Patrick Wilson and Vera Farmiga Talk Skepticism, the Supernatural, and THE CONJURING 2

Read the first part of our Conjuring 2 interviews here. For those with an interest in the supernatural, few individuals stand as tall as Ed and Lorraine Warren. With a career spanning decades and literally thousands of cases, they are titans in the world the paranormal and the strange. As the opening text of The … Continue reading Patrick Wilson and Vera Farmiga Talk Skepticism, the Supernatural, and THE CONJURING 2

Interview: THE CONJURING 2’s Madison Wolfe and Frances O’Connor

More so than its clever scares and its terrifyingly effective slow burn pacing – harkening back to chillers of the 1970s – what made 2013’s The Conjuring stand out from its peers was the cast of real, human, empathetic characters. It was a film that worked not only on the visceral level that horror aims … Continue reading Interview: THE CONJURING 2’s Madison Wolfe and Frances O’Connor

Families, Generations, and the Shifting Narrative Focus of STAR WARS

This article contains spoilers for Star Wars: The Force Awakens What is the Star Wars story about? That’s a simple question that lacks a simple answer. If you ask George Lucas – the creator of the series and the man who guided it over four decades, six films, and more than 100 episodes of television – he would … Continue reading Families, Generations, and the Shifting Narrative Focus of STAR WARS

D23: Excitement, Confusion, and Disappointment from Disney Live Action (With Thoughts on STAR WARS Land)

The Walt Disney Studios live action panel at the 2015 D23 Expo was something of a mess. For months Disney has been positioning this panel as a big deal, announcing that Marvel Studios would be abandoning their long-held position of supremacy in Comic-Con’s Hall H and that the Star Wars panel at SDCC would be … Continue reading D23: Excitement, Confusion, and Disappointment from Disney Live Action (With Thoughts on STAR WARS Land)