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The Guru

One of my favorite lines from The Muppet Movie comes at the moment where Kermit the Frog and Fozzie Bear first meet Gonzo. The blue weirdo tells the others that his dream is to go to Bombay India and become a movie star. Fozzie says, “You don’t go to Bombay to become a movie star!…

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Breaker! Breaker!

I have a memory of my father coming home from work one day with a CB radio. This would’ve been the late 70’s and CB’s were becoming a big deal. I believe he had borrowed it from a friend for us to use on a cross-country vacation. In preparation for the trip he set it…

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Walt Sent Me Episode 55: Oliver & Company

On the new episode of Walt Sent Me, Todd and Kristen take on what is generally considered one of the low points for Disney feature animation, 1988’s Oliver & Company. They also discuss a 1950 Goofy short, Hold that Pose. Download the Show: iTunes Podomatic Your Listen

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Forgotten Filmcast Episode 69: The Hot Rock

The new episode of the Forgotten Filmcast is here!  This time Todd is joined by Giles Wright from Sometimes They Go to Eleven to discuss the 1972 heist flick The Hot Rock.  It features Robert Redford, George Segal, Zero Mostel, and a screenplay by William Goldman. Download the Show: iTunes Podomatic Your Listen Show Notes:…

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Walt Sent Me Episode 54: 25th Hour

We’re not talking about happy little animated critters on this episode of Walt Sent Me. No Sir! Get ready for a somber trip to post 9/11 New York City for Spike Lee’s 25th Hour. We’ll also discuss the very strange 1932 Silly Symphony King Neptune.We’re not talking about happy little animated critters on this episode…

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The Wraith

Ghosts come in all sorts of forms…from Casper to Patrick Swayze. But not all ghosts are content to spent a film singing Herman’s Hermits tunes to Whoopi Goldberg. As evidenced by our film today, there are some spectres who seek out revenge, as many of us would, by challenging those responsible for our murder to…

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Buck Rogers in the 25th Century

Movie studios weren’t focusing much on science fiction films in the 1970’s. That is, of course, until Star Wars was released in 1977. After that, everything changed. This extended to the realm of television, as well. TV producer Glen A Larson was one of the first to bring Star Wars style sci-fi to the boob…