Z Channel - A Magnificent Obsession (2004)
Average Rating: 8/10
Reviews Counted: 13
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Release Date: Oct 13, 2004 Wide
Average Rating: 3.9/5
User Ratings: 1,656
The Z Channel wasn't America's first premium cable outlet specializing in feature films, and it wasn't the most commercially successful, but few, if any, had as strong an impact on the film industry or a more influential list of customers. Based in California and blanketing sections of the state dominated by the movie business, Z Channel had been operating for several years before former screenwriter Jerry Harvey took over as head of programming in 1980. Under the guidance of Harvey and his
Oct 13, 2004 Wide
Jun 27, 2005
...films like Z Channel help to further my education providing an enriching experience for any serious cineaste.
What comes across most is the deep affection that viewers continue to have for this pioneering cable channel.
A glass darkly held to watchers in the dark that succumb, now and again, to the rapture of the screen.
Xan Cassavetes' new documentary Z Channel: A Magnificent Obsession recaptures the thrill of catching a rare film on the channel.
How Z Channel affected the development and release of movies is interesting
This hugely entertaining documentary tells the surprisingly engrossing story of a beloved cable channel in Los Angeles.
Not only a terrific film to watch for video rental recommendations, it's simply a terrific film.
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