A comedy for the whole family, a faith-film and a whole lot of fun—MOMS’ NIGHT OUT debuts Sept. 2 on DVD and in an exclusive Blu-ray™/DVD combo pack at CBA retailers. Loads of bonus content—from blooper reels to special featurettes—makes MOMS’ NIGHT OUT a “must have” for fans of faith-based movies.
The Blu-ray™ and DVD are loaded with family-friendly bonus materials, including a blooper reel, deleted scenes and commentary with the Erwin Brothers and producer Kevin Downes. Fans can also enjoy special featurettes, including a discussion with filmmakers in The Heart of MOMS’ NIGHT OUT, giving the back story that inspired the film as something their wives and mothers could relate to. The Art of Improv is an exploration into the film’s experimental improvisation, and The Art of Action gives fans a deconstructed look at the film’s car chase sequence.
Additional featurettes exclusively on the CBA Edition DVD include a devotional by Alex Kendrick, Inside With Sarah Drew, Grief and Growing With Abbie Cobb, Testimony with Andrea Logan White and The Difference Between Moms and Dads.
Abbie attended the premiere of Lionsgate Films’ “America” yesterday in LA. I have added some pictures to the gallery
“The Umbrella Man,” a feature produced by Point Park University, will premiere this weekend at the Pittsburgh Independent Film Festival in McKees Rocks.
The third installment of the festival will open tonight and run through Sunday at the Father Ryan Arts Center, 420 Chartiers Ave. Former Pittsburgher and actor Ronald Quigley founded the event that showcases low-budget movies, some of which have Western Pennsylvania connections. It is not connected to the Three Rivers Film Festival, which will celebrate its 33rd year in November.
“The Umbrella Man,” directed by Michael J. Grasso and screening at 1:45 p.m. Sunday in the center’s Baverso Theater, is about a father who becomes obsessed with conspiracy theories about the assassination of President Kennedy after the death of his 8-year-old son. Set in Pittsburgh, it stars Carter Roy and Rachael Carpani as a married couple dealing with love, loss and the survival of their relationship, along with Abbie Cobb, Rich Williams and John Amplas.
Point Park developed the original material by Michael and Joseph M. Grasso, and the university’s professional theater company mounted a staged production at the Pittsburgh Playhouse directed by Robert A. Miller, one of the movie’s producers. Much of the movie was filmed in the Pittsburgh area, giving Point Park students a chance to put their classroom skills to work.
I have added 1 additional still from Mom’s Night Out in our gallery. The film opens today in about 1,000 theaters nationwide.