SLEEPWALKER is the latest film from director Elliott Lester. Troubled by bouts of sleepwalking and disturbing nightmares, graduate student Sarah Foster goes to her university's sleep research center for help. When she wakes up after her first night of being monitored, the world she lives in seems to have changed in subtle, Twilight-Zone-esque ways. In fact, every time she goes to sleep now, she wakes up in a slightly different version of her world. With the help of sleep researcher Dr. Scott White, she tries to work her way back to the reality she started in. But when they finally succeed, it’s revealed that Sarah’s world is not what she thought at all.
Today my guest is one of the stars SLEEPWALKER, Richard Armitage. Tonight we talk about his work on that film as well as his work as Thorin Oakenshiled in The Hobbit Films, as John Proctor in The Crucible, and his upcoming films Ocens 8 and the Julie Delpy directed film My Zoe.
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With the daily breaking news about mogul Harvey Weinstein and the growing charges of sexual harassment that has now permeated his life and the nation as a whole, this film is even more important.
WHAT HAUNTS US tells the real story behind a town whose silence lead to the suicides of a disturbing number of victims. This film is a cautionary tale for parents and their children and a horrifying example of what happens when one stays quiet about sexual abuse/molestation.
WHAT HAUNTS US tells the story about the 1997 class of Porter Gaud High School in Charleston, South Carolina that graduated 49 boys. Within the last 35 years, six of these boys committed suicide. Filmmaker Tolmach graduated from Porter Gaud, and now she digs deep with this film in discovering the dark secrets that have lingered and haunted this community that she so loves. The six boys that committed suicide featured in the film didn't have to die if they would have spoken out and not remained quiet about what had happe…
A family’s road trip takes a dangerous turn when they arrive at a secluded mobile home park to stay with some relatives and find it mysteriously deserted. Under the cover of darkness, three masked psychopaths pay them a visit to test the family’s every limit as they struggle to survive. Johannes Roberts directs this horror film inspired by the 2008 smash hit THE STRANGERS.
The never ending barrage of superhero films continues this week as DC rolls out the latest installment in their oft-maligned universe. Things are looking up for DC this year, as Wonder Woman scored with critics and audiences, and Zack Snyder and Joss Whedon are tasked with continuing that trend. Can Gal Gadot, Jason Momoa, and company keep the ball rolling in Justice League? Check out our thoughts and find out.
MOVIES DISCUSSED THIS WEEK:
Conspiracy, Daddy's Home 2, Free Fire, A Ghost Story, Justice League
On this episode we talk with Brie Williams and John C. Clark and their new genre subverting film A CLOSER WALK WITH THEE. This leads to a discussion on how genre guides an audience through the story and manages our expectations for characters based on the film world they reside in. That world is a bit different when your hosts make their own mash-up of this new scary but very funny indie film as we debate the horrific merits of Jim Carrey's overbearing THE CABLE GUY against American sweetheart Sandra Bullock's romantic white lies in WHILE YOU WERE SLEEPING.
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