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Fyre Fraud (2019)

Not Rated | | Documentary | 14 January 2019 (USA)
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Concert promoters and rapper Ja Rule advertise a high-end festival experience that fails spectacularly when they don't plan for the infrastructure to support the venue, artists and guests.
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Cast

Credited cast:
Bella Hadid ... Herself
Ja Rule ... Himself
Billy McFarland ... Himself
Jia Tolentino Jia Tolentino ... Herself
Cameron Davison Cameron Davison ... 'This Could Be You' Partygoer
Ava Turnquest Ava Turnquest ... Herself
Maria Konnikova Maria Konnikova ... Herself
Austin Mills Austin Mills ... Himself
Matthew Burton Spector Matthew Burton Spector ... Festival Attendee
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Concert promoters and rapper Ja Rule advertise a high-end festival experience that fails spectacularly when they don't plan for the infrastructure to support the venue, artists and guests.

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Documentary

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Not Rated
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Official Sites:

Hulu

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 January 2019 (USA) See more »

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Fyre Fraud See more »

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Hulu, The Cinemart See more »
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16:9 HD
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Billy McFarland agreed to appear in the documentary on condition that he be paid. See more »

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Features Good Morning America (1975) See more »

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Adds some additional context, but Netflix's is superior
25 January 2019 | by TwinkleLightsSee all my reviews

I was very interested in the Fire festival fiasco when it broke in the spring of 2017. I watched the Netflix documentary first, and then Hulu's Verizon. Overall, I think the Netflix version has a more linear story progression and I like how it focused on the victim impact more so than the Hulu version. This Hulu doc also simply seems more amateur than the Netflix doc. I'm surprised no other reviews have mentioned it, but in this documentary when they want to relay informtaion from a court filing or statement, they have it read by one of those awful computer reading services which just sounds incredibly hokey and is frankly distracting. I've never seen that "artistic" choice in a film before. However, it you are very interested in all the details of this scandal, I would recommend both documentaries as they both contain distinct information. If you're trying to choose between them, then I would recommend the Netflix one over this.


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