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INTERVIEW – In Conversation With Alexander Williams (Attack of the Killer Sock, MCPHONEY PICTURES)

By Marty Mulrooney

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The talented man behind MCPHONEY PICTURES is a full-time dad, part-time actor and creator of many clever short films. He also went to university with the creator of Alternative Magazine Online (that would be moi) – so I was understandably delighted when he reached out to share his new short film with me. AMO is therefore proud to present an exclusive online interview with Alexander Williams where we discuss all things Attack of the Killer Sock!

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FILM REVIEW – City Island

By Marty Mulrooney

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City Island is an independent American comedy-drama written and directed by Raymond De Felitta. Starring Andy García (Ocean’s 11), Julianna Margulies (The Good Wife) and Emily Mortimer (Shutter Island), the film is set on City Island, a quaint fishing community on the outskirts of New York City. Here we meet the Rizzos, a dysfunctional family whose members all have secrets to hide and lies to tell.  Anchor Bay Home Entertainment released City Island on DVD in the UK on the 28th March 2011.

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FILM REVIEW – The Hunter

By Marty Mulrooney

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The Hunter is an Iranian film originally released in 2010, directed by internationally acclaimed director Rafi Pitts. Pitts also stars as main character Ali Avali, a man recently released from prison who is forced to work monotonous night shifts to support his wife and child. Suddenly, tragedy strikes when Ali’s family are involved in a police shootout. Pushed over the edge, Ali grabs his hunting rifle and positions himself above a busy city highway, taking aim at an approaching police car and sealing his fate forever… The Hunter was released on DVD  on the 28th February 2011 in the UK by Artificial Eye.

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