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Released 2009
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With a great subject and a wonderful cast including Philip Seymour Hoffman and Kenneth Branagh, Richard Curtis’s 2009 comedy-drama should have a bigger following. Its release was complicated by studio cuts and a title change which, for once, seems to have helped the film find its audience. Hoffman is a rebellious DJ broadcasting from an off-shore radio station and Branagh plays the stuffed-shirt determined to shut him down.

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About Mick Garris

Mick Garris produced and directed a segment for Nightmare Cinema, the spine-tingling horror event of the summer. Previously, Mick created the Masters of Horror hour-long cable series of fright films helmed by well-known genre directors, including himself.  Numerous screenplay assignments led to a career in directing, and he is perhaps best known for his long association with Stephen King, whose novels The Stand and The Shining have been translated by Garris into well-received mini-series. Mick authored the book, “Development Hell”, which can be ordered from Amazon.com at this link! Mick’s recent books “Snow Shadows,” “Tyler’s Third Act,” “Ugly” and “SALOME” are now out from Cemetery Dance. Mick also executive produced Unbroken for Universal Pictures, based on Laura Hillenbrand’s book on Louis Zamperini with Angelina Jolie directing

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Allan Arkush

I couldn’t agree more.Good one Mick for an undersign rock classic And a shout out to Still Crazy. You are doing the Lord’s work.