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Pete Wright

2020-05-30 • Saturday Matinée

Jun 1, 2020

New Trek series announced. Scream 5, apparently. Snyder cut shenanigans, and Henry Super Nick Fury Man Cavill. HBOMeh, plus Studio Ghibli, tho. Awkwafina, Karen Gillan in “Barry Meets Mean Girls”. Plus, three great trailers and a list of Tax Comedies!

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Le Dîner de Cons (The Dinner Game)

May 28, 2020

Francis Veber had written plays, TV shows, and films. He had also directed plenty of well by the time he decided to adapt his hit play “Le Dîner de Cons” for the big screen. Luckily, his brand of farcical humor worked brilliantly with the film version, and it became a huge hit in his home country of France. Join us as we continue our Francis Veber & His Remakes series with his 1998 film “Le Dîner de Cons.”

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Capone

May 26, 2020

“Theater at Home” new releases are available and more titles are being announced all the time. The Film Board will continue to gather its thugs and spoil them for you as we find them out there in the streaming universe until we can all get back and see our beloved big screens. “Capone” was released to most major streaming services on May 12th. This film examines a part of life that is rarely discussed, and Capone’s is unique. Unravel it all with us on The Film Board!

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The Sunday Basket with Lisa Woodruff

May 26, 2020

Just what is The Sunday Basket? It’s a weekly appointment with your future self. It’s the promise you make to manage your home and support your responsibilities. Oh, and it’s a bucket… the most powerful bucket you’ll own.

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The Birdcage

May 21, 2020

When Mike Nichols and Elaine May teamed up again for the first time in over thirty years, it was to adapt Francis Veber’s most famous and celebrated works, the 1978 film la Cage aux Folles. Veber’s films had been remade in English before – in fact, he’d directed a number of them – but this one was the big one so it needed to be big.

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Quick Organizing Tips to Help You Feel Great!

May 19, 2020

This week on the show we’re going back to basics as Nikki Kinzer reminds us all to do what we know, treat ourselves well, and give ourselves permission to be great no matter how the house looks!

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La Cage Aux Folles

May 14, 2020

When asked to adapt the hit stage show “La Cage Aux Folles” to the big screen, director Édouard Molinaro knew he had to get comedy writer/director Francis Veber involved to not only get the story out of the one-set show and open up the world, but also — and more importantly — to flesh out the core relationship so the film wasn’t just all stereotypes.

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The COVID-3 SaucySauce SaucyBoys

May 14, 2020

Tommy and Pete are back with their third COVID-19 Sanity Check-in and discover that in addition to the virus, the planet and condiments are also out to get them.

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Comparison, Guilt, and Shame with Michelle Frank

May 12, 2020

Last time Dr. Michelle Frank was here, she helped us work through shame and how it impacts relationships. As it turns out, there’s more guilt, shame, and relativism in ADHD than we thought.

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2020-05-09 • Saturday Matinée

May 11, 2020

Tom Cruise wants to film in space. ‘A Quiet Place’ writers teaming up with Sam Raimi for sci-fi thriller. Mike Flannigan heading to Netflix with Christopher Pike’s books. Looking for work in production? Head to Prague. Taika Waititi confirmed for Star Wars feature. Plus three questionable trailers and a list of films featuring animals hunting people!

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