Thursday, April 19, 2018

Castle Talk: CORBIN NASH co-star Chris Pardal on Vampires, Acting, and Somewhere in Time


Chris Pardal co-stars in the new film CORBIN NASH, as the partner of a rogue detective (Dean S. Jagger of  Game of Thrones) who is murdered and reborn as a demon-hunting vampire. Chris was a professional dancer before becoming an actor, and we talk acting and making it in the professional scene.


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Sunday, April 15, 2018

Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter


On Friday, April 13, 1984, the world saw the release of a movie Roger Ebert called "an immoral and reprehensible piece of trash"-- Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter. That's enough to get *us* interested in looking once more at this film, which features Corey Feldman and Crispin Glover.


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Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Summer Events & California Tiki

Hey gang! 

I wanted to provide a list of upcoming events I'll be doing.

  • National Library Week Celebration at Round Rock High School, April 23-24, Round Rock, TX
  • Digital Hollywood, Panelist, May 24, Los Angeles, CA
  • Denver Comic-Con, June 15-17, Denver, CO
  • California Tiki released July 30, 2018 from the History Press
  • Tiki Oasis, Panelist, August 8-12, San Diego, CA

 

And what you may ask is California Tiki? Think Gidget, Frankie & Annette, Trader Vic's, backyard paradises... it's a look at all of those things and more. 

Monday, April 9, 2018

FRENZY (dir. by Alfred Hitchcock) with some Ready Player One thoughts


This week's discussion is on the 1972 thriller FRENZY directed by Alfred Hitchcock. The film, about a serial killer at large in London and an unlikable jerk framed for the murders, is daring, clever and sometimes very hard to watch. TRIGGER WARNING for those who are sensitive about violence against female victims. 

Then we wrap it up with a conversation about Ready Player One-- the book, the movie, the success and the backlash. 


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Sunday, March 25, 2018

The Attack of the Mushroom People


We discuss the strange, disturbing 1963 Toho horror film The Attack of the Mushroom People (AKA Matango), which is basically Gilligan's Island if the island were overcome by a deadly fungus.


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Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Castle Talk: The Wild Inside author Jamey Bradbury


Jason chats with Jamey Bradbury, author of The Wild Inside, a new horror/YA novel about a girl who works with racing dogs in Alaska and begins to develop horrific powers.


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Monday, March 19, 2018

The Shape of Water


We discuss Guillermo del Toro's best-picture-award-winning The Shape of Water.


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