Internet Radio Program Celebrates Director Brian De Palma with Special Guests

Los Angeles, CA, July 21, 2007 --( On Sunday, July 22 at 6pm (EST), Movie Geeks United!, the most popular movie talk radio program on the internet, will broadcast a special 2-hour tribute to director Brian De Palma (Dressed to Kill, The Untouchables, Scarface). During the broadcast, several of De Palma's closest friends, collaborators and devotees will share their insights into the artist and his landmark roster of unforgettable films.

Author Eyal Peretz, whose new book Becoming Visionary: Brian De Palma's Cinematic Education of the Senses will be released this October, will discuss the philosophical ideas present in some of De Palma's most audacious works, including Carrie, The Fury, Blow Out and Femme Fatale.

Actors William Katt and William Finley will join the Movie Geeks to discuss their working relationships with De Palma. Katt, who was featured in the 1976 De Palma classic Carrie, as well as the widely beloved television series The Greatest American Hero, inadvertently won his role in De Palma's film while auditioning to play Luke Skywalker in the George Lucas classic Star Wars. William Finley, the brilliant character actor who attended college with De Palma, has been featured in many of De Palma's films, including Phantom of the Paradise, Sisters and The Black Dahlia.

Speaking to the ever-growing De Palma appreciation movement brewing on the internet, web host and musician Geoff Beran will join the broadcast to discuss his website, De Palma A La Mod, as well as his personal impressions of the man and his films. Beran's website is one of the most impressive and thorough such fan sites on the net.

The highly regarded film critic from the New York Press, Armond White, will join the Movie Geeks for a critical roundtable discussion of some of De Palma's most important works. White has assumed the mantle of legendary film critic Pauline Kael, in sharing her unapologetic appreciation of De Palma's work.

Archived interview segments will be interspersed throughout the broadcast from Slant magazine critic Keith Uhlich and Scarface actor Steven Bauer.

Internet users may listen to the show live or on replay by visiting They may also subscribe to the podcast via I Tunes.

Movie Geeks United! is a movie-themed internet radio talk show that airs twice weekly on Sundays at 6pm (EST) and Wednesdays at 10pm (EST). The show features three knowledgeable, witty and insightful co-hosts who discuss the most pressing issues in film and converse with industry filmmakers, actors and additional creative talent. Past shows include 2-hour tributes to Al Pacino and David Lynch, as well as celebrations of The Big Lebowski phenomenon and interviews with industry talents like actors Steven Bauer, and directors George Ratliff, Jerry Schatzberg, Sophie Fiennes and Anthony Giacchino.

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Jamey DuVall