The filmmakers and actors from Disney’s upcoming live action Dumbo recently met with the press in a press conference. ScreenFish was there.
What is a worthy sacrifice to make for one’s gods? Does that sound like a basis for a action thriller? It turns out to be a very important part of Hotel Mumbai.
Two cops, Mel Gibson and Vince Vaughn’s Brett Ridgeman and Anthony Lurasetti, have crossed so many lines that they’re put on leave pending investigation. Needing funds fast, they trail a crew of heavily armed thieves, including recently paroled petty thief Slim (Tory Kittles). S. Craig Zahler’s approach is slow-burning, with plenty of crime violence for… [Read More]
How do you build on a classic? That was the charge given to screenwriter David Magee (Finding Neverland, Life of Pi) and director Rob Marshall (Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, Into the Woods, upcoming The Little Mermaid). Set twenty-five years after the Julie Christie and Dick Van Dyke original, the film finds Poppins returning to… [Read More]
The Hummingbird Project follows Vincent (Jesse Eisenberg) and Anton (Alexander Skarsgard), two cousins who are players in the lucrative world of high-frequency stock trading. Looking for any advantage, their dream is to build a straight fiber-optic cable line between Kansas and New Jersey in the hopes that the extra milliseconds will make them rich. While Anton… [Read More]
Director Peter Segal had been quiet for the five years after a series of Adam Sandler hits (50 First Dates, Anger Management) and the boxing dud Grudge Match. Now, he’s resurfaced with the Jennifer Lopez-led Second Act and The Pacifier/Spy Next Door-like Dave Bautista film, My Spy, due this year. With Lopez, Vanessa Hudgens, Leah Remini, Dan Bucatinsky, Milo Ventimiglia, and Treat… [Read More]
Directed by Kim Nguyen (Rebelle), The Hummingbird Project follows Vincent (Jesse Eisenberg) and Anton (Alexander Skarsgard), two cousins who are players in the lucrative world of high-frequency stock trading. Looking for any advantage, their dream is to build a straight fiber-optic cable line between Kansas and New Jersey in the hopes that the extra milliseconds… [Read More]
Middle age is tough. When you are Gloria Bell, however, you handle it with verve and joy. In Gloria Bell, the English remake of his 2013 film Gloria, director Sebastian Lelio casts the luminous Julianne Moore in the lead role. Gloria leads a happy life. She’s divorced but on good terms with her ex. She’s involved in… [Read More]
The tension was palpable. In the moments (and days?) following Julia Roberts’ announcement that Green Book had won Best Picture at the 91stAcademy Awards, there were almost as many cheers and celebrations as there were anxious and angry responses. While some denounced it for simplifying racial arguments and a ‘White Savior’ complex, others proclaimed that it… [Read More]
Written and directed by Nathan Catucci, Impossible Monsters tells the story of Dr. Rich Freeman (Santino Fontana), an aspiring and well-liked psychology professor, who pursues a sleep study with a focus on nightmares, dreams, and sleep paralysis — the success of which would result in a lucrative grant. As the line between dreams and reality blur,… [Read More]