When film and faith collide..
1on1 with Brent Hodge (THE HOLY GAME)
June 20, 2021 03:31 PM PDT
Directed by Brent Hodge, THE HOLY GAME shines a light on the most unlikely soccer tournament in the world. Within the walls of the Vatican, as a group of priests from around the world vie for sports glory, so too must they navigate their reasons for joining the priesthood and the pressures (and controversies) that follow. In this 1on1, we speak to Hodge about what he thinks about the nature of calling and the humanity of the clergy.7.22 Charting a New Legacy IN THE HEIGHTS
June 20, 2021 10:21 AM PDT
Though most know him best as the creator his mega-hit HAMILTON, Lin-Manuel Miranda got his start with IN THE HEIGHTS. Set in the Washington Heights community in New York, HEIGHTS tells the story of Usnavi (Anthony Ramos), a young man who has big dreams of leaving his home and returning to his birth country. When a blackout knocks out the power for days, Usnavi and his friends must navigate life, love and moving forward.
This week, The Dream Team returns! After a long hiatus, Jolie Featurstone (@TOFilmFiles) and Julie Levac reunite to talk about what it means to leave a legacy, celebrating community and the tension between the way out and the way back.1on1 with Patrick White (QUEEN OF SPADES)
June 17, 2021 11:37 AM PDT
Directed by Patrick White, QUEEN OF SPADES is a horror film that tells the story of a group of teens who inadvertently unleash an ancient evil upon themselves. In this 1on1, we speak to White about the origins of the legend, how our monsters reflect our deepest fears and what scares him the most.7.21 Into the Fire of THOSE WHO WISH ME DEAD
June 13, 2021 08:16 AM PDT
When the heat of the flames tries to overtake you, what will you do? In THOSE WHO WISH ME DEAD, Angelina Jolie plays Hannah, a burnt-out flame jumper who is struggling to deal with the traumatic events of her past. When she meets young Connor, she finds herself forced into the fire again as she attempts to help him get to safety. This week, Dope Black Movies' Victor Stiff and filmmaker Ryan Kayet drop by to talk about Taylor Sheridan’s unique style and what it means to find beauty in the fire.7.20 Sympathy for CRUELLA De Vil
June 06, 2021 09:43 AM PDT
In CRUELLA, Emma Stone brings the backstory of one of Disney’s most famous villains to life. Well before there were 101 Dalmatians, Cruella De Vil was an aspiring fashion designer. However, when she matches wits against the (even more) evil designer, The Baronness (Emma Thompson), Cruella and her friends Jasper and Horace must scheme to bring down London’s queen bee. This week, Allen Chabot, Mira Ibrahim and TeenFish’ Daniel Collins return to talk about having sympathy for our villains and walking the line between redemption and revenge.1on1 with the Cast of SPIRIT: UNTAMED (Isabela Merced, Marsai Martin, Mckenna Grace)
June 02, 2021 09:23 AM PDT
Set in a small town, SPIRIT: UNTAMED tells the story of Lucky Prescott (Isabela Merced), a young girl who connects with a wild horse named Spirit who shares her adventurous heart. However, when a wrangler attempts to round up all the local horses for profit, Lucky and her friends must team up to help free Spirit and his herd. In this 1on1, Steve speaks to the film's lead trio of Merced, Marsai Martin and Mckenna Grace about finding your true self, what they look for in their circle of friends and what it means to be fearless.1on1 with Elaine Bogan (director, SPIRIT: UNTAMED)
June 02, 2021 09:20 AM PDT
With the release of SPIRIT: UNTAMED, director Elaine Bogan tells a story of empowerment and fearlessness for the whole family. Set in a small town, young Lucky Prescott connects with a wild horse named Spirit, who shares her adventurous heart. However, when a wrangler attempts to round up all the local horses for profit, Lucky and her friends must team up to help free Spirit and his herd. In this 1on1, Steve speaks to Elaine about the unique relationship between humans and horses and what excited her most about the film.7.19 Diverse Heroes in THE FALCON AND THE WINTER SOLDIER
May 30, 2021 09:19 AM PDT
With the release of THE FALCON AND THE WINTER SOLDIER, Marvel finally begins to grapple with one of the most pertinent questions after AVENGERS: ENDGAME: Who will take on the shield of Captain America? However, at the same time, the latest series on Disney+ also tries to delve into the much larger issues of American history and racial inequity. This week, Seun Olowo-Ake and Heather Johnson return to tackle questions regarding murky morality, the importance of new perspectives and the battle for the American soul.1on1 with Dennis Quaid (BLUE MIRACLE)
May 27, 2021 12:45 PM PDT
In Netflix's BLUE MIRACLE, Dennis Quaid plays Wade Malloy, a burnt out fisherman who is obsessed with winning the famed Bisbee's Black & Blue fishing tournament in Mexico. However, when Malloy is forced to team up with a local orphanage, he and his young teammates will be changed forever by the experience. In this 1on1, we speak to Quaid about his love of sports films, humility and finding hope in inspirational stories.1on1 with Alex Noyer (SOUND OF VIOLENCE)
May 27, 2021 12:40 PM PDT
Directed by Alex Noyer, SOUND OF VIOLENCE tells the story of Alexis, a young woman who regains her hearing after witnessing the brutal murder of her family when she was only 10 years old. This experience awakens synesthetic abilities within her and sets her on a journey of self-discovery through the healing tones of brutal violence. In this 1on1, we speak to Noyer about what was important for him to achieve with the sound design, whether or not he judges Alexis for her actions and what it means to live on through our music.
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