Josh Runs… Why is that Again?

We are going to do a non-movie/TV based episode this week.  I apologize and ask you to forgive this bit of indulgence.  I also promise that next week we’re going to talk about movies again.  In fact, we’re going to be talking about the filmic version of “Grease” specifically. But, this week… this week the… Read More

“Phantom Thread,” “Molly’s Game,” and “Up in Smoke” hit Blu-ray

Some weeks are just good weeks for Blu-ray releases, and this is one of them.  Two great movies from last year and one great one from 40 years ago are all available on Blu-ray as of today. I know that “Up in Smoke” isn’t featured in the picture above and it’s talked about less on… Read More

“A Suitable Girl” Directors Talk Shifting Marriage Process in India

On today’s “Lass is More” we have directors Sarita Khurana & Smriti Mundhra, whose documentary, “A Suitable Girl,” is available on Amazon. The film tells the story of three different women in India and their paths to, and sometimes in, marriage. We talk to the directors about how they went about filming for so many… Read More

Is There an Upside to “Downsizing?”

Alexander Payne’s “Downsizing” arrives on Blu-ray this week and with that arrival we have some important questions to ask.  Chief amongst these is why exactly does the film take a sharp turn to the bad after it starts off so well? The answer to that may be obvious, but it is a question worth asking… Read More

Director Rachel Israel on her Process with “Keep the Change”

Today’s “Lass is More” podcast features a discussion with Rachel Israel, the writer and director of “Keep the Change,” which is out in New York this week and L.A. next week.  The film centers on people with autism and her cast features people with autism as well.  The director talks to us about her process,… Read More

“Lass is More” Brings the Movies Home

Snow days are made for but one thing:  movies.  That’s it.  Well, really, a snowball fight followed by some hot cocoa and a movie. Our ability to sit at home and watch a movie is greater than its ever been before.  It is an embarrassment of riches.  That isn’t to say it couldn’t be better,… Read More

“Lass is More” has “24 Hours to Live”

Hitting blu-ray next week is an Ethan Hawke actioner entitled “24 Hours to Live.”  The actor plays a freelance hitman who, for ludicrous reasons, finds himself with… yes, that’s right, 24 hours to live. Instead of solely focusing on the rather silly film, this week I also ask myself the question of what I would… Read More