Farce, to me, occupies a place between the Shakespearean comedies of people falling in love and the modern romcom. False Confessions is a 21st century update of an 18th century French farce. If it seems stagy it is because of more than just its historical roots.
This week, Steve teams up with Peter Percival (YouTube’s Bearded Movie Guy) and Jeff Baker (Geek Orthodox podcast) to talk about SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING! Peter Parker has swung back into theatres (and the Marvel Cinematic Universe) with his 6th film in the last 15 years. Have his web-fluid gotten stale? Or should our spider-sense be tingling… [Read More]
Life is a series of transitions, bookended by the two great transitions of birth and death. But along the way there are many more shifts in our lives—some trivial, others more profound. The Midwife is a story of the transitions of life that is (like life) a mixture of humor and poignancy.
Next March, Disney is planning to release Madeline L’Engle’s classic novel A Wrinkle in Time to theaters. The film will include Chris Pine, Reese Witherspoon, Mindy Kaling, Oprah and newcomer Storm Reid in the role of Meg Murry. If the first teaser trailer is any indication, it could be a huge success! Take a look at the… [Read More]
Bill Randa (John Goodman) assembles a crack team of explorers in his quest to justify expenditures for his company, Monarch, in the days after Vietnam. With photojournalist Mason Weaver (Brie Larson), tracker James Conrad (Tom Hiddleston), soldier Preston Packard (Samuel L. Jackson), and geologist Houston Brooke (Corey Hawkins), Randa goes looking for a way to… [Read More]