It’s time for some thoughts and perspectives from the world of film. I’ll cover why Wrinkle didn’t perform well, front-loading the box office, potential casualties in Infinity War, and a film festival entry you’ll want to take a look at.
In the upcoming documentary, Steve McQueen: American Icon, director Jon Erwin shares the story of the legendary actor with audiences in a Fathom Event on September 28. From his hardscrabble upbringing to his stardom in Hollywood, the story of McQueen is recounted by his family, friends, and colleagues. But even more surprising, the film shares… [Read More]
Hacksaw Ridge is the extraordinary story of an ordinary man named Desmond Doss. Not gifted with exceptional physical powers, or benefitting from a stellar education, Doss enlisted in the Army during World War II as a conscientious objector, challenging the way that his fellow soldiers saw patriotism, bravery, and honor. Directed by Mel Gibson, Doss’ real-life… [Read More]
This year, there are no blockbusters, no Marvel superheroes, on my list of my favorite films. This year, the films that caught my eye – and held onto my imagination, days later – weren’t the ones with the biggest budgets, or even always the most-known cast and crew. This year, the films were films that… [Read More]
HACKSAW RIDGE tells the story of Desmond Doss, a conscientious objector in WWII who earned the Congressional Medal of Honour by rescuing 75 men as a medic. This week, Steve has the privilege to speak with the film’s producer Terry Benedict about Doss’ life and the relationship between faith and war. A very special thanks… [Read More]