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Neil Rosen and Bill McCuddy love to disagree about what they see in pop culture and they see hundreds of movies every year, so there's plenty for them to yell about. The New York based duo are seen nationally on Time Warner Cable's weekly series "Talking Pictures On Demand". They're joined each week Entertainment Correspondent for CBS Radio News Bill Bregoli. These guys hobnob at movie premieres, parties and industry panels. They'll recommend the movies you can watch right away at home as they sift through the myriad of VOD offerings. Join them and learn what to Demand and what to miss. "We watch the bad movies so you don't have to."

Neil Rosen and Bill McCuddy love to disagree about what they see in pop culture and they see hundreds of movies every year, so there's plenty for them to yell about. The New York based duo are seen nationally on Time Warner Cable's weekly series "Talking Pictures On Demand". They're joined each week Entertainment Correspondent for CBS Radio News Bill Bregoli. These guys hobnob at movie premieres, parties and industry panels. They'll recommend the movies you can watch right away at home as they sift through the myriad of VOD offerings. Join them and learn what to Demand and what to miss. "We watch the bad movies so you don't have to."
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Neil Rosen and Bill McCuddy love to disagree about what they see in pop culture and they see hundreds of movies every year, so there's plenty for them to yell about. The New York based duo are seen nationally on Time Warner Cable's weekly series "Talking Pictures On Demand". They're joined each week Entertainment Correspondent for CBS Radio News Bill Bregoli. These guys hobnob at movie premieres, parties and industry panels. They'll recommend the movies you can watch right away at home as they sift through the myriad of VOD offerings. Join them and learn what to Demand and what to miss. "We watch the bad movies so you don't have to."

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Live from the 25th Annual Hamptons International Film Festival - Part 2!

10/19/2017
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It's the second part of our special podcast from the 25th Annual Hamptons International Film Festival. We continue our fascinatiing conversations with stars and filmmakers starting with writer/director Vincent Gagliostro who tells us about his film "After Louie" which stars Alan Cumming who delivers a raw and riveting performance as a survivor of the AIDS crisis coming to terms with life after losing his partner. Then we talk to filmmaker Josh Klausner and star Tate Ellington about...

Duration: 00:32:25


Live from the 25th Annual Hamptons International Film Festival - Part 1

10/12/2017
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What better place to do our 100th podcast than at the 25th Annual Hamptons International Film Festival? Neil Rosen, Bill McCuddy and Bill Bregoli sit down outside with the stars and filmmakers and get the lowdown on some amazing films. We start with writer/director Onur Turkel and star Jamie Block who tell us about their ribald new film "The Misogynists" which is set in a single hotel room on the night of the 2016 general election. Then we talk to Alison Chernik about "Itzhak" which is her...

Duration: 00:33:27


Set on Cruise Control - "American Made" plus Upcoming Film Festival Movies

9/28/2017
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There's a new Tom Cruise movie in town. Usually you can't exape them but there's not a lot of buzz about "American Made." Why is that? Has Tom lost his mojo? We bring in Roger Friedman of Showbiz411.com who has all sorts of theories as to why Tom's not jumping up and down on couches for this movie even though it's pretty good (hint: it involves lawyers). Then Roger helps us sort though the glut of movies coming to The Hamptons International Film Festival and the New York Film Festival. And...

Duration: 00:47:36


Gird Your Loins! It's "Battle of the Sexes" plus the Emmys - Did Anyone Watch?

9/21/2017
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Are you old enough to remember when Billie Jean King played a high-stake tennis match with hustler Bobby Riggs? Well, even if you aren't there's a new movie out about that epic match called "Battle of the Sexes" starring Emma Stone and Steve Carrell and it's got a lot of buzz. There are a lot of women's issues in the film so we brought in special guest and new friend comedian Talia Greiss (the G is silent), who happens to be a woman and realy cool, to give us her perspective. We also take...

Duration: 00:53:40


We've Got Mother Issues! - "Mother!" and HBO's New Series "The Deuce."

9/14/2017
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"It" was HUGE last weekend and it seems people are finally going back to theaters. And it seems that what they want to see is scary movies. Since "Mother!" opens this week and is also a scary movie it would seem they'll be lining up to check out this latest offering from director Darren Aronofsky which stars Jennifer Lawrence and Javier Bardem. So why is Paramount making it so difficult for critics to see it? Luckily HBO isn't worried about critics and we take on "The Deuce" which is...

Duration: 00:41:05


Send in the Creepy Clowns! We look at "It" and the Rom-Com "Home Again."

9/7/2017
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The box-office has been in a terrible slump of late and Hollywood is hoping that "It" will bring moviegoers back to the theaters and bring their wallets with them. What's "It"? It's the latest Stephen King novel to be adapted for the big screen. You know, the one with the terrible clown that was a TV series years ago starring Tim Curry. Well now there's a big-bucks movie version with a talented young cast and lots of fancy effects. Will it do justice to Stephen King? Will people find it...

Duration: 00:52:06


Hollywood's Big Summer That Wasn't! - Is This the End of the Movie Business?

8/31/2017
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The summer of 2017 is over. How will we remember it? Will we remember it? Neil Rosen, Bill McCuddy, Lisa Rosman and special Guest Jack Rico of the Highly Relevant Podcast take a look back and frankly, they're not impressed. Box-office numbers are way down even though the Hollywood hype is as big as it's ever been. Granted, there were some big hits, such as "Wonder Woman" but was it overpraised? Lisa tells us what she thinks on that topic. What's going to happen to the movie theaters people...

Duration: 00:43:32


HEY LAAAADY! - Jerry Lewis Remembered, plus the passing of Dick Gregory.

8/24/2017
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Two giants of comedy passed just before out podcast. So we take time to remember Dick Gregory, who broke more than just color barriers and influenced a generation of comics who came after him. Then we consider the career of mercurial comic Jerry Lewis. Love him or loathe him he was a force to be reckoned with. We also look at movies that are out here in the dog days of August such as "Logan Lucky" and Neil has his free on-deman pick of the week. Oh and we all tell our most embarrassing...

Duration: 01:11:38


Why Neil was Late - The Return of Lisa,"Patti Cake$" & "The Hitman's Bodyguard"

8/18/2017
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Neil was a little late to this week's podcast but Bill McCuddy, Bill Bregoli and very special guest Lisa Rosman get to the reason behind his tardiness and it has to do with a certain president. We also talk about how late night talk shows are dealing with the president who shall not be named. Plus there are new movies such as "The Hitman's Bodyguard" starring Ryan Reynolds and Samuel L. Jackson and the Sundance sensation "Patti Cake$." We also tell what fall maoives we're looking forward...

Duration: 00:45:15


Dumping on "Dunkirk" - Robert Wuhl joins us again!

8/11/2017
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Comedian, actor and all-around raconteur Robert Wuhl joins Neil Rosen, Bill McCuddy and Bill Bregoli and we have quite a difference of opinion when it comes to "Dunkirk." Let's just say two were "for" and two were "against." You'll have to tune in to find out. Bill Bregoli has what Woody Harrelson and Brie Larson have to say about "The Glass Castle" as well as why Anthony LaPaglia thought his job in "Annabelle: Creation" was to creep out the little girls on the set. We also discuss Glenn...

Duration: 01:15:21


Something is Rotten With the Tomatoes - Plus "The Dark Tower, "Detroit" and more

8/4/2017
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"The Dark Tower" opens this weekend. It's a long-awaited production and based on Stephen King novels. So why the hell haven't we seen it yet? Neil Rosen, Bill McCuddy, and Bill Bregoli have guest Jack Rico of the Highly Relevant Podcast stop by and he explains theat it has something to do with "Rotten Tomatoes." Could it be that the site isn't all it's cracked up to be? You've got to listen to find out. Theer's also the Korean action thriller "The Villainess" which we guarantee is unlike...

Duration: 00:52:37


Butt-Kicking Women!!! - "Atomic Blonde" and the Return of Lisa Rosman!

7/28/2017
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The old saying goes "Hell hath no Fury like Charlize Theron in 6-inch heels" or something like that. So Lisa Rosman returns and joins Neil Rosen, Bill McCuddy and Bill Bregoli to talk about "Atomic Blinde." Is it the "Female James Bond" and some people are saying? Then there's the modern rom-com "The Big Sick" and Lisa discusses several new Netflix series "Friends From College," "GLOW." "Gypsy" and "Ozark." We also discuss the sad passing of actor John Heard and the possibility of Anne...

Duration: 00:45:14


A YouTube Sensation, Plus "Dunkirk" and the Truth About Trailers!

7/20/2017
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We always have interesteing guest and this time we've got an honest-to-goodness YouTube sensation - Grace Randolph! She tells Neil Rosen, Bill McCuddy and Bill Bregoli how she gets millions of views for her very timely and unique reactions to movie trailers and delves into the mysterious world of YouTube. Plus Bill Bregoli reviews "Dunkirk. It's the first movie of the summer to get serious Oscar buzz and is directed by Christopher Nolan and is the dramatic debut of One Direction star Harry...

Duration: 00:45:15


Monkey See, Monkey Do Make Money - "War for the Planet of the Apes" & new Spidey

7/15/2017
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The summer movie season is in full swing so Neil Rosen, Bill McCuddy, Bill Bregoli and special guest Mike Sargent look at the latest Hollywood tentpoles. First there's "Spider-Man Homecoming" - how does it compare to the previous Spider-Man movies? And do we have to sit through another origin story. And while we're talking franchises there's "War for the Planet of the Apes." It's the third in the franchises latest incarnation and it's got critics buzzing. Plaus Bill McCuddy runs down the...

Duration: 00:42:58


Not Just a Simon & Garfunkel Song: "Baby Driver," plus the Movie We Couldn't See

6/30/2017
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Independence Day is here so Neil Rosen, Bill McCuddy and Bill Bregoli unleash their fireworks on the latest summer offerings including "Baby Driver" - It may get you thinking it's about classic rock but it may be one of the year's most original movies. There's also "Despicable Me 3" starring the voice of Steve Carell. There's also the movie they wouldn't show to the critics - "The House" which stars Will Farrell and Amy Poehler. We wonder aloud just what the reason is. And in time for the...

Duration: 00:47:47


Summertime Blues - "The Big Sick," the "Han Solo" debacle & Clooney's Big Score

6/22/2017
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Summer's just begun and things are already heating up. So Neil Rosen, Bill McCuddy, Bill Bregoli enlist Roger Friedman of Showbiz 4-1-1 to get his take on some interesting developments. Like how the directors of the Han Solo Star Wars film got fired - and how George Clooney made a fortune on his tequila business. That's just the beginning. There's also the new quirky comedy "The Big Sick" which you may want to seek out if you're looking for refuge from films like "The Mummy." Roger also...

Duration: 00:39:52


Robert Wuhl is Back and We've Got Him!

6/16/2017
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This week we're visited once again by writer/comedian/actor and raconteur Robert Wuhl who joins Neil Rosen, Bill McCuddy and Bill Bregoli to give his special insight into what's happening in showbiz today. Hear what Robert has to say about the NY Times' list of the century's 25 best movies so far as well as his take on last weekend's Tony Awards. He also has some unique insights into what it's like to put on an award show (he's worked on the Oscars) and he also has some interesting news...

Duration: 00:59:28


Wrapped Up in "The Mummy" plus Bill Maher and "Megan Leavey"

6/9/2017
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The summer movie season continues and now that "Wonder Woman" has hit it big how will it stand up against "The Mummy" which stars Tom Cruise? Neil Rosen, Bill McCuddy, Bill Bregoli and special guest Mike Sargent of WBAI radio take on this first movie in Universal's "Dark Universe" series. How does it measure up against Universal's classic monster movies? And most important - is it scary? Plus there's the soldier and her dog movie "Megan Leavey." We also look at this week's On Demand titles...

Duration: 00:47:52


"Wonder Woman" and Blunder Woman - Gal Gadot and Kathy Griffin plus more!

6/2/2017
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That's there's a new superhero movie hitting the theaters is no suprise but this one is about a female superhero aof all things and it stars someone you probably haven't heard of. So Neil Rosen, Bill McCuddy and Bill Bregoli call in superhero film expert Jack Rico to find out so see if this distaff superhero can truly kick butt. And speaking of powerful women - what's all this about Kathy Griffin? Did she go to far or not far enough? Plus we talk about the Tony Awards and On Demand movies...

Duration: 00:46:58


Sink or Swim? "Baywatch," "Pirates 5," plus "Becoming Cary Grant" & Hidden Gems!

5/25/2017
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Despite the weather Hollywood says it's Summer. So Neil Rosen, Bill McCuddy, Bill Bregoli and special guest Lisa Rosman take on the big-screen version of "Baywatch" starring Dwayne Johnson. And while we're in the water there's also "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Mean Tell No Tales." But there's so much more. Bill McCuddy tells us about "Becoming Cary Grant" and a hidden gem called "Buster's Mal Heart." Lisa tells us about "The Big Sick" as what she's been watching on the small screen...

Duration: 00:49:29

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