A Documentary Podcast About Overlooked Movie History

Season 3

Jan. 29, 2022

The Greatest Cartoon Almost Made

At the height of his career, Richard Williams was hailed as the next Walt Disney. He wanted to prove that animation was high art, not just something to sell toys and cereal. So he spent three decades working on a …

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Dec. 15, 2021

The Fall and Rise of Super Mario Bros.

It took Mario and Luigi to break Dennis Hopper

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Nov. 4, 2021

How Grizzly II: Revenge Was Released After 37 Years

The once lost film features George Clooney, Laura Dern and Charlie Sheen

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Aug. 1, 2021

Pacino! Chinatown 2! Spider-Man! The High-Water Mark of Cannon Films

In 1986, Cannon films was riding high — with plans to work with A-list talent on a huge film slate

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April 28, 2021

Bruce Lee and Bruceploitation 101

Send in the Clones

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Nov. 18, 2020

The Woodstock on Wheels

In 1970 Warner Brothers had a surprise hit on its hands when they released the documentary/concert film Woodstock. Though the studio spent less than a million dollars on it, the film would eventually gross $50 million at the box office. …

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Oct. 25, 2020

My Wife! From Kazakhstan Watched the New Borat (Bonus Episode)

When I met my wife, I only knew one thing about her home country

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Sept. 16, 2020

How Superman IV Became a Disaster: Christopher Reeve's Two-Picture De…

But Superman IV spawned Morgan Freeman's career

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July 22, 2020

Blood Circus — Inside an Infomercial Star's One-Ring Circus

Wrestling, rock and fake gold: What could go wrong?

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June 11, 2020

The Other John Barry

John Barry won an Oscar for Star Wars – then worked on a disaster

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April 9, 2020

Five Days of the Tiger

In 1971 actor Elliott Gould was on top of world. Then he started A Glimpse of Tiger, a new movie that he was starring and producing. What followed was a tumultuous five day production that would see Gould fire his …

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March 17, 2020

Behold... The Apple!

When Israeli filmmaker Menahem Golan wanted to break into Hollywood he went all in on an over the top disco musical. Unfortunately by 1980, when his movie was released, disco was dead and the reaction to his flashy new film …

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