Vic Morgenstein (formerly Vic Morgan) has been distributing gruesome Asian horror schlock and soft-core smut for years. His flagship video series, "Drunk Chicks" 1 through 6, consists ...
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Three ambitious, but naive, young women work together at a prestigious San Francisco law firm and deal with everyday problems including sexist supervisors, stern bosses, back-stabbing co-workers and cheating boyfriends.
After a devastating accident involving a freighter and an oil rig, NAIA Investigator Ellie Molaro is approached by an enigmatic man named Carter, who claims the event was planned, and part of a massive country wide conspiracy.
Following the death of CEO Robert Loring at precisely 10:44 pm, the FBI sends in Jordan Price, one of their best and brightest to solve the case. As other key executives are murdered at ... See full summary »
Frankie decides he's had enough with his life as a street thug living on a South London estate, and jets off to spain where he meets big time businessman Charlie, who's currently running ... See full summary »
Recently retired and living in Vancouver, Pete is estranged from his old life in Eastern Canada until he is brought back to Toronto and Nova Scotia by the news that his old best friend, Joey, has died.
Shattered windshields. Twisted wreckage. Last Exit is an action-suspense drama that tells the parallel stories of two ordinary women - one, a single mother barely supporting her handicapped... See full summary »
A dramatization inspired by the real-life events surrounding the recruitment and capture of Ahmed Ressam - aka the "Millennium Bomber". Ressam was convicted of smuggling a bomb into the ... See full summary »
Chris William Martin,
Vic Morgenstein (formerly Vic Morgan) has been distributing gruesome Asian horror schlock and soft-core smut for years. His flagship video series, "Drunk Chicks" 1 through 6, consists entirely of inebriated young women exposing their breasts. These low rent titles have earned Vic a comfortable living, and a less-than savory reputation; everywhere he goes, young men recognize his face from the DVD cases and lift their shirts to him in salute. Vic was willing to accept his complete lack of respectability so long as the money kept rolling in. But that all changed when picked up a low budget, art-house movie called The Unreasonable Truth About Butterflies at a second rate film festival. Butterflies, directed by total unknown Rufus Marquez, went on to become something of darling on the indie festival circuit. Vic got hooked on respectability and came to realize his new dream: to produce and distribute "respectable" indie films. The only snag is Vic is bereft of things like taste and vision... Written by
Phil Price & Myles Hainsworth
I'm really impressed with this show and with IFC. I accidentally started watching "The Business" because it was on after Laura Kightlinger's "Minor Accomplishments" show. I starting watching her show because I heard her plugging it on the Opie and Anthony radio show. The O&A radio show has a connection to her through Jim Norton who worked with her on HBO's "Lucky Louie" show. Anyway, once I tuned in, it wasn't long before I set my Tivo to record both of the IFC shows each week.
I'd previously seen an episode or two of "The Festival", which I guess was the precursor to "The Business", and it didn't really hold my attention. But now, after enjoying "The Business" so much, I'm wondering if I should have given "The Festival" more of an opportunity. That being said, I just added the DVD of "The Festival" to my Netflix queue.
Overall, I was very pleasantly surprised by the writing and acting. The dialog and interaction between characters really made me happy. I was also very impressed with the actors, most of whom were basically unknown to me, but they all did a great job. I should note that leaving such positive feedback is a departure for me as I'm typically very cynical and jaded. I just didn't realize that IFC was airing such quality content in the form of original (I think) series. I hope there will be more to come.
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