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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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Showbiz stars George and Lizette Bettinger make two Christmases from the past come to life again in this popular holiday episode. Portraying co-authors Harry and Elizabeth Lawrence, George and Lizette read the first chapter of IT HAD TO BE US, an award-winning romantic memoir now in the early stages of film development. Chapter One explains how two Christmases helped start the estranged Lawrences on a journey back to each other after being divorced for almost twenty years. IT HAD TO BE US won first place in the Ebook category at the Hollywood Book Festival for its potential to be transferred to other mediums such as film, radio and TV. The Bettingers display their passion for bringing back the Golden Era of radio on their popular Mom & Pop Shop Show which airs on Dreamstream Radio each Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 4 p.m. Eastern Time. George is an actor, comedian, producer, writer and director. He's won acclaim for his uncanny impressions including Groucho Marx, George Burns and the Three Stooges. Lizette is a versatile actress and soprano singer with experience at the Metropolitan Opera.
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Star Devin Ratray, who appeared in two "Home Alone" movies and many others, drops by to discuss "Courting Condi," the first-ever musical docu-tragi-comedy in cinema history. This unique new film follows Devin's hilarious campaign to woo... more

Mad Movie Man A.J. Hakari joins Betty Jo, Jazz and Nikki for a lively discussion of the best and worst films of 2008. Lists from several ReelTalk Reviews movie critics will also be revealed on this special end-of-year show.

What films and performances are receiving the most buzz during this year’s awards season? Noted film critics John P. McCarthy and Diana Saenger will drop by to discuss this timely question with Betty Jo, Jazz and Nikki.

Filmmaker Haylar Garcia joins Betty Jo, Jazz and Nikki for a discussion of "Do It for Johnny," his entertaining documentary about searching for Johnny Depp to give him a special guitar and script.

James Reynolds drops by to talk about his impressive acting career. Although amassing an imposing list of movie and television credits, Reynolds is best known for his Emmy-nominated performance as Abe Carver in TV’s “Days of... more

007’s latest movie is debated by Mad Movie Man A.J. Hakari and Betty Jo Tucker, with co-host Jazz Shaw as referee. Following this verbal mayhem, Nikki Starr joins the trio for a discussion of two new releases, “Bolt” and “Twilight.”

Nell Minow, the famous "Movie Mom," and Jazz Shaw of Mid-Stream Radio join Betty Jo and Nikki to discuss favorite holiday movies, upcoming holiday releases and recommended DVDs for family viewing.

Filmmaker Jennifer Powers drops by to talk about 'Last Flight Home,' her powerful documentary about WWII MIAs. Plus Jazz Shaw and movie critic John P. McCarthy share their picks for Top Three war movies.

Jazz Shaw, Fausta Wertz and A.J. Hakari join Nikki Starr and Betty Jo Tucker to campaign for their favorite "Best Movie President" candidates. Listeners should send their e-mail votes to bettyjo@reeltalkreviews.com.

Actress Rosemary Gore, star of "Fear of the Dark," and Mad Movie Man A.J. Hakari join Betty Jo Tucker and Nikki Starr to discuss the best and worst ghost movies ever made.