If you like your online radio show extremely irreverent, funny as hell, insightful, and mature then the AMR Movie Show from AMR Entertainment Radio will be a program that will hit your sweet spot. We highly recommend this show to our Slice of SciFi fans but one cautionary note — not for the kiddies.
Coming out of the U.K., the show is hosted by Andrew Mackay and Richard Blanchette who take-off on various rants covering a whole band of topics ranging from staring at Andrew’s just-bought female genitalia to eating at the local posh restaurant in less than stellar attire, the guys then flow into talking about and review some of the latest movies and television programming (which makes for interesting listening since Andrew doesn’t watch much TV), as well as launching into some of their own created film and theatrical spoofs.
Andrew Mackay is very much a proponent of collaboration: his movies feature large casts and, as such, has built AMR into something of a hub for regular collaborative talent. He has gone on to write, produce and direct over ten short films. His very first film “Twisted Supernova” won the Best Film award at his college when he was just 16. He founded AMR Entertainment in January of 2002 specifically to produce films that challenge topical issues and satirize various industries. Andrew is currently providing the documentary web videos and “making of” material for “The Mutant Chronicles”. These videos can be found at the movie’s official site www.mutantchroniclesthemovie.com. In 2007, with AMR, Andrew completed his biggest movie to date “The Bureau of the Obvious”, and the new film “The Reunion”.
Richard Blanchette is an American who joined AMR Entertainment as co-host of the exceedingly popular AMR Movie Show when he and Andrew met back in May. Ever since then, they’ve become something of a conduit of knowledge and love for film, but sometimes these opinions are wildly crossed-eyed and they end up arguing. Great radio show stuff, as you can imagine. Richard has, by his own admission, been “A movie nutter” since he was very young and remembers meeting and chatting to Carl Sagan at a lecture in California when was only eleven. He even managed to interview Christopher Lee! Outside his love for all things movie, Richard is a man of many talents, holding a BSC in Engineering, A US National Certificate in automotive repair, Various types of Engine repair certificates (Including some from the US Army). He has also trained with a gun smith, holds a pyrotechnics license and is a self taught botanist, hydroponics gardener, agriculturist and horticulturist. Richard has also spent time as a US Army Medic which was followed by being a crew chief on an OH58-D(I) Kiowa Bell Jet Ranger.