epic, Cloud Atlas. After first complaining about the length, Alonso and April then discuss the merits and aspirations of the polarizing film. And don't worry, they do talk about all the prosthetics and makeup (there are A LOT of fake noses in this movie). Dovetailing with that conversation, the gang discusses the movies they love...but everyone else hates. You may be surprised by the terrible movies these professional film critics like! You'll never guess who likes Dragonball Evolution. In news, Helen Mirren is sad about Star Wars, Richard Roeper buys Twitter followers, LilRel Howery gets an invite to the Oscars, and work has begun on a Passion of the Christ sequel. Weekly Movie Recommendations: April - Slaughterhouse-Five Alonso - Scream 3 Ricky - Prisoners PLUS, we have two Spotify playlists. One is for Movie Soundtracks and the other is for Movie Scores. Check 'em out! With Alonso Duralde, April Wolfe, and Ricky Carmona. You can let us know what you think of Who Shot Ya? at @WhoShotYaPod on Twitter. Or email us at whoshotya@maximumfun.org Produced by Casey O'Brien and Laura Swisher for MaximumFun.org.
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51 min
January 27, 2018
Fashion in Film and Phantom Thread with Drea Clark
Strike a pose, people. We're talking fashion in film and Daniel Day-Lewis' "final" performance in, Phantom Thread. Regular contributor and friend of the show, Drea Clark, joins the crew as they discuss their personal movie fashion icons. One of April's is Woody Harrelson from White Men Can't Jump, obviously. The gang also plays the Sundance game; Alonso names 3 real Sundance movies and 1 fake title and each person guesses which one is the fake. Hint: Color of a Brisk and Leaping Day is actually a real movie. In this episode you can also hear Alonso quote the Diana Ross film Mahogany when he tells everyone to "Flash that baby grand you call a smile!" Check it out now! In news, The Oscar nominations have been announced, Tom Hardy's rap album is leaked, and Hispanic actors want to protest the Oscars. Weekly Movie Recommendations: Drea - Battle of the Sexes April - Wendy and Lucy Alonso - Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives Ricky - The Last Of The Mohicans PLUS, we just started two Spotify playlists. One is for Movie Soundtracks and the other is for Movie Scores. Check 'em out! With Drea Clark, Alonso Duralde, April Wolfe, and Ricky Carmona. You can let us know what you think of Who Shot Ya? at @WhoShotYaPod on Twitter. Or email us atwhoshotya@maximumfun.org Produced by Casey O'Brien and Laura Swisher for MaximumFun.org.
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60 min
January 20, 2018
Episode 20 - Proud Mary with Ira Madison III
This week on Who Shot Ya?, Ira Madison III joins us in studio and shares his thoughts on where Proud Mary went wrong. Plus, the panel looks at some of their favorite female assassins, and they also create the definitive “12 Under 12” list, of the best actors who had yet to reach puberty when they delivered an outstanding performance. ITIDIC Tom Hardy helps homeless puppies Matt Damon promises to shush his mouth Retired actor Daniel Day Lewis enjoys watching Naked & Afraid A not at all unhinged pastor blastsThe Shape of Water Some dude has released a De-Feminised version of The Last Jedi The Definitive 12(ish) Under 12 List The baby from American Sniper The toddler from Superman Saoirse Ronan in Atonement Victoire Thivisol in Ponette Sunny Suljic in Killing of a Sacred Deer Noah Jupe and Millicent Simmonds of A Quiet Place Anaïs Reboux of Fat Girl Sean Nelson of Fresh Kirsten Dunst in Interview with a Vampire Pascal Lamorisse from The Red Balloon The kids from Ratcatcher Jodie Foster in Taxi Driver The kids from Magnolia Staff Picks: Ira - A Vampire in Brooklyn April - Ganja and Hess Alonso - The Lair of the White Worm and Gothic Ricky - Jackie Brown Check out our Spotify playlists. One is for Movie Soundtracks and the other is for Movie Scores. Check 'em out! With Ira Madison III, Alonso Duralde, April Wolfe, and Ricky Carmona. You can let us know what you think of Who Shot Ya? at @WhoShotYaPod on Twitter. Or email us at: whoshotya@maximumfun.org Produced by Casey O'Brien and Laura Swisher for MaximumFun.org.
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54 min
January 13, 2018
Molly's Game with Louis Virtel
This week the Who Shot Ya? gang is joined by the one and only Louis Virtel to discuss the new Aaron Sorkin talk-a-thon, Molly's Game. The crew examines the type of character Jessica Chastain always seems to play and how this movie is WAY too long. They delve into some of their favorite gambling films. PLUS, they get a call from critic, Inkoo Kang, in a new segment called You're Wrong! Tune in to hear which opinions of Ricky, Alonso, and April from past episodes were actually wrong! In news, the Golden Globes say "Time's Up," Disney admits to darkening the skin of their extras on Aladdin, Kendrick Lamar is curating the soundtrack for The Black Panther, and Catherine Deneuve and 100 other french women denounce #MeToo. Weekly Movie Recommendations: Louis - Secrets & Lies April - Crank 2: High Voltage Alonso - Paddington 2 Ricky - The Game PLUS, we just put together two Spotify playlists. One is for Movie Soundtracks and the other is for Movie Scores. Check 'em out! With Louis Virtel, Inkoo Kang, Alonso Duralde, April Wolfe, and Ricky Carmona. You can let us know what you think of Who Shot Ya? at @WhoShotYaPod on Twitter. Or email us at whoshotya@maximumfun.org Produced by Casey O'Brien and Laura Swisher for MaximumFun.org.
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53 min
January 5, 2018
Movies of the Near Future and Downsizing
This week the gang takes a trip to the near future as they talk about Alexander Payne's newest film Downsizing. Ricky, April, and Alonso tackle the controversy surrounding Hong Chau's depiction of the Vietnamese refugee Ngoc Lan Tran. They also ponder whether they would "downsize," April claims Christoph Waltz as her second husband, and the crew discusses the prolific career of Laura Dern. Plus, each host takes turns designing their own awards show. April has some very interesting stipulations for award show speeches so listen now! In news, 300 women in the film industry say "Time's Up" for sexual harassment, Laura Dern shares some advice she received from Steven Spielberg, the three highest grossing films of 2017 were fronted by women, and MoviePass gets 1 million subscribers Weekly Movie Recommendations: April - Teeth Alonso - Five Came Back Ricky - The X-Files: Fight the Future With Alonso Duralde, April Wolfe, and Ricky Carmona. You can let us know what you think of Who Shot Ya? at @WhoShotYaPod on Twitter. Or email us at whoshotya@maximumfun.org Produced by Casey O'Brien and Laura Swisher for MaximumFun.org.
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50 min
December 29, 2017
Year in Review with Inkoo Kang
The end of 2017 has arrived, and the Who Shot Ya? crew has some thoughts about it. The gang is joined by good friend/provocateur Inkoo Kang to discuss the movies that made the biggest impact on them. They discuss which films surprised them, which disappointed them, and which films best represented the year that was 2017. Plus, instead of a normal round of ITIDIC (Is this important? Do I care?) Ricky, Alonso, and April discuss the news stories they DIDN'T care about AND the ones they cared about...but no one else did. If you're looking for fantastic film recommendations, THIS is the episode to listen to because it is chock full of them. Weekly Movie Recommendations: April - 200 Cigarettes Alonso - The Dead Ricky - Brawl In Cell Block 99 With Alonso Duralde, April Wolfe, Inkoo Kang, and Ricky Carmona. You can let us know what you think of Who Shot Ya? at @WhoShotYaPod on Twitter. Or email us atwhoshotya@maximumfun.org Produced by Casey O'Brien and Laura Swisher for MaximumFun.org.
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45 min
December 22, 2017
Star Wars: The Last Jedi with Andy Richter and Jen Yamato
HO HO HO! Tis the season for a new Star Wars movie! This week the gang is joined by LA Times' Jen Yamato to talk Star Wars: The Last Jedi. The crew covers an array of topics; diversity in casting, Kylo Ren, the force, and of course...Porgs! Plus, it's a very special final installment of Stump Alonso with the one and only Andy Richter calling in to try his best at toppling King Christmas himself. Will he finally stump El Rey De Navidad? Stay tuned! In news, Mira Sorvino is blacklisted, Paul Thomas Anderson uses his friends Netflix account, WGA West is not on board with Disney's purchase of 20th Century, and Gary Oldman smokes a lot of cigars. Weekly Movie Recommendations: April - Morvern Callar Alonso - Desk Set Jen - Nathan For You Season 4 Finale - Finding Frances Ricky - Score: A Film Music Documentary With Alonso Duralde, April Wolfe, Andy Richter, Jen Yamato, and Ricky Carmona. You can let us know what you think of Who Shot Ya? at @WhoShotYaPod on Twitter. Or email us atwhoshotya@maximumfun.org Produced by Casey O'Brien and Laura Swisher for MaximumFun.org.
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49 min
December 15, 2017
Monster Movies and The Shape of Water w/ Drea Clark
If you're seated in the first row, you will get wet. Because we're talking about The Shape of Water. Friend of the show Drea Clark joins the gang as they discuss monsters, sexy amphibian men, and Alonso's sinister alter ego - Alphonso Durante. The crew also plays a rousing game of F, Marry, Kill. And a WARNING to our listeners, they don't hold back. Plus, this is the second to last round of Stump Alonso; will he retain his throne? In news, Gizmodo releases the list of the most contrarian film critics, female directors are snubbedat the Golden Globes, someone watched Bee Movie 357 times last year, and Saudi Arabia lifts its ban on movie theaters. Weekly Movie Recommendations: April - I Don't Feel at Home in This World Anymore Alonso - Guillermo del Toro's The Devil's Backbone and My Happy Family Drea - Lady Bird Ricky - Nature Boy With Alonso Duralde, April Wolfe, Drea Clark, and Ricky Carmona. You can let us know what you think of Who Shot Ya? at @WhoShotYaPod on Twitter. Or email us at whoshotya@maximumfun.org Produced by Casey O'Brien and Laura Swisher for MaximumFun.org.
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49 min
December 8, 2017
Ep. 14: Bad Movies and The Disaster Artist with Elliott Kalan
Oh hai, everyone! In light of the release of The Disaster Artist, this week the gang is talking about bad movies. You know, the movies that are so terrible, but so enjoyable, to watch. And who better to have on the show than bad movie expert and host of The Flop House, Elliott Kalan. The crew discusses their thoughts on The Disaster Artist AND the original masterpiece, The Room. Plus, Elliott opens up about the true beauty of horrible cinema. And, as always, the gang tries their best to Stump Alonso! This time Elliott provides the question, and it is a doozy.
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46 min
December 1, 2017
WWII Movies and Darkest Hour with John Roderick
Hit the deck! Because the crew is talking about Darkest Hour. John Roderick joins the gang to discuss some of his favorite war movies and his upcoming MaxFun war movie podcast, Friendly Fire. Ricky accidentally creates an offshoot Maximum Fun network called Maximum Cuddle. April pours one out for the demise of LA Weekly. And Alonso is once again put to the test in Stump Alonso. In news, Rashida Jones speaks out about Pixar, fans of Zack Snyder petition, Tiffany Haddish and Barbra Streisand are friends, and Armie Hammer gets digitally "retouched". Weekly Movie Recommendations: April - The Disaster Artist Alonso - Miss Stevens Ricky - Gimme Danger With Alonso Duralde, April Wolfe, and Ricky Carmona. You can let us know what you think of Who Shot Ya? at @WhoShotYaPod on Twitter. Or email us at whoshotya@maximumfun.org Produced by Casey O'Brien and Laura Swisher for MaximumFun.org.
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44 min
November 23, 2017
Thanksgiving!
It's turkey time, people. This week the gang is joined by film programmer and producer Drea Clark to talk about all things Thanksgiving. Ricky and the crew go over some of their favorite Thanksgiving moments in film, as well as what movies to see during the holiday weekend. Ricky calls out Thanksgiving movies for being way too white. Alonso delivers a passionate plea for cranberry sauce. April shares an embarrassing Thanksgiving memory featuring a crotchety aunt. And Drea gives us a peak into her "John Hughes" like adolescence. Plus, as always, everyone tries their best to Stump Alonso. Weekly Movie Recommendations: April - Mudbound Alonso - Call Me By Your Name Ricky - The Breakfast Club Drea - Fruitvale Station With Alonso Duralde, April Wolfe, Drea Clark, and Ricky Carmona. You can let us know what you think of Who Shot Ya? at @WhoShotYaPod on Twitter. Or email us at whoshotya@maximumfun.org Produced by Casey O'Brien and Laura Swisher for MaximumFun.org.
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43 min
November 17, 2017
Who Shot Ya? Episode 11: Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri
On this week's episode the gang is joined by friend-of-the-show, film critic Inkoo Kang, to discuss Martin McDonagh's new film Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri. Heads up: This episode features a provocative and heated debate about the film that pits April and Inkoo against Alonso and Ricky. Inkoo fills everyone in on the new Stephen Soderbergh "Choose Your Own Adventure" film, Mosaic. April challenges the Directors Guild of America to advocate for its female members. And of course, the holiday tradition continues with another installment of Stump Alonso.
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45 min
November 10, 2017
Thor: Ragnarok
For those about to Ragnarok, we salute you. This week the gang takes on the new Marvel film, Thor: Ragnarok. Ricky is joyous over the return of the McRib to the McDonalds menu. April introduces the world to Rosaura Revueltas in another installment of Forgotten Women of Hollywood. And once again, the gang attempts to overthrow King Christmas himself, Alonso Duralde, in another round of Stump Alonso. In news, Kevin Spacey gets recast, Disney lifts the ban on the LA Times, Dustin Hoffman is accused of sexual assault, and Disney may purchase 20th Century Fox. Weekly Movie Recommendations: April - The Divine Order Alonso - Lady Bird Ricky - I Am Thor With Alonso Duralde, April Wolfe, and Ricky Carmona. You can let us know what you think of Who Shot Ya? at @WhoShotYaPod on Twitter. Or email us at whoshotya@maximumfun.org Produced by Casey O'Brien and Laura Swisher for MaximumFun.org.
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52 min
November 3, 2017
Suburbicon
This week Ricky, April, and Alonso have a lot to say about the new George Clooney movie, Suburbicon. The gang breaks down the allegations against Kevin Spacey and his history of sexual assault. Plus, November has begun and Alonso cannot contain his Christmas joy. So Ricky and April do their best to test him on his Christmas knowledge in a new segment called, Stump Alonso. In news, director Brett Ratner gets accused of sexual harassment and misconduct by 6 actresses, James Franco directs The Disaster Artist in character, Regal Cinema introduces "demand based pricing", director James Gunn tries to faciliate peace, and Tiffany Haddish wants everyone to wash their hands. Weekly Movie Recommendations: April - Strange Weather Alonso - A Bad Mom's Christmas Ricky - Out of Sight With Alonso Duralde, April Wolfe, and Ricky Carmona. You can let us know what you think of Who Shot Ya? at @WhoShotYaPod on Twitter. Or email us at whoshotya@maximumfun.org Produced by Casey O'Brien and Laura Swisher for MaximumFun.org.
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47 min
October 28, 2017
Who Shot Ya? Episode 8: Halloween Spooktacular
This week's episode is all about Halloween. The Who Shot Ya? crew is joined by critic Inkoo Kang as they discuss all things scary, spooky, and ghoulish. Alonso talks about his habit of screaming in the movie theater. April shares her love for horror. Plus, the gang hears from The Big Sick's Emily Gordon to talk about the movie scene that scared her the most. And the crew tries their hand at guessing scary movie scores.
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51 min
October 20, 2017
Professor Marston and the Wonder Women
On this week's episode Ricky, April, and Alonso discuss the "radical normalcy" of Professor Marston and the Wonder Women. Director Marc Meyers calls in to talk about his movie My Friend Dahmer, in a new segment called "The Hot Seat." And, Alonso won't stop saying the name of director Yorgos Lanthimos. In news, John Oliver calls out the Academy's hypocrisy, women everywhere are coming forward with their own stories of sexual assault, and Jordan Peele makes a surprise visit to a college class. Weekly Movie Recommendations: April - BPM Alonso - The Killing of a Sacred Deer Ricky - Spielberg With Alonso Duralde, April Wolfe, and Ricky Carmona. You can let us know what you think of Who Shot Ya? at @WhoShotYaPod on Twitter. Or email us at whoshotya@maximumfun.org Produced by Casey O'Brien and Laura Swisher for MaximumFun.org.
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44 min
October 13, 2017
Blade Runner 2049
On this week's episode Ricky, April, and Drea talk about the dystopian future of Blade Runner 2049. Drea discusses the problematic representation of women in the film. Plus, the crew has an in depth conversation on Harvey Weinstein and the greater culture of Hollywood. And April and Drea open up about the many hardships that most women face working in the film industry. In news, the gang talks about Tommy Lee Jones' problems with Jim Carrey, screenwriter James Ivory lamenting the lack of male nudity in Call Me By Your Name, and Gloria Steinem saving the Wonder Woman comic. Weekly Movie Recommendations: Drea - 1). Girl 27 2). Embers April - 1). Night of the Living Dead 2). Jane Alonso - Tamara Drewe Ricky - Gerald's Game With Drea Clark, April Wolfe, and Ricky Carmona. You can let us know what you think of Who Shot Ya? at @WhoShotYaPod on Twitter. Or email us at whoshotya@maximumfun.org Produced by Casey O'Brien and Laura Swisher for MaximumFun.org.
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53 min
October 6, 2017
American Made
On this week's episode Ricky, Alonso, and April tackle the Tom Cruise, drug-runner film, American Made. Ricky shares his displeasure with the portrayal of Colombians in TV and movies. Plus, April introduces a new segment called Forgotten Women of Hollywood. In this installment she details the career of Greek actress/politician Melina Mercouri. As an additional treat, Alonso creates and sings the theme song for the new segment. In news, the gang discusses Chance The Rapper's movie criticism, Alicia Vikander's thoughts on bridging the Hollywood gender gap, free movies streaming for Hispanic Heritage month, and the confusion with the DC extended universe. Weekly Movie Recommendations: Alonso - Better Watch Out April - Raw Ricky - Edge of Tomorrow With Alonso Duralde, April Wolfe, and Ricky Carmona. You can let us know what you think of Who Shot Ya? at @WhoShotYaPod on Twitter. Or email us atwhoshotya@maximumfun.org Produced by Casey O'Brien and Laura Swisher for MaximumFun.org.
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43 min
September 29, 2017
Kingsman: The Golden Circle with Josie Long and Shea Serrano
On this week's episode, April is out attending Fantastic Fest, but Ricky and Alonso hold it down with special guest comedian Josie Long and film festival programmer Drea Clark. The gang discusses the British spy film, Kingsman: The Golden Circle. Shea Serrano from The Ringer calls in to talk about fight scenes and his new article, "The Killings in the ‘Kingsman’ Church Scene, Ranked by Absurdity." Plus, Ricky, Alonso, and Drea make their cases for the most quintessentially British movie character of all time to the resident Brit, Josie Long. In news, the crew discusses celebrity fundraising efforts for Mexico City and Puerto Rico, the production of the four Avatar sequels, Canadian filmmaker, Shiraz Higgins, wanting to charge white men more at the box office, and Arnold Schwarzenegger dropping by a random gym in Leeds, UK. Weekly Movie Recommendations: Alonso - The Raid 2 Drea - The Protector and Ong-Bak: Muay Thai Warrior Josie - Under the Shadow, A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night, and Berlin Syndrome Ricky - Attack the Block With Alonso Duralde, Drea Clark, Josie Long and Ricky Carmona. You can let us know what you think of Who Shot Ya? at @WhoShotYaPod on Twitter. Or email us atwhoshotya@maximumfun.org Produced by Casey O'Brien and Laura Swisher for MaximumFun.org.
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52 min
September 22, 2017
mother!
This week on Who Shot Ya?, Ricky, Alonso, and April talk about the divisive new horror film, mother!. The gang tackles the controversy surrounding the L.A. based movie theater Cinefamily. And, they celebrate the career of the late, great Harry Dean Stanton. Plus, the Who Shot Ya? crew discusses the new Halloween movie, Riz Ahmed's statement at the Emmys, and the Richard Dreyfuss twitter exchange with his son Ben. Weekly Movie Recommendations: Alonso - Brad's Status April - The Third Man Ricky - They Live With Alonso Duralde, April Wolfe, and Ricky Carmona. You can let us know what you think of Who Shot Ya? at @WhoShotYaPod on Twitter. Or email us at whoshotya@maximumfun.org Produced by Casey O'Brien and Laura Swisher for MaximumFun.org.
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