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Public Access (1993)

Cast: Ron Marquette, Larry Maxwell, Brandon Boyce, more...
Director: Bryan Singer
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Studio: Image Entertainment
Genre: Independent
Running Time: 86 min.
Languages: English
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This title is currently out of print.

Synopsis
Before making their Oscar-winning film The Usual Suspects, director Bryan Singer and writer Christopher McQuarrie made their first film -- this low-budget independent feature and Grand Jury Prize winner at the 1993 Sundance Film Festival. Public Access examines the power and dangers of mass media consumption upon a small-town community. Ron Marquette plays Whiley Pritcher, a stranger in the small community of Brewster, who lands a job as the host of a local public access call-in show. On his program he asks the simple question "What's wrong with Brewster?" and gets all manner of call-in complaints -- from discrimination at the school to political corruption at the town hall. Soon, Whiley becomes a local celebrity and an arbiter of public opinion. As his power grows, he makes a pact with Bob Hodges (Burt Williams), Brewster's mayor, and begins an affair with Rachel (Dina Brooks), the town librarian. ~ Paul Brenner, All Movie Guide

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This movies blows by seangrout March 8, 2003 - 9:21 PM PST
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11 out of 12 members found this review helpful
Don't waste your time on this direct-to-dvd stinker. The
synopsis makes it sound better than it is. I recall Usual
suspects being a pretty great movie - so I figured that
the 'collaborators' on that film might have something going
for them here... Wrong! The thing comes off like a cruddy
TV movie. The acting is weak, and the characters are not
interesting. I have no idea who that guy is in the picture
holding a shotgun - he's not even in the movie. Maybe he's
an irate filmgoer who thought this movie stunk & wants a
refund... or else!




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