Friday, June 26, 2009

Gigi Iam Radio Show

Thanks to the wonderful Gigi Iam for interviewing me on her internet radio show last night and for calling me a Cinema Diva!

During the first part of the program, we talked about our sadness over the passing of Ed McMahon, Farrah Fawcett and Michael Jackson. The last 30 minutes of the show was devoted to a lively discussion of movies as well as my books, celebrity interviews and radio show.

Here's a link to the archived segment:

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Friday, June 19, 2009

Wowed by Josh Groban Again

When my husband and I first saw Josh Groban in TV's Ally McBeal, we could hardly believe our ears. We were stunned by his terrific voice! So, of course, we watched for his other appearances and bought his albums.

Still, we were surprised by the power of Groban's vocals and acting ability in the recent PBS presentation of Chess -- in Concert. He has grown into a performer of great depth and sensitivity. And his voice just gets better and better.

Like Oliver Twist, we want "More, please."

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Friday, June 12, 2009

New OFCS Blog

As a member of the Online Film Critics Society (OFCS), I’m pleased to see our new Blog up now.

Movie fans should visit frequently for links to reviews of new theatrical releases, news about members, interesting articles concerning film criticism – and more.

The OFCS is the largest, most respected organization for critics whose work appears primarily on the Internet. Find out more by going to

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Monday, June 01, 2009

Saluting Independent Films

“Movie Addict Headquarters” will salute independent films during the month of June. Each Tuesday at 4 p.m. Eastern Time on BlogTalkRadio, guests will be interviewed about their indie films or books concerning this important art form. Below is the exciting schedule for Independent Film Month.

Tuesday, June 2 – Co-writers/co-stars Nicole Stuart and Jack Sundmacher visit MAHQ to give listeners a preview of CAPTAIN, their dark comedy gem about inspiration and writer’s block.

Tuesday, June 9 – Author and film critic Phil Hall drops by to discuss his new book, The History of Independent Cinema, and director Tom Seymour tells listeners about London Betty, his amusing indie crime romp.

Tuesday, June 16 – The astonishing Tanna Frederick talks about starring in Henry Jaglom’s Irene in Time, an independent film emphasizing the impact fathers have on the lives of their grown-up daughters.

Tuesday, June 23 – Director/writer Andrew Lawton reveals why he created Wake, an emotionally powerful short film that’s more touching than most full-length, big budget mainstream movies.

Tuesday, June 30 – Filmmaker Misha Zubarev talks about 18 and Out, an independent movie with a strong social message.

During the live shows, listeners are invited to call in or to participate in a chat. An archived segment will also be available.

CALL-IN NUMBER: 646-478-5668
HOST: Betty Jo Tucker
CO-HOST: Jazz Shaw
PRODUCER: Nikki Starr

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