Michael Pare on the Streets of Fire
Movie Meltdown – Michael Paré
This episode we sit down with actor Michael Paré and discuss his impressive and lengthy career. Plus we also rundown some of our personal favorites of Michael’s movies.
And as we dig into the films of John Carpenter in the 1990s, we also delve into… Eddie and the Cruisers, the camera knows where you’re going, The Blasters, Walter Hill, above reproach, werewolf movies, Bruce Dern, The Philadelphia Experiment, four days in full prosthetics, not everybody can be an actor, searching for cryptids, Jim Steinman, Tom Berenger, shooting on a virtual reality LED set, this is an artist, Village Of The Damned, Eric Red, Jane Goodall, you can’t say no to Diane Lane, Nix, Cigarette Burns, working in a kitchen, John Cafferty & The Beaver Brown Band, Willem Dafoe, Sacred Grounds, Crazy Times, Jeff Bridges, subconscious demons, flirting with girls, Dan Hartman, Bad Moon, Chevy Chase, the dog’s POV and the challenge of marketing an eclectic movie.
“I don’t know if anybody is prepared for their first time in Hollywood.”
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Battleship Pretension is a film discussion show and a film review website founded by Tyler Smith and David Bax. Beginning in March 2007, Battleship Pretension the show (known to fans simply as “BP”) embodies the type of laidback, free-flowing conversations had by lovers of film around the world. Battleship Pretension the website is dedicated to being a destination for those seeking worthwhile opinions on current releases, be they foreign, independent, studio pictures, theatrical, home video releases, etc. From its meager beginnings in Los Angeles, Battleship Pretension has amassed a worldwide audience and readership. From Germany to Korea to Australia, people have tuned in to share in Tyler and David’s love of film. As Battleship Pretension’s following continues to grow, the purpose remains the same: Reach out to the international cinephile community, invite them to join in the discussion and perhaps even start one of their own.