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Bowery Bombshell

The Bowery Boys were the stars of one of the longest running film series of all time. They made 48 feature films, and that’s not even counting the films that many of the same actors made under other team names such as The Dead End Kids, The East Side Kids, and Little Tough Guys. That…

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Forgotten Filmcast Episode 46: April Fool’s Day

On the latest episode of the Forgotten Filmcast, Todd is joined by Robert Zerbe from To the Escape Hatch to discuss the 1986 horror film April Fool’s Day. Hey, after Halloween and Friday the 13th…why not? Download the Show: iTunes Podomatic Your Listen Show Notes: To the Escape Hatch Robert on Twitter Music Alley Movies…

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Up the Creek

When it comes to crazy college comedies, there is one film that stands high above the rest…1978’s Animal House. Many films tried to copy the formula. You could say that Revenge of the Nerds is Animal House with smart people; Police Academy is Animal House with cops. So why not Animal House goes white water…

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Recent Guest Appearances

Recently, I’ve made several guest appearances on other movie podcasts that I’d love my Forgotten Films readers to check out. First, it was my honor to appear on the latest episode of the Mad, Bad, and Downright Strange Showcase with host Elwood Jones. We discuss two films on the episode: Frank Oz’s musical version of…

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Walt Sent Me Ep 25: The Parent Trap

On the newest episode of Walt Sent Me, Todd and Kristen discuss Hayley Mills (and Hayley Mills) in the 1961 classic The Parent Trap. They also look at the final Donald Duck short, also from 1961, The Litterbug. Download the Show: iTunes Podomatic Your Listen Show Notes: Music Alley

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Million Dollar Mystery

Two important names in the history of animation are Dave and Max Fleischer of the Fleischer Brothers Studio. They brought to the screen classic short films starring the likes of Betty Boop, Koko the Clown and Popeye. But the Fleischer film legacy doesn’t stop with animation. Max’s son, Richard Fleischer, went on to become a…

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We all know by now that we’ve reached the future…the year Marty and Doc travel to in Back to the Future Part II. Sure Robert Zemeckis got a lot of things wrong about the future in that one, but I still love that his vision is a happy future. There are flying cars, no lawyers,…