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Kent Smith is no stranger to the set, he has worked behind the camera on many different Hollywood productions including shows like Homeland, Mr. Mercedes, and Outcast as well as movies such as Max, Tusk, and American Animals. Over the years, he has developed his own style of making people feel comfortable in front of the camera. His interest in film started at an early stage by staying up late and consuming movies. He then turned this love of storytelling into screenplays about situations that could actually happen in real life. The first feature film that Kent directed and co-wrote, The Last Passport, went on to win Best Director and Best Actor at the Solstice Film Festival in Minneapolis. His latest short film which he directed, wrote, produced, edited, MIKE, has been on the film festival circuit, winning six best film awards and nominated for six more. He also directed another short comedy film called Little Package which is taking the festival circuit by surprise, and has already won Best Comedy Short and the Audience Award at film festivals. When Kent is not on a Hollywood set, he can be found directing national and international commercials for some of the biggest companies around the world. Kent has worked for Shell, Electrolux, Hooters, Pepsi, Cato Fashions, and many more. He currently has three feature films in the works at different stages in the comedy and horror genres, plus a feature-length documentary that's in production. He is also one of the Host on the Adult Beverage Film Podcast.

The Banshees of Inisherin

The Banshees of Insherin is a hauntingly beautiful masterpiece, a film that captures the essence of Irish folklore with stunning visuals and mesmerizing storytelling. As the misty hills of Insherin come into view, the audience is transported to a world where ancient legends and modern-day struggles collide.

On a remote island off the coast of Ireland, Pádraic is devastated when his buddy Colm suddenly puts an end to their lifelong friendship. With help from his sister and a troubled young islander, Pádraic sets out to repair the damaged relationship by any means necessary. However, as Colm’s resolve only strengthens, he soon delivers an ultimatum that leads to shocking consequences.

The Banshees of Insherin is not just a film, but a work of art, a masterpiece that transports us to a world that is at once enchanting and unsettling. With its rich symbolism, complex characters, and timeless themes, it is a film that will leave a lasting impression on anyone who dares to venture into the world of Insherin.

On The Come Up

Official Trailer for On The Come Up

On the Come Up” is a powerful and uplifting drama film directed by Sanaa Lathan and based on the novel of the same name by Angie Thomas. The film follows the story of Bri, a young aspiring rapper from a low-income neighborhood in the South Side of Chicago who is determined to make a name for herself in the rap industry and provide a better life for her family.

The film’s standout performance is by its lead actress, the talented and charismatic Amandla Stenberg. Stenberg brings energy and authenticity to the role of Bri, capturing the character’s determination, vulnerability, and passion for rap music. The supporting cast, including Regina Hall and Romeo Miller, also deliver strong performances, bringing depth and nuance to their respective roles.

“On the Come Up” also tackles important themes, including the challenges of growing up in poverty, the role of hip hop in black culture, and the struggle for artistic expression and recognition. The film explores these themes with sensitivity and nuance, and it provides a positive message of hope and perseverance that is sure to inspire audiences.

The film’s soundtrack is another highlight, featuring a mix of classic hip hop tracks and original music by the film’s cast. The music adds energy and excitement to the film and underscores the importance of rap as a means of self-expression and empowerment for Bri and her community.

In conclusion, “On the Come Up” is a well-crafted and emotionally powerful film that is sure to resonate with audiences. With its talented cast, uplifting message, and thought-provoking themes, it’s a film that is not to be missed. Whether you’re a fan of hip hop or simply a lover of great storytelling, “On the Come Up” is a film that is sure to leave a lasting impact.

On the Come Up" is a well-crafted and emotionally powerful film that is sure to resonate with audiences. With its talented cast, uplifting message, and thought-provoking themes, it's a film that is not to be missed. Whether you're a fan of hip hop or simply a lover of great storytelling, "On the Come Up" is a film that is sure to leave a lasting impact.

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Join the Fun with the YouTube Premiere of The Silence of The Lambs Review- Feb. 12th (Sunday at 3 pm)

Attention all movie lovers! Get ready for an unforgettable experience with the YouTube premiere of the new video podcast review of The Silence of The Lambs. Join us on Sunday, February 12th at 3 pm for a lively discussion with the host of the Adult Beverage Film Podcast.

This classic thriller will be given a new twist as the host brings their unique perspective and humor to the table. Sip on your favorite beverage and settle in for a laughing good time as the host breaks down the movie scene by scene.

Don’t miss this opportunity to chat live with the host and other fans of the movie. Share your thoughts and opinions in real-time, and be part of an engaging and entertaining discussion.

Mark your calendars and get ready for a memorable Sunday afternoon with the YouTube premiere of the new video podcast review of The Silence of The Lambs. We can’t wait to see you there!

Another Round: A Story of Drinking, Friendship, and Personal Transformation

In the film “Another Round,” four high school teachers find themselves at a crossroads in their lives, feeling unfulfilled and stuck in a rut. They decide to embark on a daring experiment, inspired by the theories of a Danish philosopher, to see if constantly maintaining a blood alcohol level of 0.05% can improve their lives.

At first, the experiment seems to be a success. The teachers become more confident, creative, and energetic, and their personal and professional lives start to improve. But as the experiment continues, the line between enjoyment and addiction begins to blur, and the consequences of their actions start to catch up with them.

One teacher, Martin who is played by Mads Mikkelsen, finds himself facing the end of his marriage and the loss of his children, while another, Tommy who is played by Thomas Bo Larsen, is haunted by the death of a student he was drinking with. The group soon realizes that the experiment has spiraled out of control and they must find a way to stop before it’s too late.

In the end, the teachers come to understand the true meaning of moderation and the importance of finding balance in their lives. They acknowledge that alcohol can be a source of enjoyment and pleasure, but it should never be relied upon as a solution to life’s problems.

“Another Round” was a thought-provoking film that explored the complexities of addiction and the consequences of excess. It was a powerful reminder that sometimes, the things we turn to for comfort and escape can end up doing more harm than good. The film was a critical and commercial success, earning widespread praise for its insightful commentary and outstanding performances.

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