It’s hard to imagine a world without today’s technology. But have we become too reliant on it? Echowave has spoken with writer-director Sam Lucas Smith on his new film, the digital age and his casting of Rebecca Black. In fact, Smith provides a unique perspective on where we stand right now.
Produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures, Pete Docter’s fantasy comedy-drama film Soul is a beautifully crafted work of art. Following the story of a middle school music teacher Joe Gardner, Soul explores the afterlife through strong narratives and powerful storytelling.
In 1983, the DPP (Director of Public Prosecutions) published a list of 72 films that they believed were too offensive and gruesome to be released in the United Kingdom. From Ruggero Deodat’s Cannibal Holocaust to Sam Raimi’s The Evil Dead, those motion pictures were re-released in the 2000s. But did the UK need them in the first place?
Created by Chris Van Dusen and produced by Shonda Rhimes, Bridgerton is Netflix’s latest hit show. The series explores honour, status and tradition, all whilst finding the real within. Based on Julia Quinn’s novels, Bridgerton tries to set an example of a good and accurate historical drama. However, does it do it successfully?
Set in the 1930s, American film director David Fincher’s biopic ‘Mank’ explores the golden age of Hollywood. Corruption, fame and honour—all highs and lows are portrayed through the gaze of Herman Jacob Mankiewicz, screenwriter and co-writer of a 1941 drama film, ‘Citizen Kane’.
HBO Max’s ‘Adventure Time: Distant Lands’ special ‘Obsidian’ follows Princess Bubblegum and Marceline’s adventures—it delves into the lives of the well-loved American animator and screenwriter Pendleton Ward’s characters. However, does ‘Obsidian’ manage to take the viewer on a satisfying journey or is there something missing?