Tony Randel

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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New World Pictures Podcast
New World Pictures Podcast
Bonus Episode: Interview with GODZILLA 1985 co-director R.J. Kizer
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Ep. 108: Godzilla 1985 featuring Ali Davis

Finally, Godzilla returns! And this time, he’s sleepier than ever!  After 9 years away from the box office, Japanese film studio Toho decided they need to expedite another GODZILLA movie and created 1984’s THE RETURN OF GODZILLA. That film ended up in the hands of New World Pictures, who chopped it up and added extra…

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New World Pictures Podcast
New World Pictures Podcast
Ep. 108: Godzilla 1985 featuring Ali Davis
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Ep. 106: Hellbound: Hellraiser II

On December 23, 1988, New World Pictures released the sequel to one of their greatest hits, thus creating #DIEcember for this podcast a mere 35 years later! We dig into this holiday delight and ask all the important questions, like: what happened to Kirsty’s boyfriend Steve? What’s the worst smell you can encounter at an…

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Hellbound: Hellraiser 2
New World Pictures Podcast
Ep. 106: Hellbound: Hellraiser II
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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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New World Pictures Podcast
New World Pictures Podcast
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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Ep. 81: Reform School Girls Featuring Erin Dawn

#PrisonMarch continues with writer/director Tom DeSimone’s Reform School Girls, and joining us to discuss this definitive women-in-prison film is Erin Dawn from the Manic Movie Monday Podcast! We discuss a new twist on Maslow’s hierarchy of needs, fancy hands, and knock-off workout tapes!  Plus, we get some clarification on prison de-lousing and crunch the radish…

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New World Pictures Podcast
Ep. 81: Reform School Girls Featuring Erin Dawn
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New World Pictures and the Women in Prison Film

By Ryan Gowland New World’s fascination with the “women in prison” film can be blamed on two things: the Philippines and Larry Woolner. When Roger Corman started New World Pictures in 1970, he wasn’t immediately sure what kind of films he was going to make. He was already locked into a two-film deal with United…

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