Who Shot Ya?

A beautiful episode with a beautiful guest. The gang is joined by Ira Madison III to discuss the new Pedro Almodóvar film, Pain & Glory. They also chat about the WORST horror films of all time. And, as always, staff picks.

In news, Shea Serrano doesn't like old movies, Hugh Grant thinks the cinema is much too loud, and RIP Scotty Bowers.

Staff Picks:

Ify - Tales from the Hood
Drea - Little Monsters
Alonso - Sátántangó
Ira - Arsenic and Old Lace

With Ify NwadiweDrea ClarkAlonso Duralde, and Ira Madison III.

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This episode is both "sick" and "twisted." The gang talks about the lightning rod that is Joker. They discuss other "dangerous films." They play everyone's favorite game, 'Name That Goon,' where the crew gets quizzed on Batman movie villains. And, as always, staff picks.

In news, Martin Scorcese isn't a fan of Marvel movies, Ang Lee calls movie audiences "brainwashed," and Julie Delpy fights for equal pay.

Staff Picks:

Ify - The Addams Family
Drea - The Dead Center
Alonso - Dolemite Is My Name

With Ify NwadiweDrea Clark, and Alonso Duralde.

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We're bringing in the big guns for this episode. We're talking Judy this week so it was vital that we get the one and only Louis Virtel on the program. We're also discussing the films we wish were on the Criterion Collection. And, as always, we've got staff picks.

In news, the Lucy in the Sky cast discusses "diapergate" and Beverly Hills Cop 4 is in the works.

Staff Picks:

Ify - Candyman
Drea - The Death of Dick Long
Alonso - Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice
Louis - Margin Call

With Ify NwadiweDrea ClarkAlonso Duralde, and Louis Virtel.

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Woooo boy! The crew may have just watched the worst movie of the year - and they have some thoughts! They are talking about the deeply controversial, Rambo: Last Blood. Plus, they chat about their favorite autumn movies. And, as always, staff picks.

In news, the old crew is back for Jurassic World 3, Jason Bateman and Ryan Reynolds may reboot Clue, and Sean Bean doesn't want to die anymore.

Staff Picks:

Ify - Wild Zero
Drea - Downton Abbey... err, wait, no - Gosford Park
Alonso - Where's My Roy Cohn?

With Ify NwadiweDrea Clark, and Alonso Duralde.

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This week the crew is joined by freelance writer and complete delight, Joelle Monique, to discuss Hustlers. Ify tries to convince everyone that he and Jennifer Lopez could and should be dating. Plus, the gang answers the question from the Who Shotline - "What are your favorite wedding movies?" And, as always, staff picks.

In news, Andy Serkis has some concerns with motion captureThe Goldfinch bombs, and Adam Sandler gets revitalized.

Staff Picks:

Ify - Funny People
Drea - Cargo
Alonso - Mary Jane's Not a Virgin Anymore
Joelle - Radioactive

With Ify NwadiweDrea ClarkAlonso Duralde, and Joelle Monique.

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You guys...clowns are scary. This week the gang talks about IT Chapter Two with esteemed guest, actor, writer, and director Amber Benson. They also try their hand at remaking Face/Off in our 'Movie Redux' segment. And, as always, staff picks.

In news, A Quiet Place writers "stand up" to Lucasfilm, Christian Bale has some advice for Robert Pattinson, and Linda Hamilton gets jacked.

Staff Picks:

Ify - Atomic Blonde
Drea - Rear Window
Alonso - Untouchable
Amber - The Big Easy

With Ify NwadiweDrea ClarkAlonso Duralde, and Amber Benson.

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The year...2154. The planet...Pandora. The podcast...Who Shot Ya? Alonso is back from the Venice Film Festival to talk about the forgotten 2009 film, Avatar. The crew answers a call from the Who Shotline about their favorite sexy movies. And, as always, we've got staff picks.

In news, Joker causes chaos and the Crazy Rich Asians co-writer exits the sequels.

Staff Picks:

Ify - Speed Racer
Drea - Ms. Purple
Alonso - Raise Hell: The Life & Times Of Molly Ivins

With Ify NwadiweDrea Clark, and Alonso Duralde.

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You must OBEY and listen to this podcast episode about They Live. DO NOT QUESTION OUR AUTHORITY. The gang is joined by Danielle Radford of Max Fun's 'Tights and Fights' as they discuss the "Rowdy" Roddy Piper classic. Plus, they examine other great wrestlers-turned-actors movies. They also pitch their own remake of They Live in a new segment called 'Movie Redux.' And, as always, staff picks.

In news, Eva Longoria is going to direct Flamin' Hot and Miley Cyrus reveals she was booted from Hotel Transylvania for "licking a penis cake."

Staff Picks:

Ify - The Man with the Iron Fists
Drea - Tigers Are Not Afraid
Danielle - Electric Boogaloo: The Wild, Untold Story of Cannon Films

With Ify NwadiweDrea Clark, and Danielle Radford.

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Guys, this is a fun one. This week the gang is joined by actor and host of The Dumbbells and Action Boyz podcasts, Ryan Stanger, to talk about the new R-rated comedy, Good Boys. Ify tells a graphic story about losing his virginity. Plus, the crew talks about the movies they can't critically judge because of how much they loved them as children. And, as always, staff picks.

In news, Spider-Man web slings away from Disney, Lana Wachowski is making The Matrix 4, and Robert De Niro's company files a $6 million lawsuit against a former employee for binging Netflix on the job.

Staff Picks:

Ify - The Angry Birds Movie 2
Alonso - Smile
Drea - Brittany Runs a Marathon
Ryan - Manhunter

With Ify NwadiweAlonso DuraldeDrea Clark, and Ryan Stanger.

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It's never too early to start prepping for Halloween! This week the gang talks about the tween-friendly horror film Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark. Ify and Drea are back and they are joined by horror fanatic, comedian and director Lucé Tomlin-Brenner. The gang reveals which movies scared them the most as children. They discuss the best decade for horror. Ify goes on a rant about Hobbs & Shaw. And, as always, staff picks.

In news, Disney "has concerns" and The Hunt gets cancelled.

Staff Picks:

Ify - Tales from the Darkside: The Movie
Alonso - Where'd You Go, Bernadette
Drea - The Beguiled
Lucé - Braid

With Ify NwadiweAlonso DuraldeDrea Clark, and Lucé Tomlin-Brenner.

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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 DuraldeJen Yamato, and William Bibbiani.

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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 NwadiweApril WolfeAlonso Duralde, and Drea Clark.

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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 NwadiweAlonso Duralde, and Drea Clark.

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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.

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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 NwadiweAlonso DuraldeDrea Clark, and Steve Hernandez.

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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 NwadiweAlonso DuraldeDrea Clark, and Laura Sirikul.

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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 DuraldeDrea Clark, and Yolanda Machado.

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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 remakean 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 DuraldeDrea Clark, and Julia Prescott.

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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.

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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

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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?

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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 DuraldeDrea ClarkIfy NwadiweAtsuko Okatsuka

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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 DuraldeDrea Clark, and Ellington Wells.

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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 DuraldeDrea Clark, and Dwayne Perkins.

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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 DuraldeDrea Clark, and Ify Nwadiwe.

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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 ForeverDawn of the CroodsRobot 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 DuraldeBrendan HayApril Wolfe, and Brodie Reed.

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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 - SneakersThe Night of the HunterMission: Impossible - Rogue NationInterview with the VampireStrangers on a TrainInvasion of the Body SnatchersAll About EveJohn Wick: Chapter 2.

With Alonso DuraldeDrea ClarkApril Wolfe, and Ricky Carmona.

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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 DuraldeDrea ClarkApril Wolfe, and Kevin Avery.

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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 DuraldeDrea Clark, and April Wolfe.

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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 Gracedid 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 DuraldeDrea ClarkApril Wolfe, and Brian Raftery.

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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 DuraldeDrea Clark, and Janet Varney

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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 DuraldeApril WolfeDrea Clark, and Ricky Carmona

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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 WolfeDrea Clark, and Mallory O'Meara

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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 CarmonaApril Wolfe, and Alonso Duralde

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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 LopezApril WolfeAlonso Duralde, and Drea Clark.

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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 FlemingApril WolfeAlonso Duralde, and Ricky Carmona.

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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 KangApril WolfeAlonso Duralde, and Ricky Carmona.

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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 ClarkAlonso Duralde, and Ricky Carmona.

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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 WolfeAlonso Duralde, and Ricky Carmona.

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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 WolfeDrea ClarkAlonso Duralde, and Ricky Carmona.

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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 UnbreakableSplit, 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 WolfeJared LoganAlonso Duralde, and Ricky Carmona.

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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 ElwoodApril WolfeAlonso Duralde, and Ricky Carmona.

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Ahhhh. A fresh new 'Who Shot Ya?' off the vine! This week the crew is talking about Barry Jenkins' follow up to MoonlightIf 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 WolfeDrea ClarkAlonso Duralde, and Ricky Carmona.

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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 AlonzoDrea ClarkAlonso Duralde, and Ricky Carmona.

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