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Carmine Capobianco (1958 – 2021)

Carmine Capobianco, the underground film actor who starred in the memorable flicks “Psychos in Love,” “Galactic Gigolo” and “The Land of College Prophets,” passed away on January 9 at the age of 62 following a long fight against cancer.

Carmine was Phil Hall’s guest on this episode of “The Online Movie Show,” where he discussed his colorful career.

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Crackpot Christmas Movies: Encore Presentation

Santa teaming with Merlin the Magician to defeat Satan? Charlie Brown’s Christmas with a Rudy Ray Moore-worthy soundtrack? And why are the prehistoric Flintstones celebrating a holiday rooted in the birth of Jesus? “The Online Movie Show” decks the halls with an encore presentation of its Christmas show starring Facebook’s funniest man, Anthony “Kingfish” Vitamia, in a roast of the silliest, most violent and least likely holiday movies of all time. Continue reading

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John Badham: On Directing

John Badham, the director behind classic films including “Saturday Night Fever,” “Blue Thunder” and “War Games,” offers an engaging insight on directing films, with rich anecdotes from his illustrious career on this episode of “The Online Movie Show.”

The episode can be heard here.

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The Cannon Film Guide: An 80s Odyssey

Get ready to relive the wild and wacky output of Golan and Globus’ Cannon Group, the most raucous movie studio of the 1980s! On this “Online Movie Show” episode, our guest is Austin Trunick, author of “The Cannon Film Guide: Volume 1.”

The episode can be heard here.

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West Side Story: Behind the Scenes

The 1961 version of “West Side Story” is considered by many to be among the greatest movie musicals of all time. On this episode of “The Online Movie Show,” we discuss the making of this classic (and dispel some longstanding rumors on its casting) with Richard Barrios, author of “West Side Story: The Jets, the Sharks, and the Making of a Classic.”

The episode can be heard here.