The Mountain Between Us tells the story of Alex (Kate Winslet) and Ben (Idris Elba), two strangers who both find themselves stuck in an airport when their respective flights are suddenly cancelled. Anxious to get to their destination, the two strangers decide to charter a flight together to beat the system. However, when their pilot… [Read More]
As Vice President of Cold Iron Pictures, producer Amanda Marshall admits to being most passionate about projects that tell stories in unusual ways. Having had indie success with films like Diary of a Teenage Girl and Swiss Army Man, Marshall’s goal is to find projects that push back against the norm. “I look for something… [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.
Based on an E. L. Doctorow short story, Wakefield is not just an engaging story, but a man’s spiritual journey of growth and discovery. It serves as a critique of modern life and our assumptions about happiness, success, and love.
This week, Steve welcomes Patrick Erskine and Paul Levac to enter into James Ponsoldt’s THE CIRCLE. Starring Emma Watson and Tom Hanks, this sci-fi drama explores our world through the eyes of social networking and just might have something to say to the Millennial generation as well… but is it worth your money? (Plus, this… [Read More]
Colossal co-stars Anne Hathaway, Jason Sudeikis and director Nacho Vigalondo In her latest film, Colossal, Hathaway manages to channel all of her experience into her portrayal of Gloria, an alcoholic with a deep desire for belonging. During the film’s world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival in September of last year, we had the… [Read More]
words wind around us, obscuring, diffusing, piling atop each other like snowflakes on snowflakes, making seeing true meaning hard through the white, like moments in life thus does This Is Us succeed, not just as “quality entertainment” (important in its way), but more importantly, truly, as a light to help color through white, making meaning in moments in life and it… [Read More]
The first thing to keep in mind about The Comedian is that it is not a comedy. To be sure there are spots of humor, but it is really a drama focusing on a man at odds with the world—and perhaps with himself as well.
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]
One last present under the Christmas tree! This week, Steve has the privilege to speak with screenwriter Allan Loeb (21, WALL STREET: MONEY NEVER SLEEPS) about his latest film, COLLATERAL BEAUTY, which stars Will Smith and Helen Mirren. They chat about love, death and the nature of fables. A special thanks to Allan for joining… [Read More]