Eli (Joshua Burge) is an angry young man. His mother and his girlfriend have recently died, and he wanders Central Park, ranting to himself and disturbing the business of the drug dealer, Gio, (Xavier Reyes) who sold his girlfriend the drugs on which she overdosed.
Brooklyn Film Festival Preview – Opening and Closing Features
For the 2023 edition of the Brooklyn Film Festival, the chosen theme is “Human Times,” which puts the focus squarely on the persons and personalities that drive stories in an increasingly divisive world. The two features picked to open and conclude the festival are prime examples of this idea, executing similar stories, but on decidedly different scales.
Film Festival Update and SISU Director Jalmari Helander
On this episode we bring you the latest film festival news including a preview of Tribeca Film Festival, and our reviews of Daliland and the documentary Bad Press from San Francisco International Film Festival. Our feature story this week is an interview with SISU director, Jalmari Helander.
True Grit & Exploding Nazis-SISU
It’s 1944, the end of World War II, the Nazis have slashed and burned the Finnish plains, and a lone prospector finds gold. He must travel 500 miles to the nearest bank, but to get there, he’ll have to battle some Nazis. This is the story of SISU, a film that’s part spaghetti western, part Rambo, part John Wick, part Mad Max: Fury Road, and part ultra-violent anime, all rolled into one.
Episode 1306: LIVING WITH CHUCKY Director Kyra Elise Gardner
On this episode host Jason Godbey interviews Kyra Elise Gardner the director of the new documentary about the Child's Play franchise, Living with Chucky along with a review of the film and updates on upcoming movie releases including: Guardians of the Beau is Afraid, Galaxy Vol. 3, Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse, Strays, Barbie, and Guy Ritchie's The Covenant.
Portrait of the Artist as a Young Woman: SHOWING UP
Michelle Williams and Kelly Reichardt team up once again to bring you Showing Up, a new dramedy about the life of an artist. Williams plays Lizzy, a sculptor preparing for her new art show. As she prepares, she's forced to deal with her flaky landlady who can't seem to fix the water heater, her dysfunctional family, and a wounded pigeon.
Burning Bright-ELEMENTAL: REIMAGINE WILDFIRE
The past few years have seen unprecedented damage from wildfires in the American West. Extended drought and increased temperatures caused by climate change have extended the wildfire season and caused more fires, and those fires are more destructive.
Episode 1303: Film Festival Update, Movie News and a Spoiler(ish) Review of SCREAM VI
This week we bring you an update on upcoming film festivals and events plus our full review of Scream VI and a preview of our interviews with James Oxford, Founder of the Tonkawa Film Festival and Ryan Lacen, director of All the World is Sleeping starring Melissa Barrera.
The Sequel to the Requel: SCREAM VI [No Spoilers]
After being rebooted last year, the Scream franchise continues with the new characters, Sam and Tara Carpenter. In this installment we're in New York City where Tara (Jenna Ortega) is going college. She and sister Sam (Melissa Barrera) have come to NYC, to start over after surviving the perils of the Ghostface killings in Woodsboro.
Episode 1223: Awards Show Preview Part II
This week William J. Hammon of ActuallyPaid.com and Jason Godbey review Amsterdam, Babylon and Glass Onion as a lead up to our first ever awards show coming up on March 8th.