When a headstrong filmmaker gets a lowly job at the worst film production house in town, he leads a disillusioned film crew into hijacking their company's latest movie, filming a better version behind the back of their overbearing director. Written by
In the fantasy action sequence when Miles imagines breaking into Steiner's office and cracking the password to his computer files, a photo appears briefly on the desktop of Steiner's computer of actor David Loftus in a pirate hat and eyepatch. Loftus supplied the photo from a pirate-themed wedding of a cousin of his in response to director Sean Parker's request for something goofy. See more »
When Ren Fields flees the transit train, hazy reflections of bystanders are visible in one of the train windows. However, no one is there. Non-actor bystanders had wandered through the shot, requiring them to be digitally removed. While surrounding detail allowed them to be realistically painted out of the shot, the reflections remained, leaving an unintended ghostly effect. See more »
[as "Jack Derringer," speaking the final lines of the movie within the movie, "Marauders of the Door of Doom"]
"You're the most amazing woman I've ever found... in this jungle.
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This was a cute film done on a low budget in and around the Portland, Oregon area. Some of the indoor scenes are a little too dimly lit, but the acting was good, as was the soundtrack. I laughed out loud a number of times while watching it. The co-directors are both relatively young and have done a number of shorter films before. This is professionally directed, professionally acted and professionally shot. Yes, there are some of the usual clichés here but they do not belabor any point and the pace moves along pretty well. A number of good local actors were used as well as some non-actors. It was so well done, though, that there is no taste of amateur anywhere in it.
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