Barack Obama, Denzel Washington and Judd Apatow wax lyrical on inspirational films, in aid of Universal's 100th birthday. Have movies influenced you? Or should cinema stick to entertainment, rather than enlightenment?A few weeks ago, Barack Obama made a televised introduction to a US TV showing of To Kill a Mockingbird.
The Weekend Warrior: The Maze Runner, A Walk Among the Tombstones, This is Where I Leave You
Back from Toronto with a lot of stuff to run and share, but hopefully you checked out some of my updates and my wrap-up earlier this week. Now it's time to get back to our regularly scheduled movie preview column with the second-to-last weekend of September bringing us four new movies in wide release. This week's "CHOSEN TWO" are two films about journeys, John Curran's Tracks (The Weinstein ...
The DC Shorts Film Festival, Reviewed
The DC Shorts Film Festival features 17 collections of shorts, each showing several times over the event’s 11 days. Here: a few reviews of full programs.
Writing inspirational fiction true calling for local author
It is also now one of 10 books being considered for a possible movie production by Wind Dancer Films. Before finding success in the ... which have already sold more than 10,000 copies, have universal appeal. “It’s a tough world,” she said, adding ...
Inspirational films: a Universal concern?
A few weeks ago, Barack Obama made a televised introduction to a US TV showing of To Kill a Mockingbird. Here's some video of Potus's intro. Tom Shone wrote an astute piece at the time about the smartness of Obama's choice, and he highlighted the ...
ViewFinders ‘inspirational’ for youth
photos on the red carpet and films made by young people in the ViewFinders Productions program. Youth Filmmaking Day, April 21, Empire Theatres, Dartmouth Crossing: three NBC Universal Film Challenge semi-finalist screenings and the finalist screening at 7 ...