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Betty Jo Tucker

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Join film critic Betty Jo Tucker, a confirmed movie addict, as she rants and raves about all things cinematic with co-host Jazz Shaw, producer Nikki Starr and noted movie critics – plus lots of fascinating film folks.

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Award-winning filmmaker David Spaltro returns to Movie Addict Headquarters for a discussion of In the Dark, his new horror film about demonic possession. Spaltro calls In the Dark his lovingly bloody valentine to the inspirational works of Stephen King, John Carpenter and The Exorcist. His movie combines both the appeal of the thrills and chills that is a staple of the horror genre as well as a strong, original story headed by a female cast of some of the most talented actresses in New York City. The World Premiere for this scary offering is scheduled on October 15 at the Tallgrass Film Festival in Wichita, Kansas. Previously, Spaltro wrote, directed, produced and edited the feature films …Around and Things I Don't Understand, which screened in over 45 film festivals and won 18 Best Feature awards as well as a host of acting, writing, and directing honors. Spaltro is now writing/directing an adaptation of Gothic horror novelist Steven Peck's A Short Stay in Hell, as well as writing-directing-producing Wake Up in New York, the final chapter of his NYC Valentine Trilogy through his company Wandering/Cut Films.
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Celebrated Hollywood author Laurie Jacobson visits Movie Addict Headquarters to discuss Hollywood Haunted, her acclaimed book that covers more than 100 years of ghostly goings-on in filmland. Spooky tales about haunted houses, hotels,... more

Bill Allen, star of the 1985 cult film RAD and the new release Heroes of Dirt, drops by to discuss his acting experience in both BMX racing-theme movies. Allen titled his fascinating autobiography My RAD Career. Although a failure at... more

With the recent release of Dragon Blade, Jackie Chan now boasts 120 movies to his credit – plus seven more in pre or post-production or announced. Mad Movie Man A.J. Hakari returns for another discussion of Chan's remarkable film... more

Although the next presidential election won't take place until November of 2016, media outlets are already focusing on the preliminary campaigns. That's why Movie Addict Headquarters is presenting its third Best Film President Debate... more

Popular film critics Nell Minow, A.J. Hakari and Mack Bates preview upcoming Fall movies in this episode designed to help listeners make choices among over 70 films vying for their box office dollars during Fall 2015. All three critics are... more

Host Betty Jo Tucker reviews Ricki and the Flash, starring Meryl Streep. Plus, noted film critic Mack Bates drops by the show to talk about Streep's illustrious acting career. Considered by many to be the greatest contemporary film... more

Film critics and comedians roast host Betty Jo Tucker and her award-winning movie memoir, Confessions of a Movie Addict. A book giveaway will also be included in this celebration of the memoir's fourth anniversary as a Kindle... more

Host Betty Jo Tucker reviews Danny Collins and Manglehorn, two recent movies starring Oscar-winner Al Pacino. Plus, noted film critics James Colt Harrison and Diana Saenger drop by to talk about their favorite Pacino movies and... more

Nell Minow, the famous Movie Mom, drops by to discuss her exciting Comic-Con adventures as well as the new Minions film, and A.J. Hakari, aka the Mad Movie Man, joins in the fun as co-host. Nell is one of the most respected film critics... more