Ava DuVernay has taken Madeleine L’Engle’s vision and created a dazzling tale of hope and love fit for today’s younger generation. We adults might find something to take from it as well—if we view the story from the eyes of a child.
What would you do if you lived on the streets and had to hide it in order to have a dream life with the one you love? Landing Up explores the dark underbelly of homelessness, eventually leaving the viewer with a nasty taste in their mouth.
Despite the shortcomings of The Miracle Season, it’s a great reminder that one’s legacy can be a powerful thing to empower and encourage others to be their best.
Ernest Cline’s book Ready Player One, was a massively geeky love letter about the 1980s wrappd in virtual reality. The movie is noticeably different yet somehow works well enough that people will come in droves to watch.
It’s time for some thoughts and perspectives from the world of film. I’ll cover why Wrinkle didn’t perform well, front-loading the box office, potential casualties in Infinity War, and a film festival entry you’ll want to take a look at.
Ten years ago, R.J. Palacio and her toddler son encountered a little girl with a cranial facial difference. The author asked herself what it was like for the little girl to encounter a world that stopped and stared, that couldn’t imagine how amazing she was because they were so focused on the way her face… [Read More]
As the world prepares for the unleashing of Marvel Studios’ Black Panther, ScreenFish wants to help you to get ready! After the death of his father, T’Challa returns home to the African nation of Wakanda to take his rightful place as king. When a powerful enemy suddenly reappears, T’Challa’s mettle as king — and as… [Read More]
Directed by Steven Spielberg, The Post tells the story of Katherine Graham (Meryl Streep), the first female publisher of a major American newspaper, the Washington Post. Set in the later years of the Vietnam War, Katherine and her editor Ben Bradlee (Tom Hanks) suddenly find themselves in the possession of papers exposing the American government’s… [Read More]
Running since 2005, the Pomegranate Film Festival showcases the very best of Armenian films. In a special bonus episode, we speak with festival volunteer (and friend to the show), Peter Adourian about its vision and the nature of violence in film. Plus, we get to speak with director Hayk Matevosyan! Thanks so much Peter and… [Read More]
Jeff Bauman was just at the Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013, to cheer on his on-again/off-again girlfriend, Erin. Before his legs were ripped off by the blast that killed three, destroyed the limbs of fifteen other people, and injured hundreds, Bauman was just a guy working in chicken processing for Costco. But when he… [Read More]