Featuring iconic songs from Andrew Lloyd Webber and starring such talents as Jennifer Hudson, Idris Elba, Taylor Swift and more, the first big screen portrayal of the Broadway smash musical CATS seemed like a sure-fire hit over the Christmas season. However, despite its award-winning pedigree, terrible reviews and troubled special effects have caused the film… [Read More]
The Mountain Between Us tells the story of Alex (Kate Winslet) and Ben (Idris Elba), two strangers who both find themselves stuck in an airport when their respective flights are suddenly cancelled. Anxious to get to their destination, the two strangers decide to charter a flight together to beat the system. However, when their pilot… [Read More]
The Jungle Book is Disney’s new high-tech live-action (sort of) remake of their 1967 animated film based on Rudyard Kipling’s 1894 book. The new version tries to find a middle path between the more light-hearted earlier film, and the darker, more mythic Kipling story.
This week on the show, ScreenFish writer, Darrel Manson and Steve Norton talk about the racial barriers between lions, foxes and bunnies (Oh my!) in Disney’s ZOOTOPIA! Want to continue to conversation at home? Click the link below to download ‘Fishing for More’ — some small group questions for you to bring to those in… [Read More]
I think one of the most impressive things about Zootopia is not its animation quality (which is very good) or its storyline (which is certainly worthy of the Disney trademark), but the prescience of the filmmakers to have this film coming out when it does.
I never knew how important The Wire was until I was in the gym a few weeks ago, and the creator of the show, David Simon, flashed up on the television.