One movie that's been generating tremendous buzz since it's very first festival screening has been 'Cheap Thrills,' from first time director E.L. Katz and starring Pat Healy ('The Innkeepers') and Ethan Embry ('Vacancy').
As usual, some crazy shenanigans are going down this weekend in Austin, Texas as part of the annual Fantastic Fest. Among them? Director E.L. Katz and stars Pat Healy, Ethan Embry, and David Koechner of 'Cheap Thrills' dare someone in the audience to get the title of the film tattooed on their body. Is someone up to the challenge?
Pat Healy is a long time character actor who has made countless guest appearances on a variety of Television shows, as well as appeared in smaller roles in big budget films. Over the past couple of years, Healy has been popping up in a lot more indie films and connoisseurs of independent cinema are beginning to recognize him for the extremely talented and versatile actor that he is
Are human beings wired to enjoy the suffering of other human beings? Does everything truly have a price? How far would you be willing to go to ensure your family's peace and prosperity? Does morality work on a sliding scale?
Class warfare comes perversely home in Cheap Thrills, a fiendish, fierce, and funny morality tale about the true value of money. It's absolutely convincing, even though it shouldn't be.