Archive for August, 2012

Summer 2012 At the Movies

Posted by flicknation on August - 31 - 2012

CLICK TO LISTEN: Dennis Willis looks back at the Summer of 2012. From The Dark Knight Rises to Dark Shadows, from Ted to Magic Mike, there were many notable films that defined the season. Plus, how to get a free copy of Dennis’ book American Popcorn: Hollywood and the War on Common Sense, Check it  [ Read More ]

Categories: KGO, Podcast

Flick Nation: Home Media Guide – 8/28/12

Posted by flicknation on August - 27 - 2012

CLICK TO LISTEN: This week on DVD, Blu-ray and VOD: The best thriller of the year (HINT: It’s not Battleship), a clever romantic comedy based on an advice book, the latest movies with Zac Efron, Kevin Kline and Diane Keaton, and hot TV seasons of The Walking Dead, Boardwalk Empire and Homeland. Hosted by Dennis  [ Read More ]

Categories: Home Media Guide, KGO, Podcast

Dennis Willis talks Movies on Portland’s KXL-FM News

Posted by flicknation on August - 17 - 2012

Dennis Willis joins Greg Jarrett on Portland’s KXL 101.1 FM to talk about the latest releases, upcoming fall releases, superhero flicks and lowbrow movies. CLICK TO DOWNLOAD AUDIO

Flick Nation: Home Media Guide – 8/14/12

Posted by flicknation on August - 14 - 2012

CLICK TO LISTEN: This week on DVD, Blu-ray and VOD: The Hunger Games launches a franchise, A Girl Walks into a Bar features a stellar cast and made history last year as the first of it’s kind, and Kill List features one of the most unexpected and twisted finales in years! Hosted by Dennis Willis.   [ Read More ]

Categories: Home Media Guide, KGO, Podcast

Flick Nation, Episode 39: Killer Bill

Posted by flicknation on August - 1 - 2012

  CLICK TO LISTEN: The career of Oscar-winning filmmaker William Friedkin is the focus of this special edition, which features an exclusive interview with the legendary director. Friedkin chats with Dennis Willis and Steve Wagner in detail about The Exorcist, the real-life story that inspired the classic film, organized religion, horror movies, and politics. Also,  [ Read More ]

Is Vertigo the Greatest Movie Ever?

Posted by flicknation on August - 1 - 2012

Dennis Willis joins Greg Jarrett on Portland’s KXL 101.1 FM to talk about Sight and Sound’s list of the Top 50 movies of all time. Is Vertigo really a better film than Citizen Kane? Are movie lists important, completely arbitrary … or both? CLICK TO DOWNLOAD AUDIO

Categories: Radio