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Dana Gould, Actor/Writer – I Blame Dennis Hopper on Popcorn Talk
“I Blame Dennis Hopper” is film aficionado and historian Illeana Douglas’ vodcast featuring exclusive interviews, discussion, and topical commentary from one of the industry’s most respected artists. On today's episode of “I Blame Dennis Hopper”, Dana Gould talks about his career. Stay Up To Date: http://illeanaspodcast.com/illeana-douglas-episodes/ Listen on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/i-blame-dennis-hopper-starring-illeana-douglas/id1169112310?mt=2 Visit our website: https://popcorntalknetwork.com Follow us on Twitter: http://twitter.com/thepopcorntalk Love TV? Check out http://site.afterbuzztv.com Love Books? Check out http://bookcircleonline.com Support our friends at http://blackhollywoodlive.com Shopping on Amazon? Click through our Amazon affiliate program at http://www.amazon.com//ref=as_sl_pd_t...
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May 30, 2017
Frances Fisher, Actress – I Blame Dennis Hopper on Popcorn Talk
“I Blame Dennis Hopper” is film aficionado and historian Illeana Douglas’ vodcast featuring exclusive interviews, discussion, and topical commentary from one of the industry’s most respected artists. On today's episode of “I Blame Dennis Hopper”, Frances Fisher  talks about her career. Stay Up To Date: http://illeanaspodcast.com/illeana-douglas-episodes/ Listen on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/i-blame-dennis-hopper-starring-illeana-douglas/id1169112310?mt=2 Visit our website: https://popcorntalknetwork.com Follow us on Twitter: http://twitter.com/thepopcorntalk Love TV? Check out http://site.afterbuzztv.com Love Books? Check out http://bookcircleonline.com Support our friends at http://blackhollywoodlive.com Shopping on Amazon? Click through our Amazon affiliate program at http://www.amazon.com//ref=as_sl_pd_t...
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May 24, 2017
Alfred Molina, Actor – I Blame Dennis Hopper on Popcorn Talk
“I Blame Dennis Hopper” is film aficionado and historian Illeana Douglas’ vodcast featuring exclusive interviews, discussion, and topical commentary from one of the industry’s most respected artists. On today's episode of “I Blame Dennis Hopper”, Alfred Molina talks about his career. Stay Up To Date: http://illeanaspodcast.com/illeana-douglas-episodes/ Listen on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/i-blame-dennis-hopper-starring-illeana-douglas/id1169112310?mt=2 Visit our website: https://popcorntalknetwork.com Follow us on Twitter: http://twitter.com/thepopcorntalk Love TV? Check out http://site.afterbuzztv.com Love Books? Check out http://bookcircleonline.com Support our friends at http://blackhollywoodlive.com Shopping on Amazon? Click through our Amazon affiliate program at http://www.amazon.com//ref=as_sl_pd_t...
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May 24, 2017
Rose McGowan, Actress – I Blame Dennis Hopper on Popcorn Talk
“I Blame Dennis Hopper” is film aficionado and historian Illeana Douglas’ vodcast featuring exclusive interviews, discussion, and topical commentary from one of the industry’s most respected artists. On today's episode of “I Blame Dennis Hopper”, Rose McGowan sits down with Illeana. Stay Up To Date: http://illeanaspodcast.com/illeana-douglas-episodes/ Listen on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/i-blame-dennis-hopper-starring-illeana-douglas/id1169112310?mt=2 Visit our website: https://popcorntalknetwork.com Follow us on Twitter: http://twitter.com/thepopcorntalk Love TV? Check out http://site.afterbuzztv.com Love Books? Check out http://bookcircleonline.com Support our friends at http://blackhollywoodlive.com Shopping on Amazon? Click through our Amazon affiliate program at http://www.amazon.com//ref=as_sl_pd_t...
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May 24, 2017
Fred Willard, Actor – I Blame Dennis Hopper on Popcorn Talk
“I Blame Dennis Hopper” is film aficionado and historian Illeana Douglas’ vodcast featuring exclusive interviews, discussion, and topical commentary from one of the industry’s most respected artists. On today's episode of “I Blame Dennis Hopper”, Fred Willard sits down with Illeana. Stay Up To Date: http://illeanaspodcast.com/illeana-douglas-episodes/ Listen on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/i-blame-dennis-hopper-starring-illeana-douglas/id1169112310?mt=2 Visit our website: https://popcorntalknetwork.com Follow us on Twitter: http://twitter.com/thepopcorntalk Love TV? Check out http://site.afterbuzztv.com Love Books? Check out http://bookcircleonline.com Support our friends at http://blackhollywoodlive.com Shopping on Amazon? Click through our Amazon affiliate program at http://www.amazon.com//ref=as_sl_pd_t...
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May 24, 2017
Profilers! A new similar show is out called I Blame Dennis Hopper with Illeana Douglas. Check it out.
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May 24, 2017
Denzel Washington Profile – Episode #50 (April 5th, 2016)
Popcorn Talk proudly presents Profiles with Malone and Mantz! In this vodcast series hosts Alicia Malone and Scott "Movie" Mantz break down and focus on some of the most prolific Hollywood directors, writers and actors in the entertainment industry - past & present. Comment and Rate us on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/profiles/id908850713?mt=2 Today it's all about Denzel Washington! Denzel Hayes Washington, Jr. (born December 28, 1954) is an American actor and filmmaker. He has received three Golden Globe awards, a Tony Award, and two Academy Awards: Best Supporting Actor for the historical war drama film Glory (1989) and Best Actorfor his role as a corrupt cop in the crime thriller Training Day (2001). Washington has received much critical acclaim for his film work since the 1990s, including his portrayals of real-life figures such as South African anti-apartheid activist Steve Biko in Cry Freedom (1987), Muslim minister and human rights activist Malcolm X in Malcolm
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April 6, 2016
Terrence Malick Profile – Episode #49 (March 8th, 2016)
Popcorn Talk proudly presents Profiles with Malone and Mantz! In this vodcast series hosts Alicia Malone and Scott "Movie" Mantz break down and focus on some of the most prolific Hollywood directors, writers and actors in the entertainment industry - past & present. Comment and Rate us on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/profiles/id908850713?mt=2 Today it's all about Terrence Malick! Terrence Frederick Malick (/ˈmælɪk/; born November 30, 1943) is an American film director, screenwriter and producer. In a career spanning over four decades, he has directed eight feature films, with an additional film currently in post-production. Malick has received consistent praise for his work and is regarded as one of the greatest living filmmakers, with particular praise usually directed toward his imagery and philosophical themes. Malick made his directorial debut with the drama Badlands (1973), about a young couple on a crime spree in the 1950s Midwest, loosely based on the real-lif
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March 9, 2016
George Clooney Profile – Episode #48 (February 16th, 2016)
Popcorn Talk proudly presents Profiles with Malone and Mantz! In this vodcast series hosts Alicia Malone and Scott "Movie" Mantz break down and focus on some of the most prolific Hollywood directors, writers and actors in the entertainment industry - past & present. Comment and Rate us on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/profiles/id908850713?mt=2 Today it's all about George Clooney! George Timothy Clooney (born May 6, 1961) is an American actor, screenwriter, producer, director, and activist. He has received three Golden Globe Awards for his work as an actor and two Academy Awards, one for acting and the other for producing. Clooney made his acting debut on television in 1978, and later gained wide recognition in his role as Dr. Doug Ross on the long-running medical drama ER from 1994 to 1999, for which he received two Primetime Emmy Award nominations. While working on ER, he began attracting a variety of leading roles in films, including the superhero film Batman & Robi
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February 17, 2016
Sidney Lumet Profile – Episode #47 (January 26th, 2016)
Popcorn Talk proudly presents Profiles with Malone and Mantz! In this vodcast series hosts Alicia Malone and Scott "Movie" Mantz break down and focus on some of the most prolific Hollywood directors, writers and actors in the entertainment industry - past & present. Comment and Rate us on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/profiles/id908850713?mt=2 Today it's all about Sidney Lumet! Sidney Arthur Lumet (/luːˈmɛt/ loo-met; June 25, 1924 – April 9, 2011) was an American director, producer and screenwriter with over 50 films to his credit. He was nominated for the Academy Award as Best Director for 12 Angry Men (1957),Dog Day Afternoon (1975), Network (1976) and The Verdict (1982). He did not win an individual Academy Award, but he did receive an Academy Honorary Awardand 14 of his films were nominated for various Oscars, such as Network, which was nominated for ten, winning four. The Encyclopedia of Hollywood states that Lumet was one of the most prolific filmmakers of the m
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January 27, 2016
Robert Altman Profile – Episode #46 (January 12th, 2016)
Popcorn Talk proudly presents Profiles with Malone and Mantz! In this vodcast series hosts Alicia Malone and Scott "Movie" Mantz break down and focus on some of the most prolific Hollywood directors, writers and actors in the entertainment industry - past & present. Comment and Rate us on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/profiles/id908850713?mt=2 Today it's all about Robert Altman! Robert Bernard Altman was an American film director, screenwriter, and producer. A five-time nominee of the Academy Award for Best Director and an enduring figure from the New Hollywood era, Altman was considered a "maverick" in making films that are highly naturalistic, but with a stylized perspective unlike most Hollywood films. He is consistently ranked as one of the greatest and most influential filmmakers in history. His style of filmmaking was unique among directors, in that his subjects covered most genres, but with a "subversive" twist that typically relies on satire and humor to express h
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January 13, 2016
Akira Kurosawa Profile – Episode #45 (December 8th, 2015)
Popcorn Talk proudly presents Profiles with Malone and Mantz! In this vodcast series hosts Alicia Malone and Scott "Movie" Mantz break down and focus on some of the most prolific Hollywood directors, writers and actors in the entertainment industry - past & present. Comment and Rate us on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/profiles/id908850713?mt=2 Today it's all about Akira Kurosawa! Akira Kurosawa (Japanese: 黒澤 明 Hepburn: Kurosawa Akira, March 23, 1910 – September 6, 1998) was a Japanese filmmaker. Regarded as one of the most important and influential filmmakers in the history of cinema, Kurosawa directed 30 films in a career spanning 57 years. Kurosawa entered the Japanese film industry in 1936, following a brief stint as a painter. After years of working on numerous films as an assistant director and scriptwriter, he made his debut as a director in 1943, during World War II, with the popular action film Sanshiro Sugata (a.k.a. Judo Saga). After the war, the critically
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December 9, 2015
Jane Fonda Profile – Episode #44 (November 24th, 2015)
Popcorn Talk proudly presents Profiles with Malone and Mantz! In this vodcast series hosts Alicia Malone and Scott "Movie" Mantz break down and focus on some of the most prolific Hollywood directors, writers and actors in the entertainment industry - past & present. Comment and Rate us on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/profiles/id908850713?mt=2 Today it's all about Jane Fonda... So of course we're bringing you a special interview with Jane Fonda!! Jane Fonda (born Jayne Seymour Fonda; December 21, 1937) is an American actress, writer, political activist, formerfashion model and fitness guru. She is a two-time Academy Award winner. In 2014, she was the recipient of the American Film Institute AFI Life Achievement Award. Fonda made her Broadway debut in the 1960 play There Was a Little Girl, for which she received the first of two Tony Award nominations, and made her screen debut later the same year in Tall Story. She rose to fame in 1960s films such asPeriod of Adjustme
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November 25, 2015
James Bond Profile – Episode #43 (November 10th, 2015)
Popcorn Talk proudly presents Profiles with Malone and Mantz! In this vodcast series hosts Alicia Malone and Scott "Movie" Mantz break down and focus on some of the most prolific Hollywood directors, writers and actors in the entertainment industry - past & present. Comment and Rate us on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/profiles/id908850713?mt=2 Today it's all about James Bond... So who else to discuss him than with George Lazenby! "They Live" is available to rent or buy on iTunes: https://goo.gl/6ak6Iq   Follow Alicia on Twitter! Follow Scott on Twitter! SUBSCRIBE TO PROFILES ON ITUNES!
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November 10, 2015
John Carpenter Profile – Episode #42 (October 27th, 2015)
Popcorn Talk proudly presents Profiles with Malone and Mantz! In this vodcast series hosts Alicia Malone and Scott "Movie" Mantz break down and focus on some of the most prolific Hollywood directors, writers and actors in the entertainment industry - past & present. Comment and Rate us on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/profiles/id908850713?mt=2 Today it's all about John Carpenter... So who else to discuss him than with Adrienne Barbeau and Keith David! "They Live" is available to rent or buy on iTunes: https://goo.gl/6ak6Iq John Howard Carpenter (born January 16, 1948) is an American film director, screenwriter, producer, editor and composer. Although Carpenter has worked in numerous film genres, he is most commonly associated with horror and science fiction films from the 1970s and 1980s. Carpenter's most notable films are Halloween (1978), Escape from New York (1981) and Starman (1984). Many of Carpenter's films from the 1970s and the 1980s have come to be viewed as
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October 28, 2015
Robert Zemeckis Profile – Episode #41 (October 13th, 2015)
Popcorn Talk proudly presents Profiles with Malone and Mantz! In this vodcast series hosts Alicia Malone and Scott "Movie" Mantz break down and focus on some of the most prolific Hollywood directors, writers and actors in the entertainment industry - past & present. Today it's all about Robert Zemeckis... So who else to discuss him than with Lea Thompson and Christopher Lloyd! "Forrest Gump" is available to rent or buy on iTunes: http://j.mp/GetForrestGump Robert Lee Zemeckis (born May 14, 1952) is an American filmmaker and screenwriter. Zemeckis is credited as one of the greatest "visual storytellers" in filmmaking and is a pioneer of visual effects. He has directed some of the biggest blockbuster hits of the past few decades. He first came to public attention in the 1980s as the director and co-creator of the science-fiction comedy Back to the Future film trilogy, as well as the live-action/animated family comedy Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988), though in the 1990s he diversified into
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October 14, 2015
Sigourney Weaver Profile – Episode #40 (October 6th, 2015)
Popcorn Talk proudly presents Profiles with Malone and Mantz! In this vodcast series hosts Alicia Malone and Scott "Movie" Mantz break down and focus on some of the most prolific Hollywood directors, writers and actors in the entertainment industry - past & present. Today it's all about Sigourney Weaver... So who else to discuss Sigourney than with Ivan Reitman, James Cameron, and Sigourney Weaver herself!. Sigourney Weaver (born Susan Alexandra Weaver; October 8, 1949) is an American actress and film producer. Following her film debut as a minor character in Annie Hall, she quickly came to prominence in 1979 with her first lead role as Ellen Ripley in Alien. She reprised the role in three sequels: Aliens (1986), for which she was nominated for anAcademy Award Best Actress; Alien 3 (1992), and Alien: Resurrection (1997). Weaver is also known for her starring roles in the box-office hits Ghostbusters (1984), Ghostbusters II (1989), and Avatar(2009). A seven-time Golden Globe Award no
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October 7, 2015
Wes Craven Profile – Special (September 1st, 2015)
Popcorn Talk proudly presents Profiles with Malone and Mantz! In this vodcast series hosts Alicia Malone and Scott "Movie" Mantz break down and focus on some of the most prolific Hollywood directors, writers and actors in the entertainment industry - past & present. Today we're doing a special memoriam episode to remember the horror icon Wes Craven. Wesley Earl "Wes" Craven (August 2, 1939 – August 30, 2015) was an American film director, writer, producer, and actor known for his work on horror films, particularly slasher films. He was best known for creating the A Nightmare on Elm Street franchise featuring the Freddy Krueger character, directing the first installment and Wes Craven's New Nightmare, and co-writing A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors with Bruce Wagner. Craven also directed all four films in the Scream series, and co-created the Ghostface character. Some of his other films include The Hills Have Eyes, The Last House on the Left, Red Eye and My Soul to Take.
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September 2, 2015
Dustin Hoffman Profile – Episode #39 (September 1st, 2015)
Popcorn Talk proudly presents Profiles with Malone and Mantz! In this vodcast series hosts Alicia Malone and Scott "Movie" Mantz break down and focus on some of the most prolific Hollywood directors, writers and actors in the entertainment industry - past & present. Today it's all about Dustin Hoffman. Dustin Lee Hoffman (born August 8, 1937) is an American actor and director with a career in film, television, and theatre since 1960. He has been known for his versatile portrayals of antiheroes and vulnerable characters. He won theAcademy Award for Best Actor in 1979 (for Kramer vs. Kramer) and 1988 (for Rain Man). He first drew critical praise for starring in the play Eh?, for which he won a Theatre World Award and a Drama Desk Award. This was soon followed by his breakthrough 1967 film role as Benjamin Braddock, the title character, in The Graduate. Since then, Hoffman's career has largely been focused on cinema, with sporadic returns to television and the stage. His subsequent not
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September 2, 2015
Robert Redford Profile – Episode #38 (August 18th, 2015)
Popcorn Talk proudly presents Profiles with Malone and Mantz! In this vodcast series hosts Alicia Malone and Scott "Movie" Mantz break down and focus on some of the most prolific Hollywood directors, writers and actors in the entertainment industry - past & present. Today it's all about Robert Redford. Charles Robert Redford Jr. (born August 18, 1936), better known as Robert Redford, is an American actor, film director, producer, businessman, environmentalist, philanthropist, and a founder of the Sundance Film Festival. He has received two Academy Awards: one in 1981 for directing Ordinary People, and one for Lifetime Achievement in 2002. In 2010, he was made a chevalier of the Légion d'Honneur. Redford's career began in New York. He started his acting career in 1959 as a guest star on numerous TV programs, including The Untouchables, Perry Mason, Alfred Hitchcock Presents, and The Twilight Zone, among others. He earned anEmmy nomination as Best Supporting Actor for his performance
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August 19, 2015
Samuel L. Jackson Profile – Episode #37 (August 4th, 2015)
Popcorn Talk proudly presents Profiles with Malone and Mantz! In this vodcast series hosts Alicia Malone and Scott "Movie" Mantz break down and focus on some of the most prolific Hollywood directors, writers and actors in the entertainment industry - past & present. Today it's all about Samuel L Jackson. Samuel Leroy Jackson (born December 21, 1948) is an American actor and film producer. He achieved prominence and critical acclaim in the early 1990s with films such as Jungle Fever (1991), Patriot Games (1992), Amos & Andrew (1993),True Romance (1993), Jurassic Park (1993) and his collaborations with director Quentin Tarantino in the films Pulp Fiction(1994) and Jackie Brown (1997). He is a highly prolific actor, appearing in over 100 films, including Die Hard with a Vengeance (1995), Unbreakable (2000), Shaft (2000), The 51st State (2001), Black Snake Moan (2006), Snakes on a Plane(2006) and the Star Wars prequel trilogy (1999–2005), as well as the Marvel Cinematic Universe. With J
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August 4, 2015
Robert De Niro Profile – Episode #36 (July 21st, 2015)
Popcorn Talk proudly presents Profiles with Malone and Mantz! In this vodcast series hosts Alicia Malone and Scott "Movie" Mantz break down and focus on some of the most prolific Hollywood directors, writers and actors in the entertainment industry - past & present. Today it's all about Robert De Niro. Download The Godfather here on iTunes: http://j.mp/TheGodfatheriTunes Robert De Niro (/dəˈnɪroʊ/; born August 17, 1943) is an American actor and producer who has starred in over 90 films. His first major film roles were in the sports drama Bang the Drum Slowly (1973) and Martin Scorsese's crime film Mean Streets(1973). In 1974, after being turned down for the role of Sonny Corleone in the crime film The Godfather (1972), he was cast as the young Vito Corleone in The Godfather Part II (1974), a role for which he won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. De Niro's longtime collaboration with Scorsese later earned him an Academy Award for Best Actor for his portrayal of Jake LaMot
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July 22, 2015
Billy Wilder Profile – Episode #35 (July 7th, 2015)
Popcorn Talk proudly presents Profiles with Malone and Mantz! In this vodcast series hosts Alicia Malone and Scott "Movie" Mantz break down and focus on some of the most prolific Hollywood directors, writers and actors in the entertainment industry - past & present. Billy Wilder was an Austrian-born American filmmaker, screenwriter, producer, artist and journalist, whose career spanned more than 50 years and 60 films. He is regarded as one of the most brilliant and versatile filmmakers of Hollywood's golden age. Wilder is one of only five people to have won Academy Awards as producer, director and screenwriter for the same film (The Apartment), and was the first person to accomplish this. Wilder became a screenwriter in the late 1920s while living in Berlin. After the rise of the Nazi Party, Wilder, who wasJewish, left for Paris, where he made his directorial debut. He moved to Hollywood in 1933, and in 1939 he had a hit when he co-wrote the screenplay for the screwball comedy Ninotc
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July 8, 2015
The Coen Brothers Profile – Episode #34 (June 23rd, 2015)
Popcorn Talk proudly presents Profiles with Malone and Mantz! In this vodcast series hosts Alicia Malone and Scott "Movie" Mantz break down and focus on some of the most prolific Hollywood directors, writers and actors in the entertainment industry - past & present. Joel David Coen (born November 29, 1954) and Ethan Jesse Coen (born September 21, 1957), known informally as the Coen brothers, are American film directors, screenwriters, producers, and editors. Their films include Blood Simple (1984), Raising Arizona (1987), Barton Fink (1991), Fargo (1996), The Big Lebowski (1998), O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000), No Country for Old Men (2007), Burn After Reading (2008), A Serious Man (2009), True Grit (2010), and Inside Llewyn Davis (2013). The brothers write, direct, and produce their films jointly, although until The Ladykillers (2004), Joel received sole credit for directing and Ethan for producing. They often alternate top billing for their screenplays while sharing film credits
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June 24, 2015
Pixar Profile – Episode #33 (June 9th, 2015)
Popcorn Talk proudly presents Profiles with Malone and Mantz! In this vodcast series hosts Alicia Malone and Scott "Movie" Mantz break down and focus on some of the most prolific Hollywood directors, writers and actors in the entertainment industry - past & present. Pixar Animation Studios, or simply Pixar (/ˈpɪksɑr/), is an American computer animation film studio based inEmeryville, California. The studio is best known for its CGI-animated feature films created with PhotoRealistic RenderMan, its own implementation of the industry-standard RenderMan image-rendering application programming interface used to generate high-quality images. Pixar began in 1979 as the Graphics Group, part of the computer division of Lucasfilm before its spin-out as a corporation in 1986 with funding by Apple Inc. cofounder Steve Jobs, who became its majority shareholder. The Walt Disney Company bought Pixar in 2006 at a valuation of $7.4 billion, a transaction that resulted in Jobs becoming Disney's largest
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June 10, 2015
Cameron Crowe Profile – Episode #32 (May 26th, 2015)
Popcorn Talk proudly presents Profiles with Malone and Mantz! In this vodcast series hosts Alicia Malone and Scott "Movie" Mantz break down and focus on some of the most prolific Hollywood directors, writers and actors in the entertainment industry - past & present. This week, we have special guest caller Billy Crudup! Cameron Bruce Crowe (born July 13, 1957) is an American actor, author, director, producer, screenwriter and journalist. Before moving into the film industry, Crowe was a contributing editor at Rolling Stone magazine, for which he still frequently writes. Crowe has made his mark with character-driven, personal films that have been generally hailed as refreshingly original and devoid of cynicism. Michael Walker in The New York Times called Crowe "something of a cinematic spokesman for the post-baby boom generation"[2] because his first few films focused on that specific age group, first as high schoolers and then as young adults making their way in the world. Crowe's de
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May 26, 2015
The Beatles Profile – Episode #31 (May 12th, 2015)
Popcorn Talk proudly presents Profiles with Malone and Mantz! In this vodcast series hosts Alicia Malone and Scott "Movie" Mantz break down and focus on some of the most prolific Hollywood directors, writers and actors in the entertainment industry - past & present. This week, we have special guest hosts Ken Napzok, and Chris Carter of sunday morning's "Breakfast with the Beatles" of 95.5 KLOS! The Beatles were an English rock band that formed in Liverpool in 1960. With members John Lennon, Paul McCartney,George Harrison and Ringo Starr, they became widely regarded as the greatest and most influential act of the rock era. Rooted in skiffle, beat and 1950s rock and roll, the Beatles later experimented with several genres, ranging from pop balladsand Indian music to psychedelia and hard rock, often incorporating classical elements in innovative ways. In the early 1960s, their enormous popularity first emerged as "Beatlemania", but as the group's music grew in sophistication, led by prim
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May 13, 2015
Marlon Brando Profile – Episode #30 (April 28th, 2015)
Popcorn Talk proudly presents Profiles with Malone and Mantz! In this vodcast series hosts Alicia Malone and Scott "Movie" Mantz break down and focus on some of the most prolific Hollywood directors, writers and actors in the entertainment industry - past & present. Marlon Brando, Jr. (April 3, 1924 – July 1, 2004) was an American actor, film director, and activist. He is hailed for bringing a gripping realism to film acting, and is widely considered to be one of the greatest and most influential actors of all time. A cultural icon, Brando is most famous for his Academy Award-winning performances as Terry Malloy in On the Waterfront (1954) and Vito Corleone in The Godfather (1972), as well as influential performances in A Streetcar Named Desire (1951), Viva Zapata! (1952), Julius Caesar (1953), The Wild One (1953), Reflections in a Golden Eye (1967), Last Tango in Paris (1972) and Apocalypse Now (1979). Brando was also an activist, supporting many causes, notably the African-American
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April 29, 2015
Russell Crowe Profile – Episode #29 (April 14th, 2015)
Featuring Russell Crowe himself! Popcorn Talk proudly presents Profiles with Malone and Mantz! In this vodcast series hosts Alicia Malone and Scott "Movie" Mantz break down and focus on some of the most prolific Hollywood directors, writers and actors in the entertainment industry - past & present. Russell Ira Crowe was born in Wellington, New Zealand, to Jocelyn Yvonne (Wemyss) and John Alexander Crowe, both of whom catered movie sets. His maternal grandfather, Stanley Wemyss, was a cinematographer. Crowe's recent ancestry includes Welsh (where his paternal grandfather was born, in Wrexham), English, Irish, Scottish, Norwegian, Swedish, and Maori (one of Crowe's maternal great-grandmothers, Erana Putiputi Hayes Heihi, was Maori). Crowe's family moved to Australia when he was a small child, and Russell got the acting bug early in life. Beginning as a child star on a local Australian TV show, Russell's first big break came with two films ... the first, Romper Stomper (1992), gained hi
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April 15, 2015
Jack Nicholson Profile – Episode #28 (March 31st, 2015)
Featuring Special guest Michael Douglas! Popcorn Talk proudly presents Profiles with Malone and Mantz! In this vodcast series hosts Alicia Malone and Scott "Movie" Mantz break down and focus on some of the most prolific Hollywood directors, writers and actors in the entertainment industry - past & present. John Joseph "Jack" Nicholson (born April 22, 1937) is an American actor, film director, producer, and writer. Throughout his career, Nicholson has portrayed unique and challenging roles, many of which include dark portrayals of excitable, neurotic and psychopathic characters. Nicholson's 12 Academy Award nominations make him the most nominated male actor in the Academy's history. Nicholson has won the Academy Award for Best Actor twice, one for the drama One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975) and the other for the romantic comedy As Good as It Gets (1997). He also won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for the comedy-drama Terms of Endearment (1983). Nicholson is tied with
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March 31, 2015
David Lynch Profile – Episode #27 (March 18th, 2015)
Popcorn Talk proudly presents Profiles with Malone and Mantz! In this vodcast series hosts Alicia Malone and Scott "Movie" Mantz break down and focus on some of the most prolific Hollywood directors, writers and actors in the entertainment industry - past & present. One of the most artistic and imaginative directors to walk this earth, David Lynch has created some of the most iconic and cult classic films that leave you always wondering what the true meaning behind them is. No matter their true intention, you can always find your own deeper meaning within his films. Joining the discussion today on Profiles are special call ins from Justin Theroux and Kyle Maclachlan. David Keith Lynch (born January 20, 1946) is an American film director, television director, visual artist, musician, actor, and author. Known for his surrealist films, he has developed a unique cinematic style. The surreal and, in many cases, violent elements contained within his films have been known to "disturb, offen
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March 19, 2015
Al Pacino Profile – Episode #26 (March 3rd, 2015)
Popcorn Talk proudly presents Profiles with Malone and Mantz! In this vodcast series hosts Alicia Malone and Scott "Movie" Mantz break down and focus on some of the most prolific Hollywood directors, writers and actors in the entertainment industry - past & present. One of the greatest actors in all of film history, Al Pacino established himself during one of film's greatest decades, the 1970s, and has become an enduring and iconic figure in the world of American movies. Pacino was born on April 25, 1940, in the Bronx, New York, to an Italian-American family. His parents, Rose (Gerardi) and Salvatore Pacino. divorced when he was young. His mother moved them into his grandparents' house. Pacino found himself often repeating the plots and voices of characters he had seen in the movies, one of his favorite activities. Bored and unmotivated in school, the young Al Pacino found a haven in school plays, and his interest soon blossomed into a full-time career. Starting on the stage, he went
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March 4, 2015
Will Smith Profile – Episode #25 (February 17th, 2015)
Popcorn Talk proudly presents Profiles with Malone and Mantz! In this vodcast series hosts Alicia Malone and Scott "Movie" Mantz break down and focus on some of the most prolific Hollywood directors, writers and actors in the entertainment industry - past & present. Willard Carroll Smith, Jr. was born in West Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the second of four children of Caroline (Bright), a school board employee, and Willard Carroll Smith, Sr., who owned a refrigeration company. He grew up in a middle class area in West Philadelphia called Wynnefield. Will attended the Overbrook High School located in the Overbrook section of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He got the nickname "Prince" because of the way he could charm his way out of trouble. Bright student Will also signed up with the high-status Julia Reynolds Masterman Laboratory and Demonstration School in Philadelphia. Pursuing music, he met Jeffrey A. Townes at a party and they soon began performing together as "D.J. Jazzy Jeff and th
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February 18, 2015
Meryl Streep Profile – Episode #24 (February 10th, 2015)
Popcorn Talk proudly presents Profiles with Malone and Mantz! In this vodcast series hosts Alicia Malone and Scott "Movie" Mantz break down and focus on some of the most prolific Hollywood directors, writers and actors in the entertainment industry - past & present. Meryl's early performing ambitions leaned toward the opera. She became interested in acting while a student at Vassar and upon graduation she enrolled in the Yale School of Drama. She gave an outstanding performance in her first film role, Julia (1977), and the next year she was nominated for her first Oscar for her role in The Deer Hunter (1978). She went on to win the Academy Award for her performances in Kramer vs. Kramer (1979) and Sophie's Choice (1982), in which she gave a heart-wrenching portrayal of an inmate mother in a Nazi death camp. A perfectionist in her craft and meticulous and painstaking in her preparation for her roles, Meryl turned out a string of highly acclaimed performances over the next decade in g
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February 11, 2015
Tom Hanks Profile – Episode #23 (February 3rd, 2015)
Popcorn Talk proudly presents Profiles with Malone and Mantz! In this vodcast series hosts Alicia Malone and Scott "Movie" Mantz break down and focus on some of the most prolific Hollywood directors, writers and actors in the entertainment industry - past & present. Thomas Jeffrey Hanks was born in Concord, California, to Janet Marylyn (Frager), a hospital worker, and Amos Mefford Hanks, an itinerant cook. His father had English, and some German, ancestry, while his mother's family, originally surnamed "Fraga", was entirely Portuguese. Tom grew up in what he has called a "fractured" family. He moved around a lot after his parents' divorce, living with a succession of step-families. No problems, no abuse, no alcoholism - just a confused childhood. He had no acting experience in college and, in fact, credits the fact that he couldn't get cast in a college play with actually starting his career. He went downtown, auditioned for a community theater play, was invited by the director of tha
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February 4, 2015
The Best Of Profiles – Episode #22 (January 27th, 2015)
Popcorn Talk proudly presents Profiles with Malone and Mantz! In this vodcast series hosts Alicia Malone and Scott "Movie" Mantz break down and focus on some of the most prolific Hollywood directors, writers and actors in the entertainment industry - past & present. This episode of PROFILES is all about remembering the greatest moments of this past year of Profiles! Grab some Popcorn, Sit Back, Relax, and enjoy the show! Follow Alicia on Twitter! Follow Scott on Twitter! SUBSCRIBE TO PROFILES ON ITUNES!
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January 27, 2015
John Williams Profile – Episode #21 (January 20th, 2015)
Popcorn Talk proudly presents Profiles with Malone and Mantz! In this vodcast series hosts Alicia Malone and Scott "Movie" Mantz break down and focus on some of the most prolific Hollywood directors, writers and actors in the entertainment industry - past & present. This episode of PROFILES is all about the work of stylish Composer John Williams. As one of the best known, awarded, and financially successful composers in US history, John Williams is as easy to recall as John Philip Sousa, Aaron Copland or Leonard Bernstein, illustrating why he is "America's composer" time and again. With a massive list of awards that includes over 41 Oscar nominations (five wins), twenty-odd Gold and Platinum Records, and a slew of Emmy (two wins), Golden Globe (three wins), Grammy (18 wins), National Board of Review (including a Career Achievement Award), Saturn (six wins), and BAFTA (seven wins) citations, along with honorary doctorate degrees numbering in the teens, Williams is undoubtedly one of th
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January 21, 2015
Wes Anderson Profile – Episode #20 (January 13th, 2015)
Popcorn Talk proudly presents Profiles with Malone and Mantz! In this vodcast series hosts Alicia Malone and Scott "Movie" Mantz break down and focus on some of the most prolific Hollywood directors, writers and actors in the entertainment industry - past & present. This episode of PROFILES is all about the work of stylish filmmaker Wes Anderson. Anderson attended the University of Texas in Austin, where he majored in philosophy. It was there that he met Owen Wilson. They became friends and began making short films, some of which aired on a local cable-access station. One of their shorts was Bottle Rocket (1994), which starred Owen and his brother Luke Wilson. The short was screened at the Sundance Film Festival, where it was successfully received, so much so that they received funding to make a feature-length version. Bottle Rocket (1996) was not a commercial hit, but it gained a cult audience and high-profile fans, which included Martin Scorsese. Success followed with films such as
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January 14, 2015
Tim Burton Profile – Episode #19 (January 6th, 2014)
Popcorn Talk proudly presents Profiles with Malone and Mantz! In this vodcast series hosts Alicia Malone and Scott "Movie" Mantz break down and focus on some of the most prolific Hollywood directors, writers and actors in the entertainment industry - past & present. This episode of PROFILES is all about the work of stylish filmmaker Tim Burton. His early film career was fueled by almost unbelievable good luck, but it's his talent and originality that have kept him at the top of the Hollywood tree. Tim Burton began drawing at an early age, going on to attend the California Institute of the Arts, studying animation after being awarded a fellowship from Disney, for whom he went on to work. Although he found that the mainstream Disney films he worked on (The Fox and the Hound (1981)) were far removed from his own sensibility, Disney let him have the freedom to work on his own personal projects, the six-minute animated black-and-white Gothic Vincent Price tribute Vincent (1982), and the 27
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January 7, 2015
Paul Thomas Anderson Profile – Episode #18 (December 18th, 2014)
Popcorn Talk proudly presents Profiles with Malone and Mantz! In this vodcast series hosts Alicia Malone and Scott "Movie" Mantz break down and focus on some of the most prolific Hollywood directors, writers and actors in the entertainment industry - past & present. This episode of PROFILES is all about the work of stylish filmmaker Paul Thomas Anderson. Anderson was born in 1970. He was one of the first of the "video store" generation of film-makers. His father was the first man on his block to own a V.C.R., and from a very early age Anderson had an infinite number of titles available to him. While film-makers like Spielberg cut their teeth making high-8 films, Anderson cut his teeth shooting films on video and editing them from V.C.R. to V.C.R. Part of Anderson's artistic D.N.A. comes from his father, who hosted a late night horror show in Cleveland. His father knew a number of oddball celebrities such as Robert Ridgely, an actor who often appeared in Mel Brooks' films and would la
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December 18, 2014
Sir Ridley Scott Profile – Episode #17 (December 9th, 2014)
Popcorn Talk proudly presents Profiles with Malone and Mantz! In this vodcast series hosts Alicia Malone and Scott "Movie" Mantz break down and focus on some of the most prolific Hollywood directors, writers and actors in the entertainment industry - past & present. This episode of PROFILES is all about the work of stylish filmmaker Sir Ridley Scott. Malone and Mantz talk about their favorite Scott films, and talk to Sir Ridley himself about his career and his new film EXODUS: GODS AND KINGS. Are you not entertained?? Follow Alicia on Twitter! Follow Scott on Twitter! SUBSCRIBE TO PROFILES ON ITUNES!
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December 10, 2014
Leonardo DiCaprio Profile – Episode #16 (December 3rd, 2014)
Popcorn Talk proudly presents Profiles with Malone and Mantz! In this vodcast series hosts Alicia Malone and Scott "Movie" Mantz break down and focus on some of the most prolific Hollywood directors, writers and actors in the entertainment industry - past & present. PROFILES with Malone & Mantz focuses on the brilliant career of Leonardo DiCaprio. What does a guy have to do to win an Oscar? Which films would you include in your Leonardo DiCapro Fast Five? Let us know below! Follow Alicia on Twitter! Follow Scott on Twitter! SUBSCRIBE TO PROFILES ON ITUNES!
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December 3, 2014
Richard Linklater Profile – Episode #15 (November 26th, 2014)
Popcorn Talk proudly presents Profiles with Malone and Mantz! In this vodcast series hosts Alicia Malone and Scott "Movie" Mantz break down and focus on some of the most prolific Hollywood directors, writers and actors in the entertainment industry - past & present. On this episode Malone & Mantz focus on the brilliant career of Richard Linklater. They cover everything from the directors early work like the cult films Dazed and Confused, the Sunset trilogy to his most recent critic darling Boyhood. Richard's bio: Self-taught writer-director Richard Linklater was among the first and most successful talents to emerge during the American independent film renaissance of the 1990s. Typically setting each of his movies during one 24-hour period, Linklater's work explored what he dubbed "the youth rebellion continuum," focusing in fine detail on generational rites and mores with rare compassion and understanding while definitively capturing the 20-something culture of his era through a seri
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November 26, 2014
Julia Roberts Profile – Episode #14 (November 11th, 2014)
Popcorn Talk proudly presents Profiles with Malone and Mantz! In this vodcast series hosts Alicia Malone and Scott "Movie" Mantz break down and focus on some of the most prolific Hollywood directors, writers and actors in the entertainment industry - past & present. In today's episode it's all about Julia Roberts.Julia Roberts never dreamed she would become the most popular actress in America. She was born in Smyrna, Georgia, to Betty Lou (Bredemus) and Walter Grady Roberts, one-time actors and playwrights, and is of English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, German, and Swedish descent. As a child, due to her love of animals, Julia originally wanted to be a veterinarian, but later studied journalism. When her brother, Eric Roberts, achieved some success in Hollywood, Julia decided to try acting. Her first break came in 1988 when she appeared in two youth-oriented movies Mystic Pizza (1988) and Satisfaction (1988). The movies introduced her to a new audience who instantly fell in love with this
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November 12, 2014
Christopher Nolan Profile – Ep #13 (November 4th, 2014)
In today's episode it's all about Christopher Nolan. Best known for his cerebral, often nonlinear story-telling, acclaimed writer-director Christopher Nolan was born on July 30, 1970 in London, England. Over the course of 15 years of film-making, Nolan has gone from low-budget independent films to working on some of the biggest blockbusters ever made. At 7 years old, Nolan began making short movies with his father's Super-8 camera. While studying English Literature at University College London, he shot 16-millimetre films at U.C.L.'s film society, where he learned the guerrilla techniques he would later use to make his first feature, Following (1998), on a budget of around $6,000. The noir thriller was recognized at a number of international film festivals prior to its theatrical release, and gained Nolan enough credibility that he was able to gather substantial financing for his next film. Nolan's second film was Memento (2000), which he directed from his own
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November 4, 2014
Alfred Hitchcock Profile – Episode #12 (October 28th, 2014)
Popcorn Talk Network proudly presents Profiles with Malone and Mantz! In this vodcast series hosts Alicia Malone and Scott "Movie" Mantz break down and focus on some of the most prolific Hollywood directors, writers and actors in the entertainment industry - past & present. In today's episode it's all about Alfred Hitchcock! Just in time for Halloween, PROFILES celebrates the brilliant career of “The Master Of Suspense” – Alfred Hitchcock. Malone and Mantz are joined by THREE (yes three) iconic Hitchcock blondes who share their memories of working with Hitch – Tippi Hedren (“The Birds”), Eva Marie Saint (“North By Northwest”) and Kim Novak (“Vertigo”) #FilmGeek Alfred Joseph Hitchcock was born in Leytonstone, Essex, England. He was the son of Emma Jane (Whelan; 1863 - 1942) and East End greengrocer William Hitchcock (1862 - 1914). His parents were both of half English and half Irish ancestry. He had two older siblings, William Hitchcock (born 1890) and Eileen Hitchcock (born 1892). R
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October 28, 2014
Francis Ford Coppola Profile – Episode #11 (October 21st, 2014)
Popcorn Talk Network proudly presents Profiles with Malone and Mantz! In this vodcast series hosts Alicia Malone and Scott "Movie" Mantz break down and focus on some of the most prolific Hollywood directors, writers and actors in the entertainment industry - past & present. In today's episode it's all about Francis Ford Coppola! Talk about an offer you can’t refuse! Our best Profiles yet, dedicated to the movies of FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA, with special guest… FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA himself!! (Yes, he called in to speak with Malone and Mantz!) Francis Ford Coppola was born in 1939 in Detroit, Michigan, but grew up in a New York suburb in a creative, supportive Italian-American family. His father, Carmine Coppola, was a composer and musician. His mother, Italia Coppola (née Pennino), had been an actress. Francis Ford Coppola graduated with a degree in drama from Hofstra University, and did graduate work at UCLA in filmmaking. He was training as assistant with filmmaker Roger Corman, working
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October 22, 2014
John Hughes Profile – Episode #10 (October 14th, 2014)
Popcorn Talk Network proudly presents Profiles with Malone and Mantz! In this vodcast series hosts Alicia Malone and Scott "Movie" Mantz break down and focus on some of the most prolific Hollywood directors, writers and actors in the entertainment industry - past & present. In today's episode it's all about John Hughes and Boy have we got a "PROFILES" for you!! Here's our huge celebration of JOHN HUGHES, featuring our very special guests ALAN RUCK, JUDD NELSON and (are you ready?) MATTHEW BRODERICK!! That's right, Cameron, Bender and Ferris!! WHAT A SHOW!! John Hughes was born on February 18, 1950 in Lansing, Michigan, USA as John Wilden Hughes Jr. He was a writer and producer, known for Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992), Home Alone (1990) and The Breakfast Club (1985). He was married to Nancy Ludwig. He died on August 6, 2009 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA. Follow Alicia on Twitter! Follow Scott on Twitter! SUBSCRIBE TO PROFILES ON ITUNES!
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October 14, 2014
Cate Blanchett Profile – Episode #9 (October 7th, 2014)
Popcorn Talk Network proudly presents Profiles with Malone and Mantz! In this vodcast series hosts Alicia Malone and Scott "Movie" Mantz break down and focus on some of the most prolific Hollywood directors, writers and actors in the entertainment industry - past & present. In today's episode it's all about Cate Blanchett.Cate Blanchett was born on May 14, 1969 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, to June (Gamble), an Australian teacher and property developer, and Robert DeWitt Blanchett, Jr., an American advertising executive, originally from Texas. She has an older brother and an younger sister. When she was ten years old, her 40-year old father died of a sudden heart attack. Her mother never remarried, and her grandmother moved in to help her mother. Cate graduated from Australia's National Institute of Dramatic Art in 1992 and, in a little over a year, had won both critical and popular acclaim. On graduating from NIDA, she joined the Sydney Theatre Company's production of Caryl Chur
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October 8, 2014
David Fincher Profile – Episode #8 (September 30th, 2014)
Popcorn Talk Network proudly presents Profiles with Malone and Mantz! In this vodcast series hosts Alicia Malone and Scott "Movie" Mantz break down and focus on some of the most prolific Hollywood directors, writers and actors in the entertainment industry - past & present. In today's episode it's all about David Fincher. David Fincher was born in 1962 in Denver, Colorado, and was raised in Marin County, California. When he was 18 years old he went to work for John Korty at Korty Films in Mill Valley. He subsequently worked at ILM (Industrial Light and Magic) from 1981-1983. Fincher left ILM to direct TV commercials and music videos after signing with N. Lee Lacy in Hollywood. He went on to found Propaganda in 1987 with fellow directors Dominic Sena, Greg Gold and Nigel Dick. Fincher has directed TV commercials for clients that include Nike, Coca-Cola, Budweiser, Heineken, Pepsi, Levi's, Converse, AT&T and Chanel. He has directed music videos for Madonna, Sting, The Rolling Stones, Mi
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October 1, 2014
Tom Cruise Profile – Episode #7 (September 24th, 2014)
Talk Network proudly presents Profiles with Malone and Mantz! In this vodcast series hosts Alicia Malone and Scott "Movie" Mantz break down and focus on some of the most prolific Hollywood directors, writers and actors in the entertainment industry - past & present. In today's episode it's all about Tom Cruise. If you had told fourteen-year-old Franciscan seminary student Thomas Cruise Mapother IV that one day in the not-too-distant future he would be considered one of the top hundred movie stars of all time, he would have probably grinned and told you that his ambition was to become a priest. None the less, this sensitive, deeply religious youngster who was born in July 1962 in Syracuse, New York, was destined to become Tom Cruise, one of the highest paid and most sought-after actors in screen history. Tom is the only son (among four children) of nomadic parents, Mary Lee (Pfeiffer), a special education teacher, and Thomas Cruise Maphoter III, an electrical engineer, both originally
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September 24, 2014
Quentin Tarantino Profile – Episode #6 (September 16th, 2014)
Popcorn Talk Network proudly presents Profiles with Malone and Mantz! In this vodcast series hosts Alicia Malone and Scott "Movie" Mantz break down and focus on some of the most prolific Hollywood directors, writers and actors in the entertainment industry - past & present. In today's episode it's all about Quentin Tarantino. Quentin Tarantino was born in Knoxville, Tennessee, to Connie McHugh, a nurse, and Tony Tarantino, an Italian-American actor and musician from New York. Quentin moved with his mother to Torrance, California, when he was four years old. In January of 1992, first-time writer-director Tarantino's Reservoir Dogs (1992) appeared at the Sundance Film Festival. The film garnered critical acclaim and the director became a legend immediately. Two years later, he followed up Dogs success with Pulp Fiction (1994) which premiered at the Cannes film festival, winning the coveted Palme D'Or Award. At the 1995 Academy Awards, it was nominated for the best picture, best directo
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September 16, 2014
Harrison Ford Profile – Episode #5 (September 10th, 2014)
Popcorn Talk Network proudly presents Profiles with Malone and Mantz! In this vodcast series hosts Alicia Malone and Scott "Movie" Mantz break down and focus on some of the most prolific Hollywood directors, writers and actors in the entertainment industry - past & present. In today's episode it's all about Harrison Ford. Harrison Ford was born on July 13, 1942 in Chicago, Illinois, to Dorothy (Nidelman), a radio actress, and Christopher Ford (born John William Ford), an actor turned advertising executive. His father had Irish and German ancestry, and his maternal grandparents were Jewish immigrants from the Russian Empire. He was a lackluster student at Maine Township High School East in Park Ridge Illinois (no athletic star, never above a C average). After dropping out of Ripon College in Wisconsin, where he did some acting and later summer stock, he signed a Hollywood contract with Columbia and later Universal. His roles in movies and television (Ironside (1967), The Virginian (196
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September 10, 2014
Martin Scorsese Profile – Episode #4 (September 3rd, 2014)
Popcorn Talk Network proudly presents Profiles with Malone and Mantz! In this vodcast series hosts Alicia Malone and Scott "Movie" Mantz break down and focus on some of the most prolific Hollywood directors, writers and actors in the entertainment industry - past & present. In today's episode it's all about Martin Scorsese. Martin Charles Scorsese was born on November 17, 1942, in New York City, to Italian-American parents Catherine (Cappa) and Charles Scorsese. He was raised in the neighborhood of Little Italy, which later provided the inspiration for several of his films. Scorsese earned a B.S. degree in film communications in 1964, followed by an M.A. in the same field in 1966 at New York University's School of Film. During this time, he made numerous prize-winning short films including The Big Shave (1968), and directed his first feature film, _Who's That Knocking at My Door (1967)_. He served as assistant director and an editor of the documentary Woodstock (1970) and won critica
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September 3, 2014
Stanley Kubrick Profile – Episode #3 (August 27th, 2014)
Popcorn Talk Network proudly presents Profiles with Malone and Mantz! In this vodcast series hosts Alicia Malone and Scott "Movie" Mantz break down and focus on some of the most prolific Hollywood directors, writers and actors in the entertainment industry - past & present. In today's episode it's all about Stanley Kubrick. Stanley Kubrick was born in New York, and was considered intelligent despite poor grades at school. Hoping that a change of scenery would produce better academic performance, Kubrick's father Jack (a physician) sent him in 1940 to Pasadena, California, to stay with his uncle Martin Perveler. Returning to the Bronx in 1941 for his last year of grammar school, there seemed to be little change in his attitude or his results. Hoping to find something to interest his son, Jack introduced Stanley to chess, with the desired result. Kubrick took to the game passionately, and quickly became a skilled player. Chess would become an important device for Kubrick in later years,
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August 28, 2014
Robin Williams Profile – Episode #2 (August 19th, 2014)
Popcorn Talk Network proudly presents Profiles with Malone and Mantz! In this vodcast series hosts Alicia Malone and Scott "Movie" Mantz break down and focus on some of the most prolific Hollywood directors, writers and actors in the entertainment industry - past & present. In our second episode of “Profiles with Malone and Mantz,” we celebrate the amazing career of Oscar-winner ROBIN WILLIAMS. Scott and Alicia take an in-depth look at his famous comedic roles and his poignant dramatic ones, plus we’re joined by special guest ROBERT WUHL, who shares his memories of working with Robin on one of his very best movies, GOOD MORNING VIETNAM… Robin briefly studied political science, before enrolling at Juilliard School to study theatre. After he left Juilliard, he performed in nightclubs where he was discovered for the role of Mork on an episode of Happy Days (1974) and the subsequent spin-off Mork & Mindy (1978). Williams' wild comic talent involved a great deal of improvisation, followin
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August 19, 2014
Steven Spielberg Profile – Episode #1 (August 12, 2014)
Popcorn Talk Network proudly presents Profiles with Malone and Mantz! In this vodcast series hosts Alicia Malone and Scott "Movie" Mantz break down and focus on some of the most prolific Hollywood directors, writers and actors in the entertainment industry - past & present. In today's episode it's all about Steven Spielberg. Undoubtedly one of the most influential film personalities in the history of film, Steven Spielberg is perhaps Hollywood's best known director and one of the wealthiest filmmakers in the world. Spielberg has countless big-grossing, critically acclaimed credits to his name, as producer, director and writer. He was born in Cincinnati, Ohio in 1946. He went to California State University Long Beach, but dropped out to pursue his entertainment career. He gained notoriety as an uncredited assistant editor on the classic western Wagon Train (1957). Among his early directing efforts were Battle Squad (1961), which combined World War II footage with footage of an airplane
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August 12, 2014
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