Roger Corman

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. 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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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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Nearly New World: School Spirit (1895)
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Nearly New World: Alien (1979)

Wait a minute, you may be asking yourself, ALIEN was nearly a New World Picture? Ridley Scott’s ALIEN?  It’s true! So that gave us, Erica, Marc and Ryan, your intrepid hosts, and excuse to talk about one of the greatest sci-fi/horror films ever made! And, considering we’re celebrating #SciFiJuly, the timing couldn’t be better!  Listen…

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Nearly New World: Alien (1979)
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Bonus Episode: Interview with Editor/Director R.J. Kizer (HELL COMES TO FROGTOWN, BATTLE BEYOND THE STARS, UP FROM THE DEPTHS)

If HELL COMES TO FROGTOWN didn’t start #SciFiJuly with enough of a bang, here’s an epic interview with the film’s co-director and editor, R.J. Kizer, who got his start editing for Roger Corman and New World Pictures with 1979’s UP FROM THE DEPTHS (which we covered earlier this year) and went on to work on…

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Bonus Episode: Interview with Editor/Director R.J. Kizer (HELL COMES TO FROGTOWN, BATTLE BEYOND THE STARS, UP FROM THE DEPTHS)
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Whispers and Cries: How Roger Corman and New World Pictures Got Into the Art Film Business

By Ryan Gowland As we finish off our month of #JuneGloom selections, we saw a lot of responses from people that were unaware of New World’s association with Ingmar Bergman and CRIES AND WHISPERS (check out our episode here). It’s easy to see Roger Corman, the person most associated with New World Pictures even in…

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Ep. 88: Cries and Whispers

As they say, “all gloomy things must come to an end”.  We wave goodbye to JUNE GLOOM with a movie that isn’t short on tears – Ingmar Bergman’s CRIES AND WHISPERS.   This movie which deals with the fractured relationship between three sisters as one of the sisters is dying of cancer is long on…

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Ep. 88: Cries and Whispers
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Ep. 87: Saint Jack featuring Ben Slater

JUNE GLOOM marches on and takes a dramatic (yet satisfying) turn as we discuss SAINT JACK, the film that saw director Peter Bogdanovich’s return to Roger Corman filmmaking!  And joining us for this episode is the hilarious and insightful Ben Slater, who literally wrote the book on SAINT JACK with Kinda Hot: The Making of…

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Ep. 87: Saint Jack featuring Ben Slater
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Bonus Episode: Ranking the 90s MCU featuring Tarik Davis

It’s the end of Marc’s Miserable MARVELous May and we wanted to send it off with a celebration of the New World Pictures era of the MCU with our special guest, Tarik Davis.   We rank our top 6: Generation X, Death of the Incredible Hulk, Fantastic Four, Captain America, Nick Fury: Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D…

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Bonus Episode: Ranking the 90s MCU featuring Tarik Davis
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3rd Annual Roger Corman Birthday Celebration

For Roger Corman’s 97th birthday, we again chose two Corman movies at random to see if we select the same film.  Will we all chose the same one? Or will that never happen? Either way, it’s going to be a celebration of Corman’s epic career.  

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3rd Annual Roger Corman Birthday Celebration
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