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HOLLYWOOD 360 is a 5-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, bring you the showbiz extravaganza of trivia, showbiz news, fun games and classic radio shows 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 Fabelmans (PG-13) ★★★★

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By far, the anticipation of Steven Spielberg's film "The Fabelmans" to premiere at this year's Toronto International Film Festival was sky high! It's not off to say Steven Spielberg sincerely phones home — as "The Fabelmans," his artificially titled family substituting for "The Spielbergs," is a memoir centering on his early…

Weird: The Al Vankovic Story ★★★½ Ticket to Paradise (PG-13) ★★★

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Daniel Radcliffe is "Weird" Al Yankovic in this highly exaggerated story of his early childhood and rises to fame as a parody singer and accomplished accordion player. The film opened in Toronto to packed crowds, of which I arrived 45 minutes early for my film critic screening and was turned…

Film Fest 919 Film Festival Chapel Hill, NC Wrap

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Film Fest 919, Celebrates 5 Years  * The following article has additions that do not appear in the Alliance of Women Film Journalist article that was posted October 31, 2022, the additions are from Sarah's personal experience as a film critic, board member and participant in the festival along with festival…

Black Adam The Good Nurse Film Fest 919

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Yes, "Black Adam," Dwayne Johnson has been freed from his tomb for almost 5,000 years and is ready to seek justice for his people of Kahndaq with his colossal powers. "Black Adam" sets up the realm of the "DC Extended Universe" with a surprise during the middle of the ending…

Lyle, Lyle Crocodile

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"Lyle, Lyle Crocodile" It's based on the beloved children's book series by Bernard Warber. The story begins in New York City, with a lively magician, Hector P. Valenti, played by Academy Award winner Javier Bardem. He dreams of being on a national talent show and finds a singing baby alligator…

Moonage Daydream, Sidney

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"Moonage Daydream" is playing in theaters, and the IMAX it's a documentary centering on David Bowie and his roles as a musician, painter, actor, and world traveler. Director Brett Morgen paints an intriguing portrait through Bowie's interviews that span decades. Clips are shown that might have influenced David Jones as…

Hocus Pocus 2 (PG) ★★★

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Oh yes, those Sanderson Sisters are back casting their spells! The wait is over; after 29 years, "Hocus Pocus 2" has dropped on Disney+. Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, and Kathy Najimy, the witchy sisters, are summoned back to Salem by way of the Black Flame Candle. Three high school…

The Greatest Beer Run Ever (R) ★★★

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The year is 1967 in Inwood, NY a Merchant Marine on leave, John ‘Chickie’ Donohue (Zac Efron), annoys his dad by sleeping late after hanging out all night with buddies at Doc Fiddler’s (Bill Murray) bar. His neighborhood friends are coming home from Vietnam in a casket—with the urging of…