There goes the neighbourhood… Directed by George Clooney, Suburbicon is a satirical look at the suburban world of the late 50s, as racial integration was truly beginning to break down social barriers. The film tells the story of Garner Lodge (Matt Damon), a family man who lives with his wife, paralyzed as a result of… [Read More]
This week, Steve is joined by special guest and friend to the show, Wade Bearden (Seeing and Believing) to talk about whether or not there’s a meaning to LIFE, the newest sci-fi actioner to hit the big screen. Yes, the film is tense but does it have something to say? Plus, the guys give their top… [Read More]
We are all looking for something until we find it. With their typical humor and wit, the Coen Brothers have delivered a film about the quest for that thing (whatever it may be) for a cast of characters ripped out of 1951 Hollywood, with its Communists, Cold War, and economics. And, as can’t be ignored,… [Read More]
The Coen Brothers’ Hail, Caesar is an entertaining look at the old Hollywood Studio System with a load of insider references. (I would love to have a Cliff Notes type of resource to identify all those references.)
Bill Murray has done what few have been able to do in the last several years. He has put together a likable Christmas special that is not a parody and is not a variety show. Murray, along with his director Sophia Coppola and co-writer Mitch Glazer, write the bad-weather plotted story of Murray’s Christmas special… [Read More]
Sometimes Christmas just doesn’t work out. In A Very Murray Christmas (directed by Sofia Coppola and currently streaming on Netflix) Bill Murray’s live Christmas Eve TV special is completely undone by a massive storm and power outage. When he and Paul Shaffer head to a hotel bar to drown their holiday sorrows, they encounter others… [Read More]
Anytime you watch a Brad Bird (The Incredibles, Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol) or Damon Lindelof (Lost, The Leftovers) vehicle, you know that you’re in for a wild ride of the imagination. Given that they were handed the keys by Walt Disney Pictures for Tomorrowland, the comparisons to visual, family-inspiring flicks like Escape to Witch Mountain are representative of the genre. Examining the… [Read More]
Lindelof’s “Lost” and Bird’s “The Incredibles” meet in a forward-thinking adventure about exploration, technology, and how tomorrow can influence today.
At it’s core, it’s a film about choices. Casey reminds her dad of a story he used to tell her as a child. There are two hungry wolves fighting. One is darkness and despair while the other is hope and light. So the question is, which one wins? The answer…the one you feed the most.