Forgotten Filmcast Episode 89: The Ritz

On the new episode of the Forgotten Filmcast, Howard Casner from Rantings and Ravings stops by to discuss Richard Lester’s 1976 adaptation of the Broadway hit The Ritz. Download the Show: iTunes Podomatic Your Listen Show Notes: Rantings and Ravings Howard on Twitter Movies Discussed: The Ritz Victim Buck Privates

Walt Sent Me Episode 74: Escape to Witch Mountain

Todd and Kristen spend this whole episode communicating telepathically, so you don’t actually hear anything. Just kidding, but they do discuss the telepathic kids of 1975’s Escape to Witch Mountain. They also look at the 1936 Mickey Mouse short Alpine Climbers. Download the Show: iTunes Podomatic Your Listen

Forgotten Filmcast Episode 88: Permanent Record

On the new episode of the Forgotten Filmcast Todd is joined by Rob from Movie Rob to talk about Keanu Reeves in the 1988 teen drama Permanent Record. Download the Show: iTunes Podomatic Your Listen Show Notes: Movie Rob Rob on Twitter Movies Discussed: Permanent Record The Night of the Generals Fire with Fire

Strategic Air Command

Living here in Colorado, the Air Force is a big deal for us. I drive past a pretty large Air Force base on my way to work every day, and just about 60 miles to the south is the Air Force Acaemy in Colorado Springs. Back when today’s film was released, the Air Force still…

Walt Sent Me Episode 73: Gone Baby Gone

On the new episode of Walt Sent Me Kristen and Todd discuss Ben Affleck’s directorial debut. Released by Miramax during its Disney years, it’s 2007’s Gone Baby Gone. They also look at the first sequel to Three Little Pigs, 1934’s The Big Bad Wolf. Download the Show: iTunes Podomatic Your Listen

Thrashin’

I know Josh Brolin is a well respected, Academy Award nominated actor these days, but to me he’ll always be a Goonie. He was never one of the big names when it came to teen stars of the 80’s, but he’s succeeded where many of his peers failed when it comes to keeping his career…

Crossroads

Like many other movie viewers, I was first introduced to Ralph Macchio when he starred in The Karate Kid in 1984. I had a friend who completely obsessed over this so-called “kid” (he was actually like 25 when that film came out). After his success defeating the Cobra Kai, his next big lead role came…