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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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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 candid, informative and great fun to listen to! Nell, the famous Movie Mom, is one of the most respected film critics working today. She writes commentary for Beliefnet.com and is the author of many film-related books. A.J., the Mad Movie Man, contributes film reviews to various sites including Classic Movie Guide, Review Express, Terror Tube, ReelTalk Movie Reviews and his own popular blog CineSlice. Award-winning critic Mack Bates has contributed freelance articles for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and serves as a staff blogger for Milwaukee Magazine's official film blog. He received a local Emmy for his work on the The Robert and Rosie Show. Among the films scheduled for release this Fall, which ones are most eagerly anticipated and why? Some movies that might be contenders are: Black Mass, Bridge of Spies, Suffragette, Spectre, The Peanuts Movie, Victor Frankenstein and By the Sea, but that list is just the tip of the iceberg!
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Actor David Zayas discusses his film and TV acting career. Zayas portrays Detective Angel Batista on “Dexter,” Showtime’s hit series, and has appeared in such movies as “Michael Clayton” and “The Interpreter.” His upcoming films... more

Celebrated film auteur Henry Jaglom drops by to discuss his experience as an independent filmmaker and playwright. Jaglom is best known for movies that put women front and center and include scenes of people engaging in intelligent... more

Dynamic dancer Kherington Payne discusses her experience as one of the talented young stars in the new “Fame” movie, which opens nationwide on September 25th. Kherington wowed “So You Think You Can Dance” fans with... more

Debbie Reynolds, America's sweetest of sweethearts—and star of such classic flicks as Singin' in the Rain, The Unsinkable Molly Brown and How the West Was Won—drops in on Movie Addict Headquarters to chat... more

Legendary Hollywood actor Tony Curtis drops by to help celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the beloved comedy classic "Some Like It Hot." What was it like filming this Hollywood classic? Tony shares his fascinating recollections in a... more

Morgan Lawrence, author of "The Streets Ran Red," drops by to share his opinions about films dealing with medical topics. Morgan’s 30-year background in medicine and his wide knowledge of movies make him a perfect guest for this... more

Two-time Emmy nominated Tonya Lee Williams talks about her acting experience in films, television and live theater. Known primarily for her continuing role as Dr. Olivia Winters on "Young and the Restless," Tonya has also appeared in... more

Iconic filmmaker Alfred Hitchcock receives a special tribute from Movie Addict Headquarters and becomes the first director inducted into the MAHQ Screen Legends Hall of Fame. Film historian James Colt Harrison and Classic Movie... more

Film critics Nell Minow and A.J. Hakari drop by for a journey through cinematic time. Discussion focuses on films about time travel, including "The Time Traveler’s Wife," "The Time Machine," "Kate & Leopold," "The Visitors," and "Sound of... more

Jeffrey Hirschberg drops by to discuss his new book, 'Reflections of the Shadow: Creating Memorable Heroes and Villains for Film and TV." A member of the Writers Guild of America and judge for the WGA Awards, Jeffrey has had... more