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The Return of the DVD Gurus

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Jason Heck and Mitch Brian return with their favorite thriller films involving ordinary people thrown into extraordinary circumstances.By Up to Date

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The DVD Gurus return with a show for all of us ordinary folks who wonder if life will stay that way.

Mitch's Picks:

Repulsion
Deep Red
Marathon Man

Jason's Picks:

The Fugitive
Charade
The Most Dangerous Game

Listen to other "thriller-themed" Video/DVD Guru broadcasts:

September 29, 2006: Amateur Detectives
April 20, 2007: Femme Fatales
March 16, 2007: Police Thrillers

?Additional Information:

Mitch Brian has written screenplays and teleplays for major Hollywood studios, television networks and independent producers. He co-created and wrote episodes for Batman: The Animated Series and co-wrote the NBC miniseries The '70s. He has written screenplays for directors Chris Columbus, Oliver Stone and Robert Schwentke, as well as producers Geena Davis, Mike Medavoy and Dino De Laurentiis. Brian directed the award-winning short film James Ellroy's Stay Clean as well as Hang Ups and Rhubarb Pie. He contributed essays to Harper Collins' The Book of Lists: Horror and teaches screen writing and film studies at the University of Missouri, Kansas City.
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When not commenting on cinema with Steve Kraske and Mitch Brian, Jason Heck is a film critic for the Kansas City Star as well as a part-time clerk at Hollywood at Home, Kansas City's oldest movie store.? He enjoys windsurfing, backgammon, and women who aren't afraid to cry, and finds traveling a breeze as he's a licensed airplane pilot.? His fantasy crushes include Famke Janssen, TV's Wonder Woman, and Cate Blanchett.? His favorite films include Lawrence of Arabia, Black Belt Jones, The Big Combo, and Pee-wee's Big Adventure

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