|ADVISORY/Amazon Theater Debuts ``Do Geese See God'' Starring Blair Underwood|
--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Amazon.com (Nasdaq:AMZN):
Third in the five-film series, "Do Geese See God" features Underwood
as a modern man obsessed with finding inner salvation
WHAT: The third of five films in the Amazon Theater short film series, "Do Geese See God," stars Blair Underwood and is directed by David Slade. The film debuts today on Amazon.com's homepage (www.amazon.com). Amazon has produced a series of five short films distributed ONLY on Amazon.com as a free holiday gift to its customers. Today, and each Tuesday through December 7, Amazon.com will debut a new film in the Amazon Theater series, which customers can view directly from the Amazon.com homepage. "The quantity of people you can reach on Amazon is really amazing--we're talking about millions of customers," said actor Blair Underwood. "Imagine getting that number of people watching a television show, or in a movie theater? Amazon Theater is an innovative new way to reach the consumer and to entertain." Slade shot the film throughout downtown Los Angeles this past summer. While incorporating the karmic message that is the loose thread running through all five films in the series, "Do Geese See God" uniquely captures the gritty feel of the city as a backdrop for the rising, circular, frenetic tension of Underwood's character. "Do Geese See God" is a palindrome, one of several in the film. Customers who "stop and smell the roses" will have access to special alternate endings that ultimately release them from the film's perpetual loop. WHO: -- David Slade: Director, David Slade is known for incredibly clean imagery and powerful cinematic style that is offset with surreal and absurd concepts. Slade's work includes music videos for bands like the Stone Temple Pilots, OPM, Collective Soul, and POD. He has also created existential and beautiful music videos for artists such as Tori Amos, David Gray, and the Prodigy's Maxim. Most recently, Slade has started development of his first feature film, "This Way to Egress," written by Charly Cantor and optioned from Lawrence C. Connolly's short story "Traumatic Descent." -- Blair Underwood: The award-winning actor most recently starred in the NBC drama "LAX" opposite Heather Locklear. His extensive film and television credits include "Sex & the City," "L.A. Law," "Rules of Engagement," "Deep Impact," "Just Cause," "Gattaca," "Malibu's Most Wanted" and "Full Frontal" in which he starred opposite Julia Roberts. Underwood has recently turned his talents to literary pursuits, working on the upcoming book entitled "Before I Got Here: And Other Amazing Things Your Children Say" for the Atria imprint of Simon & Schuster, which is currently available for pre-order on Amazon.com. -- Ezra Buzzington: Buzzington plays the panhandler in this film. He has written, directed and starred in a short film called "Irascible." Other acting credits include "Me, Myself and Irene" and "Say It Isn't So." -- Mageina Tovah: Tovah plays the rose vendor in "Do Geese See God." She can also be seen in her current guest role on "Joan of Arcadia." Her other credits include "Spider-Man 2" and "The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie." Additionally, customers can use the interactive credits at the end of "Do Geese See God" to shop on Amazon.com for items appearing in the film. Product cameos include: Blair's watch: Casio EDB610-1C Databank Watch - For Men Ezra's PDA: HP iPAQ Pocket PCs Ezra's shoes: Men's K-Swiss Classic white/white Street pole cell phone: Sony Ericsson T637 Television: Panasonic TH-42PX25U/P 42" High-Definition Plasma TV DVD Player: Panasonic DMR-E85HS Progressive Scan DVD Player/Recorder with 120 GB Hard Drive Recording Home Theater: Panasonic SC-HT05 Home Theater System DVD Disc: Recordable Media Discs Rose Bouquet: One dozen red roses WHEN: Premieres Tuesday, November 23, 2004, and screens through Monday, November 29 WHERE: Amazon.com (www.amazon.com) CONTACT: Jani Baker or Molly Ingle Amazon.com 206.266.7810 firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
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CONTACT: Amazon.com Jani Baker, 206-266-7810 firstname.lastname@example.org or Molly Ingle, 206-266-7810 email@example.com SOURCE: Amazon.com