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The Cinema Snob Movie (2012)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Crime, Horror | Video 27 September 2012
When an exploitation filmmaker goes undercover as a pretentious film snob to obtain proper filming permits, he is thrust into a strange mystery surrounding the very secretive film commission.

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Ryan Mitchelle

Writer:

Brad Jones
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Cast

Cast overview:
Brad Jones Brad Jones ... Craig Golightly
Jake Norvell Jake Norvell ... Neil Hall
Jillian Zurawski Jillian Zurawski ... Nancy Phillips
Ryan Mitchelle Ryan Mitchelle ... Dan Phillips
Noah Antwiler Noah Antwiler ... Gene
Zachary La Voy Zachary La Voy ... Det. Adams
Sarah Gobble Sarah Gobble ... Candy (as Sarah Lewis)
Brian Irving Brian Irving ... Derek Silver
Ed Glaser Ed Glaser ... Chester
David Gobble David Gobble ... Arch Keating
Brian Lewis Brian Lewis ... Scott Backulah
Orlando Belisle Orlando Belisle ... Vladimir Jackson
Josh Sanders Josh Sanders ... Det Kelso
Samantha Allen Samantha Allen ... Neighbor
Alex Shryock Alex Shryock ... John Doe
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When an exploitation filmmaker goes undercover as a pretentious film snob to obtain proper filming permits, he is thrust into a strange mystery surrounding the very secretive film commission.

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Certificate:

Not Rated

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 September 2012 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Springfield, Illinois, USA

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Budget:

$16,000 (estimated)
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Color

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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

Although Brad Jones wrote, produced, and starred in this film, in 2018, he reviewed it in a two-part episode of The Cinema Snob (2007), which is a web series where he plays the same character that he does in this film. See more »

Goofs

In the roller rink parking lot, one cut has Gene's hair unbound then in the next cut his hair is pulled back into a ponytail. See more »

Quotes

Craig Golightly: ...the only thing we can do is to hope that our own films, be it an art film or be it a horror film, entertains someone...
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What to expect when you are expecting gold (Hooker with a heart of-variety)
1 October 2012 | by kuijiblobSee all my reviews

So this movie is the movie that finally usurps the shawshank redemption in the IMDb top 250 ratings? Interesting to say the least. After watching paranoia and all of Brad's other "quality" films i can say without a doubt that this movie Isn't THAT good. At least this movie has commentary tracks from 3 different sources which is more than most homemade films offer. Also it's good to see that it was handled by a more professional team than most of the other Brad Jones films. But still this fanboy-ism (not a word but should be) needs to stop. We all seen this when the dark knight rises came out as well which was only really an OK flick. I'm not even sure if all the people in that excited category are real people on this page. Like when you look at independent films and all the comments and threads on release day are obviously people who worked on the film itself. Not saying Brad would do something like that to draw attention to his film cause i'm sure that type of stuff irritates him as well but at least two of them are probably people making multiple accounts. Still as a whole the lighting was good and scenes really work when they work, except for some over saturation in the park scenes this was excellently shot. But come on now? A perfect 10? Be serious now people cause that stuff just ain't right. Didn't hate it but also felt amateurish but like I said it is still miles above "hooker with a heart of gold" or "paranoia" which is the only one i should be comparing it to since it was the only one that was actually sold on DVD as well. This is miles above all Brads other movies and deserves to be watched if you are a fan. Well done script that could have been executed better but did not disappoint with technical prowess far above and beyond anything seen in paranoia. I like that it tries to be not just for fans and tries to be it's own self contained movie. I can see what everyone who worked on it was going for but yeah if you aren't already a fan then you aren't gonna enjoy this.


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