Alan Sacks: Travolta to Punk Rock

An incredible interview with a man who went from co-creating "Welcome Back, Kotter" to going deep into the LA Punk scene to making Disney Movies

An incredible interview with a man who went from co-creating “Welcome Back, Kotter” to going deep into the LA Punk scene to making Disney Movies http://media.blubrry.com/proudlyresents/p/proudlyresents.com/media/prp189.mp3Podcast: Download | EmbedSubscribe: Android | Google Play | RSSAlan Sacks co-created “Welcome Back, Kotter.” Alan Sacks gave John Travolta his big break. He produced films for the Disney Channel and the Jonas Brother. Most Recently, Alan Sacks managed the kid rock phenom ” .” But for me, he’s best known for the Ray Sharkey LA Punk Rock art house flick, duBeat-e-o. On the podcast, Alan Sacks…

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“Old Dogs” Flash Back!

http://media.blubrry.com/proudlyresents/p/proudlyresents.com/media/prp121.mp3Podcast: Download | EmbedSubscribe: Android | Google Play | RSSAdam Felber (NPR) and I pick apart “Old Dogs.” Robin Williams and John Travolta make are the conductors of this train wreck… and we love it! Also we discuss the “Bunkdance Film Festival,” the movies of Ullie Boll and some “Full Frontal Folley.” Stream the movie here! The movie spawned a very creedy music video for a song sung by John Travolta and his daughter. The song is at the end of the podcast as well as below. This is a…

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Razzies Founder Speaks Out

http://media.blubrry.com/proudlyresents/p/proudlyresents.com/media/prp066.mp3Podcast: Download | EmbedSubscribe: Android | Google Play | RSSThe Razzies , the Oscars for bad films, is under some heat. Gawker recently accused the group for only picking big named movies to get publicity. Others accused them of picking winners based on if the star of the film will come on or not (that was me privately to my friends). But founder and Head Raspberry John Wilson shoots down those vicious rumors. He does admit that he was approached by a publicist to rig the votes so the client…

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Battlefield Earth Screen writers push the blame

KCRW’s show “The Business” interviews, separately, the two men who wrote one of the worst movies ever, “Battlefield Earth.” They both claim they wrote a good script that was mysteriously re-written. I say, the first you spelled it, dealt it. It’s interesting to hear the two screenwriters talk about their experience during talk time from movie jail where they are both sent for 20 to life. Here’s the show. Tell us what you think…

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“Old Dogs” with .@AdamFelber

http://media.blubrry.com/proudlyresents/p/proudlyresents.com/media/prp002.mp3Podcast: Download | EmbedSubscribe: Android | Google Play | RSS NPR’s Adam Felber and Adam Spiegelman  discuss “Old Dogs.” After testing as an R rated movie fail, “Old Dogs” was re-cut into a kids film. It’s a mess, all over the place and really fun to watch. The Adams also talk about one of the many Bad Movie Night clubs – Bunkdance. You have a bad movie night? Please tell us about it. reachadam@mac.com @reachadam Subscribe on itunes – “Proudly Resents”

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