Locked Down has the tough responsibility of being one of the first major studio films to take place during the Covid-19 pandemic. Filmmaker Doug Liman may be ambitious enough to want to film in outer space with Tom Cruise. But before doing that, he went about filming this project during the pandemic. Many of us have been living this horror movie since last March–some in worse circumstances than others. One thing this film does get…"Locked Down: A Feature Film For Covid Era"
Jojo Rabbit, Taika Waititi’s Oscar-winning anti-hate satire, is now available for audiences to relive at home and add to their home video collection. There’s a tricky way of addressing the Holocaust and/or World War 2 through satire and humor but Jojo Rabbit does so in a perfect way. Very few films are able to tackle the subject through humor and get it right. Or at least in way that isn’t tacky. Making fun of the…"Jojo Rabbit: Oscar-Winning Satire Comes Home"
There’s a tricky way of addressing the Holocaust and/or World War 2 through satire and humor but Jojo Rabbit does so in a perfect way. Jojo Betzler (Roman Griffin Davis) is a fanatical member of the Hitler Youth. This is where Captain Klenzendorf (Sam Rockwell, playing another racist) leads the youth in training. He’s bought into the Nazis so much that his invisible friend is none other than Adolf Hitler (Taika Waititi) himself. Only Taika…"Toronto 2019: Jojo Rabbit"
Telling the story of WWE Superstar Paige, Fighting with My Family is a comedy that manages to delight viewers regardless of whether they like wrestling. Born Saraya-Jade Bevis (Florence Pugh), she would eventually adopt the professional name of Paige. Our story starts long before she joined the WWE. Paige was born into a wrestling family, including both her father, Ricky (Nick Frost), and mother, Julia (Lena Heady). Following a brief prologue, we see how she…"Sundance 2019: Fighting with My Family"