When film and faith collide..
1on1 with Gary Dauberman (ANNABELLE COMES HOME)
June 24, 2019 02:11 PM PDT
Having actively participated as a writer in the CONJURING franchise, Gary Dauberman finally steps behind the camera for the first time with ANNABELLE COMES HOME, the third entry into the popular spin-off series. In this 1on1, Steve speaks to Gary about what draws us to the genre, the communal nature of horror and what it is about children's toys that's so terrifying.5.20 Launching the ROCKETMAN
June 23, 2019 03:42 AM PDT
The current rock-hero biopic trend continues with ROCKETMAN, an intimate and honest fantasy about the life of Elton John. Starring Taron Egerton as the musical icon, the film frames itself in the context of a therapy session, allowing John to explore his past and how it has driven him to superstardom, demons and all. This week, Jolie Featherstone of TO Film Files and Screenfish’r Julie Levac join us to tackle the film’s examination of mental health, the complexities of censorship and what it means to be ‘loved properly’.1on1 with Madeline Olnek (WILD NIGHTS WITH EMILY)
June 17, 2019 06:55 AM PDT
With her latest film, WILD NIGHTS WITH EMILY, writer/director Madeline Olnek transports the viewer back in time for a fresh glimpse at the life of famed poet Emily Dickinson. Whereas history most commonly describes Dickinson as a disturbed recluse, new insights reveal the vibrant nature of her life. In this 1on1, Steve speaks to Olnek about why we're still so fascinated with Dickinson, what she understood about the power of words and the dangers of letting others tell our stories.5.19 Unleashing our Inner DARK PHOENIX
June 16, 2019 04:17 PM PDT
With the release of DARK PHOENIX, Fox officially wraps up its X-Men franchise by retconning one of their most famous storylines. After having been exposed to an other-worldly energy, Jean Grey finds herself battling unlimited power and her own inner demons. As Charles Xavier, Magneto and the rest of the X-Men attempt to help her contain her abilities, a mysterious new foe seeks to unleash its full destructive power upon the world. This week, ScreenFish Radio welcomes back returnees Miriam Ibrahim and Matthew Cimone to discuss the legacy of the franchise, what went right (and wrong) with the film and the power of emotion.5.18 Hail to GODZILLA: KING OF MONSTERS
June 09, 2019 08:17 PM PDT
With the roar of the beast, Godzilla announces his reign over the cinematic battle ground and, this time, he returns from the depths to face-off against three of his greatest foes in Mothra, Rodan and the mighty King Ghidora. Still, despite these mega-beasts back onscreen after all these years, fans seem hesitant to eat up all the monster action. This week, Steve squares off against the King of All-Things Kaiju, Ben Dower, to talk about the importance of the franchise and the differences between Eastern and Western monster mashes.5.17 Lighting Up JOHN WICK CHAPTER 3
May 27, 2019 09:16 AM PDT
John Wick 3: PARABELLUM reintroduces us to the fatally flawed titular hero who has been thrust out into the night due to his actions in the previous film. Desperate to find any form of shelter, he finds himself without allies as he attempts to escape with his life from the cutthroat streets of New York City. As always, Keanu Reeves’ franchise delivers unbelievable stuntwork and ‘gun fu’ but also wrestles with the dark night of his soul. This week on the show, authors Troy Kinney and Jason Norton return to grapple with Wick’s choices and why we love him so much.5.16 Discovering Identity in DETECTIVE PIKACHU
May 19, 2019 11:14 AM PDT
With POKEMON: DETECTIVE PIKACHU, Nintendo gets back into the movie game with their first live-action adaptation of the popular franchise. When Tim Goodman gets the news that his absentee father has passed away, he returns to his home to search for answers. However, after Tim discovers his father’s partner, a wise-cracking Pikachu, he quickly discovers that there may be more to the story than he first believed. As the two venture out to solve the puzzle of his father’s disappearance, Tim and Pikachu learn to work together while, at the same time, tackling their own inner battles as well. This week on the show, Steve welcomes a couple of Pokemon masters in Rob Jackson and Anthony Simone to get to the bottom of the mystery behind why video game movies often fail and the film's understanding of identity and mental health issues.Infinity Warm-Up Chapter 22: AVENGERS: ENDGAME
May 05, 2019 10:39 PM PDT
After the Decimation took the lives of billions of people with the snap of a finger, the remaining Avengers are doing everything possible to find Thanos and save the world. When a long-lost ally arrives unexpectedly, they may have finally found the key to setting things right--if it's not already too late. This week, the Warm-Up crew assemble to talk about what it means to fail, broken heroes and how Tony Stark has changed over the years.1on1 with Alexandra Barreto (LADY HATER)
May 03, 2019 09:43 AM PDT
A veteran onscreen (and off), Alexandra Barreto (THE FOSTERS) steps behind the camera for the first time with her comedic short, LADY HATER. Premiering this week at the Tribeca Film Festival, LADY HATER pokes fun at the confusion surrounding issues of feminism and identity. In this 1on1, Steve speaks to Alexandra about the cathartic experience of writing, the dangers of putting people into 'boxes' and what sort of conversations she hopes the film sparks amongst its audience.1on1 with Kelly Asbury (UGLYDOLLS)
May 02, 2019 07:36 PM PDT
Directed by veteran animator Kelly Asbury (SHREK 2, GNOMEO AND JULIET), UGLYDOLLS tells the story of Moxy, an odd but lovable toy that discovers what it means to celebrate differences when she steps into the town of Perfection. In this 1on1, Steve speaks to Kelly about what it takes to bring toys to life, the joy of animation and the meaning of perfection.
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