Film "Bomb City" Blows Away Critics

By Danielle Wirsansky on February 22, 2018

Movie “Bomb City” is making waves after its release on February 9 at select theaters across the nation, according to a recent press release. With an all-star cast including Dave Davis (“The Walking Dead”), Glenn Morshower (“24,” “Transformers”) Logan Huffman (“V,” “The Preppie Connection”), Mae Mae Renfrow (“Hunter Street” on Nickelodeon,) “Ruthless” Robbie Lawler and Major Dodge (“Murder Made Me Famous: John Gotti”), the story it depicts truly comes to life.

The film is directed by Jameson Brooks, written by Brooks and Sheldon Chick, and produced by Chick and Major Dodge. The story of “Bomb City” is personal to them as they grew up in Amarillo, Texas where the true events the film is based on took place.

“We put our hearts and souls into the making of ‘Bomb City,’”Brooks says. “This is where we start the movement against intolerance…Where we spread the message of unity…Where we celebrate the main character, Brian Denekes’, legacy with the world.”

“Today’s social media wouldn’t stand for this, but that wasn’t available in 1997. What is shocking is that the millennials have been our key demographic and seem to completely resonate with Bomb City. Not to mention the positive reviews from key media sources,” stated Nadine Christine, Chief Publicist for the movie.

The movie portrays the rising events that led to one of the nation’s most horrific hate crimes, after an altercation between punks and preps. Forbes Magazine declared that “’Bomb City’” delivers a clear moral message: a Mohawk and a leather jacket make a young man a threat to society as much as a pair of khakis and a baseball cap make another one virtuous and decent.”

Variety Magazine raved, “Bomb City” will keep you in its grasp during every moment leading to its climactic violence. And it won’t let go until the closing credits roll.”

The film has had critical acclaim, winning the Audience Award at the 2017 Nashville Film Festival and 2017 Dallas International Film Festival. “Brian’s story has touched me since day one,” says actor and producer Major Dodge. “Now we get to share it with the world! I know it will do the same for anyone who watches the film.”

For more information about “Bomb City,” and to view the official trailer, please visit And follow them on Facebook Twitter and IG: @bombcityfilm

Danielle Wirsansky graduated from FSU with a BA in Theatre and a BA in Creative Writing with a minor in History. She is a second year graduate student in FSU's History department where she serves as the Communications Officer for the History Graduate Student Association and President of White Mouse Theatre Productions. She studied abroad in London, England for the Spring 2015 semester at FSU's study center for the Playwriting Program and interned for the English National Theatre of Israel in Summer of 2015. Her first musical, City of Light, opened as part of FSU's New Horizons Festival in Spring of 2016. She has also won the MRCE and URCAA Research grants from FSU. In the past, she served as the Marketing Director for the FSU Student Theatre Association, the intern for the Holocaust Education Resource Council, and the research assistant of Prof. Nathan Stoltzfus. She has previously written for Context Florida (Contributing Writer), USA Today College (Contributing Writer), Sheroes of History (Contributing Blogger), No(le)Reservations (Contributing Blogger), Female, Reloaded (Arts/Entertainment Editor) , I Want a Buzz Magazine (intern), Mandarin Newsline (youth arts update columnist), Distink Designs (Guest blogger), (associate editor), (associate editor), Spark TLH (Contributor), the Tallahassee Democrat (contributor), Elan Literary Magazine (Head of Marketing), and the Improviser Newspaper (Opinions Editor).

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