When film and faith collide..
7.11 Tuning In to WANDAVISION
February 14, 2021 09:20 AM PST
After a long absence, the Marvel Cinematic Universe has finally made its triumphant return. Streaming exclusively on Disney+, WandaVision tells the story of beloved Avengers Wanda Maximoff (Elizabeth Olsen) and Vision (Paul Bettany) who finally have the lives they’ve always wanted. However, as their white picket fence starts to show its cracks, the facade seems to point to something more sinister. Told through the lens of classic television sitcoms, WandaVision is a wild ride that pushes the Marvel Universe into the weirdest of places, giving it a charm and darkness that have kept audiences glued to their sets. Tune in this week as we’re joined by SF’ers Heather Johnson, Miriam Ibrahim and newcomer Dina Hamdieh to talk about tv as a place of safety and the power of grief.7.10 The Truth about Wonder Woman 1984
February 07, 2021 12:55 PM PST
Widely regarded as one of WB’s greatest recent achievements, 2017’s WONDER WOMAN was a landmark film that broke records and was celebrated throughout Hollywood. Now, with the release of WONDER WOMAN 1984, the Amazonian princess returns with… less fanfare. Divisive from the moment of its release, WW84 sees Diana in the heart of the ‘Me Generation’ of the 1980s as she attempts to defeat the villainous Max Lord and Cheetah. This week, returnees Deb ‘Wonder’ Whalen and Gary Blaze stop by to talk about the film’s depiction of greed, its understanding of truth and why it has struggled to connect with audiences.7.09 Watching THE MIDNIGHT SKY + 2020 Movie Moments!
January 29, 2021 02:19 PM PST
In the 2020est of films, THE MIDNIGHT SKY tells the story of a world in chaos at the hands of a mysterious pandemic. Left alone in an Arctic research station, scientist Augustine races to contact a crew of astronauts returning home to warn them of the dangers that await them. In our first episode of 2021, Seeing and Believing's Wade Bearden stops by to give us talk about connecting across the vast reaches of space, what it means to be the 'right person' and our Top 3 Movie Moments of 2020! (Yes, there were movies in 2020...)1on1 with Casey Affleck (OUR FRIEND)
January 21, 2021 10:09 AM PST
In the amazing true story OUR FRIEND, Casey Affleck plays Matthew Teague, a writer who's family is turned upside down when his wife is diagnosed with Stage 4 cancer. In this 1on1, we speak to Affleck about whether or not the meaning of the term 'friend' has changed for him, what it means to portray a real life person onscreen and how his experience in the film may or may not have changed him as a person.1on1 with Matthew Teague (OUR FRIEND)
January 20, 2021 11:16 AM PST
Producer Matthew Teague brings his story to life onscreen with OUR FRIEND. Starring Casey Affleck as Teague himself, OUR FRIEND is the unbelievable true story about a family torn apart by tragedy and a friend who sacrifices everything to hold them together. In this 1on1, we speak to Teague about the cathartic nature of telling your story, the impact of his faith during those turbulent years, and what he believes the term 'friend' truly means.Films in Full Colour #5: SOUL
December 27, 2020 12:28 PM PST
In our series, ‘Films in Full Colour’, we examine films that explore issues specifically within the black community. For each episode, my co-host is Jordan Thoms, pastor of Warden Underground Church in Toronto and our hope is that, through the lens of film, we might be able to shine light on the issues faced every day by African Americans. This week, Jordan and I welcome Enrico back to the show to talk about lost souls and the spiritual power of music in Pixar’s SOUL.1on1 with Ron Howard (HILLBILLY ELEGY)
December 26, 2020 07:44 AM PST
Directed by Hollywood icon Ron Howard, HILLBILLY ELEGY tells the story of a Yale Law student who is drawn back to his Appalachian hometown and reflects on his family’s history and his own future. In a special 1on1 roundtable, SF’er Darrel Manson speaks to Howard about the appeal of true stories and the challenges of bringing the story to life onscreen.1on1 with Alicia Witt (MODERN PERSUASION)
December 26, 2020 07:40 AM PST
Starring in the updated adaptation of Jane Austen’s MODERN PERSUASION, Alicia Witt plays Wren, a driven career woman who deals with the aftermath of a failed relationship when an ex-boyfriend hire her company. In this 1on1, Heather Johnston speaks to Witt about her personal connection with her character, what she hopes modern audiences take away from the film and her time in NASHVILLE.1on1 with Pete Docter and Dana Murray (SOUL)
December 26, 2020 07:11 AM PST
With the creation of SOUL, director Pete Doctor and producer Dana Murray have truly stretched Pixar’s creative… well… soul. Exploring the relationship between the afterlife and living for today, SOUL follows Joe Gardner, a middle-school band teacher who yearns to find success onstage. Inconveniently killed after his ‘big break’, Gardner teams with a pre-born soul to get back to Earth so he doesn’t miss his shot at success. In this 1on1, we get to speak to Docter and Murray about creating the afterlife onscreen and what it really means to follow your dreams.1on1 with John Patrick Shanley (WILD MOUNTAIN THYME)
December 26, 2020 06:51 AM PST
Oscar-winning director John Patrick Shanley has always yearned to explore his Irish heritage. With the release of his sweeping romantic comedy, WILD MOUNTAIN THYME, Shanley highlights a world of rich tradition, family and beauty. Set in the Irish countryside, WILD MOUNTAIN THYME tells the story of two star-crossed lovers who struggle to overcome the silence (and the land) that lies between them. In this 1on1, we get to speak with Shanley about the mythology of Irish storytelling, what it means to be ‘something that you’re not’ and the differences between Irish and American cultures.
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