Del Toro employs an interesting device to illuminate the issues: biblical stories.
Guillermo Del Toro’s latest creation is garnering awards momentum with each passing week. While a romance film between woman and fish-man seems… unexpected… on paper, it carries a poignant message that seems timely and relevant. But why? This week, returnees Ben Dower and Andrew Eaton speak with Steve on the nature of love and repeating… [Read More]
Alton (Jaeden Lieberher) is a special young man. He’s so special that several government organizations with a spectrum of motivations and a cult devoted to things Alton has said are hot in pursuit of Alton and his father, Roy (Michael Shannon). In writer/director Jeff Nichols’ brilliant followup to Mud, the action occurs in bursts as the… [Read More]
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]
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]