Starring: Blayne Weaver, Patrick Day, and Cheryl Nichols
Written and Directed by: Paul Osborne
"Favor" was like few movies hitting the theaters these days in wide release. It was a great story told well, as independent film supporter Robert Redford would say. The script was concise and intelligently written. However, even with a great script, you also need a talented cast. "Favor" had not only a talented cast, but an outstanding one. Blayne Weaver played Kip, the self-absorbed, egotistical, greedy yet successful marketing agent. Patrick Day, starred as Marvin, the not-so-lovable loser. His appearance, style of speech, mannerisms, and overall presence were increasingly more menacing and disturbing as the movie developed. "Favor," made you realize that when you have the right script, the right cast, and the right director, you have a standout film. Favor was a brilliant, dark, and intense psychological thriller that was full of surprises.
As the lights in the theater came up, the audience simultaneously had an audible exhalation. Several of us chuckled at how we didn't see things coming and the overall response was, "Amazing!" We were then lucky enough to hear the director/writer and two main actors answer questions after the film.
the movie for you.
"Favor" is now one of my top psychological thrillers. This is a must see! When it gets picked up by a distributor, be sure to catch it.