The Nutcracker has become an established holiday tradition. Most of us know it as the ballet and its Tchaikovsky music and now, Disney is bringing forth a new incarnation of the story in The Nutcracker and the Four Realms. The credits say the film is “suggested by the short story ‘The Nutcracker and the Mouse… [Read More]
Breaking box office records, FATE OF THE FURIOUS filled theatres because of it’s (many) big booms and stunts… but is there more to the film? What keeps us coming back to this franchise, despite the fact that they get more outlandish with each entry. In a relaxed episode, Steve welcomes back Greg Banik and ScreenFish… [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]
Besides working well on the level of plot and character, this is a film that also provides some philosophical depth.
Eye in the Sky lays out a scenario where global governments work together to take out terrorists via drone. In this tense, up-close thriller, Helen Mirren stars as Colonel Katherine Powell whose pursuit of a terrorist may cause her to cross moral lines in the decisions she makes about keeping the world safe. What starts out… [Read More]
Perhaps what I appreciate most about Eye in the Sky is that it is not a film that gives us answers, but gives us many worthwhile questions to ponder.