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PODCAST #027 – THE 1980S

By Nick Maylor On this episode, John, Alan and myself talk about the cinema of the 1980s. Check out our official YouTube channel for all of our podcast episodes. Nick MaylorNick is an actor/writer/comedian/musician from Hamilton, ON Canada. Having been a film nut since the early days of his life, Nick has had an obsession…

PODCAST #026 – WE LOVE LUCY

By Nick Maylor On this episode, I say very little as I let John and (more specifically) our own Alan Hurst do most of the talking as we explore the fascinating life and work of actress/comedienne Lucille Ball. Check out our official YouTube channel for all of our podcast episodes. Nick MaylorNick is an actor/writer/comedian/musician…

10 GREAT MOVIE THEMES

By Alan Hurst Any list of the great film themes will include major achievements like Maurice Jarre’s sweeping score for Lawrence of Arabia (1962); Max Steiner’s romantic theme for Gone With the Wind (1939); John Williams’ adventure tinged work for Jaws (1975), Star Wars (1977) and E.T The Extra-Terrestrial (1982); Elmer Bernstein’s panoramic The Magnificent…

REVISITING CRIMES OF THE HEART (1986)

By Alan Hurst You’ve gotta love streaming. You don’t realize what you have access to until you start venturing down one of the many rabbit holes supposedly organized by genre. That happened on the weekend when I found Crimes of the Heart (1986), Bruce Beresford’s film adaptation of Beth Henley’s Pulitzer Prize winning play from…