• 00:53

    Full Metal Jacket, 1987

    in Movies

    A pragmatic U.S. Marine observes the dehumanizing effects the U.S.-Vietnam War has on his fellow recruits from their brutal boot camp training to the bloody street fighting in Hue.


    Director: Stanley Kubrick
    Writers: Gustav Hasford (novel), Stanley Kubrick (screenplay)
    Stars: Matthew Modine, R. Lee Ermey, Vincent D'Onofrio

  • 02:22

    JAMES WILDER INTERVIEW

    in Entertainment

    Powerful and versatile actor, James Wilder has been garnering awards and shining reviews in his new independent film, "3 Holes And a Smoking Gun," in which he portrays a duplicitous, washed-up screenwriter. He was named Best Lead Actor at the Red Dirt International Film Festival, Best Actor at the Winter Film Awards and Independent Spirit Award at the Garden State upcoming Film Festival. The film was also awarded the prestigious Grand Jury Prize at the Red Dirt International Film Festival and Best Screenplay honors at L.A.'s Downtown Film Festival.


    James Wilder's indelible portrayals include an ambitious lawyer in the Emmy Award-winning drama "Equal Justice." co-starring Sarah Jessica Parker, and the charming but sleazy drug dealing seducer in the series "Melrose Place." The New York Times said "James Wilder, as Carl Isaacs, is a thoroughly malevolent character, one in whom evil, rather than insanity, prevails," regarding his portrayal of serial killer Carl Isaacs in the acclaimed Miramax film, "Murder One."


    The multi-talented Wilder started off as a street performer, who took his juggling three chain saws act from San Francisco to New York and Europe. He performed at the legendary Moulin Rouge in his mother's native Paris at the age of 14. He studied at the famed NY Actors Studio . If that isn't enough, Mr Wilder also designs exclusive leather jackets and jewelry, refurbishes vintage furniture that he finds at auctions and flea markets, collects classic cars and commits to acting projects only when it inspires. “3 Holes And A Smoking Gun” is one such project. and is also a formidable architect and clothing and jewelry designer. It seems there is little this dashing actor cannot do.

  • 00:32

    HOLLYWOOD ON THE COUCH: AUTHOR & PSYCHOTHERAPIST DENNIS PALUMBO

    in Entertainment

    Dennis Palumbo, M.A., MFT is a writer and licensed psychotherapist in private practice, specializing in creative issues. His newest crime novel, PHANTOM LIMB, is on sale now from Poisoned Pen Press. The book is the fourth in the series featuring psychologist and trauma expert Daniel Rinaldi.


    The first Rinaldi mystery was MIRROR IMAGE, to be followed by FEVER DREAM and NIGHT TERRORS. Palumbo is also the author of WRITING FROM THE INSIDE OUT (John Wiley), as well as a collection of mystery short stories, FROM CRIME TO CRIME (Tallfellow Press).


    He also blogs regularly for the Huffington Post, and writes the popular “Hollywood on the Couch” column for the PSYCHOLOGY TODAY website.


    Formerly a Hollywood screenwriter, Palumbo’s credits include the feature film My Favorite Year, for which he was nominated for a WGA Award for Best Screenplay. He was also a staff writer for the ABC-TV series Welcome Back, Kotter, and has written numerous series episodes and pilots.


    His first novel, City Wars (Bantam Books) is currently in development as a feature film, and his short fiction has appeared in Ellery Queen’s Mystery Magazine, The Strand and elsewhere. He provides articles and reviews for The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, The Lancet, and many others.


    His column, “The Writer’s Life,” appeared monthly for six years in Written By, the magazine of the Writers Guild of America. He’s also done commentary for NPR’s “All Things Considered.”


    Dennis conducts workshops throughout the country.  His website is http://www.dennispalumbo.com/

  • 00:47

    James Wilder: Award-Winning Actor

    in Movies

    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 International Film Festival named Wilder Best Lead Actor for his performance, and the film also won the prestigious Grand Jury Prize at the same festival as well as Best Screenplay honors at L.A.’s Downtown Film Festival and Best U.S. Narrative Film of 2014 at the Laughlin International Film Festival. Wilder portrayed an ambitious lawyer in TV’s Equal Justice, a drug-dealing seducer in “Melrose Place,” and a demonic serial killer in the acclaimed movie Murder One.


    His other film and TV credits  include: Scorchers, Perfume, Mind Games, Man of the Year, Flypaper, Nevada and The Coriolis Effect. Bitten by the showbiz bug early, Wilder was performing his one-man show in Paris at the age of 14. Later, he studied at New York’s famous Actors Studio and appeared in Broadway’s Sugar Babies as well as with Ed Asner in the ABC Theater presentation Cracked Up. Wilder’s artistic interests go beyond the realm of acting. He is also a creative architect and designer. 

  • 01:24

    Reel to Real ~ Knowing, 2009

    in Movies

    M.I.T. professor John Koestler links a mysterious list of numbers from a time capsule to past and future disasters and sets out to prevent the ultimate catastrophe. Director: Alex Proyas Writers: Ryne Douglas Pearson (screenplay), Juliet Snowden (screenplay), Stars: Nicolas Cage, Chandler Canterbury, Rose Byrne

  • 00:33

    IndieReview Behind The Scenes w/ Author Connie Corcoran Wilson-PVA Virtual Tour

    in Entertainment

    Hello Everyone, My name is Michelle Cornwell Jordan one of your hosts, and my co-host Jamie White is also joining me this evening. Tonight we are very happy to have the opportuity to chat with Fiction Author Connie Corcoran Wilson as part of her Premier Virtual Author Book Tour!


    Connie Corcoran Wilson is an award winning author with her third book “The Color of Evil” series, ‘Khaki=Killer’ named a Page-turner of the Year 2014 by “Shelf Unbound” and Writer’s Digest magazine in its December/January 2014-2015 issue! Ms. Wislon's work has won prizes from “Whim’s Place Flash Fiction,” “Writer’s Digest” (Screenplay) and she has 25 published works. 


    Contact the Author: Twitter: https://twitter.com/ConnieCWilson

     

  • 02:00

    A World Awakening: Director, Author, Screenplay Writer Craig Campobasso!!

    in Paranormal

    Beyond his success as a casting director, Campobasso’s other passion is to write and direct stories that cause people to think, to raise their consciousness, to expand their minds about Creation, all while still entertaining in the Hollywood tradition. His profound experiences over the past three decades can be gleaned in his book, The Autobiography of an ExtraTerrestrial Saga: I AM Thyron, which was published on 11/11/11 and is the first in a trilogy about the second coming of Consciousness. With high praise in a foreword by world renowned author and psychic Sylvia Browne suggests the book to anyone who enjoys a remarkable story and sees it being a movie like Avatar. Kevin Kilner, star of Gene Roddenberry’s Earth: Final Conflict says “Like Gene Roddenberry, Campobasso’s writing teaches us how to live harmoniously on Earth by looking to our future in the stars. Gene would be proud!”


    Hosts Andrea Perron and George Lopez will pilot this new launch into a vast sea of discovery of ourselves, our world and the universe.


    "A World Awakening" strives to unify, empower and give voice to an ever-expanding collective of like-minded individuals who seek Light, gathering together as a cohesive global community. Changing the world begins with changing the mind. Our singular intention, our mission is to serve, to love, to explore, inform and enlighten, promoting peace along the path of a spiritual journey destined to achieve understanding of our eternal connection. We seek the truth which will liberate and elevate humanity.


    "Let us live simply in the freshness of the present moment, in the clarity of pure, awakened mind." Matthieu Ricard

  • 01:15

    Reel to Real ~ 2010: The Year We Make Contact, 1984

    in Dreams

    A joint U.S.-Soviet expedition is sent to Jupiter to learn what happened to the Discovery. Director: Peter Hyams Writers: Arthur C. Clarke (novel), Peter Hyams (screenplay) Stars: Roy Scheider, John Lithgow, Helen Mirren

  • 00:45

    The Q-Spot with Big Body and Tiss Devane

    in Books

    Tiss Devane has been a freelance writer for over a decade. She has written and published various online relationship articles, as well as contributing print articles for Being Single magazine.  Devane says “this experience along with my occasional after hour stumble upon hiked up skirts and dangling belted trousers in my many years as an Office Manager has given me a unique and humorous insight into the widely seductive world of romance, particularly in the office.” Devane’s other literary works range from political commentary to poetry. She is also the owner of an online Zazzle store, Mahoganygear.com, which sells everyday items bearing inspirational messages.


    Michelle Cuttino is the “Queen of Plus-Size Fiction,” and serves as a freelance writer, talk radio host, and motivational speaker. She is the President of Big Body Publishing and Big Body Broadcasting. Cuttino is a plus-size blogger, covering topics that affect full-figured women, and also blogs about publishing advice and industry events.  Cuttino is the author of “Love & Happiness” and “Me & Mrs. Jones,” an eBook series adaptation of her screenplay once optioned with Queen Latifah’s Flavor Unit Films. Cuttino is part of an erotica anthology under Zane’s Strebor/Simon & Schuster imprint releasing late 2015. Cuttino’s personal mission is to embrace, enlighten, and empower women—principally plus-size women, but her message is for everyone. You can contact and read more about her at MichelleCuttino.com. 

  • 01:23

    Reel to Real ~ 2001: A Space Odyssey, 1968

    in Movies

    Humanity finds a mysterious, obviously artificial, object buried beneath the Lunar surface and, with the intelligent computer H.A.L. 9000, sets off on a quest.


    Director: Stanley Kubrick Writers: Stanley Kubrick (screenplay), Arthur C. Clarke Stars: Keir Dullea, Gary Lockwood, William Sylvester


    Watch it here pt 1, and here pt 2.

  • 01:00

    Shriekfest Radio! Denise Gossett interviews Juliet Bergh!!

    in Paranormal

    Juliet Bergh is an award-winning screenwriter whose writing credits include diverse genres such as baby-boomer drama, post-apocalyptic science fiction, and psychological horror.


    Her interests lie in characterization, the macabre, and stories that explore human frailty and strength.


    She works part-time as a General Practitioner balancing the working week between the consulting room and her film projects. Juliet's film career began when a lifelong interest in photography introduced her to filmmaking.  


    Her 1st short film script, 'Scrap Heap', was selected as a graduate show-piece for the New Zealand School of Film and Television in 2010. It went on the screen at the Show Me Shorts Film Festival.


    Her 1st co-written feature script, 'Existence', was produced under the NZFC's Escalator scheme with subsequent local and overseas festival presence. She was a joint recipient of the 2012 SWANZ Best Feature Film Script and the New Writer Award.


    https://vimeo.com/45419528


    Juliet's current writing projects include a feature length adaptation of her short screenplay, 'Hannah's Birthday' for which she has received a SEED funding grant from the New Zealand's Writer's Guild.


    The unproduced short screenplay has garnered critical success overseas, winning Best Short Screenplay at the 2014 Shriekfest, Hollywood Horror Festival and Best Unproduced Psychological Drama at the 2014 St Tropez International Film Festival. It has also recently won the short screenplay prize with the Creative World Awards.


     


     

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