AFI Fest Review: ‘MARY QUEEN OF SCOTS’ is more than a textbook period piece

November 16th, 2018 | AFI Fest, Film Festivals, Movie News, Movie Review, Reviews | 0 Comment

Courtney Howard // Film Critic MARY QUEEN OF SCOTS Rated R, 125 minutes Directed by: Josie Rourke Starring: Saoirse Ronan, Margot Robbie, Guy Pearce, Joe Alwyn, Jack Lowden, David Tennant, James McArdle, Gemma Chan, Martin Compston, Ismael Cruz Cordova, Adrian Lester Director Josie Rourke’s MARY QUEEN OF SCOTS may not be entirely historically accurate, but it does show how to create a feminist-friendly, diverse biopic with all the dramatic dynamics of ...

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Fresh on 4K: ‘THE MEG’ – mega format for a mega shark

November 15th, 2018 | 4K Ultra HD, Reviews | 0 Comment

Connor Bynum // Film Critic THE MEG Rated PG-13, 113 minutes. Director: Jon Turteltaub Cast: Jason Statham, Bingbing Li, Rainn Wilson, Robert Taylor, Shuya Sophia Cai, Cliff Curtis, Winston Chao, Page Kennedy, Ólafur Darri Ólafsson, Ruby Rose, Jessica McNamee and Masi Oka Available today on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD. When we reviewed THE MEG in theaters earlier this year, we called it “a perfect blend of silly and serious” ...

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AFI Fest Review: ‘BIRD BOX’ is a soaring survivalist journey

November 13th, 2018 | AFI Fest, Film Festivals, Movie News, Movie Review, Reviews | 0 Comment

Courtney Howard // Film Critic BIRD BOX Not Yet Rated, 117 minutes Directed by: Susanne Bier Starring: Sandra Bullock, Trevante Rhodes, John Malkovich, Sarah Paulson, Danielle Macdonald, Rosa Salazar, Machine Gun Kelly, Jacki Weaver, Lil Rel Howery, Tom Hollander, Julian Edwards, Vivien Lyra Blair Who says walking through life blindfolded isn’t beneficial? Literally being blindfolded is a technique developed by the characters in director Susanne ...

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