They Shoot Movies, Don't They? (2000)
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Release Date: Aug 23, 2000 Wide
Average Rating: 3/5
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They Shoot Movies, Don't They? is a "pseudo-documentary" about Tom Paulson (Tom Wilson), a filmmaker attempting to get financing to complete his feature film, entitled "Mirage." The director, Frank Gallagher, narrates, describing how Paulson was a hot baseball prospect before an injury ended his athletic career. Paulson then turned to film, and got a development deal at Universal right out of college. Frustrated with waiting for the studio to approve one of his projects, Paulson gave up his
Aug 23, 2000 Wide
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... Tom Paulson was ultimately done in by his fear of failure and success (and a clever script for the making of a film called Mirage.)
I can only recommend Movies for those who have a desire to fund independent films.
This is not a pretty picture of Hollywood at all, and this, not the hook of the hoax, is why we keep watching.
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