When times are tough, what stories do you turn to? Our new series, Comfort Films, is designed to look at the stories that are important to us and why they help bring us up with everything feels down. This week, TO Film Files’ Jolie Featherstone and SF’er Julie Levac stop by to talk about a… [Read More]
Produced by Roy Conli (Born in China) and directed by Keith Scholey and Allistair Feathergill (Bears), the documentary Dolphin Reef tells the story of Echo, a young Pacific bottlenose dolphin who is learning how to navigate life in the deep blue sea. Dolphin society is tricky, and the coral reef that Echo and his family call home… [Read More]
When you stop to think about it, it really is remarkable how far nature documentary filmmaking has come over the last decade or so. Spearheaded by new technology and funding, series like Planet Earth, The Blue Planet and more have provided stunning natural footage and information that restore a sense of wonder in the eyes of the viewer…. [Read More]
Lucy in the Sky tells the story of Lucy Cola, an astronaut who returns home to Earth after a length mission. Although her life consists of a loving relationship with her husband, Drew (Dan Stevens), and a job that she loves, Lucy feels restless and struggles to reintegrate herself into her daily routine. Looking for the… [Read More]
Lucy in the Sky tells the story of Lucy Cola, an astronaut who returns home to Earth after a length mission. Although her life consists of a loving relationship with her husband, Drew (Dan Stevens) and a job that she loves, Lucy feels restless and struggles to reintegrate herself into her daily routine. Looking for the… [Read More]
Vox Lux is a story of the loss of innocence. It is also a reflection on the possibility of losing one’s foundational values along with that innocence. While we see this play out in the life of a girl and the woman she becomes, it may also give us pause to think about society and nations and what we all may be becoming.
With ANNIHILATION, director Alex Garland has created a film which both dazzles its audience while dividing them at the same time. Starring Natalie Portman, the film offers gorgeous visuals yet it’s wild ending has polarized critics and science fiction fans alike. This week, Steve welcomes Patrick Hicks (co-host, Feelin’ Film podcast) to wrestle through Garland’s… [Read More]
Focusing on the week following the assassination of John F. Kennedy, JACKIE follows on the life of former First Lady Jackie Kennedy Onassis (Natalie Portman) as she is forced to simultaneously grapple with her husband’s death, the demands of her position and the eyes of the public. Framed around an interview with Jackie, the narrative form allows for… [Read More]
As is often the case with Malick’s films, Knight of Cups is an immersive experience. It is best approached not with logic or by seeking symbols to interpret (at least not at first viewing).