Articles from March 2015

Creative and critical movie writing from the Ped Mall to the moon!

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Spaceballs Movie Poster

Spaceballs

Spaceballs is more than just a means for Brooks (and co-writers Thomas Meehan and Ronny Graham) to deploy a series of Jedi-related yuks. A master parodist, Brooks is out to play with as many established Sci-Fi tropes as he can manage.

Mr. Turner, The Patience Stone, and Stranger than Paradise (with guest Andy Brodie!)

In this week’s show, we’ll be discussing three films that are currently playing at, or coming soon to FilmScene.   Our line-up includes the Mike Leigh’s Mr. Turner, which continues to play at FilmScene throughout the weekend and following week.