When four men are killed on a failed bank heist, their widows are drawn into the criminal underworld to complete the job. Featuring an all-star cast, Steve McQueen’s WIDOWS is a gripping tale of betrayal, courage and power… but why isn’t it making any money? This week, Steve welcomes Julie and Paul Levac to talk… [Read More]
What happens when those that are left behind are forced to clean up the mess of those that have left us? Directed by Steve McQueen, Widows tells the story of a police shootout that leaves four thieves dead during an explosive armed robbery attempt in Chicago. Their widows — Veronica (Viola Davis), Linda (Michelle Rodriguez), Alice… [Read More]
Directed by Chanya Button, Vita and Virginia tells the story of the passionate love affair between iconic authors Vita Sackville-West (Gemma Arterton) and Virginia Woolf (Elizabeth Debicki). Through her unique vision, the film explores not only the impact of these women as writers, but their progressive feminist voices as well. Having loved the works of Virginia… [Read More]
With the return of The Predator, writer/director Shane Black wants to take you back to the 80s for some good old-fashioned violence and horror… but do other stereotypes and issues come with that? In the Season 5 premiere, Steve welcomes Peter Adourian to talk about The Predator‘s views on hyper-masculinity, mental health and throwback films in the… [Read More]
Based on the true story of author Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette, Colette is a young woman from the countryside that falls in love with a Parisien 14-years her senior named Willy. Once they move to Paris, she agrees to ghostwrite a semi-autobiographical novel for her husband. As her ‘Claudine’ series takes off in popularity, her confidence in her… [Read More]
Picking up where they left off, INCREDIBLES 2 reintroduces us to the Parr family as they seek to bring evil-doers to justice in a world where superheroes are illegal. When a mysterious billionaire invites them to work with him, Elastigirl goes back to work while Bob takes care of the homefront. As a result, Pixar… [Read More]
“And yet she persisted” is a political statement in the US. It speaks to women seeking a voice to speak to power. But a woman’s persistence takes on a much deeper importance in the Tunisian film Beauty and the Dogs.