Hollywood 360 podcast for the week of July 4th, 2020:



THE ADV. OF PHILIP MARLOWE 11-26-49 The Birds on the Wing / THE FRED ALLEN SHOW 1-20-46 w/ guest, George Jessel / CASEY, CRIME PHOTOGRAPHER 5-22-47 Pickup / FORT LARAMIE 3-4-56 The Shavetail / AVALON TIME 10-29-39 Expectant Father / X MINUS ONE 2-15-56 Skulking Permit / SARAH’S BACKSTAGE PASS Movie Reviews


HOLLYWOOD 360 is a 4-hour, nationally-syndicated radio show heard each week on great radio stations from coast-to-coast. Your host is Carl Amari, who has spent 40+ years as an award-winning TV, Radio and Film producer. Each week, Carl, and his co-host Lisa Wolf, present classic shows from radio’s golden age including: The Shadow, Jack Benny, Dragnet, Suspense, Gunsmoke, Inner Sanctum, Fibber McGee & Molly, The Whistler, The Great Gildersleeve and hundreds more. Michael Gastala is the show’s Executive Producer, Sarah Adamson is the show’s National Movie Critic and Carl’s ‘crabby’ brother Vince is the show’s jack-of-all-trades. HOLLYWOOD 360 is also heard each week in 168 countries on American Forces Radio’s most popular channel, The Voice.

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Sarah’s Backstage Pass

The Outpost (★★★★)

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Scott Eastwood stars in "The Outpost." Director Rod Lurie's excellent, riveting film, "The Outpost," a military thriller, is based on the bestselling book by Jake Tapper. In 2009, a relatively small group of US soldiers at American COP, (Camp Outpost Keating) in Kamdesh, Afghanistan, just 14 miles west of the…

Miss Juneteenth ★★★½ AND The Short History of the Long Road ★★★

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Hello Summer! I have two film reviews, first up, “Miss Juneteenth,” it’s centered on the ‘Miss Juneteenth’ pageant in Fort Worth, Texas. Writer-director Channing Godfrey Peoples grew up in Texas, where teenagers compete for the crown of Miss Juneteenth. The beauty pageant winners are offered scholarships to historic black universities, in…

The Last Dance (ESPN) 10 Episode Series

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  “The Last Dance” is a 10 Part Documentary Series by ESPN that debuted June 2020, covering Michael Jordan’s extraordinary basketball career with the Chicago Bulls dynasty. Leaving no stone uncovered, Jordan’s interviews along with the interviews of the Bulls players, and others such as Scottie Pippin, Steve Kerr Dennis…

Dads (★★★★) and Artemis Fowl (★★½)

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Happy Father's Day weekend! First up "Dads," it's a comedy and documentary film centered on dads by director Bryce Dallas Howard, Ron Howard's daughter. The film premiered in Toronto in 2019. I was able to attend the opening and interview Ron Howard and his daughter Bryce on the Red Carpet…