[Interview] Jonas Bloquet conjures fun and frights as the scene-stealer in ‘THE NUN’

September 6th, 2018 | Interviews, Movie Interview, Movie News | 0 Comment

Courtney Howard // Film Critic Nuns have had a lengthy cinematic history, being the focus of films like BLACK NARCISSUS, THE NUN’S STORY and recently NOVITIATE. Though they’ve played a part in the long-running fear for many a Catholic schoolkid, it was THE CONJURING 2’s breakout spook – “The Nun” (played by Bonnie Aarons) – that helped to solidify that horrific link. Now she’s back in her own movie, THE NUN! And, in grand franchise tradition, ...

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How a 13-hour playlist turned into Mogwai’s ‘KIN’ score

September 5th, 2018 | Interviews, Movie Interview, Movie News | 0 Comment

Courtney Howard // Film Critic If you saw directors Jonathan and Josh Baker’s KIN over the weekend, you probably connected with the highly inventive sci-fi tinged action-adventure about a teen boy (Myles Truitt), his recently paroled brother (Jack Reynor) and a bad-ass ray-gun. You also were privy to a sonically satisfying score courtesy of Scottish post-rock band, Mogwai. We’d wager you ran directly to your nearest record story to pick up a copy of the ...

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[Interview] Filmmakers Jonathan & Josh Baker deliver the unexpected in ‘KIN’

August 30th, 2018 | Interviews, Movie Interview, Movie News | 0 Comment

Courtney Howard // Film Critic KIN is a family affair in more ways than just its story about brotherhood. It’s directed by Australian twin brothers, Jonathan and Josh Baker, who’ve taken their original extraordinary fifteen minute short, BAG MAN, and spun it into a gripping, intense, and entertaining feature length film. In the sci-fi tinged dramatic adventure, adopted teen Elijah (Myles Truitt) and his recently paroled brother Jimmy (Jack Reynor) are ...

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