Songwriter (1984) – 117

Songwriter (1984)

  Welcome to today’s show, my name is John. As always you can subscribe to the show on iTunes or follow the links to social media in the podcast show notes. So please subscribe when you are finished listening. You can also go to snarkymoviereviews.com to read notes, bios, and other random movie thoughts. Today’s movie is Songwriter (1984). This movie is romping stomping Texas sized comedy with a country music soundtrack that is hard to beat. It’s also funny as heck. So, let’ jump right into the actors, with only two show veterans. Actors Returning Melinda Dillon played Honey Carder, the loving ex-wife of Doc Jenkins (Willie Nelson). Dillion was covered in Episode 95 – A Christmas Story (1983). Rip Torn was about the best I have ever seen him as Dino McLeish, a small-time promoter. Torn was covered in Episode 26 – Time Limit (1957). New Well, this guy, even though he’s got almost 50 credits, I’m not going to call him an actor. When he does have…

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A Christmas Story (1983) – Episode 95

A Christmas Story (1983)

  Welcome to today’s show, A Christmas Story (1983), my name is John. As always you can subscribe to the show on iTunes or follow the links to social media in the podcast show notes. You can also go to snarkymoviereviews.com to read notes, bios, and other random movie thoughts. Remember this show is completely free and independent. All I ask is that you jump over to iTunes and give me a review. Today’s movie is A Christmas Story (1983). It is a family friendly traditional holiday tale. Actors Melinda Dillon played the role of loving Mother Parker. Melinda was born in Hope, Arkansas in 1939. Melinda was working in improv when she made her film debut in The April Fool (1969). Her next role came seven years later with Bound for Glory (1976). Melinda is perhaps best known for the mother of a kidnapped son in Spielberg’s Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977). Other roles include Absence of Malice (1981), A Christmas Story (1983), Harry and the Hendersons…

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