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FIRST LIVE BROADCAST OF 2018

TUESDAY JAN 16 @ 4 PM EST

Critics Pick Best Films of 2017


 The next Live Broadcasts are scheduled for Sunday, Feb. 11 at 4 p..m. Eastern Time and guests will be the filmmaker and cast members of CAKE:  A LOVE STORY. The next one is at our regular time on Tues., February 27 -- and guests are three film critics predicting the Oscar winners.

Next up coming Live Broadcast,
May 15  True Romance from Page to Screen

On Demand Episode of the week

September 17 - September 23


Amusing Hollywood Stories

From September 10 through 16, Movie Addict Hollywood Headquarters features a popular ON DEMAND interview with author Stephen Schochet, who talks about his entertaining book Hollywood Stories. Packed to the brim with amusing anecdotes about film icons and movie legends, this book is a must-read for anyone who enjoys discovering new revelations about film folks like Burt Reynolds, John Wayne, Marilyn Monroe, Johnny Depp, Greta Garbo, Jack Nicholson, James Dean, Humphrey Bogart, Judy Garland, Charlie Chaplin, Alfred Hitchcock, Debbie Reynolds, Judy Garland and many, many more. Joining in the fun are film historian James Colt Harrison and entertainment journalist Diana Saenger.

Listeners can hear this vintage episode at any time by clicking on the BlogTalkRadio link at the end of this article.

How does Schochet know so much about Hollywood stars and other movie-related personnel? Well, as a Hollywood tour guide, he began doing research years ago in order to tell colorful tales about Tinseltown to his customers. Fortunately, most of these tales are now included in Hollywood Stories: Short, Entertaining Anecdotes about the Stars and Legends of the Movies!

Schochet’s stories cover the Hollywood gamut, as the following sample chapter titles illustrate: Great Hollywood Comedians, Science Fiction and Horror, Oscar Talk, Moguls and Directors, Silents and Talkies, Singers and Dancers, Western Vignettes, Walt Disney Stories, Leading Men and Leading Ladies.

Schochet never bores us. It’s obvious this author loves telling his Hollywood tales!  

(Please go to www.hollywoodstories.com for more information and/or to order Hollywood Stories: Short, Entertaining Anecdotes about the Stars and Legends of the Movies!)

HOST: Betty Jo Tucker

PRODUCER: Nikki Star

Cake: A Love Story

About The Film

Cake: A Love Story is a short Film based on Betty Jo's Kindle E-Book "It Had To Be Us"
 

Estranged and divorced from each other for many years, a movie-obsessed film critic and an avid senior golfer struggle with demons from their past while trying to rediscover their lost love.

Starring:Richard Vernon, Debra Lord Cooke, George Bettinger
Runtime: 26 minutes

More Detailed Description:
Filmmaker Misha Zubarev and cast members discuss CAKE: A Love Story, the award-winning short film based on It Had To Be Us, a romantic memoir Betty Jo Tucker and her husband Larry wrote under the pen names of Harry and Elizabeth Lawrence. Zubarev, co-director/writer of the movie plans to reveal why he undertook this particular project and how the film differs from the book. Debra Lord Cooke and Richard Vernon, who play Elizabeth and Harry, have agreed to talk about what it was like bringing these characters to life on screen. Plus, George Bettinger and Nancy Lombardo, who portray Elizabeth’s friends, have been invited to join in the discussion. The film’s plot focuses on how two people rediscover their lost love after being divorced and estranged from each other for almost 20 years. Although this is a serious theme, the movie includes humor – and, of course, lots of romance!    

Short Film Awards

 CAKE: A Love Story earned First Place in the Short Film category at the NSAEN International Film Festival and an Award of Merit from IndieFest (for being “a notable artistic and technical production). It was also an Official Selection at the Toronto International Short Film Festival.