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Forgotten Filmcast Episode 82: The Legend of Billie Jean

Todd is joined by Tom Panarese from Pop Culture Affidavit to discuss Helen Slater and Christian Slater in the 1985 teen drama The Legend of Billie Jean. Time to cut your hair short and scream “Fair is Fair!!” Download the Show: iTunes Podomatic Your Listen Show Notes: Pop Culture Affidavit Tom on Twitter Movies Discussed:…

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Walt Sent Me Episode 66: The Crow

Return with Kristen and Todd to the dark brooding 90’s with a 1994 release from the years that Disney owned Miramax, The Crow. They also look at the 1933 Silly Symphony Birds in the Spring. Download the Show: iTunes Podomatic Your Listen

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Kinjite: Forbidden Subjects

J. Lee Thompson is a filmmaker with a unique filmography spread out over his nearly 40 year career. In the 60’s he directed films like The Guns of Navarone and the original Cape Fear. In the early 70’s he helmed the last two Planet of the Apes films. Then in the latter part of the…

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Illicit

When I hear the name Barbara Stanwyck I usually think of a western TV series from the late 60’s called The Big Valley. Not because I ever watched the show, but because I remember seeing commercials for reruns of the show that aired on one of our local stations in Chicago. Stanwyck’s career goes back way…

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I Love Melvin

When it comes to movie musicals, there are certain titles that have become iconic. The Sound of Music…The Wizard of Oz…Singin’ in the Rain…and, of course, I Love Melvin! (Insert sound of needle scratching off a record here). Okay, maybe not that last one. Coming just a year after the release of what I, and…

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Fast Food

I have a teenage daughter who is starting to look for a part time job. Thing is, she’s pretty much sworn off working in fast food. I can’t say I blame her, I was the same way when I was her age. Today’s movie takes us into the world of speedy food service, but I don’t…