On this episode of The Filmcraziest Show, I was able to talk with the filmmakers – director and co-writer Theo Rhys and co-writer and composer Joss Holden-Rea – behind the short film Stuffed, a musical about a taxidermist who dreams of stuffing a human, and she thinks she may have finally found her muse. The U.K. film premiered last month at the SXSW film festival and won the Special Jury Recognition award for Bold Vision at the festival. I was able to chat with them after the festival about their film.
I was able to chat with a couple filmmakers from the United Kingdom about their haunted house musical comedy Dearly Departed, which has just wrapped up its festival circuit and is available to watch on Vimeo. My review of the film can be found here. I talked with them separately but I think both interviews are equally [...]
Directed by: Chris Buck, Jennifer Lee. Starring: Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel, Josh Gad. Runtime: 1h 43 min. Released: November 22, 2019. I’m a big fan of the original Frozen and six years later, it’s fun to revisit the characters but it doesn’t work nearly as well. When Elsa (Idina Menzel) starts hearing a mysterious siren [...]
Directed by: Julie Taymor. Starring: Jim Sturgess, Evan Rachel Wood, Joe Anderson. Runtime: 2h 13 min. Released: October 9, 2007. So far in my 29 Days of Romance series, I haven’t liked Footloose, Midnight in Paris or Blue Valentine but Across the Universe just takes the cake in films I didn’t like. It’s a [...]
Released: June 16, 1978. Director: Randal Kleiser. Stars: John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John, Stockard Channing. Runtime: 110 min. Over the summer, good girl Sandy and greaser Danny have a great summer romance. When the school season comes back in session, Sandy has moved to the same school as Danny, Rydell High (if there was a drinking game for everytime [...]
Les Misérables Release Date: December 25, 2012 Director: Tom Hooper Stars: Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway Runtime: 157 min Tagline: Fight. Dream. Hope. Love. Based on the original stage production of the same name, this tells the story of a slave prisoner who skips on his parole, Jean Valjean (Hugh Jackman). Throughout his life, [...]
This won't be a normal review, as I didn't watch all of the dialogue; so, I can't assign it a score. With the help of three fans, The Muppets must reunite to save their old theater from a greedy oil tycoon. First of all, I've really never liked the Muppets and can't remember watching them [...]