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#NM Goats – Seeking Distribution

Posted by on February 16, 2012 | Comments Off on #NM Goats – Seeking Distribution

UPDATE: Image Entertainment has acquired North American rights to Goats! The indie film distributor, which also released NM production Passion Play, is planning a theatrical release this spring.

Thanks Brent via THR

Christopher Neil’s directorial debut recently screened at the prestigious Sundance Film Festival in Park City Utah. His film, Goats shot right here in NM last spring and featured some of our favorite local talent, including Vince McDaniel and Shenita Moore.

Here are a few reviews from that screening:

“Goats is…filled with gorgeously composed shots and some absolutely stunning cinematography by Wyatt Troll. The shots in the desert are of a painterly beauty…” – Movie City News

A “perfectly balanced, albeit insane cast.” – Screencrave

“The cast presents the subtle humor and the deep touching moments eloquently. This film is a must see for anyone that enjoys a coming of age story…” – Christian Cinema

“Goats defies convention by blurring the lines between genres and challenging the notion of what the typical coming of age story needs to be. The film surprises at every turn.” – Pro Networks


Having a self-absorbed New Age mother and an estranged father means 15-year-old Ellis Whitman has grown up relying on an unconventional guardian: a goat-trekking, marijuana-growing sage called Goat Man. So when Ellis decides to leave the alternative ways of his desert homestead for a stuffy East Coast prep school, major changes are in store. But not in the way you’d think. Though often stoned, the exceedingly smart and capable Ellis effortlessly aces school and excels at track. As the year progresses, it’s his relationships with the adults in his life that test him, challenging his beliefs about responsibility and trustworthiness.

With its expansive vision of family and passel of delicious oddball characters transposed from screenwriter Poirier’s novel with deadpan naturalism, GOATS wryly balances satire with poignancy and tenderness. Ellis’s eventual disillusionment with his various “parents” forces him to seek and find strength within and to realize the truth about love: it’s never perfect, but it is always there. – C.N.

The Goats script is an adaptation of the 2001 novel of the same name. Both the novel and the screenplay were penned by Mark Poirier.

The film stars David Duchovny, Vera Farmiga, Ty Burrell, Justin Kirk, Anthony Anderson, Keri Russell, and Graham Phillips. In addition to the New Mexico shoot, the 2011 production also filmed in Tucson, Arizona and Watertown, Connecticut.

Goats is currently seeking distribution.

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Max Muscle, New Mexico Style

Posted by on August 29, 2011 | Comments Off on Max Muscle, New Mexico Style

This whole lotta good looks and drive is now OFFICIALLY the picture of health for Max Muscle!

You’ve seen him on “Crash the series” or guest starring as “Shank” on In Plain Sight – now NM’s Own Vince McDaniel will be making his first public appearance in his latest role as spokesbodyperson for Max Muscle Sports Nutrition.

Tuesday August 30, 2011

Max Muscle Albuquerque
4400 Wyoming N.E.
10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Come join him as he will be taking promotional pictures for his new Max Muscle Albuquerque campaign with friends and celebrity guests. The Albuquerque Journal will be on site interviewing Vince along with local TV stations.

“I realize how big this opportunity is. It allows me to be seen on a totally different level, one I have only dreamed of. I must follow the plan that has been laid out for me in order to be more healthy in every day life and to be more successful on film. Max Muscle Albuquerque is a great organization with a great philosophy, to look better naked! ” – Vince McDaniel

Go New Mexico! Support our local talent!


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Got Your Goat

Posted by on March 19, 2011 | One comment

While Paul is in theaters, Let Me In is hot on Netflix and more and more NM Films roll around the world, with many more to come – the GOATS shoot is ON!

Heading into its second week in production Duchovny’s epic hair reportedly faces little competition on set, extras casting continues and we just got word that funny man & actor extraordinaire Anthony Anderson is a part of the cast – pictured here with one of NM’s Own most handsome, Vincent E. McDaniel hard at work!

Anderson is in-n-outta here…vaya con dios compadre…why do I hear Spanish when I see him? Is that just a weird subconscious fantasy of mine or did he whip out some Español in a role or two? Anyhoo…every pic, word and deet we get a trickle of from the Goats production sound like it’s gonna be a WINNER!

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