Bonus Episode

Nearly New World: Meteor (1979)

Disastruary continues with a Nearly New World selection: 1979’s METEOR from  director Ronald Neame! Listen and find out how this was Nearly New World and why it’s Nearly New World!  Plus, why does Sean Connery drink so much coffee? And how was Brian Keith cast as a Russian scientist? We’ll break it all down for…

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Nearly New World: Meteor (1979)
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1st Annual Worldies and Our Running Top 5 2022 Edition

2022 is dead, long live 2023!  But, before we move on, it’s time for everyone’s favorite award show: the Worldies! Yes, the award show that honors the very best in films (that we watched this year)! Plus, our Running Top 5 for 2022! Joining us to hand out these awards are several of our former…

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1st Annual Worldies and Our Running Top 5 2022 Edition
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Nearly New World: Ernest Saves Christmas

Wait a minute, ERNEST SAVES CHRISTMAS was nearly a New World Picture? It’s true! Listen to find out how, plus our thoughts on Ernest P. Worrell, the snakes, the many costumes, and of course, Vern! Are you aware of what we mean? 

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Bonus Episode: Interview with Patrick Read Johnson (DEAD HEAT, WARLOCK, 5-25-77)

We’ve wanted to talk with Writer, Director, and Producer Patrick Read Johnson for some time now and it was worth the wait.  Patrick shares some amazing stories about getting his start in the film business and how he swapped sci-fi stories with George Lucas on the set of BATMAN RETURNS.   He also talks about…

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Bonus Episode: Interview with Patrick Read Johnson (DEAD HEAT, WARLOCK, 5-25-77)
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Bonus Episode: Interview with Charles Dennis (RENO AND THE DOC, COVERGIRL, HARD FOUR)

We kick off our new Monday release schedule with an interview with Writer, Director, and Actor, Charles Dennis.  As many of you #NWPPVIPs know, we love 1983’s COVERGIRL and were thrilled to have a chance to talk with Charles about the movie. Did you know the director shot a separate film within the film?  We…

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Bonus Episode: Interview with Charles Dennis (RENO AND THE DOC, COVERGIRL, HARD FOUR)
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Bonus Episode: Interview Part 2 with Producer Donald P. Borchers (CRIMES OF PASSION, ANGEL, TUFF TURF)

 #Newoirvember continues with Part 2 of our 3-part conversation with producer and director Donald P. Borchers, who produced both ANGEL and CHILDREN OF THE CORN for New World Pictures and helped get the post-Corman era off to a good start. In this episode, we discuss Ken Russell’s CRIMES OF PASSION, which Borchers produced and discuss…

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Bonus Episode: Interview Part 2 with Producer Donald P. Borchers (CRIMES OF PASSION, ANGEL, TUFF TURF)
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Bonus Episode: Interview with producer/director Donald P. Borchers (CHILDREN OF THE CORN, ANGEL, THE BEASTMASTER, THE FOG)

The end of #Corntober arrives with an epic interview with producer, director and writer Donald P. Borchers, who was a Senior Vice President of Production at New World Pictures after Roger Corman sold the company. His career took off fast producing ANGEL and CHILDREN OF THE CORN and that’s where this part of our conversation…

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Bonus Episode: Interview with producer/director Donald P. Borchers (CHILDREN OF THE CORN, ANGEL, THE BEASTMASTER, THE FOG)
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Bonus Episode: Children of the Corn Franchise Ranking – featuring Dirk Marshall

Considering we’re already halfway through #Corntober, it’s fitting that we return to the franchise that inspired it all AND RANK EVERY SINGLE ONE OF THEM!  Dirk Marshall of the VHUS podcast joins us  as we raw cob all the CORNS and discuss all the different places that the franchise goes (mostly Nebraska).  Which film did…

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Bonus Episode: Children of the Corn Franchise Ranking - featuring Dirk Marshall
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Bonus Episode: Interview with screenwriter David Simkins (ADVENTURES IN BABYSITTING, WU ASSASSINS, ADVENTURES OF BRISCO COUNTRY JR.)

 David Simkins is well known as a writer for both the big and small screen, writing ADVENTURES IN BABYSITTING and working on shows like Adventures of Brisco County Jr. and Lois & Clark, but it was a surprise to us that he started his career working as a development executive at New World Pictures. In…

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Bonus Episode: Interview with screenwriter David Simkins (ADVENTURES IN BABYSITTING, WU ASSASSINS, ADVENTURES OF BRISCO COUNTRY JR.)
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Nearly New World: THE BLOB

It’s another installment in our burgeoning Bonus Episode series, “Nearly New World”.  This time, we’re talking about 1988’s THE BLOB. This movie checks a lot of boxes.  It has faceless eurocrats (Ryan’s favorite).  It’s a creature feature (Erica’s favorite).  It highlights the challenges of a low tax basis on a small town’s infrastructure (Marc’s favorite). …

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