While we might look at Chiron’s life and see the various influences that pushed him, we know that in the end it is Chiron who is ultimately responsible for who he is and who he is yet to become.
This week, Steve welcomes back Audra Grey-Choy and Shelley McVea to wrestle with issues of identity, sexuality and cultural definitions of masculinity in Barry Jenkins’ MOONLIGHT! Want to continue to conversation at home? Click the link below to download ‘Fishing for More’ — some small group questions for you to bring to those in your… [Read More]
In some ways this is a slice-of-life story of a family in grief. It is a disconcerting experience that triggers emotions in strange ways.
Hacksaw Ridge is the extraordinary story of an ordinary man named Desmond Doss. Not gifted with exceptional physical powers, or benefitting from a stellar education, Doss enlisted in the Army during World War II as a conscientious objector, challenging the way that his fellow soldiers saw patriotism, bravery, and honor. Directed by Mel Gibson, Doss’ real-life… [Read More]
Short films tell us stories quickly, and often with greater effect than if we sat through a two hour movie. Those who make shorts may still be students, or accomplished filmmakers.
This week, Steve welcomes Peter ‘the Bearded Movie Guy’ Percival and Patrick ‘with the good beard’ Erskine to wrestle with one of director Martin Scorcese’s most nuanced works, SILENCE. Does God speak in the silence of our suffering? How does faith interact with action? All this and more, only on ScreenFish. Want to continue to… [Read More]
How do you know if someone is a good person? This week, Steve welcomes ScreenFish newbies Shelley McVea and Audra Gray to the show to talk FENCES, starring Denzel Washington and Viola Davis. Want to continue to conversation at home? Click the link below to download ‘Fishing for More’ — some small group questions for… [Read More]
Caution: The following review contains spoilers. Directed by Lenny Abrahamson, Room tells the story of Joy, a woman who has been held prisoner as a sex slave for the last 7 years. During that time, she gives birth to her son, Jack and all that he knows is contained within the walls of their tiny,… [Read More]
The ScreenFish staff compiled some of their favorites for the top Academy Award prizes. The results were… varied. Best Actor Chris: Leo. It’s his time. Don’t hate. Dude gave his guts and glory to film that puppy in freezing cold temps. That’s how it’s done, kiddos! Darrel: This one I see as very close… [Read More]
When Marty Baron (Liev Schreiber) becomes the new editor of The Boston Globe, he pushes investigative journalist Robby Robinson (Michael Keaton) to explore the accusations of lawyer Mitch Garabedian (Stanley Tucci). Garabedian has gone public, saying that the Catholic church and local authorities have covered up accusations of child abuse by a local priest. Robinson is… [Read More]