[PW] Overlooked A/V: the links to reviews, interviews and more: films, television, radio, stage drama and more

Todd Mason foxbrick at yahoo.com
Thu Aug 18 22:01:15 PDT 2016

The (usually) weekly round up of reviews, interviews, and more about A/V materials, usually those that have been undeservedly overlooked (some deservedly, some not overlooked at all in some cases, but those write-ups need  to have some larger interest to make this not exactly exclusive list...usually!) This would be the largest set so far...thanks as always to all the contributors and all you readers.

Adam Ferenz: Ex Machina

Allan Fish: Dark City 

Anne Billson: Robert Altman

Bhob Stewart: Laurent Nicholas animation; Del Close; NPR Jazz Profiles; etc.

The Big Broadcast 14 Aug 2016
7 p.m. Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar
“The Chesapeake Fraud Matter” Parts 2 + 3 (CBS, Original airdates October 18 and 19, 1955)
7:30 p.m. Our Miss Brooks
“Weekend at Crystal Lake” (CBS, Original airdate August 21, 1950)
8 p.m. Gunsmoke
“One For Lee”, episode 284 (CBS, Original airdate January 26, 1958)
8:20 p.m. The Adventures of Superman
“Airplane Disasters at Bridger Field” Part #5 (Mutual/MBS, Original airdate May 8, 1940) 
8:30 p.m. Dimension X
“The Martian Chronicles” (NBC, Original airdate August 18, 1950)
9 p.m. Dragnet
”Eric Kelby" aka “Body Buried in Nursery” (NBC, Original airdate September 3rd, 1949)
9:30 p.m. Gang Busters
“Four Feathers” (CBS, Original airdate January 21, 1950)
10 p.m. The MGM Theatre Of The Air
"Stamboul Quest" (MGM syndication, Original airdate July 14, 1950)

Bill Crider: Buck Privates [trailer]; Hold That Ghost! [trailer]

Brandie Ashe: The Iron Giant

B. V. Lawson: Media Murder

Christianne Benedict: Gravity

Classic Movie Salon:  The Man Who Cheated Himself (last week); A Hatful of Rain (this coming Sunday)

Colin McGuigan: Three Hours to Kill

Comedy Film Nerds: Jackie Kashian on Suicide Squad; Samuel Prime

Cult TV: Dixon of Dock Green; Man at the Top

Cynthia Fuchs: Zero Days

Dan Stumpf: Mae West;

David Schleicher: Inception

David Vineyard: Blowing Wild;

Dean Treadway:  Fahrenheit 451

Ed Howard: The Thing (from Another World)

Elgin Bleecker: Broadchurch (Season 2)

Elizabeth Foxwell: Shed No Tears; Twelve Angry Men (2005 stage play for radio); Man with a Camera: "Blind Spot"; Edgar Wallace PC Lee Stories (BBC Radio 4)

Eric Hillis: Monique; Underrated in 1976

Faculty of Horror: Ghostbusters

George Kelley: The Call of the Wild (1935 film); It's Only a Play (stage); Batman: The Killing Joke

"Gilligan Newton-John": sales of television programs in the US syndication market

How Did This Get Made?: The Phantom

Iba Dawson: Film noir in color

Ivan G. Shreve, Jr.: Chicago Confidential; A Woman's Face; Heaven with a Barbed Wire Fence; HDNet Movies, FXM and MGM HD channels

Jack Seabrook: Alfred Hitchcock Presents: "Cell 227"

Jackie Kashian: Ashley Esqueda on late night television; Amy Dallen on Hamilton and more;  with Maria Bamford in Montreal

Jackie Kashian and Laurie Kilmartin: The Jackie and Laurie Show

Jacqueline T. Lynch: Keeper of the Flame

Jake Hinkson: Noir City Chicago 8 festival

James Clark: Stranger Than Paradise; Knight of Cups 

James Reasoner: Fugitive of the Plains; Captains of the Clouds

Janet Varney: Justin Kirk; Andrew Burlinson; Mark Gagliardi

Jerry House: The First World Fantasy Convention, 1975 (audio); Mr. I. A. Moto (NBC Radio); Son of Ingagi; "Bug Vaudeville"

Joel Bocko: Neon Genesis Evangelion: The End of Evangelion;

John Grant: The Fleischer Animations; Država (aka The State); Return from the Ashes; Phoenix (2014 film); Nausicaa; 1984 (1984 film)

John Scoleri: Dark Shadows Before I Die: the episodes reviewed

John Varley: Eight-Legged Freaks

Jonathan Lewis: Power of the Press; Shotgun (1955 film); The Ultimate Warrior (1973 film)

Karen Hannsberry: The Damned Don't Cry

Kate Laity: Boom!

Ken Levine: Trapped in elevators; notes; new commercial broadcast series

Kliph Nesterhoff: The Mike Stokey Show; Gary Mule Deer

Kristina Dijan: August Film Diary; Things I Learned from the Movies Blogathon

Laura G.: The Maverick (1952 film); The Mouthpiece (1932 film); Ridin' for Justice; Stop, You're Killing Me; The Navajo Trail; Fixer Dugan; Winter Carnival (1939 film); Flame of the West

Lesley Gaspar: Safe in Hell

Lindsay D.: Big Leaguer

Lucy Brown: Dancing on the Edge

Maltin on Movies: Phil Proctor of The Firesign Theatre

Martin Edwards: The Reeds; Joy Swift's Original Murder Mystery Weekends

Marty McKee: Cyborg 2: Glass Shadow

Mildred Perkins: The Crazies (1973 & 2010 films)

Mitchell Hadley: NBN Television restoration; 21 August 1968 M-SP tv listings; TV Guide, 17 August 1968

Movie Sign with the Mads: Valley of the Dolls

Noel Vera: Batman: The Killing Joke; Super

Patricia Nolan-Hall: New York Confidential

Patti Abbott: Laura (1944 film); film comedy; Roc; Don't Think Twice

Paul Brazill: The Weekenders: The Wonderful and Frightening World of Mark E. Smith

Pierre de Plume: Sleeper

Pop My Culture: Epic Lloyd and Mary Doodles

Raquel Stecher: Holiday Affair

Rick: The Big Clock; swimming pools in film; Plimpton! (tv series featuring George Plimpton)

Robert Ham: Underrated films of 1976

Robert Hornack: King Kong (1933): Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan

Rod Lott: Kill Squad; The Hills Have Eyes II; Baby Ghost; Corpse Mania; Sausage Party; The Boy Who Cried Werewolf; Guyana: Cult of the Damned; Mars Needs Women; Blood (2009 film); The Cave of Silken Web; Hellhole 

Ruth Kerr: The Classic Movie History Project; He Ran All the Way;  Things I Learned from the Movies Blogathon

Salome Wilde: Mr. Holmes; Gods and Monsters; Moonrise; My Top Ten Film Noir Psycopaths; Brit Noir and Jean Simmons; John Sturges: Western/Noir;  Fritz Lang; Miklós Rózsa

Sergio Angelini: What Have You Done to Solange?; And Soon the Darkness

Stacia Jones: It's a Date; My Fellow Americans; The Russian Woodpecker

Stacie Ponder: The Haunting of Julia; The Night Evelyn Came out of the Grave

Stephen Bowie: Playhouse 90: "Alas, Babylon"

Stephen Mullen: The Island of Lost Souls; Things to Come (1936)

Steve Lewis: The Killing; Treasury Men in Action: "The Case of the Deadly 

TV Obscurities: Kyle MacDonnell

Tynan: High and Low; Love in the Afternoon; In the Mood for Love;  The Set-Up; Living is Easy with Eyes Closed

Victoria Loomes: Terence Fisher, Christopher Lee and Dracula

Vienna: The Enforcer (1951 film); Cary Grant

Walter Albert: She (1935 film); Lady on a Train

Yvette Banek: The Three Musketeers (1948 film)

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