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Channels (2008)

Not Rated | | Romance | 2008 (USA)
A writer/producer is about to make a big career jump and has a lot of activity going on in his life. But, emotionally, he's dead. Through a fantastical event, he meets someone. They fall in... See full summary »

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Kimberly Oja ...
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Walter
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Niles
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Ed Packard
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Megan Phillips
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Frank Abbedessa ...
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Amber Barretto ...
Jullianne
Paul Bogh ...
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A.D.
Charlotte Christian ...
Black's assistant (as Charlotte Goerges)
Dominick Clark ...
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Lilly
Andy Duncan ...
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A writer/producer is about to make a big career jump and has a lot of activity going on in his life. But, emotionally, he's dead. Through a fantastical event, he meets someone. They fall in love. She wants to defy logic and hop on the passing train of time with him. He lets his mind rationalize and hesitates. She is gone and he finds himself in a desperate race to get her back. Will the magic that brought them together be strong enough to reunite them, or is it too long? Written by Jay Stein

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If you believe in something strong enough, it can be real.

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Private School
Music, Lyrics and Vocals by Daryl Orenge
Produced at Procrastinato Studios
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Witty, wonderfully romantic, with a bit of quantum physics thrown in!
7 August 2008 | by See all my reviews

CHANNELS feels like the best of the old-fashioned films. But is was made recently and it is wonderfully crafted and sophisticated. A passionate, charming, witty, romantic story about a love transcending space and time. In the finely written screenplay by writer/director Nat Christian, the lead character, "Black", also played by Christian, is a busy producer on the rise. But he really doesn't have a spark in his life. He meets "Katherine", played by the beautiful Kim Oja, and together their chemistry keeps you glued to the screen.

Christian, a mesmerizing talent, gives the character of Black charm and cynicism, and is deliciously romantic when he meets Oja. He is fun and tragic at the same time. One immediately connects with his character.

Oja, displays great skill in playing comedy, coupled with moving scenes of reflective sadness. The two of them captivate the screen.

The whole cast - John Kassir, Taylor Negron, Joan Van Ark and the wonderful Edward Asner - plays every role with precision.

The beautiful photography by Michael Hardwick never gets in the way of the characters. Visual FX sequences by Duane Condor add mood. Rossanno Galante's score is sweeping.

I was quite moved. Lots to think about in this unusual love story. Maybe even a little bit of quantum physics!


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