Loosely based on William Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night, She’s the Man recently marked its 15th anniversary by appearing on Blu-ray. Viola Hastings (Amanda Bynes) had been playing for Cornwall’s girl’s soccer team until the team got cut. Upon learning her brother, Sebastian (James Kirk), would be going to London for a few weeks, Viola pretends to be him at his new boarding school, Illyria Prep. All she wants to do is play soccer and she pretends…"She’s The Man Marks 15 Years with Blu-ray"
Freaks stars Amanda Crew and Lexy Kolker sat down with me during the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival to discuss the film. In addition to her role in Freaks, Amanda Crew may be best known from her role as Monica Hall on Silicon Valley. She also appeared in Charlie St. Cloud, The Age of Adaline, and Race, among other titles. Lexy Kolker is an actress to keep your eyes on. Not even ten years old,…"Amanda Crew and Lexy Kolker talk Freaks"
Freaks gets off an running thanks to a grounded story and standout performance from newcomer Lexy Kolker. Seven-year-old Chloe (Lexy Kolker) is ordered by her dad, Henry (Emile Hirsch) to remain locked in their decrepit home. Her dad thinks he is doing what’s best for her. The reality couldn’t be further from the truth. She’s not allowed outside. As for her dad, we don’t really know what’s going on with him. He tells Chloe that…"TIFF 2018: Freaks – A Psychological Thriller"