Author/co-screenwriter of ‘A DOG’S PURPOSE’ dishes on his writing process, complexity of dogs

May 5th, 2017 | Book Interview, Interviews, Movie Interview | 0 Comment

Preston Barta // Features Editor A DOG'S PURPOSE Rated PG, 100 minutes. Director: Lasse Hallström Cast: Josh Gad, Dennis Quaid, Peggy Lipton, Bryce Gheisar, K.J. Apa, Juliet Rylance, Luke Kirby, Britt Robertson, Kirby Howell-Baptiste, Pooch Hall and John Ortiz Earlier this week we reviewed the home release of A DOG'S PURPOSE, which we described as "a treat to devour." If you're like me, you may have been a little apprehensive about seeing ...

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Vinyl, Life Lessons and ‘THE CHOICE’ – A Conversation with Teresa Palmer and Benjamin Walker

January 31st, 2016 | Book Interview, Interviews, Movie Interview | 0 Comment

Film critics Preston Barta and Gwen Reyes sat down with the stars of THE CHOICE (Teresa Palmer and Benjamin Walker) to discuss the excitement of doing a Nicholas Sparks adaptation, what's in each other's vinyl collection, life's defining moments and lessons they learned from doing the film. 0:06-0:54 | Guessing what's in each other's vinyl collection 0:54-1:51 | Where they go when they want to be alone 1:51-3:22 | Lessons they learned from their ...

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‘ROOM’ Author/Screenwriter Emma Donoghue On The Role Of A Mother, Love of Literature

October 30th, 2015 | Book Interview, Books, Interviews, Movie Interview | 0 Comment

Preston Barta // Editor Imagine if the only world you knew was in a 16x16 room where light only shined in from a window above and your only source of entertainment was conversations with your mother and a television set. How does one keep their sanity? How do we live in a place where the walls feel like they're closing in by the second? These are the questions posed in Emma Donoghue's ROOM. This may sound like heavy subject matter to dive into - it is - and ...

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