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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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Filmmaker Kyle Olson visits Movie Addict HQ to discuss Letters to Ashleigh, his moving documentary based on a real-life tragedy involving the murder of teenager Ashleigh Love. This unusual documentary shows how one girl's death inspired an entire community to make a change. A red-carpet premiere for the movie is scheduled for August 9, and proceeds from this event will be donated to Ashleigh's family to help them spread the word about Ashleigh's story in order to bring the perpetrator of this senseless murder to justice. Film critic Mack Bates will co-host this special episode. During Letters to Ashleigh, family members read letters they received in the days and weeks following Ashleigh's death – first from close family and friends, and then total strangers from around the country who heard about the story. The film gives audiences a glimpse of a family that was hit with an unimaginable tragedy but still found a way to persevere with their heads held high. Among Olson's film and TV credits are the following: Director of SMHS: 007 Writer/director/producer of Lights, Camera, Camp! and The Robert & Rosie Show Production staff on Under the Electric Sky, Face/Off, America's Top Model, Dancing with the Stars Audience warm-up for The Voice, The X Factor and The Sing-Off Olson was honored with a Crystal Pillar Award by The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, Chicago/Midwest Chapter.
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Top Hollywood casting director Lisa London talks about her book From Start to Stardom. Lisa has discovered and/or cast such famous actors and actresses as Jennifer Aniston, Jonah Hill, Emma Stone, Miley Cyrus, Giovanni Ribisi, Victoria... more

Movie Addict HQ invites you to our Seventh Anniversary Party featuring clips of famous guests, favorite shows, a book giveaway and other goodies. Joining the festivities are: Mad Movie Man A.J. Hakari, Mr. Show Biz George Bettinger, film... more

Veteran filmmaker David Worth returns to Movie Addict HQ to talk about his two new books: Milestones in Cinema: 50 Visionary Films & Filmmakers and Zen & the Art of Independent Filmmaking: A Cautionary Tale. David has worked... more

Noted film critic and author Nell Minow, the famous Movie Mom, discusses her upcoming book, Must-See Movies: Teachers. Nell also plans to reveal her Top Five Movies about teachers as well as which actors she believes have... more

Award-winning filmmaker Christian de Rezendes discusses his unique documentary and narrative movies. Christian's impressive film background includes experience as a director, cinematographer, editor, producer, actor and... more

The versatile J Blair Brown talks about her experience as an actress, writer, director, publicist, radio host, and Web series producer. Her acting credits include over 100 live performances in such stage productions as Fences, Nunsense... more

Film critic A.J. Hakari drops by Movie Addict Headquarters to discuss Oscar winner Angelina Jolie's movies and her rise to fame. Maleficent earned more money during opening weekend than any other Jolie film, and she is currently... more

Chris Lemmon, now starring in the play Jack Lemmon Returns, discusses A Twist of Lemmon, the touching memoir he wrote about his famous father, one of Hollywood's greatest movie stars. This popular book reveals the beloved family... more

Tim Perell, President of Process Media, drops by to talk about his experience as a producer of such excellent movies as Last Chance Harvey and The Love Punch. Both films star Oscar winner Emma Thompson. Dustin Hoffman, another Oscar... more

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