Fresh on DVD: ‘STEP’ breaks through documentary structure with story of hope

October 16th, 2017 | Blu-ray Review, Interviews, Movie Interview | 0 Comment

Preston Barta // Features Editor STEP Rated PG, 83 minutes. Director: Amanda Lipitz Cast: Blessin Giraldo, Cori Grainger, Tayla Solomon and Paula Dofat Have you ever watched a movie where you got so wrapped up in the story that, by the end, the characters felt like your own blood and family? It’s pretty common among television series, because we spend so much time with a show’s cast as they journey from one season to the next. But to get those ...

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‘PROFESSOR MARSTON’ uncovers true story that spawned Wonder Woman

October 13th, 2017 | Fantastic Fest, Film Festivals, Interviews, Movie Interview | 0 Comment

Preston Barta // Features Editor Writer-director Angela Robinson (producer of TRUE BLOOD and HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER) discovered the story behind Wonder Woman’s creation when she was given a character history book by a friend. She read it and was floored by the story and how the character’s creator also was the same person who invented the lie detector test, which brings on a whole new meaning to Wonder Woman’s Lasso of Truth. This relatively ...

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It’s time to start casting Jackie Chan differently

October 9th, 2017 | Interviews, Movie Interview, Movie News | 1 Comment

Courtney Howard // Film Critic Who doesn’t love Jackie Chan? That’s the first question to ask. Why hasn’t Hollywood let him be in more character-driven films? The second, better question. Watching him perform makes you think you too can learn to be a kick ass warrior (all whilst knowing deep down you might never get to his level). Listening to him speak thoughtfully about practicing martial arts is like mainlining sunshine and honest wisdom. His ...

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