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Fanbase Feature: 30th Anniversary Retrospective on ‘Edward Scissorhands’ (1990)

As a special feature of The Fanbase Weekly podcast, the Fanbase Feature focuses on and celebrates a specific element of geek culture.

In this Fanbase Feature, Fanbase Press co-founders Barbra and Bryant Dillon and special guests Phillip Kelly (writer, filmmaker, and Fanbase Press Contributor) and and Sandra Dimas (co-host – The Story Geeks podcast) participate in a thorough retrospective discussion regarding Edward Scissorhands (1990) in light of the film’s 30th anniversary, with topics including the inspiration for the film, its enchanting score by Danny Elfman, the talented cast, and more. (Beware: SPOILERS for Edward Scissorhands abound in this panel discussion!)

Cast members
: Phillip Kelly (writer, filmmaker, and Fanbase Press Contributor), Sandra Dimas (co-host – The Story Geeks podcast), Barbra Dillon (Fanbase Press Editor-in-Chief), and Bryant Dillon (Fanbase Press President, writer of Identity Thief, Something Animal)

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Theme Song Written and Performed by
: Adam WarRock

The Fanbase Weekly Theme Song Produced by: Mikal kHill

Episode Photo by: Bryant Dillon

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