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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.

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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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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Episodes

3 Fun Skits by the Movie Addict Players

7/31/2018
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During this unusual episode, the fearless Movie Addict Players poke fun at three movies in skits performed on past Movie Addict Headquarters shows. Films receiving attention are: EAT PRAY LOVE, starring Julia Roberts and released in 2010; THE MUPPETS, which opened back in 2011; and THE LITTLE MERMAID, one of Disney’s most beloved animated musicals. Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, Fozzie Bear, Sebastian the Crab, Harry Lawrence, and Elizabeth Lawrence are the characters focused on during these...

Duration:00:18:11

True Romance from Page to Screen

5/15/2018
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This episode of Movie Addict Headquarters focuses on the remarkable journey of a true romance from page to screen. George Bettinger -- the popular actor, comedian, impressionist and radio host -- has given his permission to replay his recent Dream Stream Radio interview with Betty Jo Tucker about how It Had To Be Us -- a romantic memoir she and her husband wrote under the pen names of Harry and Elizabeth Lawrence -- became the inspiration for filmmaker Misha Zubarev’s award-winning short...

Duration:00:31:21

Tanna Frederick on Train to Zakopané

4/17/2018
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Acclaimed actress Tanna Frederick returns to talk about her intriguing new movie, Train to Zakopané. An award-winning actress, director, and environmentalist, Tanna was named Favorite Female Star by Movie Addict Headquarters listeners who voted in an e-mail election held in 2012. Her upcoming film, written and directed by Henry Jaglom, takes us back to 1928 Poland prior to World War II. Based on a true story, it deals with two strangers who meet on a train and fall for each other despite...

Duration:00:46:08

Film Critics Predict Oscar Winners

2/27/2018
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On February 27, noted film critics Mack Bates and Geoff Roberts drop by Movie Addict Headquarters to discuss the latest Oscar nominations as well as to predict winners in these six key categories: BEST PICTURE; BEST DIRECTOR; BEST ACTOR; BEST ACTRESS; BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR; and BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS. Both Bates and Roberts share a deep interest in the Academy Awards each year, and they really know their movie stuff! Roberts has been fortunate to be a guest on a variety of Canadian and...

Duration:00:53:00

Director and Cast Discuss CAKE: A Love Story

2/11/2018
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Filmmaker Misha Zubarev and cast members discuss CAKE: A Love Story, the award-winning short film based on It Had To Be Us, a romantic memoir Betty Jo Tucker and her husband Larry wrote under the pen names of Harry and Elizabeth Lawrence. Zubarev, co-director/writer of the movie plans to reveal why he undertook this particular project and how the film differs from the book. Debra Lord Cooke and Richard Vernon, who play Elizabeth and Harry, have agreed to talk about what it was like bringing...

Duration:01:01:01

Critics Pick Best Films of 2017

1/16/2018
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Three noted film critics reveal their picks for the Top Ten Films of 2017 during this highly anticipated episode. Diana Saenger, James Colt Harrison, and Richard Jack Smith also plan to discuss the most disappointing films of the year. All three critics have a passion for the cinema, They contribute reviews to ReelTalk Movie Reviews and pull no punches with their opinions. Diana, the founder of Classic Movie Guide, also operates Review Express and is the entertainment editor for San Diego’s...

Duration:00:46:43

Bette Davis: Tribute to a Great Star

3/7/2017
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Film critics Diana Saenger and James Colt Harrison drop by Movie Addict Headquarters to salute Bette Davis, one of the greatest actresses in Hollywood history. Davis received two Oscars for her extraordinary work in Dangerous and Jezebel. She became known as the intense actress who could play a variety of strong and complex characters. The Internet Movie Data Base lists 124 acting credits for this remarkable star. That list includes such diverse films as All about Eve, Now Voyager, The...

Duration:00:47:34

150 Timeless Movies with Susan Granger

2/28/2017
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Noted film critic Susan Granger drops by to discuss her book 150 Timeless Movies – a marvelous collection of film reviews -- and to share her reactions to the 89th Academy Award results. Susan is an international film critic who grew up in Hollywood. She was born into a film-business family. Her father was director and producer S. Sylvan Simon, whose credits include Son of Lassie, Bud Abbott and Lou Costello in Hollywood and Born Yesterday. After his death, her mother remarried Armand...

Duration:00:46:03

Great Movie Love Songs Sing-a-Long

2/21/2017
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Movie Addict Headquarters invites you to sit back, relax and listen to some Great Movie Love Songs performed by an all-star cast including Linda Ronstadt, Marilyn Monroe, Judy Garland, Mickey Rooney, Bryan Ferry, Debbie Reynolds, Rita Graham, Tony Babino, Lucie Arnaz, Alice Faye, and Lily James. The songs have been featured in such popular movies as BANDWAGON, WORDS AND MUSIC, CINDERELLA, GENTLEMEN PREFER BLONDES, LEAVING LAS VEGAS, THE JAZZ SINGER, and HELLO, FRISCO, HELLO. Listeners are...

Duration:00:45:59

How Romantic Comedies Can Save Your Love Life

2/14/2017
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Author Pamela Jaye Smith visits Movie Addict Headquarters to talk about her book ROMANTIC COMEDIES: THESE FILMS CAN SAVE YOUR LOVE LIFE! Pamela is a perfect guest to get us ready for Valentine’s Day. She loves both romance and adventure in myths and movies. Her book is a tribute to love and the movies that show us how to find, hold, and relish it in our romantic relationships. Pamela's fascinating movie guide is filled with some of the best-loved and most popular romantic comedies, including...

Duration:00:47:00

George Bettinger & Nancy Lombardo: Behind the Scenes

2/7/2017
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Movie Addict Headquarters celebrates Valentine’s Day early with this special episode. Noted actors/comedians George Bettinger and Nancy Lombardo have been invited to drop by for a discussion of their experiences as cast members in the upcoming short film based on IT HAD TO BE US, an award-winning romantic memoir co-written by host Betty Jo Tucker and her husband under the pen names of Harry and Elizabeth Lawrence. Filming of CAKE: A LOVE STORY was completed in late December, and the project...

Duration:00:48:42

Academy Awards: Nominations Roundtable

1/24/2017
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Film critics Nell Minow, Mack Bates and Geoff Roberts drop by Movie Addict Headquarters to discuss the latest Oscar nominations as well as to predict winners in six key categories: Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actor and Best Supporting Actress. All three critics share a deep interest in the Oscars each year. Nell, the famous Movie Mom, writes film commentary for Belief.net and is the author of several fascinating film-related books. Geoff has been a...

Duration:01:02:18

Annette Bening: Her Films and Performances

1/10/2017
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Film critics Diana Saenger and James Colt Harrison visit Movie Addict Headquarters to talk about Annette Bening’s films and performances. No stranger to acting honors, Bening earned Oscar nominations for her brilliant work in American Beauty, Being Julia, The Grifters and The Kids Are All Right. She received a Tony Award nomination for Coastal Disturbances and Golden Globes for Being Julia and The Kids Are All Right plus numerous other accolades. This year, Annette was honored with a Career...

Duration:00:46:47

Critics Pick Top Ten Movies of 2016

12/27/2016
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Noted film critics Diana Saenger, James Colt Harrison, Richard Jack Smith and A.J. Hakari share their picks for the top ten movies of 2016. They also plan to discuss the most disappointing films of the year. All four critics have a passion for the cinema and pull no punches with their opinions. Diana, the founder of Classic Movie Guide, also operates Review Express and is the entertainment editor for San Diego’s East County Gazette. James, a film historian, has served as premier critic for...

Duration:01:01:47

Cast Members Discuss A Christmas Story

12/13/2016
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Actors Zack Ward and Julie Matthews discuss their experiences as cast members of A Christmas Story, one of filmdom’s favorite family comedies. Film critic A.J. Hakari, the Mad Movie Man, also joins in the fun. Back in 1983, Zack Ward portrayed Scut Farkus -- the scary red-haired bully -- in A Christmas Story. Since then, he has appeared in many other movies and TV shows. Among Zack’s films are Transformers, Almost Famous and Resident Evil: Apocalypse. His television credits include work on...

Duration:01:02:52

It Had To Be Christmas Again

11/29/2016
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As a special holiday treat, showbiz stars George and Lizette Bettinger are featured again on Movie Addict Headquarters reading the first chapter of IT HAD TOBE US, a romantic memoir now being adapted for the screen. They play co-authors Harry and Elizabeth Lawrence in this audio version of Chapter One, which deals with two important Christmases for the estranged Lawrences. How does Christmas help bring these two together after being divorced for almost twenty years? Listen in and find out!...

Duration:00:48:47

A Stunt Gal's Tattle Tales Starring Lisa Loving Dalton

11/15/2016
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Lisa Loving Dalton, best-selling author of Falling for the Stars: A Stunt Gal’s Tattle Tales, talks about her terrific book - a magical behind-the-scenes look at the stars and moviemaking through the eyes of a woman who went toe-to-toe with the Hollywood elite. The book also tells a compelling story of an insecure Hollywood arrival who rose to the top of her field but paid a high price and sought non-traditional healing to survive her stunt injuries. Dalton has stunt doubled for celebrity...

Duration:00:47:22

Rocky Horror Picture Show: Then and Now

10/27/2016
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Movie Addict Headquarters presents its annual tribute to The Rocky Horror Picture Show with a discussion of Fox’s new remake of that outrageous cult classic and by revisiting award-winning actor Barry Bostwick’s candid interview about his experiences connected with the original film -- including weather problems, what it was like working with Susan Sarandon, his favorite scene in the movie, and much more. Actor/radio host Chuck Skull has also been invited to participate in this special...

Duration:01:02:59

Critics Preview 2016 Film Schedule

10/11/2016
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Renowned film critics Nell Minow, A.J. Hakari and Mack Bates drop by to discuss the movie release schedule for Fall of 2016. Their goal? To help moviegoers pick which offerings from over 100 films opening between September and the end of the year deserve their attention. Because Nell, Mack and A.J. never shy away from expressing candid opinions about everything cinematic, they make a perfect trio for this timely topic. Nell, the famous Movie Mom, writes film commentary for Beliefnet and is...

Duration:01:01:39

Santa's Boot Camp: Sneak Peek

9/27/2016
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Atlanta-born filmmaker Ken Feinberg drops by Movie Addict Headquarters to give listeners a sneak peek at SANTA’S BOOT CAMP, a family holiday motion picture opening in November. This fun movie stars a bunch of kids and features a cameo by Academy Award nominee Eric Roberts. Feinberg once made a nice living in Los Angeles playing big, bad-looking meanies on shows like Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Charmed, but he became disappointed about running into a wall of typecasting. That prompted him to...

Duration:00:46:54