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Guest Artist

Guest Artist is a movie starring Jeff Daniels, Thomas Macias, and Richard McWilliams. The story of a young man coming face to face with his hero (Jeff Daniels) and exploring the tangled relationship between the dreams of youth and...

Running Time
1 hours 14 minutes
480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
Timothy Busfield
Jeff Daniels
Richard McWilliams, Thomas Macias, Erika Slezak, Jeff Daniels
Audio Languages
日本語, اللغة_العربية, English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
Japanese, اللغة_العربية, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

The story of a young man coming face to face with his hero (Jeff Daniels) and exploring the tangled relationship between the dreams of youth and the wisdom of age.

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Sharon Lawson

This movie is not for everybody. In fact I don't think that anyone who hasn't seen the film already has enough context. This film is about the birth of Scientology in the 1960's. It is about a man, John Travolta, who is a Scientologist, and is one of the two major characters of the film. His mother (Wendy Donahue) has left him, and he goes to live with his father (Vince Vaughn). He is forced to take a job in a church, and later starts a relationship with a woman named Joan. This movie is so much about Scientology, and how it affected John Travolta's life. The story itself is very depressing. John Travolta doesn't seem to like Scientology, so it's interesting to see what he does when he is a Scientologist. He starts to take all his anger out on this woman, and the result is heartbreaking. This film is definitely not for everyone. However, if you want a better understanding of the true nature of Scientology, and what it has done to John Travolta and Wendy Donahue, this movie is for you. I thought that this movie was excellent.

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Michael W.

Well it seems to me that all these reviewers are simply on some side of the fence. The film is great, the story is compelling, the acting is terrific. The movie is not heavy on drama, but it does have some strong dramatic moments. I don't think that it's meant to be serious, nor is it meant to be a comedy. It's a very powerful movie, and one that I would recommend to any movie lover.

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Matthew Gonzales

I found this film to be an excellent documentary that explores the social and political aspects of the 1960s civil rights movement. It is well worth seeing. The movie is very well done, and has many moving parts. The film is very well made, and shows the power of a simple idea to change the world.

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Brenda R.

I am glad to see that there are still many people alive who think and act differently than the rest of the world. They see the struggle for truth as a normal thing, and so they must be living in a parallel universe, and then we see what they do and how they think about it. They see the world as they see it and the world as they want it to be. That's the beauty of this film. There is only one point in the film where it tries to persuade the audience that the world is a bad place. It is when O'Connor tells a story of how she went to her mother in prison and she said that he had been using her mother's heroin. That is where the point of view comes from. I've always felt that people who try to tell the truth should not have to hide behind the gun or the knife, because they are all the same.

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Douglas Gray

The coldness of the survivors' environment is so convincing that we seem to be in the game, which is where the emotions come from. The music is almost like a soundtrack. The lighting is very dark in this film, I don't think the director had much choice but to use dark. I really don't understand what the critics had against it but the most interesting aspect of the film is the way the directors interpret the relationships between the characters. In the end we see how all the characters just want to live their lives and live the one day of the movie. Sometimes in reality people would be like that, but it is so weird to see them doing that in a game. I think the directors did a very good job and I hope they continue the work.

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Joseph R.

I had the chance to see this film at a local independent film festival and I was thoroughly impressed. From the opening credits to the closing credits, it was wonderful. The dialog and acting were perfectly understated, with neither a flamboyant chorus of interlopers nor cheap stylized black comedy. It truly reflected the times and the lives of its characters. Many of the actors had very brief but memorable screen time, and most of the film was within a half hour of its time. To sum up, I felt that I had "lived" the lives of its characters. And, they made it all seem so easy and natural, as if they were totally honest and true to themselves. The other aspect of the film I was very impressed with was the cinematography. It was beautifully shot and the scenes were shot very well. I thought that they truly captured the film perfectly, as if the director were actually there with the actors and shot everything that they said and did. Overall, this is a film that truly had me feeling the drama, the pain, the fear, and all the emotions. It was a joy to see and learn from, and I hope to see more films of this quality. I highly recommend it, and it is one of my new favorite films.

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Tammy Hansen

Nicky (Naomi Watts), is a young woman with a young daughter. She works in an office and finds herself being stalked by a man in a hooded sweatshirt. He calls her name and she says hello. It is later found that he is using a GPS device to track her every move. There is something terribly wrong with this young woman. The film shows the normalcy of her life in a very realistic way. The main character is vulnerable but she is confident and strong. She is manipulative but also very confident. She doesn't have a problem with her mother. She doesn't have a problem with her life and her work. She just needs someone to understand her. This is a real film that deals with real issues. It is an anti-hero film with a strong anti-hero character.

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You're not going to see a masterpiece, but you're going to see a very engaging film. A pleasure to watch and to enjoy the nuances of every scene. The performances are very well thought out and it's so easy to get sucked into their performances. Some of the directing is very impressive. This is a film that doesn't take itself too seriously, and the film makers didn't try to pretend to be someone else or make you feel like it was really a story about a family, it's about what it means to be human. It's about how people can be so much more then what you think they are, and the characters are also so well thought out, that they can really tell the story in an entertaining way. It's a very enjoyable film to watch and I highly recommend it. 10/10

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Karen S.

This film was amazing. I have never seen a film quite like it. I have heard this movie described as a 'coming of age' film, but I do not think that there is a single teen movie that comes close to this one. It's hard to put into words, but it's a film that will stick with you forever. It will leave you feeling moved and changed, both emotionally and mentally. The acting was great. The story was brilliant, the character's were well drawn and just the way that the story was told, the way that it was told, the way that it was told. This film was incredibly emotional, but at the same time, it was incredibly powerful and stunning. I don't know how many people saw this movie before it was released, but I definitely would recommend it to any one who likes films that make you think.

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Nancy D.

This is the best movie I've seen in a long time. I've been a fan of Josh and his work since I saw him in A Perfect Getaway. I am so happy that he is getting the recognition that he deserves. The story was very interesting, the acting was superb, and the camera work was flawless. This movie is the real deal. It has everything a movie should have. It's a must see!

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Bombs are falling. Soldiers are being shot. All of a sudden, a series of bombings starts, the Pentagon, the White House, the Washington Monument and all other places. It's a war of terror and the CIA wants to avoid this war of terror because they want a peace treaty with Iran. Well, I can't imagine any other possible reaction. The movie is a masterpiece. The cinematography, the music, the acting, the story, the cast. everything is perfect, and if you haven't seen it, you should. 10 out of 10

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Danielle M.

It's really hard to believe that this movie was made by the same guy who made "The Matrix", but this movie is actually really good. It's a movie that you can watch with your family and be entertained. The story is a little slow at first, but once you get into the movie, you will find it to be very enjoyable. The acting is excellent. There are several performances that are very good. I think this movie is definitely worth watching. The DVD has an extra that is very interesting, and I recommend watching it. My rating for this movie is 9/10.

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Jeffrey Dixon

Do you remember when the Bush was elected and then saw the failed years? What was the feeling when you saw the last moments of it? That feeling of being disappointed and mad? I was so shocked and confused and didn't know what to do or say. My family and I watched it together, and it was such a relief to be able to watch a movie where I felt more connected to the characters and was able to be part of this family, even though I knew they were not going to survive. It has a good story, good acting, good directing, good music, and a great ending. I feel like it is one of the best movies I have ever seen, because it was able to make me feel things I wouldn't feel while watching it normally, and not only that, but it showed me what the world was like in 1999 and how they dealt with what they saw on TV and how they would deal with their own social issues. It was an amazing movie, and it will be one of my favorites for years to come. If you can, watch it and experience the story for yourself. 9/10

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Julie K.

I'm a big fan of the movie. It's a great film. I have watched it several times and it keeps getting better each time. The story is about two siblings, one of them is a big trouble maker and the other is a normal kid. The story revolves around them trying to get their lives together and make the best of it. The acting is very good. Every actor gives a great performance. The story is a good one. I have never seen such a movie before. It has some scary moments and some funny moments. The acting is really good. I recommend this movie to everyone. I give this movie a 9/10.

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Jesse Olson

One of the best movies I have ever seen. I have seen it 4 times and I still get tears in my eyes watching it. It is a movie that will make you think about the value of life. I really liked the performances of all the actors and the story is not the most original but it still has a great message. It is a movie that is not to be missed.