Two of the movies vying for awards attention this season have been biopics: The Iron Lady, starring Meryl Streep as former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, and J. Edgar, starring Leonardo Dicaprio as former FBI director J.
Filmspotting co-host, and editor or ThinkChristian.net Josh Larsen joined Eight Forty-Eight to review the new Steven Soderbergh action film Haywire. And WBEZ culture reporter Alison Cuddy joined the conversation to discuss some other films with strong female characters.
The Help, based on the Kathryn Stockett novel, recently landed four Oscar nominations, including Best Picture and Best Actress.As part of Worldview’s occasional series “Images, Movies and Race”, WBEZ’s Richard Steele spoke with Enobong (Anna) Branch, an assistant professor in the D
Toward the end of the film Dragonslayer, main character Josh "Skreech" Sandoval - a superb practitioner of the SoCal, slacker-skater-dude lifestyle - describes his ideal world: Things are pretty much the same, but everyone is frozen.
Moon Dust is a soon-to-be released, feature-length film directed by Scott Reeder. Set 100 years in the future, it tells the odd, compelling, and heartbreaking story of a failing luxury hotel located on the moon.