Writer-Director Jason Hall grounds ‘THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE’ in resonant authenticity

October 24th, 2017 | Interviews, Movie Interview, Movie News | 0 Comment

Courtney Howard // Film Critic It felt poetic and sprawling in a way because of the numbers and the masses that were going through this. Screenwriter Jason Hall (AMERICAN SNIPER) shines an incredibly necessary spotlight on the travails and tribulations of the every-man, young men tasked to do the extraordinary when serving overseas in the military, with his latest gripping feature THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE. Adapting the David Finkel novel of the same name, ...

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Author/ Screenwriter Brian Selznick combines two dynamic experiences into one in ‘WONDERSTRUCK’

October 19th, 2017 | Book Interview, Interviews, Movie Interview, Movie News | 0 Comment

Courtney Howard // Film Critic All of my books, in some way, have been influenced by movies, even though I never thought they could be movies. WONDERSTRUCK author Brian Selznick is the only one who could’ve ever taken his own words and illustrations and transforming it into something wholly cinematic. Through the process of adaptation, he was able to discover a new facet to the tale of two children connected through time – one that contextualizes cinema ...

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[Video Interview] ‘GEOSTORM’ cast and director generate apocalypse wow

October 19th, 2017 | Interviews, Movie Interview, Movie News | 0 Comment

Courtney Howard // Film Critic Disaster movies have been just the sort of escapism audiences have gravitated towards over the years. Hollywood studios have reaped great monetary rewards from this beloved genre – most recently Warner Brothers with their massive hit SAN ANDREAS, which was budgeted at around $110 million and took in around $474 million worldwide. And there’s no one better at crafting a solid epic better than triple threat Dean Devlin ...

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