Perception, fantasy, as well as a healthy dose of tragedy populates the world of Love Is Blind, a romantic drama with a rather intriguing premise. Bess (Shannon Tarbet) is a 24-year-old living her dad (Matthew Broderick) in New York’s Hudson Valley. Suffering from “selective perception,” she is unable to see her mother (Chloe Sevigny), whom she believes passed away years ago. Director Monty Whitebloom talked to us about his intricately woven feature whose strengths lie in the performances of Tarbet and co-stars Benjamin Walker and Aidan Turner.
Many people, including myself, consider Stanley Kubrick’s version of The Shining to be a classic horror movie. Therefore, a sequel seemed ill-advised and unnecessary, at best, and a disaster-in-the-making, at worst. But, I decided to give this movie a chance and tried to view it with an open mind. After all, Mike Flanagan, the director of Doctor Sleep, has slowly built up a solid resume of horror projects. Oculus, Hush, and Gerald’s Game were all lean, effective movies. More importantly, Flanagan’s sprawling miniseries remake of The Haunting of Hill House illustrated his ability to tackle and reimagine a beloved film classic.
Ford v Ferrari centers on British driver/mechanic Kevin Miles (Christian Bale) and American car designer Carroll Shelby’s (Matt Damon) attempt to build a race car for Ford Motor Company and compete at France’s 24 Hours of Le Mans. During the Ford v Ferrari premiere, Bale discussed why he loves playing real characters and what makes the feature a “really moving” tale.
Streaming sites and binge watching gives me an ice cream headache, as there is too much great content out in the universe to consume in a coherent fashion. That said, I am all invested in The Mandalorian, the Star Wars original series that premieres November 12 on Disney+. Series creator Jon Favreau talked about how “Star Wars” shaped his life, and the audio is featured in our post.
Freaks is a sci-fi thriller that doesn’t depend on a $100 million budget to deliver the goods. Directed and penned by Zach Lipovsky and Adam Stein, the indie managed to attract an A-list cast, and the pair talked about the key to unlocking that important element in the video below!
Directed and penned by Zach Lipovsky and Adam Stein, Freaks is a memorable and well executed sci-fi thriller about Chloe (Lexy Kolker), a 7-year-old girl who is led to believe by her father (Emile Hirsch) that the world outside their door is unsafe. Kolker delivers a knockout performance in the film, and co-stars Amanda Crew and Bruce Dern discuss what makes her a special actress!
Eli Goree stars in TV’s Pearson as Derrick Mayes, the principled press secretary of Mayor Bobby Golec (Morgan Spector). During an interview earlier this year, I asked Mayes to name some of his favorite films The Defiant Ones and Marlon Brando’s body of work topped the list!
Joseph Arthur is hitting the road this Fall in support of his new album Come Back World which comes out October 11. Arthur’s first tour stop is an October 7th stop at Knuckleheads (Kansas City, MO). Album details and tour dates are below: