Confessions of a Movie Addict

con-movie-addidctKeep Betty Jo’s book close, folks. This time on BTS Entertainment Corner, we’re talking books…I mean movies…I mean both!

“Confessions of a movie addict” by Betty Jo Tucker is a sheer pleasure to read. If you love movies, you’ll love this book. You will also want to keep this book nearby forever, just in case you need a quick look at a movie review. There’s no way to remember them all and Betty Jo’s personal stories only add to the enjoyment of this book. Keep her close, folks!!!

Betty Jo Tucker is not only a film critic, she also had a short film made about the love story between she and her husband called, strangely enough, “Cake: A Love Story” which was one of the top films in the inaugural year of the NSAEN Online Film Festival (2017).



A Life Story with Everything but the Movie Stuff Edited Out!  

Pueblo, CO. (March 2, 2019)– “If Oscars were given out for the funniest book of the year, CONFESSIONS OF A MOVIE ADDICT, by Betty Jo Tucker would win hands down,” says film historian James Colt Harrison. Although published in 2001, this fun read continues to entertain film fans.

In her life-at-the-movies memoir, film critic Tucker chronicles a love affair with movies that’s lasted over half a century. Although personal movie-related anecdotes abound in her CONFESSIONS, Tucker also takes readers behind the scenes of the entertainment industry, sharing her favorite celebrity interviews and revealing sometimes hilarious encounters with movie stars and directors. Published by Wheatmark, CONFESSIONS OF A MOVIE ADDICT features such added attractions as Tucker’s list of favorite movie-related books and Web sites as well as her reviews of over 70 films released during 2000 and 2001 A.D.

CONFESSIONS OF A MOVIE ADDICT won first place in the memoir category at the 2012 Royal Dragonfly Book Awards, earning a perfect score from the judges.  

Tucker writes film commentary for the Colorado Senior Beacon and serves as lead critic for ReelTalk Movie Reviews ( as well as host of Movie Addict Headquarters on BlogTalkRadio. Writing as Elizabeth and Harry Lawrence, she and her husband Larry co-wrote It Had To Be Us, an award-winning romantic memoir that became a movie titled CAKE: A Love Story, which earned First Place in the short film category at the NSAEN International Online Film Festival and is now available on Amazon Prime.

CONFESSIONS OF A MOVIE ADDICT is available in paperback or E-book format at


Betty Jo Tucker


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