To The Stars, which first premiered during the 2019 Sundance Film Festival, is now available for audiences to watch from the comfort of their homes. I had the opportunity to speak with director Martha Stephens and co-leads Kara Hayward and Liana Liberato. My five-star review as it ran last year during Sundance: To The Stars is a beautifully crafted coming-of-age story set in 1960s rural Oklahoma and continues the trend of deeply affecting films shot…"To The Stars Is Now Available"
To The Stars is a beautifully crafted coming-of-age story set in 1960s rural Oklahoma and continues the trend of deeply affecting films shot in black and white. Iris Deerborne (Kara Hayward) doesn’t have the best home life or school life. It’s no wonder that she chooses to spend so much time by herself at the nearby pond. Between her mother being an alcoholic and everyone teasing her at school, it’s not the best life. Hell,…"Sundance 2019: To The Stars"
Rampage is the latest in a series of blockbusters that threaten to destroy Chicago–this time with genetically modified animals. Here’s the basic background: CRISPR made the waves in 1993 by giving scientists a way to treat previously incurable diseases through a process known as genetic editing. By 2016, U.S. Intelligence Community had determined that genetic editing was considered to be a “Weapon of Mass Destruction and Proliferation.” Davis Okoye (Dwayne Johnson) is a primatologist working for…"Rampage: Please Stop Destroying Chicago"