Ooh la la! COLCOA 2018 announces film festival dates

February 13th, 2018 | ColCoa Film Festival, Film Festivals, Movie News | 0 Comment

Courtney Howard // Film Critic It's the most wonderful time of the year: Film Festival season! In particular, when COLCOA (the City of Lights, City of Angels) French Film Festival comes to town, the best of French cinema is introduced to American Francophiles. And it doesn't get any better than expanding your worldview with French cinema. Here, at this fest, it's an absolute blast! This year, the fest will be running from April 23-30 at the Directors ...

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Scott Neustadter & Michael H. Weber place the focus on friendship in ‘THE DISASTER ARTIST’

December 5th, 2017 | AFI Fest, Film Festivals, Interviews, Movie Interview, Movie News | 0 Comment

Courtney Howard // Film Critic The thing we had quickly learned was that every time you’d get a question answered, you had seven more questions. It would seem a daunting task to take a story about one of the biggest, baffling cult classics in modern cinematic history and spin it into a respectful, poignant, universal tale about camaraderie, underdogs and dreamers. Yet somehow screenwriting team Scott Neustadter and Michael H. Weber have done so with THE ...

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‘LOVELESS’ director/ co-writer Andrey Zvyagintsev sculpts cinematic taboos into haunting art

December 2nd, 2017 | AFI Fest, Film Festivals, Interviews, Movie Interview, Movie News | 0 Comment

Courtney Howard // Film Critic I don’t want to service the viewer. Instead, I want to offer them an uncomfortable reflection of the truth of society, human nature and realistic characters. Back in 2014, Andrey Zvyagintsev made a huge splash internationally with his film LEVIATHAN. It racked up a staggering amount of awards and critical acclaim, including a Golden Globe win and Academy Award nomination. Having already won the jury prize at this year’s ...

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