[INTERVIEW] Screenwriter John Morris on the emotional hook of ‘INSTANT FAMILY’

November 13th, 2018 | Interviews, Movie Interview, Movie News | 0 Comment

Courtney Howard // Film Critic Surprisingly, it wasn’t an immediate decision for the stellar screenwriting duo of John Morris and Sean Anders (DADDY'S HOME) to tackle the story that drives INSTANT FAMILY. However, a handful of years later and with the perfect amount of reflective distance behind them, Morris pitched the idea of Anders’ personal introduction to fatherhood through foster care adoption to great success. The fictionalization of Anders’ ...

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[INTERVIEW] David Heyman produces a potent potion with ‘FANTASTIC BEASTS: THE CRIMES OF GRINDELWALD’

November 11th, 2018 | Interviews, Movie Interview, Movie News | 0 Comment

Courtney Howard // Film Critic David Heyman’s found the magical ingredients for cinematic success after waving a magic wand – or rather, writing his name with a pen – signing on to produce the HARRY POTTER series. He even parlayed that monetary victory into another incredibly awesome franchise: PADDINGTON. This year, audiences have been lucky enough to have somewhat of a delightful bookend, having started with PADDINGTON 2 and now almost closing on his ...

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[INTERVIEW] Filmmaker Sean Anders gets personal & poignant with ‘INSTANT FAMILY’

November 7th, 2018 | Interviews, Movie Interview, Movie News | 0 Comment

Courtney Howard // Film Critic Filmmaker Sean Anders typically delivers abundant laughter with comedies that explore unconventional fatherhood like DADDY’S HOME and THAT’S MY BOY. However, he tackles his most personal view on the matter, adapting his own experiences (and that of a few others’) as an adoptive parent of three foster children with INSTANT FAMILY. In the heartfelt, heartrending comedy, Pete (Mark Wahlberg) and Ellie (Rose Byrne) open ...

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