Special Guests: Derrel Maury, Rex Sikes, Jeffrey Winner, Robert Carradine, Andrew Stevens
Guest Co-Hosts: Heather Drain, Doug Tilley

Rene Daalder's Massacre at Central High is the story of David (Derrel Maury), a new kid at school, who falls in with his old friend Mark (Andrew Stevens), where he finds that the so-called cool kids are running the school with an iron fist. Mark is seemingly the level-headed one amongst the quartet of bullies who intimidate everyone else. As Spoony says, the scene around here is a real bummer.

The episode includes interviews with Derrel Maury, Robert Carradine, Andrew Stevens, Rex Sikes, and Jeffrey Winner. Doug Tilley and Heather Drain join Mike to discuss this fascinating take on Lord of the Flies.

Thanks again to Casey Scott for providing "Crossroads".
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Links:
Buy Massace at Central High on DVD
Watch the Siskel & Ebert Review of Massacre at Central High
Read about the differences between Massacre and Sexy Jeans
Read the announcement about the Synapse Blu-Ray release
Visit the official Rex Sikes website
Visit the Andrew Stevens website
Hear more of Doug on the No-Budget Nightmares Podcast
Visit Mondo Heather
Read Heather's piece on Massacre at Central High
Read more of Heather's writing at Diabolique Magazine
Hear more of Robert Carradine on the Big Red One episode

Music:
"Jeremy" - Pearl Jam
"Ronnie" - Metallica
"Pumped Up Kicks" - Foster the People
"Ticking" - Elton John
"I Don't Like Mondays" - Boomtown Rats
"Crossroads" - Tommy Leonetti
"The Homecoming Queen's Got A Gun" - Julie Brown

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Special Guests: Nino Castelnuovo, Anne E. Duggan
Guest Co-Host: Ken Stanley, Rob St. Mary

Jacques Demy's The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (Les parapluies de Cherbourg) tells the story of two young lovers, Geneviève (Catherine Deneuve) and Guy (Nino Castelnuovo), and their ill-fated romance in a wall-to-wall musical with a score by Michel Legrand.

Ken Stanley and Rob St. Mary join Mike to discuss the film as well as other films from Jacques Demy. Big thanks to Simone Oppi for helping with translations with Mr. Castelnuovo!

Errata:: Mike speaks a bizarre mélange of Spanish and Italian. For example, the phrase for "of course" in Italian is "corso" not "por supuesto".

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Links:
Buy The Umbrellas of Cherbourg on DVD
Buy The Essential Jacques Demy on Blu-Ray
Buy Queer Enchantments: Gender, Sexuality, and Class in the Fairy-Tale Cinema of Jacques Demy by Anne E. Duggan

Music:
"Watch What Happens" - Sergio Mendes
"Les Parapluies De Cherbourg" - Kenny Drew Trio
"I Will Wait for You" - Johnny Mathis
"Watch What Happens" - Johnny Mathis
"I Will Wait for You" - Friends of Dean Martinez

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Special Guest: Catriona MacColl

Catriona MacColl talked with Mike about her work with Jacques Demy (Lady Oscar) and Lucio Fulci (The Beyond, City of the Living Dead, and The House by the Cemetery) and more.


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Links:
Visit the official website
Be sure to LIKE Catriona MacColl on Facebook
Listen to our episode on The Beyond

Music:
"Irrealtа Di Suoni" - Fabio Frizzi
"Finale" - Fabio Frizzi

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Special Guest: Jack Sholder
Guest Co-Host: Jamie Sammons, Eric J. Peterson

In Jack Sholder's The Hidden, Tom Beck (Michael Nouri) is a supercop who gets paired with odd duck FBI Agent Lloyd Gallagher (Kyle MacLachlan) to investigate a string of strange crimes where seemingly ordinary people go nuts, indulging in fast cars, loud music, and more.

Director Jack Sholder discusses the early part of his career at New Line Cinema including his work on Alone in the Dark, A Nightmare on Elm Street 2 and The Hidden.

Jamie Sammons (née Jamie Jenkins) and Eric J. Peterson join Mike to discuss the film.

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Links:
Buy The Hidden on DVD
Buy The Hidden on Amazon Prime
Read about Hal Clement's Needle
Hear more of Eric on the Love that Album Podcast
Listen to The Film Podcast's Cannon Films Series
Learn more about Eric Peterson's Re-Animator Records
Listen to A Coffinful of Crows - Forbidden Dimension. Listen @cdbaby
Subscribe to Eric Peterson's YouTube Channel
Listen to the Dig Me Out Podcast episode #256: Movie Soundtrack of the 90s Roundtable
Follow Jamie Sammons on Twitter
Hear more of Jamie Sammons on her various podcasts

Music:
"Mannequin" - Michael Convertino
"Meets the Eye" - New Math

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Special Guest: Steve Guttenberg

Mike spoke to Steve Guttenberg about his role in the Lavalantula series as well as President Bill Clinton's love of the Police Academy series and more on this special episode.

The second Lavalantula film, 2 Lava 2 Lantula, premieres on the SyFy network on Saturday August 6, 2016 at 9PM EST.

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Links:
Visit the website on SyFy
Buy The Guttenberg Bible by Steve Guttenberg

Music:
"Police Academy Theme" - Robert Folk

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Special Guests: Glenne Headly, Garyn G. Roberts, Dan Kampling
Guest Co-Hosts: Jared Case, Frank Santopadre

Warren Beatty's Dick Tracy is a beautiful recreation of the four-color world of Chester Gould's square-jawed detective. It's also something of an uneasy marriage of Stephen Sondheim songs, Madonna, and a cavalcade of character actors as Gould's "Rogues Gallery."

Interviews feature Glenne Headly who plays Tracy's love interest, Tess Trueheart, as well as author Garyn G. Roberts, and Dick Tracy afficianado Dan Kampling. We also hear just a bit of executive producer Floyd Mutrux from a previous interview.

Jared Case and Frank Santopadre join Mike to debate if the film ultimately works.

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Links:
Buy Dick Tracy on Blu-Ray
Buy Dick Tracy and American Culture: Morality and Mythology, Text and Context by Garyn G Roberts
Buy Chester Gould: A Daughter's Biography of the Creator of Dick Tracy by Jean Gould O'Connell
Buy Dick Tracy The Official Biography by Jay Maeder
Read Dick Tracy: A (Re)appreciation by Jared Case
Read Looking Back at Dick Tracy by Becky Lea
Read Remember Dick Tracy? by Keith Phipps
Learn more about the Cash & Epps collection at MSU
Visit the official Stephen Sondheim website
Visit the official Frank Santopadre website
Hear more of Frank Santopadre on Gilbert Gottfried's Amazing Colossal Podcast
Learn more about the Nitrate Picture Show
Hear more from Floyd Mutrux

Music:
"Bat/Tracy?" - Danny Elfman
"Dick Tracy" - The Ventures
"Tess's Theme" - Danny Elfman
"The Powerful Fully-Transistorized Dick Tracy Two-Way Wrist Radio" - Man or Astro-man?
"Dick Tracy" - Ice-T

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Special Guest: Bruce Kimmel
Guest Co-Host: Angela Mac, Trevor Gumbel

Released in 1976, The First Nudie Musical stars Stephen Nathan as Harry Schecther, a down on his luck filmmaker who's reluctantly entered the world of pornography to keep his father’s studio solvent. He gets the bright idea to shoot a musical and, at the behest of his backers, a nudie musical at that. With the help of his assistant, Rosie (Cindy Williams) and without the help of the wet-behind-the-ears director foisted upon him, John Smithee (writer/co-director Bruce Kimmel), we see the production of Come, Come Now the titular first nudie musical.

Angela Mac and Trevor Gumbel join Mike to discuss this fun-filled film.

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Links:
Buy The First Nudie Musical on Blu-Ray
Buy The First Nudie Musical soundtrack
Buy Shirley, I Jest!: A Storied Life by Cindy Williams
Visit the official Bruce Kimmel website
Check out all of Bruce Kimmel's books

Music:
"Orgasm" - Soundtrack
"Dancing Dildos" - Soundtrack

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Special Guest: Owen Gleiberman
Guest Co-Host: Rod Lott

On this special episode of The Projection Booth, Mike talks with film critic about his memoir, Movie Freak: My Life Watching Movies, which tells the story of Gleiberman's love of movies, his years at Entertainment Weekly, his family and love life, as well as his friendship with Pauline Kael.

Rod Lott joins Mike in discussing the book as well as the place Entertainment Weekly once held for them.

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Links:
Buy Movie Freak: My Life Watching Movies by Owen Gleiberman
Buy Movie Freak via Audible
Follow Owen Gleiberman on Twitter
Visit FlickAttack.com
Visit Bookgasm.com

Music:
"Double Indemnity - Prelude" - Miklos Rozsa
"Carrie - Finale" - Pino Donaggio

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