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Ep. 110: Breaker Morant

We continue #FebWARary with director Bruce Beresford’s BREAKER MORANT, which covers the very well-known (to Americans) Second Boer War. We attempt to offer a small background on the War as we discuss this Academy Award-nominated film, which follows three soldiers court-martialed by their own military. Also, Erica discovers the movie was based on true events…

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Ep. 110: Breaker Morant
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Bonus Episode: Interview with GODZILLA 1985 co-director R.J. Kizer

R.J. Kizer returns to the podcast! A longtime New World Pictures editor, R.J. made his directorial debut with the American scenes that were inserted into GODZILLA 1985, New World’s re-edit of Toho’s THE RETURN OF GODZILLA.  We discuss how he became involved with the project, what it was like working with Raymond Burr, why GODZILLA…

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Bonus Episode: Interview with GODZILLA 1985 co-director R.J. Kizer
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Ep. 109: Last Plane Out

We kick off #FebWARary with 1983’s Last Plane Out, a semi-fictionalized account of the events that took place days before the Sandinista’s removed Anastasio Somoza from power in Nicaragua. It stars Jan-Michael Vincent (Airwolf), Julie Carmen (In the Mouth of Madness) and Mary Crosby whose character shot JR in TV’s Dallas. Sounds exciting, right?  Wrong….

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Ep. 107: Lady Frankenstein with Chris Iannacone

In this #Monstruary episode we attempt to satisfy all your strange desires with 1971’s Lady Frankenstien, directed by former Roger Corman regular Mel Welles (THE LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS). This spin on a classic tale was shot with an international cast, headlined by former Orson Welles regular Joseph Cotten. It’s a real Welles-fest! Joining us…

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Ep. 107: Lady Frankenstein with Chris Iannacone
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Ep. 97: Breaking All the Rules featuring Erin Dawn

In this episode we bid adieu to #SEXtember with 1985’s Breaking All the Rules directed by James Orr. We are joined by special guest Erin Dawn from the Manic Movie Monday podcast, and together we make our way through the Fun Park on the last day of summer, in search of love, sex, a dance…

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Ep. 97: Breaking All the Rules featuring Erin Dawn
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Ep. 96: Cover Girl Models featuring Ali Davis

Writer/performer Ali Davis returns to the podcast as we continue #SEXtember with 1975’s COVER GIRL MODELS! This Cirio Santiago-directed film follows the exploits of three models and the sleazy photographer they are friends with for no good reason as they travel to Hong Kong for musical montages of photoshoots, a runway show, a dance contest,…

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Ep. 96: Cover Girl Models featuring Ali Davis
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Ep. 95: Nice Girls Don’t Explode with Jessica Young

Jessica Young (co-host of the Rants ‘n Raves podcast) returns to the podcast as we continue our tawdry journey through #SEXtember with 1987’s Nice Girls Don’t Explode – a movie that is everything and nothing you’d expect with the title, “Nice Girls Don’t Explode”. For a movie that explores a young woman’s tendency to spontaneously…

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Ep. 95: Nice Girls Don't Explode with Jessica Young
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Ep. 94: Candy Stripe Nurses

 Happy Labor Day indeed! We kick off #SEXtember by talking about 1974’s CANDY STRIPE NURSES written and directed by Alan Holleb (SCHOOL SPIRIT).  In typical NWPP fashion, we start covering New World’s NURSES series with the final one in the series, and dig deep into what it takes to be a private eye in Los…

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Ep. 92: Shadow Play

Our #AuGHOST month continues with our most terrifying selection yet (that is, if you find local theater terrifying): 1986’s SHADOW PLAY!  The directorial debut of writer/director Susan Shadburne, this features plenty of star power in the form of Dee Wallace Stone and Cloris Leachman, as it explores a playwright who loses her fiance to suicide…

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Ep. 92: Shadow Play
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Nearly New World: School Spirit (1895)

We continue #AuGHOST with our most Nearly New World episode yet with 1985’s SCHOOL SPIRIT! Roger Corman produces this ghostly comedy, directed by Allan Holeb (CANDY STRIPE NURSES), about a college student whose attempts to hook up with fellow student is interrupted by a deathly car crash! We discuss why New World passed on this…

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