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Michael Ritchie

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Downhill Racer (1969) By Michael Ritchie

The Sixth Dimension

Darren Statman and I look at the New Hollywood classic DOWNHILL RACER (1969) starring Robert Redford.

1hr 31mins

18 May 2020

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118 - Luke Nuto, Glue Society & Michael Ritchie, Revolver

Producers' Happy Hour

In this episode...We chat with Luke Nuto, creative director from Glue Society, and Michael Ritchie, Managing Director/Executive Producer at Revolver. These gents are both located in Australia, and they have plan on how to move forward with film and experiential production once it is safe to do so. A very inspiring conversation.The Beginning of the End of Bullshithttps://www.linkedin.com/pulse/beginning-end-bullshit-gary-goldhammer/Donate Bloodhttps://nybloodcenter.org/donate-blood/TopicsCovid-19, Humanity, Experiential, CommercialsVoice MemoEric CotaProducer, 22 West Mediahttps://www.linkedin.com/in/ericchristophercotaInterview GuestsLuke NutoCreative Director, Glue Societyhttps://gluesociety.com/Michael RitchieManaging Director/Executive Producer, Revolverhttp://revolver.ws/Take Actionwww.producershappyhour.com/take-actionRob Bluemke - Sound Mixer/EngineerShow Editorwww.robertbluemke.comChristopher Daniels - Creative DirectorLogo & Artwork Designwww.misterstyles.comKyle Puccia - Commercial/Theatrical Music ComposerIntro/Outro Musicwww.kylepuccia.comFollow the HostsSister Christian KendrickInsta: @sisterchristianrocksWebsite: www.sisterchristianproduces.comLawrence T. LewisInsta: @lawrenceltlProducing: www.lawrencetlewis.comVoice Over: www.voiceoflawrence.comShare Your StoryEmail: producershappyhour@gmail.com


7 Apr 2020

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Fletch Lives (1989) | Michael Ritchie

Around the World in 80s Movies

Fletch (Chevy Chase) quits his job as an investigative reporter when he learns he has inherited his aunt's expansive plantation estate in Louisiana called Belle Isle.  Unfortunately, he arrives to find that the property is completely run down through many years of lack of upkeep, though there are offers for the land from mysterious sources. When the executor of the will ends up dead in Fletch's bed, he becomes the top suspect in the murder. He soon learns that the reason for foul play is likely because someone out there desperately wants Fletch off of the property, with the main suspect being a local television evangelist Jimmy Lee Farnsworth (R. Lee Ermey), who has plans for the land to expand his Bible-based theme park. Fletch decides to put his nose for sleuthing to good use to get to the bottom of who wants the land bad enough to be willing to kill for it, and why. Michael Ritchie returns to direct this sequel to 1985's Fletch.


9 Nov 2019

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Fletch (1985) | Michael Ritchie

Around the World in 80s Movies

Chevy Chase plays a Los Angeles Times investigative reporter named Irwin M. Fletcher (he prefers to be called by his nickname, “Fletch”) under the pseudonym of Jane Doe. While working undercover trying to uncover the secret to a major beachside drug ring, Fletch is approached by a wealthy businessman named Alan Stanwyk (Tim Matheson) who thinks he is a transient and makes him an offer of $50,000 to kill him. The story is that he has bone cancer and doesn’t want to be around to enjoy the most painful aspects of the disease and wants his wife to get the insurance on it by getting killed. Sensing another scoop, Fletch agrees and soon learns that the two stories he is covering are almost one and the same. Michael Ritchie directs this silly but witty comedy.


2 Nov 2019

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Gilbert Cates, Sheldon Epps and Michael Ritchie Discuss Critics & Arts Coverage

@ This Stage Podcast

Tuesday, Jan. 27 representatives of three of LA's larger theaters gather to discuss critics and arts coverage with Larry Mantle on KPCC. [...] The post Gilbert Cates, Sheldon Epps and Michael Ritchie Discuss Critics & Arts Coverage appeared first on At This Stage.

29 Jan 2009

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Michael Ritchie (#34) December, 2004

ATW - Downstage Center

Michael Ritchie, artistic director of Los Angeles' Center Theatre Group, talks about taking the reins of the city's largest theatre organization and considers his tenure as head of the acclaimed Williamstown Theatre Festival in this interview that caught Ritchie amidst his transition between these two esteemed companies. Original air date - December 17, 2004.


9 Aug 2006