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> Is this what they teach in film schools?
>
> A New Jersey native, Tom Musca, who attended an unnamed film school in
> Los Angeles, is the producer of recently released film MONEY FOR NOTHING,
> based on an event some years back.  A bag of money fell out of the back
> of an armored truck; the hero, Joey Coyle, picked up the bag.  Now, Joey
> was not a heroic guy, what he was was a meth addict.  Weeks before the
> film was released, Coyle used an electric extension cord to hang himself
> in his basement.
>
> In an article in yesterday's Philadelphia Inquirer magazine, Musca is
> quoted: "'It's important not to let the facts get in the way of the
> truth.'"
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> Cal Pryluck, Radio-Television-Film, Temple University, Philadelphia
> <[log in to unmask]>  <PRYLUCK@TEMPLEVM>
>
        Isn't that precisely what they teach?  "The play's the thing,"
especially when it's good boxoffice.  Remember Peter Davis, Michael Moore,
the guys who did BROTHER'S KEEPER; why ask?  Heavens, accuracy and
representativeness are "journalistic," and who would want to be accused is
that!!
 
(Enjoyed your comment/ PJO)
 
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