How THE BFG Captures the Magic of Make Believe

A child’s perspective on the world is different from that of an adult’s. That’s a seemingly obvious statement, but it’s one that we may not always consciously consider. Not only does a child’s limited life experience affect the way they comprehend conflict and solutions, but their physical smallness gives them quite literally a different point … Continue reading How THE BFG Captures the Magic of Make Believe

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