UNFINISHED BUSINESS: DEEP DIVE – THE GOLDEN CHILD (1986)

The chosen one of this week’s Unfinished Business TELEVISION DEEP DIVE is Eddie Murphy’s first attempt at a PG-13 fantasy adventure, THE GOLDEN CHILD. How did a serious detective story intended for Mel Gibson become a Beverly Hills Cop-like comedy vehicle for Eddie? Plus we share our first experiences with the movie, how it was supposed to launch an Indiana Jones-like franchise for Eddie, and who the other A-list filmmakers that Eddie sought for this misunderstood epic.

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SUPERMAN LOVER: A Music Video Parody

This is an experimental parody shot pre-pandemic to showcase our love for DC Comics and the Justice League. It is not intended to be taken seriously…. at all.

“SUPERMAN LOVER”

Directed by André Joseph

Concept by André Joseph & Michael Schiavo

Based on the song “Superman Lover” by Johnny ‘Guitar’ Watson from the album “Ain’t That a Bitch”

CAST
SUPERMAN – Frank Santanastaso
BATMAN – Michael Schiavo
ROBIN – Gaspare Randazzo
WONDER WOMAN – Xandra Stegmaier
GREEN LANTERN – Albert Albanese
SUPERGIRL – Tori Smith

Production Assistant Chris Galassi

Visual Effects by Stormsvisual

Filmed on location in Staten Island, NY.

Footage from SUPERMAN: THE MOVIE and LOIS & CLARK owned by Warner Bros.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS: DEEP DIVE – THE HEAVENLY KID (1985)

On this edition of Unfinished Business Television’s DEEP DIVE, hosts Jeff Gallashaw and André Joseph look back at a little 80s cult classic, THE HEAVENLY KID. This reverse Back to the Future meets Teen Wolf meets Heaven Can’t Wait stars Lewis Smith (BUCKAROO BANZAI), Jason Gedrick (IRON EAGLE), Mark Metcalf (ANIMAL HOUSE), an unknown Jane Kaczmarek before MALCOLM IN THE MIDDLE, and the legendary Richard Mulligan. Armed with a surprisingly hot soundtrack by George Duke, how did this charming romantic comedy get lost in the shuffle? Find out and learn more!

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Past AJ Epyx Short Films Free to Watch on Vimeo

As part of our 15th year in business, we are now re-releasing some of our past short films on Vimeo for free to our fans and followers. This is our thanks to your loyal support on these productions. Among the films we are now making public are 2005’s THE EVIL SOCIETY, 2013’s NIGHT STREAM, and 2014’s TEMPTED. Watch them all today on the AJ Epyx Vimeo Channel.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS: DEEP DIVE – THE TRUMAN SHOW (1998)

This DEEP DIVE episode of Unfinished Business Television takes a look back at the 90s classic that reshaped Jim Carrey’s career, THE TRUMAN SHOW. You may have seen it many times. You might even have studied it in film school. But why do we keep returning to Peter Weir’s sci-fi dramedy after all these years and learn something new upon every viewing? Find out here and learn not only the original vision of screenwriter Andrew Niccol but also the many deleted scenes that could have reshaped this unforgettable classic.

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UNFINISHED BUSINESS: DEEP DIVE – BAD COMPANY (2002)

Black History Month rolls on as Unfinished Business DEEP DIVES into the most mismatched buddy action movie in American history: 2002’s BAD COMPANY starring Chris Rock and the Oscar winning Sir. Anthony Hopkins! Why did superproducer Jerry Bruckheimer think this paring would work under the direction of the legendary Joel Schumacher? Plus we discuss our actual dream cast for this movie, debate Chris Rock’s film career, and more!

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PRICELESS Now Available on Amazon Prime Video

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, AJ Epyx Productions’ first feature film from 2008, PRICELESS, is now available to stream on Amazon Prime Video for customers in the U.S. and the U.K.! This is a newly remastered version of the film in full HD with a slightly shorter run time than the previous releases.

For those unfamiliar with the film written and directed by Andre’, the story follows a womanizing jewel thief (Andre’ Joseph) who tries to reform his ways by reuniting with his former girlfriend-turned-single mother (Tasha Perri) while running from vicious mobsters. The film features Anthony Mangano from Green Book; Bernard “Pretty Purdie who is the world’s most recorded drummer best known for working with Aretha Franklin, Steely Dan, and countless other artists (Also has a huge following in Japan); A.J. Pero the late drummer of the 80s rock band Twisted Sister; Mohamed Dione who played Whoopi Goldberg’s son in a famous episode of Law & Order: Criminal Intent; Lisa Regina from The Sopranos; Robert Clohessy from  Boardwalk Empire and Blue Bloods; Brandon Hannan from The Sopranos; Aesha Waks from Gotham; Laneya Wiles from Gimme Shelter.

Rent or buy PRICELESS today. Watch the original trailer below:

UNFINISHED BUSINESS: DEEP DIVE – KINDERGARTEN COP (1990)

Unfinished Business DEEP DIVES into this guilty pleasure of a childhood classic in Arnold Schwarzenegger’s hit comedy KINDERGARTEN COP directed by Ivan Reitman. Of all Schwarzenegger movies, what made this one the golden source for memes and celebrity prank call soundboards throughout the years? And the guys try to answer the immortal question: WHO IS YOUR DADDY AND WHAT DOES HE DO?

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UNFINISHED BUSINESS: DEEP DIVE – THE SECRET OF MY SUCCESS (1987)

The final deep dive of Unfinished Business for 2021 is a nostalgic trip back to NYC in the late 80s with the Michael J. Fox corporate screwball comedy THE SECRET OF MY SUCCESS. Released in 1987, it was one of Fox’s few hits outside the Back to the Future trilogy and came out during the height of his fame as the star of NBC’s Family Ties. Hosts Jeff Gallashaw and Andre Joseph of AJ Epyx Productions look back to see if it’s as good as they remember it with some eye-opening trivia along the way.

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UNFINISHED BUSINESS: DEEP DIVE – RUNNING SCARED (1986)

Unfinished Business takes a DEEP DIVE into Peter Hyams’ highly underrated buddy cop action-comedy of the 80s, RUNNING SCARED, Billy Crystal’s first lead role co-starring the legendary Gregory Hines. Learn about our earliest memories of a picture that spawned the Michael McDonald chart-topper, “Sweet Freedom”, who was originally considered for the leads, what the studio had originally planned for a sequel, and hosts Jeff Gallashaw and Andre´ Joseph of AJ Epyx Productions beg the question: Is it as good as we remembered it to be?

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