Based on the memoir of Garrard Conley, and written and directed by Joel Edgerton, Boy Erased is based on a true story that shows us the struggle of coming out, particularly in a religious home, and the dangers of conversion therapy. Jared Eamons (Lucas Hedges) was the son of a pastor and grew up in a… [Read More]
The case, Loving v. Virginia, is considered one of the landmark civil rights cases of the 1960s. This is not the story of the battle to overturn an unjust law—that is merely a side issue in the story. This is the story of the two people whose name is the referent of the case.
This week on the show, Steve Norton welcomes Seeing and Believing co-host Wade Bearden as they discuss Jeff Nichols’ MIDNIGHT SPECIAL. Plus, the guys offer up their Top 3 Sci-Fi films of the 21st Century! Want to continue to conversation at home? Click the link below to download ‘Fishing for More’ — some small group… [Read More]
For a good portion of Jeff Nichols’ Midnight Special, we don’t know exactly what is going on but we can tell something is going on. In the writer/director’s fourth film, he takes us on a spellbinding journey, traveling along on a progressive chase with Ray (Michael Shannon, 99 Houses, Take Shelter) and his young son, Alton (Jaeden Libeher, St. Vincent, Aloha)…. [Read More]
In Midnight Special, Ray (Michael Shannon) takes his son, Alton (Jaeden Liberher), on the run. Pursued by the FBI, NSA, and a mysterious group known as the Third Heaven Ranch, the film unfolds like a throwback to science fiction films like Close Encounters of the Third Kind or Firestarter. As the film’s release grew wider and wider, I was offered… [Read More]
It doesn’t take long in The Gift for the audience to figure out that not everything is what it seems. While Simon (Jason Bateman) and Robyn (Rebecca Hall) seem like the perfect couple (not quite the Waltons, but…) they’re bound to have life as they know it blow up in their faces because that is the kind… [Read More]
Johnny Depp is back. At least that’s what everyone is saying. In some ways, it’s odd to think of Depp being ‘back’ when he never really went away. Certainly, he remains beloved by people around the globe (especially evidenced in the borderline chaos that erupted when he arrived in Toronto). Although,it’s fair to say that, by filling… [Read More]
At ScreenFish, we’re very conscious of those moments where faith and film collide… but that doesn’t mean we can’t have a little fun as well! Here are some exclusive shots of the celebs around the city as the Toronto International Film Festival enters it’s second half. Pics will be updated as… [Read More]