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Midday Movie Madness on 90.7

Midday Movie Madness on 90.7

By Alexis engelman
The podcast form of 90.7 WKKL FM’s long running weekly Midday Movie Madness show. Movies, dvds, Hollywood news , movie history and lots more!
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June 2 , 2021 At Home Show
On this week’s episode... A Quiet Place Part II spooks up a domestic pandemic era record but can it handle the latest Conjuring Universe film? Taylor Swift returns to the screen in a future David O. Russell movie . Cowabunga! Those famous pizza loving sewer dwelling heroes in a half shell are returning to theaters in August 2023 (.( don’t worry it’s not a sequel to the awful 2016 film Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out Of The Shadows) and much more
June 3, 2021
May 31, 2021 News and Flashback Fun
On this week’s Flashback Fun/ News mini-episode..we say goodbye to the late singer B.J Thomas, sitcom veteran Gavin MacLeod,and tv star Joe Zlara.. on the better side of things mike “ The Situation” Sorrentino is now a father and Black Panther’s Danai Gurira is staying in Wakanda a bitttt linger. Plus for Flashback Fun we look at a Marilyn Monroe film and a 2004 sports drama the .’boxed’ its way to Best Picture glory
June 1, 2021
May 27, 2021 news and Flashback Fun
On this week’s mini Flashback Fun episode we say goodbye to Eric Carle the man who introduced generations of young readers to The Very Hungry Caterpillar, and the 94th Academy Awards have a date. Plus we go back in time to Ethan Hunt’s first film ‘Mission” and to Whoopi Goldberg’s lounge singer turned nun
May 28, 2021
May 26, 2021 show- “The One With the Friends Reunion and Cruella “
On this week’s episode... Cruella and A Quiet Place Part II do battle in theaters , Plus the Friends Reunion Special finally arrives to hbo max and we say goodbye to the late Samuel E Wright. Gasp! What’s this? Lindsay Lohan is returning to acting? ( yes.. THAT lindsay Lohan) and much more
May 27, 2021
May 22, 2021 News And Flashback Fun
On this week’s Flashback Fun ( and news) mini-episode, first comes love then comes marriage... and come the fall Princess Beatrice will be pushing a royal baby carriage.. the “Everybody’s Talking About Jamie” Movie has a new release date and venue. Look! Up in the sky ! It’s a bird.. it’s a plane.. it’s Dwayne Johnson bringing life to Superman’s canine companion Krypto in 2022 . Plus for Flashback Fun I got back to not one but two famous Oscar nominated films... one of which brought Anne Hathaway Oscar glory....
May 22, 2021
May 29, 2021 At Home Show-
On this week’s ( 1 day delayed show), I talk about the true tale of Dream Horse racing to theaters, Zac Snyder’s latest film coming to Netflix . Plus lots of baby news, Batman and Superman are getting new animated hbo max shows, Shrek turns a swamp-tastic 20 ...and What’s this? Eye of newt, tongue of front ( and lizard tails and bat wings too )The Sanderson Sisters are officially coming back for Hocus Pocus 2
May 20, 2021
May 14, 2021 News and Flashback Fun
On this week’s Flashback Fun and news.. the Bridgerton-universe is getting a second show, Spongebob Squarepants and Avatar: The Last Airbender are getting podcasts, the anticipated Friends : The Reunion has an official debut date. Plus in honor of my late grandfather ( who would have been 104 today) I go back in time to discuss a Gene Wilder comedy (no it’s not Blazing Saddles or Young Frankenstein) and back to 1988 when a certain serial killer doll slashed his way to theaters
May 14, 2021
May 12, 2021 At Home shoe
On this week’s episode.... We’ve got aSaw movie ( Gasp!) NOT released in October, Angelina Jolie’s new film . Plus. Dates for when Hamilton, Phantom of the Opera , Aladdin, Wicked return to the stage.. oh and lots of baby news
May 12, 2021
May 6, 2021 At Home show
On today’s episode ( delayed a day from yesterday)... Jason Statham and Guy Ritchie’s new film opens in theater, Camilla Cabello’s Cinderella remake and Mark Walhberg’s Infinite and Tom Hanks’ ‘. Finch’ (formerly titled Bios) get shuffled to streaming. Plus new titles for Black Panther 2, Captain Marvel 2 and Ant-Man 3, Director Barbara Rothenberg is helming Netflix’s first Danish film and lots more
May 7, 2021
May 4, 2021 Flashback Fun
On this week’s Flashback Fun... happy May the Fourth day ( aka Star Wars Day!) . In its honor I take you back a long time ago to that galaxy far far away ( well technically 44 years go) to when Hollywood’s obsession with Star Wars began....
May 5, 2021
May 1, 2021 breaking news-R.I.P. Olympia Dukakis
On this week’s extremely short mini-episode we say goodbye to the legendary Olympia Dukakis ( who just passed today). But on the happier side of things David Yates is now a grandfather of 2 and Taika Waititi is donning Blackbeard’ beard for Our Flags Mean Death
May 2, 2021
April 30, 2021 Flashback Fun and News
On this week’s Flashback Fun mini-episode in honor of Gal Gadot and the late Cloris leachman I take a look back at their well known films ( no .. not Young Frankenstein). Plus sorry Nosh Centineo fans... he won’t be bringing He-Msn to life,, Finn Wittcock joins HBO Max’s Green Lantern series and much more
May 1, 2021
April 28, 2021 at home Midday Movie Madness
On this week’s show... it’s Oscar recap time ( trust me it wasn’t as exciting as usual.) Nominees Glenn Close and Amanda Seyfried have new films out this week . Plus Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Eternal The Movie arrived to Netflix June.. and what’s this? An adult sequel series to The Flintstones is officially a go? yabba-dabba-doo!
April 29, 2021
April 23, 2021 News & Flashback Fun-1995’s Mortal Kombat
On this week’s mini-episode, A fourth Captain America film is in the works and Gloria Estefan is returning to the big screen. Plus in honor of the new Mortal Kombat reboot now in theaters( and on HBO Max) I take a look at the 1995 original
April 23, 2021
April 21, 2021 At Home Show
On this week’s episode I conclude the annual Best Picture Feature Contender Spotlight with The Father and Matthew Morrison and Rhonda Rousey will get visits from the stork this year. Plus Downton Abbey fans rejoice - The Crawleys return to theaters this December... and Harry Potter fans will want to apparate err fly I mean make their way to New York City starting June 3
April 22, 2021
April 16, 2021 breaking news (R.I.P. Helen McCrory) & Flashback fun
On this week’s Flashback Fun/ Breaking news mini-episode i say goodbye to the actress who brought Narissa Malfoy to live on the big screen and Rejoice Outlander book fans! The new book is coming out this November. Plus the new Grindlewald(aka Mads Mikkelson) suits up for Indiana Jones 5 and I bring not one but two musical biopics to the Flashback Fun stage
April 16, 2021
April 14, 2021 At Home Show
On this week’s episode... Nomadland steers into the Best Picture Contender Spotlight, we say goodbye to a Sopranos actor and the Pacific Theaters and ArcLight Cinema chain. Plus Baby news and attention Bridgerton fans.. Netflix is securing your place in Regency London for a while. All that and much more
April 15, 2021
April 9, 2021 breaking news
On today’s ‘mini episode’.. i bid goodbye to the late Prince Phillip and DMX but also report that unreal see Prince music is coming up July 30.(yes folks... The Purple One himself is releasing an album though he’s been gone for nearly five years.) and Mission:Impossible , Top Gun and Dungeons and Dragons fans .. you may want to sit down for this one
April 9, 2021
April 7, 2021 At Home News
On today’s episode... Godzilla vs Kong made a monster sized debut, Promising Young Woman takes the Best Picture Contender Stage and 2 films get dated for July 9 this year. All that and lots more
April 8, 2021
April 6, 2021 Flashback Fun/ News and April 7, show teaser
On this week’s Flashback Fun in honor of the late Heath Ledger ( who would have been 42 April 4th )I discuss two of his early 2000s films ( one of which had him gain his then-fiancé and paved the way for gay romantic films on the big screen). I also report the sad news of Paul Ritter’s passing and the more joyous news that Henry Golfing is now a father!
April 7, 2021
April 3, 2021 Flashback Fun
On this week’s Flashback Fun in honor of the great Marlon Brando ( who was born 97 years ago today but passed in 2004) I take a look back at two of his most well known films.( yes that includes The Godfather). Plus in honor of Easter a certain famous literary trouble making rabbit ( who has been around since 1902!) ‘hops’ into flashback fun
April 3, 2021
April 2 2021 short movie review ( Godzilla vs Kong) and news
On today’s mini-episode I do a short spoiler free review of Godzilla vs Kong. Plus We’re getting not one but 2 Knives Out Sequels, we have an official date for the Friends Reunion Special and more
April 3, 2021
March 31, 2021 At home Show
On this week’s episode... Emma Stone becomes a mother, both Venom 2 and the Mortal Kombat Reboot get pushed back by a week and Sound of Metal takes to the Best Picture Contender stage. Plus what do Field of Dreams ,Beetlejuice and The Sandlot have in common?
March 31, 2021
March 26, 2021 Breaking News and Flashback fun
On this week’s Flashback Fun... I pay tribute to the recently departed 104 year old children’s book author Beverly Cleary and Lonesome dove author Larry McMurtry and Crikey! Bindi Irwin’s daughter arrived right on her first anniversary! Plus there is an ally Mcbeal reboot in the works and I discuss two films about Moses in time for Passover.
March 27, 2021
March 24, 2021 At Home Midday Movie Madness
On this week’s episode... Godzilla vs. Kong finally roars into theaters and HBO Max, Peter Rabbit 2, Black Widow, Shang-Chi and the legend of the ten rings get bumped. Plus The Trial of the Chicago 7 takes to the best picture contender stand and much more
March 25, 2021
March 19, 2021 News / Flashback Fun
On today’s episode of Flashback Fun/breaking news, I mention how In The Heights will be dancing to theaters a week early, discuss Barbara Topsee-Rothenberg’s new film . Plus in Glenn Close’s honor ( as today’s her 74th birthday) I take a look back at two of her most well known films.
March 20, 2021
March17, 2021 At Home Show
On today’s episode I have a special birthday request for history! A short recap of Monday’s oscar nominations! Justice League: the Snyder Cut ! The start of the annual Best Picture-Spotlight and much more
March 17, 2021
March 15, 2021 breaking news - Oscar Nominations!
On today’s breaking news the 93rd Oscar nominations ( and razzie noms) are here! Whoo Hoo! Which films recieved the honor of going to the April 25 ceremony? And who got shut out?
March 15, 2021
March 12, 2021 News and Flashback Fun
On today’s Flashback Fun ( and news) I go into the new faces added to Mission: Impossible 7 and 8, Wyatt Russell’s baby news and this year’s Razzie nominations . Plus I have three films for Flashback Fun today
March 12, 2021
February 5, 2021 Flashback Fun and Rip Christopher Plummer
It’s Flashback Fun’s podcast debut episode! What is Flashback Fun you ask? Flashback Fun is a fairly new feature I came up with last June for Midday Movie Madness on 90.7’s Facebook page. Every week ( though on random days) I would revisit a film or two ( sometimes three). Today I revisit Spartacus, Waiting To Exhale and The Preacher’s Wife . I also play tributes to the late Christopher Plummer
February 5, 2021
February 3, 2021 Midday Movie Madness -“Wakanda Tv Series, Golden Globe Nominations, and More
Midday Movie Madness’ debut podcast episode! In this episode, I mention the Golden Globe Nominations, More than Miyagi: The Pat Morris Story ( coming to Amazon Prime and Itunes February 5). I also pay tribute to the Late Hal Holbrook, go into 2007’s The Game Plan and much more
February 3, 2021