The Grinch (Benedict Cumberbatch) and his loyal dog, Max, live a lonely life atop the snowy crest of Mount Crumpet. Ostracizing himself from the Whos down in Whoville (the tall and the small), his main source of frustration comes during Christmastime when his neighbors celebrate the holidays with a bang. When the Whos decide to… [Read More]
Who says Christmas has to be over? In Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch, the beloved titular villain and his loyal dog, Max, live a solitary existence inside a cave on Mount Crumpet. His main source of frustration comes during Christmastime when his neighbours in Whoville celebrate the holidays with a bang. When the Whos decide to make… [Read More]
With the return of THE GRINCH in theatres, Illumination attempts to revive a Christmas classic. Starring Benedict Cumberbatch as the titular villain, this version of the famed holiday fable creates some different sensibilities from past versions. This week, Steve welcome ScreenFish’rs Heather Johnston and Alan Sharrer to talk how the story has changed, social justice… [Read More]
How would you raise a child on another planet with completely different holiday traditions from Earth? It’s an interesting question.
Ben is Back tells the story of Ben Burns (Lucas Hedges), a nineteen-year-old drug addict who unexpectedly returns to his family’s suburban home on Christmas Eve. From the moment she first sees him, Ben’s mom, Holly (Julia Roberts), welcomes him openly yet remains cautious of her son’s drug addiction. Over a turbulent twenty-four hours, new… [Read More]
‘Tis the season of heartwarming holiday movies featuring cute kids, Santa Claus, and the joy of the season.
When Blitzen suddenly announces his retirement from Santa’s elite team of reindeer, Santa needs to find a replacement. Filled with dreams of pulling the famed sleigh, Elliot the pony and his best friend, Hazel the goat, set out to prove that he is the horse for the job. As Elliot and Hazel take on the… [Read More]
One sleepy Christmas, a zombie apocalypse threatens the sleepy town of Little Haven, forcing Anna and her friends to fight, slash and sing their way to survival, facing the undead in a desperate race to reach their loved ones. But they soon discover that no one is safe in this new world, and with civilization… [Read More]
The goriness and gut-wrenching emotion episode 4 of Mars almost felt like an updated version of Michael Crichton’s Andromeda Strain.
Every Other Holiday tells the story of Tracie (Schuyler Fisk) and Rick (David Clayton Rogers), recently separated parents who spend every other holiday with their young daughters, Harper and Ava. However, this Christmas, the girls want desperately to spend Christmas with both Mom and Dad together at Tracie’s family farmhouse. Though the reunion is temporary,… [Read More]