Recent Warner Archive New Releases

Once again, I’ve fallen a bit behind on updating my loyal readers with the newest offerings from the Warner Archive. Here’s what’s new from the last few weeks. First we have a bunch of film noirs: – Johnny Angel (1945) – Criminal Court (1946) – Two O’Clock Courage (1945) – Riffraff (1947) – The Clay…

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The Fat Spy

1963 saw the release of AIP’s first Frankie and Annette beach party film, simply called Beach Party. All together, the studio released eleven more films that were either sequels or spinoffs of the popular series. Of course, other studios tried to copy the success and today we reach the bottom of the barrel when it…

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Forgotten Filmcast Episode 53: Band of the Hand

If you were an 80’s kid who watched Miami Vice every Friday, you’ll want to check out the latest Forgotten Filmcast. This time, Todd is joined by Paul from Return to the 80’s to discuss a 1986 crime story from Miami Vice producer Michael Mann, Band of the Hand. Download the Show: iTunes Podomatic Your…

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Walt Sent Me Episode 33: Dick Tracy

On this episode of Walt Sent Me, Kristen and Todd journey into the world of comic strips with 1990’s Dick Tracy. They also discuss the short subject that was originally released with the film -the second Roger Rabbit short, Roller Coaster Rabbit. Download the Show: iTunes Podomatic Your Listen

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Rock, Rock, Rock!

In 1956 rock ‘n roll was the new thing and teenagers wanted more of it! They wanted it on their record players, in the jukebox, on television, and, of course, on movie screens. It wasn’t even important to have much of a story…as long as the film featured a bunch of new rock acts, kids…

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Forgotten Filmcast Episode 52: Hiding Out

On this episode Todd is joined by Greg Dedrick from the Nerds of Nostalgia podcast to discuss Jon Cryer, fake beards, and roller skating in 1987’s Hiding Out. Download the Show: iTunes Podomatic Your Listen Show Notes: Nerds of Nostalgia Podcast Greg at Twitter Movies Discussed: Hiding Out Three O’Clock High Morgan Stewart’s Coming Home


Recent Podcast Appearances

Today I wanted to point my loyal readers to a couple of podcasts I’ve been on recently. Let’s start with my recent appearance on Tom Panarese’s awesome show Pop Culture Affidavit. We talked in depth about the 80’s classic Fast Times at Ridgemont High. I’m a bit late on posting this; my apologies to Tom.…