When film and faith collide..
5.22 A Day in the Life of YESTERDAY
July 13, 2019 08:14 PM PDT
In Danny Boyle's YESTERDAY, it's just another day in the life for struggling musician Jack Malik (Himesh Patel)... until he's suddenly hit by a car. With a little help from his friends, Jack wakes up to discover that he is the only person left alive that remembers the music of the Beatles. Realizing that this music is his ticket to ride, Jack's fame increases to global proportions... but will this paperback writer be revealed as a fraud? Or will he be able to let it be? This week, Steve, ScreenFish'r Shelley McVea and musician Dave Frazee come together to talk about whether the world really is better off with the music of the Beatles and what Jack really did wrong.1on1 with Jesse Eisenberg (THE ART OF SELF-DEFENSE)
July 13, 2019 07:02 PM PDT
THE ART OF SELF-DEFENSE tells the story of Casey (Jesse Eisenberg), a timid bookkeeper who joins a local karate studio to learn how to protect himself after he’s beaten mercilessly one night by a roving motorcycle gang. However, as Casey’s growing concerns begin to place him increasingly at odds with his new Sensei, he must decide for himself where the boundaries of true strength lie. In this 1on1, Steve speaks to star Jesse Eisenberg about toxic masculinity in today's culture, what he looks for in a character and where he thinks the line is between strength and weakness.1on1 with Marie-Claire Marcotte (RUNNING WITH VIOLET)
July 11, 2019 01:42 PM PDT
Created and starring Marie-Claire Marcotte and Rebecca Davey, RUNNING WITH VIOLET is a web series that tells the story of Miranda and Jolene, two women who find themselves in desperate need of a 'girls weekend'. However, when an accident results in tragedy, their plans unravel completely, leading these unsuspecting women into a life of murder, drugs and crime. With the impending release of Season Two, Steve speaks to Marcotte about the freedom of developing a YouTube series, the joy of working with a mostly all-female cast and what their characters are looking for.5.21 Lost Toys in TOY STORY 4
July 02, 2019 11:22 AM PDT
To infinity and beyond... the house? In TOY STORY 4, the latest (and final?) entry into the beloved franchise, Woody and the gang take a trip out on a the open road with Bonnie and her parents. Along the way, when her latest 'creation' Forky goes out on the run, Woody ventures out on his own to bring Bonnies beloved toy back to her. However, when the two accidentally come across a new foe who is desperate for Woody's voice box, the two must rely on their friends (both old and new) to rescue them. This week, Steve welcomes back returnee Jolie Featherstone (@TOFilmFiles) and ScreenFish'r Julie Levac to talk about the film's portrayal of what it means to be lost, finding one's voice and the complexity of being broken.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.
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