Z Channel: A Magnificent Obsession (2004)

Directed by: Xan Cassavetes

Stars: Robert Altman, Vera Carlisle Anderson, C.L. Batten

Language: English + Commentary (2nd  track)

Country: Usa | Imdb Info | Dvdrip + Extras

DescriptionA documentary on the Z Channel, one of the first pay cable stations in the US, and its programming chief, Jerry Harvey. Debuting in 1974, the LA-based channel’s eclectic slate of movies became a prime example of the untapped power of cable television.



1.92GB | 120:58mins | 704×384 | avi

* Commentary by director Xan Cassavetes and several members of the film crew.
* AFI Tribute to Z with panelists Oliver Stone and James Woods, among others. (3:42)
* Castaway’s Choice radio interview with Jerry Harvey. (26:13)
* Z Magazine Gallery – Photos and text selections from Z Channel’s programming guide. (11:36)
* On the Film Scene with Charles Champlin – An interview show on Z Channel. (1:53)
* 3 Women – Robert Altman talks about his dreams or whatever. (3:43)
* Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid – Learn how Jerry Harvey obtained Peckinpah’s preferred cut of the film. (5:37)
* Spetters – Paul Verhoeven discusses his controversial film and the songs of former US Attorney General John Ashcroft. (4:08)
* Touch of Evil – Jerry Harvey makes Orson Welles happy. (1:22)
* Peckinpah meets Fellini – Good times. (2:20)

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5 Responses to Z Channel: A Magnificent Obsession (2004)

  1. Phaota says:

    Any chance on a re-up with commentary?




    Thanks quentin tarantino is showing this film at his new beverly cinema in los angeles tomorrow november 12th looking forward to seeing it once the three rar files have downloaded

  4. Iraklis says:

    thank you very-very much, rarelust – big-up 4 ya!!!

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