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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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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 three songs on the soundtrack. Her musical ability has caught the attention of many, and she is currently recording an album set for release in Fall 2015. Strange Magic, an animated musical, features goblins, elves, fairies and imps whose funny misadventures result from battles over a powerful potion. George Lucas came up with the story, and the impressive cast also includes Evan Rachel Wood, Elijah Kelly, Alan Cumming, Kristin Chenoweth and Maya Rudolph. Meredith grew up doing theater and was signed by her first agent at age 12. She graduated from the Professional Performing Arts School in New York City and played the title role of Annie in the touring company of that beloved Broadway musical. She has also appeared in such films and TV shows as Maladies, Good Intentions, Harold, Teen Cribs and Law & Order.
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"The Water Horse," "The Savages," "The Golden Compass," and "The Mist" are Betty Jo Tucker's DVD picks for March and April. Will Nikki Starr and listeners agree?

Mad Movie Man A.J. Hakari and John P. McCarthy from Cineman Syndicate join Betty Jo Tucker and Nikki Starr to discuss their picks for the Best Film Comedies of All Time. A free copy of Betty Jo's humorous memoir, "Confessions of... more

Classic Movie Guide's Diana Saenger joins Betty Jo Tucker for a discussion of the life and movies of Ingrid Bergman, one of filmdom's greatest stars. A copy of Charlotte Chandler's fascinating INGRID BERGMAN biography will be given... more

Popular movie and TV actor Tim Daly joins Betty Jo Tucker and Nikki Starr for a discussion of his impressive acting career.

Robert Osborne, host of Turner Classic Movies, and Diana Saenger from Classic Movie Guide drop by to discuss Osborne's upcoming Classic Film Festival.

Veteran actor Joe Mantegna joins Betty Jo Tucker and Nikki Starr to discuss his new movie "Elvis & Anabelle"

Script consultant Dr. Linda Seger joins host Betty Jo Tucker and producer Nikki Starr to discuss her new book, "And the Best Screenplay Goes To..."

Ivana Milicevic, a "Casino Royale" Bond girl and "Witless Protection" co-star, joins Betty Jo Tucker and Nikki Starr for a discussion of her latest movie and her acting career.

Film critics A.J. Hakari, Diana Saenger and John P. McCarthy visit MAHQ to share their Oscar predictions with host Betty Jo Tucker and producer Nikki Starr.

Who can forget Margaret Avery's Oscar-nominated performance in "The Color Purple"? The acclaimed actress discusses her acting career and her social activism in this revealing MAHQ interview.