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The stories behind and in front of the camera from your favorite films and streaming series of the 60's, 70's, 80's and today. Featuring the Columbo Cinematic Universe, notable guests, and never a commercial.  

Oct 4, 2022

Jason is joined by frequent FCAC contributor Richard Brown as they discuss David Cronenberg's atypical (for Cronenberg) film of Stephen King's novel "The Dead Zone".  A deep celebration of this extraordinary film and the Oscar-worthy (and criminally ignored) performance of Christopher Walken, this episode...

Sep 27, 2022

The making of George Lucas' first 'Star Wars' film is an incredible saga unto itself.

The global success of 'Star Wars' and how it changed the film business forever is an incredible saga unto itself.

The industry advancements in technology pioneered by Lucas' special effects shop Industrial Light and Magic is an...

Sep 20, 2022

Current events lead me to revisit 'The Queen' (2006), which, in addition to being an actor's movie of the highest caliber, offers a more nuanced appraisal of its subjects than I think it gets credit for. 

In the popular imagination, this film is probably considered a film that is sympathetic to the Queen and to the...

Sep 13, 2022

Summer's over and it's time to transition to winter and that means SKI FILMS.

Avoiding pap like "Ski School" and "Hot Dog: The Movie" we are instead taking up a listener suggestion to pod about 'Aspen Extreme'...a film I quote comedically (and to generally blank stares) all the time.  Turns out this movie's actually...

Aug 30, 2022

Michael Mann's 'Heat' is many things; intensely beloved Los Angeles crime saga, De Niro-and-Pacino-onscreen-together curiosity, technically brilliant filmmaking accomplishment, both genre-defining and genre-busting, a tour-de-force of casting, atour-de-force of acting, a tour-de-force of directing, writing, editing,...