HYPOCHONDRIAC MOVIE REVIEW
Will (Zach Villa) did not have a great childhood. His mother was schizophrenic and her ‘moments’ sometimes even went past conspiratorial rantings and into violence against Will and herself. But he seems to have largely turned out alright. He’s a happy-go-lucky guy with lots of friends, a solid relationship with Luke (Devon Graye), and a good job as a potter. When his mother (Marlene Forte) starts to send him bizarre messages after a decade of absence, he begins having strange dizzy spells and hallucinations. While he goes to see doctor after doctor, hoping that the diagnosis is anything but brain chemistry issues, he starts encountering in his visions a silent man in a grey wolf costume. Chris and Wright took a look and give their thoughts here.
DIRECTED BY: Addison Heimann
STARRING: Zach Villa, Devon Graye, Madeline Zima, Yumarie Morales, Marlene Forte, Chris Doubek, Paget Brewster, Adam Busch, Michael Cassidy, Peter Mensah, Debra Wilson, Ian Inigo, Scott Butler, Milos Jovanovic, Joaquin Acuna, Machete Bang Bang, Sarah Lin Mitchell, Laurence Todd Rosenthal, Joe Colucci
Christopher Lawrence Cox (Founder, Da Boss)
Born in the wilds of northern Virginia, Chris managed to put all of his survival skills to use and barely escaped with his life to Austin Texas in 1992 where ever since he’s dabbled in everything from plumber’s assistant to sandwich maker, from band to bar management. An opportunity to see theatrical release films for free by becoming a critic on a local public access show called “The Reel Deal” turned into a full-time job when Chris and his friends decided to take it to the internet. They built the site Spill.com, adding multiple podcasts and animated features, to no small amount of success. During this time, a fortuitous friendship sprung up between Chris and young Brian Salisbury, who was also a local film critic, and they merged their forces of will, and their laundry list of ideas for shows, to eventually build this community of critics. While Brian eventually followed his heart to a new family, Chris continues on with a cast of colorful folks from all over the country (and a few others). You can also check out Chris in his videocast, along with Martin Thomas and Danni Danger, that One Of Us does with our friends at Bell of Lost Souls: Crossover Event. He also regularly guests on the video game website Rage Select. Follow Chris on Twitter and Facebook and check out his Amazon Wish List.
Wright Sulek (Screener Squad, Digital Noise, Highly Suspect Reviews, Trash in the Can, Audio Editor)
Wright hails from the northern suburbs of Dallas, Texas. His passion for filmmaking brought him to Austin to study and make movies. Since then he’s had his hand in acting, writing, and directing his own short films with numerous like-minded film geeks he’s met along his journey. His newest interest has brought him into the podcasting world. He co-hosted a few different movie related podcasts such as ‘And Now This’ and ‘The Match Cut’. He currently co-hosts with longtime friend, Eric Samaniego, where they talk shop about the grimiest, trashiest, lost gems of movies on their show, ‘Trash in the Can’. Wright also guests and hosts reviews on Screener Squad and Highly Suspect Reviews as well as co-hosts Digital Noise with Chris Cox.
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