Who Shot Ya?

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 DuraldeApril 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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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 ShadowA Girl Walks Home Alone at Night, and Berlin Syndrome
Ricky - Attack the Block

With Alonso DuraldeDrea ClarkJosie 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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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 DuraldeApril 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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On this week's show, the panel tackles It and whether or not Pennywise is scary. Ricky Carmona and Alonso Duralde (The Wrap) are joined in-studio with indie producer and LA Film Fest programmer Drea Clark. April Wolfe calls in from Canada to tell us about her favorite films from the Toronto International Film Festival so far. And even though we're only in September, she's already got an Oscar prediction.
 
Plus, Ricky, Alonso and Drea draft their favorite misfits from movies set in the1980s to each form a Loser's Club of their own.
 

Weekly Movie Recommendations:

Alonso - Strong Island
Drea - How to Steal a Million
Ricky - Dog Day Afternoon

With Alonso DuraldeApril Wolfe and Ricky Carmona.

Produced by Casey O'Brien and Laura Swisher

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In the premiere episode of Who Shot Ya?, Ricky Carmona, Alonso Duralde (The Wrap), and April Wolfe (LA Weekly) take a call from former Daily Show correspondent Jason Jones, on set in Calgary taping season four of his TBS show The Detour. He tells the panel how insane Canada's obsession with hockey is, why their skating rinks cannot be bought, and what hockey films he ranks as the best that were ever made. In addition, the panel will compare Goon with the new sequel, Goon: The Last of the Enforcers.

Weekly Movie Recommendations:

Alonso - Marwencol
April - Buster's Mal Heart
Ricky - A Man Called Ove

With Alonso DuraldeApril Wolfe, and Ricky Carmona.

Guest: Jason Jones can be found starring in The Detour.

You can let us know what you think of Who Shot Ya? at @WhoShotYaPod on Twitter.

Produced by Casey O'Brien and Laura Swisher for MaximumFun.org.

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Our debut episode of Who Shot Ya? drops this Friday!

Make sure to subscribe if you haven't yet.

In the premiere episode, Ricky, Alonso (The Wrap), and April (LA Weekly) take a call from former Daily Show correspondent Jason Jones, on set in Calgary taping season four of his TBS show The Detour. He tells the panel how insane Canada's obsession with hockey is, why their skating rinks are so revered, and what hockey films he ranks as the five all-time best that were ever made. In addition, the panel will compare Goon with the new sequel, Goon: The Last of the Enforcers. This is just a little taste of what you'll hear if you tune in for Who Shot Ya? this Friday, September 8th.

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Some important news for Wham Bam Pow fans. Ricky Carmona is starting a brand new movie podcast called Who Shot Ya? Each week he'll be joined by critics Alonso Duralde (The Wrap) and April Wolfe (LA Weekly) for a fast, funny flight through film. Who Shot Ya? is news, reviews and in-depth insight, beamed directly into your ears every week. It's a movie podcast that isn't just a bunch of straight white dudes. 

If you're subscribed to Wham Bam Pow, you are already subscribed to Who Shot Ya? So take a listen to Maximum Fun's newest movie podcast, Who Shot Ya? dropping Friday, September 8th.

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This week, an era draws to a close, but not before we review the crime thriller Sicario. Plus, we relax the Star Wars news embargo a bit, Ricky admits he's warming to the Ghostbusters reboot, and it wouldn't be a Wham Bam Pow sendoff without some Back to the Future Part II chat. Thank you for listening, and SEE SPY!

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On this very special episode, the ladies of Lady to Lady (Tess Barker, Barbara Gray, and [past guest panelist] Brandie Posey) are taking over hosting duties in honor of The Great Switcheroo! I bet you never thought you'd hear so much Magic Mike XXL chat on a Wham Bam Pow, huh? Plus, we give you a review of the 1984 action/romance flick Romancing the Stone!

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This week, the gang is back together to talk about the Kristen Stewart/Connie Britton/Jesse Eisenberg action flick, American Ultra! Plus, we compare streaming original series, Cameron sings an ode to baseball, and we make some exciting announcements.

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