May 4, 2010

Dan Deacon: 'Total Recall' a 'perfect choice' for Maryland Film Festival

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When the Maryland Film Festival first approached local musician Dan Deacon (pictured) about presenting a late night screening, Deacon had no idea what flick to pick.

Deacon came up with three options: "Dead Man," "Total Recall" and "Predator." He went with "Total Recall," the 1990 sci-fi flick starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sharon Stone.

At 11 p.m. Saturday, Deacon will host a late night screening of "Total Recall" at the Charles Theatre.

"A lot of people pick something overly esoteric or a movie that tries to make them seem more intelligent than they are," Deacon said.

"I wanted to pick a movie I really wanted to see in the theater and would be fun. I thought “Total Recall” was a perfect choice." ...

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