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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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Joan Kramer and David Heeley drop by to discuss In the Company of Legends, their behind-the-scenes book about the marvelous movie star documentaries they've worked on together. Starting with their award-winning profiles of Fred Astaire in 1980, Kramer and Heeley produced film portraits of the lives and careers of many Hollywood legends including Spencer Tracy, Katharine Hepburn, Fred Astaire, Jimmy Stewart, Henry Fonda, Paul Newman, Judy Garland and Humphrey Bogart, This dynamic duo established a reputation for finding the un-findable, persuading the reluctant, and maintaining unique relationships long after the end credits rolled. This interview is a must-hear for true movie addicts everywhere! Robert Osborne, host of Turner Classic Movies, calls In the Company of Legends one of the best reasons ever for curling up with a book, and talk show host Dick Cavett says the Kramer/Heeley memoir was so hard to put down that he ate with one hand while reading it. Osborne goes on to praise the book because it's about dazzling personalities told by people who actually knew the celebrities they write about, worked with them and, further, socialized with them, aware of their foibles and strengths from first-hand knowledge, not hearsay. Among the Kramer and Heeley documentaries are: Katharine Hepburn: All About Me; Bacall on Bogart; The John Garfield Story; The Adventures of Errol Flynn; The Spencer Tracey Legacy; James Stewart: A Wonderful Life; Fonda on Fonda; Fred Astaire: Puttin' on His Top Hat; Fred Astaire: Change Partners and Dance.
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Hugh O'Brian, best-known for portraying legendary lawman Wyatt Earp, talks about his acting career as well as HOBY, his successful youth leardership project, in this special episode. O'Brian's movies include such popular releases as... more

Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo! Noted film critics Mack Bates, A.J. Hakari and Nell Minow have been invited to participate in this special CINDERELLATHON event. Their mission? To join producer Nikki Starr and host Betty Jo Tucker for a discussion... more

Actor James Wilder drops by to discuss his new film 3 Holes and a Smoking Gun, a fascinating thriller about screenplay mania. Wilder excels as a duplicitous, washed-up Hollywood screenwriter in this unusual indy gem. The Red Dirt... more

Film critics Diana Saenger and James Colt Harrison drop by to salute Maureen O'Hara, the famous Irish actress who recently received an Honorary Oscar from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. What a great way... more

Actress Katharine Houghton talks about her experience as a cast member in the groundbreaking movie Guess Who's Coming to Dinner, and film critic Mack Bates shares his picks for best movies about the African American experience. Guess... more

Noted film critics Nell Minow, A.J. Hakari and James Colt Harrison drop by to share their predictions for the 87th Academy Awards, which will be given out on February 22nd. For the Best Picture, will panel members pick blockbuster... more

Filmmaker Misha Zubarev and publisher Denise Cassino discuss It Had To Be Us and the movies reviewed in this award-winning romantic memoir, which is now in the early stages of movie development. A Valentine book-giveaway drawing... more

What better way to get in the mood for Valentine's Day than by listening to some great movie love songs as performed by artists like Judy Garland, Tony Babino, Rita Graham, Debbie Reynolds, Marilyn Monroe, Mickey Rooney, Alice Faye,... more

Actress, singer and voice-over artist Meredith Anne Bull drops by to talk about her work on Strange Magic, a madcap fairytale inspired by Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream. Meredith voices the key role of Dawn and performs... more

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