"The Lady in the Van" has so much to offer the viewer. It isn't just about the incredible performance by Maggie Smith, or the great story, it is also about the brilliance of setting the Alan Bennett who writes opposite the Alan Bennett who lives and then tossing in the real Alan Bennett for good measure.
It makes one stop and think. At least, it made Josh stop and think. Hear what he thought--or what he says he thought--on this episode.
Shot as a first-person movie, "Hardcore Henry" offers up a fascinating gimmick that it is never able to turn into a worthwhile movie. It is a great disappointment because a lot of effort has to have gone into the filming itself but it's effort wasted. It isn't just that the story is dismal, it's that the gimmick itself is poorly executed. Today, we discuss.
In 2015, Robert Edwards premiered his newest movie at the Tribeca Film Festival. Now, almost a year later, the film, "One More Time" (shown at the festival as When I Live My Life Over Again"), is opening in theaters.
Edwards joins "Lass is More" today to talk to us about why he stepped away from his comfort zone for this movie and whether his experience writing songs for the film may have inspired a career change.