Fueled by Rave Reviews, "Blink of an Eye" races into Theaters Thursday!2019-09-10 09:48
Races into Theaters Nationwide!
Thursday, Sept. 12 ONLY!
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The Greatest Sports Story Never Told
A story of friendship, determination and inspiration about the relationship between perennial NASCAR underdog Michael Waltrip and all-time great Dale Earnhardt and a fateful day at Daytona
A FEATURE FILM DOCUMENTARY BY PAUL TAUBLIEB
Produced by Mitch Covington
and Susan Cooper & Pam Miller
Executive Producers Mark Hall, Sam Pontrelli & Steve Phelps
Director of Photography Dave Warshauer
Edited by Paul Buhl, Co-Edited by Robert Daluz
Co-Producer Stacy Transou
Directed, Written and Produced by Paul Taublieb
Produced by TAUBLIEB Films in association with Monster Energy & NASCAR
What the Earnhardt Family and Critics are Saying:
DALE EARNHARDT, JR: "The movie is fantastic, and I’m so grateful it was made. One day when my 3-year-old daughter is old enough, this is the film I want to show her so she knows what her grandfather was really like. A great job and thanks to Paul and his team for making it."
KELLEY EARNHARDT MILLER: "I was almost jealous watching it, seeing an intimate, warm side of my father I didn’t experience when I was growing up due to family circumstances. It’s beautifully made and really captures a great story – and so grateful to Michael for sharing with such honest, emotion and courage."
VARIETY: “A Hollywood screenwriter could hardly have scripted the story of NASCAR drivers Michael Waltrip and Dale Earnhardt more dramatically. Paul Taublieb’s documentary proves an affecting portrait of perseverance and friendship. Even moviegoers with no vested interest in motorsports are apt to be moved by this bittersweet Cinderella-ish saga.”
LOS ANGELES TIMES: “The events leading up to that fateful February day [2001 Daytona 500] have been affectingly chronicled in “Blink of an Eye,” a solidly assembled documentary portrait by sports filmmaker Paul Taublieb. “Blink of an Eye” movingly negotiates those emotional hairpin turns with adept precision.”
RACER MAGAZINE/ERIC JOHNSON: “’Blink of an Eye’is NASCAR’s answer to ‘Senna.’” The pure emotion reverberates through the movie is classic human element stuff, and enough to enthrall anyone, be it a hardcore Cup fan or an outsider.”
FORBES: “One of the strengths of this movie, and there are many, is its broad appeal that expands well beyond sports and NASCAR fans, and its relatability no matter the viewer's age, social status, or political belief. Blink of an Eye is a gripping fable about determination, heartbreak, fortitude, and never losing belief in oneself.”
HOLLYWOOD REPORTER: “Paul Taublieb's documentary Blink of an Eye ostensibly concerns race car driver Michael Waltrip, whose biggest claim to fame is arguably his record-setting 462-race losing streak. But a ghost hovers over the proceedings, making the film more a story about friendship than a typical biographical racing doc. The pic will naturally hold its biggest appeal for racing buffs but may also prove appealing to nonfans thanks to the moving story at its core.”
NEW YORK TIMES: “The interactions between these real-life characters are here recalled with fondness and rue by the surviving participants.. One kind of hopes to see a revved-up fictional version of this tale onscreen someday.”
LA ARTS ONLINE: “Blink of An Eye is a must-see movie. It’s a powerful tragedy to triumph documentary about an unlikely friendship between legendary NASCAR icon Dale Earnhardt Sr. and fellow driver (and underdog), Michael Waltrip. Now let me stop right there and say I know little about car racing BUT this film transcends sports and focuses on the true meaning of friendship, sacrifice and redemption. It’s a universal and striking piece of filmmaking… and reveals a story that needs to be told.”
POPAXIOM: “Blink of an Eye, directed by Paul Taublieb, is a sports documentary that tells a well-known story in a way that makes it feel fresh in your mind. One of the most compelling films about auto racing to come out in years, this documentary is a must-see.”
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ONE DAY ONLY – SEPT. 12, 2019
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