Film Review: “A Monster Calls”

A Monster Calls is a film that asks the question: how do we deal with the conflicting emotions that we experience when we're grieving?  This inspiring and heartbreaking tale comes across as dark, and in some ways it is.  However, it is ultimately very cathartic and teaches a refreshing lesson in self-honesty. Here's the synopsis: 12-year-old Conor, [...]

By |2019-03-11T17:05:13-07:00January 5th, 2017|Movie Reviews|1 Comment

Advance Movie Screening – “A Monster Calls” (VEGAS)

Grab your Advance Screening passes to A MONSTER CALLS Thursday, January 5th AMC Town Square 7PM http://www.gofobo.com/CFLVMC A MONSTER CALLS is a visually spectacular and unabashedly emotional drama from director J.A. Bayona. 12-year-old Conor (Lewis MacDougall) is dealing with far more than other boys his age. His beloved and devoted mother (Felicity Jones) is ill. He [...]

By |2019-03-11T17:05:33-07:00December 22nd, 2016|Nevada, Screenings|1 Comment

Advance Movie Screening – “A Monster Calls” (PHX)

Grab your Advance Screening passes to A MONSTER CALLS Thursday, January 5th Harkins Tempe Marketplace 7PM  http://www.gofobo.com/AMC-CinemaFiles A MONSTER CALLS is a visually spectacular and unabashedly emotional drama from director J.A. Bayona. 12-year-old Conor (Lewis MacDougall) is dealing with far more than other boys his age. His beloved and devoted mother (Felicity Jones) is ill. He [...]

By |2019-03-11T17:05:33-07:00December 22nd, 2016|Arizona, Screenings|0 Comments

A MONSTER CALLS – New Trailer

A MONSTER CALLS releases nationwide from Focus Features on October 21, 2016 Story: A visually spectacular drama from director J.A. Bayona (“The Impossible”). 12-year-old Conor (Lewis MacDougall), dealing with his mother’s (Felicity Jones) illness, a less-than-sympathetic grandmother (Sigourney Weaver), and bullying classmates, finds a most unlikely ally when a Monster appears at his bedroom window. [...]

By |2019-03-11T17:07:41-07:00July 13th, 2016|Trailers|0 Comments

Review: “A Monster Calls”

“A Monster Calls” was originally the brainchild of Siobhan Dowd, but after her untimely death, Patrick Ness was approached with the thought of turning her idea into a novel. And what a novel he wrote from her idea. "A Monster Calls" centers around Conor O'Malley, a young child of indeterminate age, but the reader is [...]

By |2019-03-11T17:10:00-07:00January 15th, 2016|Book Reviews, Reviews|0 Comments