Movie Review: ‘THE QUEST OF ALAIN DUCASSE’ – Do you know the Michelin Man?

Courtney Howard // Film Critic THE QUEST OF ALAIN DUCASSE Not Rated, 89 minutes Directed by: Gilles de Maistre Food is essential to survival. Our bodies should be treated as temples - and that includes respecting the food that goes into them. No one understands the impact of cuisine more than  multiple-Michelin-starred chef Alain Ducasse. Not only has he wowed patrons of his restaurants all over the world, he also still considers himself a student ...


Dark night of the soul: ‘FIRST REFORMED’ wrestles with minister’s waning faith, growing anxiety

May 31st, 2018 | Film Festivals, Interviews, Movie Interview, SXSW | 0 Comment

Preston Barta // Features Editor Filmmaker Paul Schrader began his career in movies as a film critic in the late ’60s, writing for the Los Angeles Free Press and later for Cinema Magazine. It wasn’t too long after that when he was penning screenplays of his own (notable achievements such as Martin Scorsese’s TAXI DRIVER and RAGING BULL) and later directing movies (including AMERICAN GIGOLO and AUTO FOCUS). “I was becoming this Travis Bickle kid ...


COLCOA Review: ‘C’EST LA VIE’ – An affair to (best not) remember

Courtney Howard // Film Critic C’EST LA VIE (LE SENS DE LA FÊTE) Not Rated, 115 minutes Directed by: Olivier Nakache, Éric Toledano Starring: Jean-Pierre Bacri, Jean-Paul Rouve, Gilles Lellouche, Vincent Macaigne, Eye Haidara, Suzanne Clément, Alban Ivanov, Hélène Vincent, Judith Chemla, Benjamin Lavernhe Weddings are a popular setting for comedic shenanigans. The best laid plans can easily turn into hijinks and hilarity, both in real life and on ...