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The Jerky Boys

It should no longer come as a surprise to us when Hollywood tries to turn just about anything that had a smidgen of success into a movie. You’ve got a popular video game…hey, we can turn that into a movie! Board game…there’s a movie there somewhere! Young pop star who only acted in her 2nd…

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My Chauffeur

I seem to recall that back in the 80’s there were several films that had titles beginning with the word “my.” My Bodyguard, My Tutor, My Science Project, My Demon Lover. I guess it’s an easy go-to title format. I mean you could do my anything! My Mailman…My Pet Doctor…My Ruptured Spleen. In the case…

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Roadie

Recently I checked out the film Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon. It’s a documentary all about Shep Gordon who has managed acts like Alice Cooper, Anne Murray, Teddy Pendergrass, and many more. One tidbit that was shared in the film was that Gordon had played a big part in producing the 1980 film Roadie,…

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Walt Sent Me Episode 35: Johnny Tremain

Just in time for the 4th of July, we cover a patriotic film on the latest episode of Walt Sent Me. This time we look at Disney’s 1957 look at the birth of the American Revolution, Johnny Tremain. We also discuss the 1943 debut of Chip and Dale in Private Pluto. Download the Show: iTunes…

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Tall Story

It only takes one iconic role to shoot a young actor or actress into a different level of stardom. Take Anthony Perkins, for example. He had appeared in a number of films before 1960 when he played Norman Bates in Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho. Though he made many many more films, from then on there was…

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Forgotten Filmcast Episode 54: Sergeant Dead Head

Now that Todd is finally back from his vacation, things are starting to move forward again here on the old blog. Let’s begin with the newest episode of the Forgotten Filmcast! This time we’ll journey into the 60’s with American International Pictures. Todd is joined by Robert Lindsey from Retro Hound to discuss AIP’s 1965…

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Walt Sent Me Episode 34: The Hand that Rocks the Cradle

Well, after being away on vacation, Todd finally got around to editing the latest episode of Walt Sent Me. This time, Kristen and Todd take a look at Curtis Hanson’s 1992 thriller The Hand that Rocks the Cradle. They also discuss some weird animated babies in the 1935 Silly Symphony short Water Babies. Download the…