JIM, Andrew Garfield, Jessica Chastain discussed on News and Information with Dave Williams and Amy Chodroff

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And one over 200 planes getting diverted even Madonna hotels in town. We've got no room with thousands of passengers arriving at any minute. The tone is asking for help with anything you can do. No, I'd never heard of this musical. I not know it was a thing. I didn't know it was coming to film. I mean, was it good? It is a It is a good musical. Yeah, it's hard to imagine a feel good musical being made about the aftermath of 9 11. But nonetheless this Canadian, uh, my husband and wife team Put this musical together back in the around 2015. It opened on Broadway in 2017 and became a surprising smash hit. It has a cast of 12 who play all of the passengers from the planes that are diverted to gander, Newfoundland, where there happens to be this huge old airport. Which is a relic of the days when you had to have layovers in transatlantic flights, and after the air air space over the United States is closed down on 9 11. Nearly 40 flights are diverted to Gander, Newfoundland, with a population of about 7000 and nearly 7000 passengers disembark and have to be taken care of and with the musical is about basically is how welcoming the Newfoundland lose are and how the passengers are taken care of. It's mostly humorous, but there are poignant moments in it. One passenger, for example, has a son who's a firefighter in New York, and she can't reach him and you know pretty well what's going on there? There's also an incipient romance between two passengers. There's also a thread about a Muslim man who becomes a focus of suspicion among the passengers, but most of it is really upbeat. In terms of the welcoming these people are given and the bonds that are built between the locals and the passengers. It's a nice musical. This is not really a film ization of it in in terms of it being turned into a movie. It's like Hamilton was last year, merely a filming of the stage presentation, which resumed in New York. In April and may of this year. But on that basis, it's infectious. It's nice. It's uplifting, and it's available on apple plus TV. Alright, that one's come from away. We don't have time for this final trailer. But I'm interested in the premises. A biography graphical drama about the rise fall and redemption of a well known televangelist. The movie is called the Eyes of Tammy Faye. Is it worth seeing, Frank? Oh, yes, this is It's kind of cartoonish. It's not really a satire, but it's kind of cartoonists. Retelling of the rise and fall of the praise The Lord Satellite Television Network run by Jim and Tammy Faye Bakker. It's based on a documentary from 2000, which had the same title and it's largely sympathetic to Tammy Faye. You know, she was treated as a figure of ridicule back in the day. But this is a more sympathetic portrait of her. She comes across as more assertive and progressive than her husband was. And it has to really good performances by Jessica Chastain as Tammy Faye and Andrew Garfield as Jim Baker. And there are a couple of really good supporting turns to like from Vincent D'Onofrio as Jerry Falwell. Who, when the PTL club sort of collapsed in scandal swooped in to take it over. This is a pretty enjoyable entertainment. If entertaining, it kind of superficial treatment of this subject. All right, That's the eyes of Tammy Faye. And that's the end of the segment. Frank Sweet Tech one guy's opinion dot com Always a pleasure. Thank you. All right. There he goes at 6 25 Klos coming.

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