When film and faith collide..
1on1 with Susan Coyne (screenwriter, THE MAN WHO INVENTED CHRISTMAS)
November 23, 2017 03:27 PM PST
Ever wonder how Dickens created the ultimate villain (or is he?) in A Christmas Carol? Just in time for the holidays, THE MAN WHO INVENTED CHRISTMAS tells the story behind the story of Charles Dickens' famous holiday fable. This week, Steve goes 1on1 with the film's screenwriter, Susan Coyne to talk about what it means to 'invent Christmas', the impact of Dickens' life on his work and why the story has continued to maintain it's prominence over the years.4.05 Tackling THOR: RAGNAROK
November 12, 2017 06:58 PM PST
This week, while Steve is away, the Levac's will play! ScreenFish'r Julie Levac and her husband, Paul step into the arena to battle over Marvel's latest entry, THOR: RAGNAROK! With the end of the world fast approaching, the God of Thunder turns to... comedy? While it's getting great reviews across the board, this is certainly a different feel for the Thor franchise... but is there more behind the laughs?1on1 with Jim O'Heir (MIDDLE MAN)
October 31, 2017 07:46 PM PDT
Jim O'Heir may be best known for his role as lovable Jerry Gurgich in PARKS AND REC but, in MIDDLE MAN, he gets to explore his dark side. Currently streaming on Netflix, MIDDLE MAN is a dark comedy about a struggling stand-up comic named Lenny (O'Heir) who's life takes a murderous turn. In this 1on1, Steve gets to speak with Jim about Lenny's fascination with fame, his possible road to redemption and what defines good comedy.4.04 On the Run with BLADE RUNNER 2049
October 29, 2017 09:35 PM PDT
In the year 2017, director Denis Villeneuve attempted the impossible: to direct a sequel to the incomparable sci-fi classic BLADE RUNNER. With the release of BLADE RUNNER 2049, Villeneuve's risk became our reward by creating one of the year's most compelling films yet it still struggles to find an audience. This week, Steve welcomes Face2Face's David Peck and Michael LeFleur to discuss the film's struggles, the nature of reality and the relationship between the Creator and his creation.1on1 with Simon Curtis (director, GOODBYE CHRISTOPHER ROBIN)
October 26, 2017 03:35 PM PDT
When offered the chance to dip into the world of A.A. Milne, director Simon Curtis couldn't pass up the opportunity to be a part of GOODBYE CHRISTOPHER ROBIN. In this 1on1, Steve had the chance to briefly catch up with the director who spoke openly about the healing power of childhood, PTSD and his favourite character in the world of Winnie the Pooh.1on1 with Mary Downey (Hope192)
October 23, 2017 06:46 PM PDT
In THE FLORIDA PROJECT, director Sean Baker tells the stories of the 'hidden homeless' along Florida's 192 corridor. While the film and its characters are entirely fictional, the homeless in that area of Florida are real. Mary Downey is the founder of the Community Hope Center, an organization that works with the residents in that area and actually influenced the development of THE FLORIDA PROJECT as well. This week, Steve was fortunate to speak with Mary about the realities for her residents, hope for the homeless and how we can help.4.03 The Heart of the mother!
October 22, 2017 03:19 PM PDT
When director Darren Aronofsky releases a film, it's often bound to court controversy. Blending an environmental message and Biblical metaphor, mother! instantly divided audiences between those that loathed its excessiveness and those that loved and respected its ambition. This week, Steve welcomes ScreenFish guppies Ben Dower and Andrew Eaton as they tackle Aronofsky's complicated vision by discussing its portrayal of God, the meaning of love and... um... Taylor Swift.1on1 with Miranda Bailey (director, THE PATHOLOGICAL OPTIMIST)
October 20, 2017 06:51 PM PDT
In her latest film, THE PATHOLOGICAL OPTIMIST, director Miranda Bailey explores the story of Andrew Wakefield, the controversial former doctor who believes there's a link between the MMR vaccine and autism. This week, Steve has the opportunity to speak to Miranda about what she believes he wants to see happen and the controversy about her film's release.1on1 with Eric Beckman (founder, Animation is Film 2017)
October 20, 2017 05:54 AM PDT
With the inception of this year's Animation is Film Festival, Eric Beckman has sought to create a place where animators around the world can showcase the best films of their craft. This week, Steve gets a chance to speak with Eric about the power of animation and what makes it such a unique medium for storytelling.4.02 Working on THE FLORIDA PROJECT
October 09, 2017 08:37 AM PDT
This week, Steve welcomes back ScreenFish'rs Shelley McVea and Darrel Manson to talk about THE FLORIDA PROJECT. Directed by Sean Baker, THE FLORIDA PROJECT follows the stories of the hidden homeless in Kissimmee, FL and focuses on the relationship between Halley (Bria Viniate) and her young daughter, Moonie (Brooklynn Prince). Struggling to live week to week, Halley and Moonie live at The Magic Castle motel, managed with care by Bobby (Willem Dafoe). In the film, PROJECT asks what it means to 'find your kingdom' but does it have an answer? And is there a difference between 'justice' and 'charity'? All this and more this week on ScreenFish.
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