The Movie Café [Radio Scotland]
|Janice Forsyth with the unmissable weekly film programme.|
Janice reviews reviews EAT PRAY LOVE - Glee creator Ryan Murphy's adaptation of Elizabeth Gilbert's bestselling books, starring Julia Roberts as a disillusioned 40-something who takes off on a round-the-world journey to find herself...
And she also looks at WORLD'S GREATEST DAD - the latest Robin Williams film which some critics have said is a return to fine form.
Simon Bateson talks us through the programme of this year's TAKE ONE ACTION film festival, which aims to engage and spark discussion about global issues - such as climate change, education, food shortages and environmental catastrophes.
Controversial director Gaspar Noe talks to the Movie Cafe about his latest film ENTER THE VOID, a fully immersive film about a drug dealer and a stripper in contemporary Tokyo, which has been compared to Stanley Kubrick's 2001.
And we celebrate the re-release of FROM HERE TO ETERNITY, the 1953 war drama/romance set in Hawaii and starring Burt Lancaster, Montgomery Clift, Frank Sinatra and Deborah Kerr.
Janice Forsyth reviews Eat Pray Love and World's Greatest Dad.
Two of the supervising animators on the new Disney Pixar movie Toy Story 3 talk about how they integrated a whole new group of toys with old favourites such as Woody, Buzz Lightyear and Mr Potato Head.
Make sure you tune in to find out about Ken's best outfits, Lotso, the strawberry-scented bear with a tough centre, and a baby that's anything but harmless.
And film critic Graeme Virtue will be looking ahead to the toy and game-based movies which we could see in the years to come - based on everything from Lego to Monopoly.
The director of the Edinburgh International Festival, Jonathan Mills, introduces us to BLISS, a 1985 film from director Ray Lawrence based on Peter Carey's novel about an adman who wakes up following a heart operation and believes he's ended up in hell.
The film is being screened as part of a season to whet our appetite for Edinburgh Festival productions in August and September.
And what makes a film so bad it's good? As Tommy Wiseau's excruciating film THE ROOM (dubbed by one critic 'The Citizen Kane of bad movies') comes to Glasgow, we'll be looking at films that have become cult viewing because they are so very bad - Featuring two of the animators of Toy Story 3.
Plus what makes a film so bad, it's good?
After a disappointing few years, Janice asks whether Ben Stiller is back on form, in GREENBERG, the new film from THE SQUID AND THE WHALE director Noah Baumbach.
She'll also be reviewing Antoine Fuqua's new cop thriller BROOKLYN'S FINEST, which stars Richard Gere, Don Cheadle and Ethan Hawke as a trio of disillusioned New York police officers.
She's also looking for your help: Do you remember seeing films in the Highlands of Scotland, just after World War 2, as part of the Rural Cinema Scheme?
And asking documentary filmmaker Amy Hardie whether dreams can kill.
Janice Forsyth asks whether Ben Stiller is back on form in Greenberg.