[Video Interview] Analyzing Gia Coppola’s wonderfully zany social media satire ‘MAINSTREAM’

[Video Interview] Analyzing Gia Coppola’s wonderfully zany social media satire ‘MAINSTREAM’

A video chat with filmmaker Gia Coppola to discuss her sophomore film, creative inspirations to designing the look and tone, and giving Andrew Garfield the space to run wild with his viral star character.

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[Video Interview] ‘MYTHIC QUEST’ cast and crew discuss Season 2’, the creative process

[Video Interview] ‘MYTHIC QUEST’ cast and crew discuss Season 2’, the creative process

Ahead of the two-episode premiere of ‘MYTHIC QUEST’s second season, Fresh Fiction sat down with the cast and showrunners via Zoom Video. We chat about what can be learned from the characters’ creative processes, struggles, and relationships. Watch here>>

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‘WRATH OF MAN’ Review: Dens of Thieves

‘WRATH OF MAN’ Review: Dens of Thieves

Guy Ritchie crafts an entry in the canon of Meathead Cinema.

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[Fresh to Criterion] Albert Brooks’ ‘DEFENDING YOUR LIFE’ brings serenity, bliss, and good laughs

[Fresh to Criterion] Albert Brooks’ ‘DEFENDING YOUR LIFE’ brings serenity, bliss, and good laughs

Travis Leamons // Film Critic DEFENDING YOUR LIFE Rated PG, 112 minutes.Director: Albert BrooksCast: Albert Brooks, Meryl Streep, Rip Torn, Lee Grant, and Buck Henry Albert Brooks is someone who I think could have been a Woody Allen-type in terms of writing, directing, and starring in a majority of his...

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15 movies you should (maybe) watch in theaters this summer

15 movies you should (maybe) watch in theaters this summer

After a year of hardly no new movies in theaters, COVID-19 vaccinations and health regulations have made it possible for local cinemas to start opening their doors again. And that means it’s time to butter the popcorn for an actual summer of movies!

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[Interview] How ‘STAR WARS: THE BAD BATCH’ Continues ‘THE CLONE WARS’ Legacy

[Interview] How ‘STAR WARS: THE BAD BATCH’ Continues ‘THE CLONE WARS’ Legacy

STAR WARS: THE BAD BATCH is set to debut May The Fourth on Disney Plus – and we’ve got the details for those familiar and unfamiliar.

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[Review] ‘MITCHELLS VS. THE MACHINES’ a rapturous animated film about family challenges amid a robot apocalypse

[Review] ‘MITCHELLS VS. THE MACHINES’ a rapturous animated film about family challenges amid a robot apocalypse

‘The Mitchells vs. the Machines’ is an exciting, comical, and poignant family adventure. Watch it this weekend!

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Apple TV+’s ‘MOSQUITO COAST’ explores the evils of American consumerism – a conversation with the cast

Apple TV+’s ‘MOSQUITO COAST’ explores the evils of American consumerism – a conversation with the cast

Preston Barta // Features Editor The dark unraveling of events in The Mosquito Coast stings you at the start. Apple TV+’s upcoming, seven-episode dramatic series opens with a pitch-black screen. It introduces us to the voice of Allie Fox (Justin Theroux) as he asks his teenage son (Gabriel Bateman) how...

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[Interview] Director William Brent Bell talks ‘SEPARATION’ and ‘ORPHAN: FIRST KILL’

[Interview] Director William Brent Bell talks ‘SEPARATION’ and ‘ORPHAN: FIRST KILL’

We spoke with the affable director about making his latest familial horror feature, SEPARATION.

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[Review] ‘BLOODTHIRSTY’ drips with disgusting fun, mixes familiar story beats to craft a contained blood fest

[Review] ‘BLOODTHIRSTY’ drips with disgusting fun, mixes familiar story beats to craft a contained blood fest

Here’s a horror film that explores the creative process through lycanthropy, and it drips with disgusting fun.

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[Interview] How Classic Italian Cinema Informed Disney-Pixar’s ‘LUCA’

[Interview] How Classic Italian Cinema Informed Disney-Pixar’s ‘LUCA’

We got a sneak peek at Disney-Pixar’s LUCA. And here’s a taste what we learned.

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[Interview] ‘TOGETHER TOGETHER’ filmmaker Nikole Beckwith melds character and collaboration

[Interview] ‘TOGETHER TOGETHER’ filmmaker Nikole Beckwith melds character and collaboration

Filmmaker Nikole Beckwith hits it out of the park with her second film – and we spoke with her about it.

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‘MORTAL KOMBAT (2021)’ Review: A Bloody Good Affair

‘MORTAL KOMBAT (2021)’ Review: A Bloody Good Affair

Does this iteration of MORTAL KOMBAT surmount the infamous video game turned movie curse? Click and find out.

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Swimming amid culture and heritage: Photographer Brian Skerry on NatGeo docuseries ‘SECRETS OF THE WHALES’

Swimming amid culture and heritage: Photographer Brian Skerry on NatGeo docuseries ‘SECRETS OF THE WHALES’

Take a deep dive into ‘SECRETS OF THE WHALES’ with National Geographic photographer and explorer Brian Skerry. Video interview>>

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‘MOFFIE’ director and star consider masculinity, vulnerability in war drama

‘MOFFIE’ director and star consider masculinity, vulnerability in war drama

Fresh Fiction had the opportunity to speak with filmmaker Oliver Hermanus and actor Kai Luke Brummer separately via Zoom Video. We uncover some of the film’s deeper meanings, the tonal balance of a war drama, and how music helped them access the story’s emotional truth.

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