‘PADDINGTON 2’ is a celebration of artistry, values & technological advancements

January 11th, 2018 | Interviews, Movie Interview, Movie News | 1 Comment

Courtney Howard // Film Critic People come out of PADDINGTON 2 come out feeling better about the world – and that’s a nice thing to be part of. The story of Paddington Bear by author Michael Bond is one many of us grew up with. A wholesome, heartening tale of an orphaned, polite bear finding his place in the world and the good in people is a timeless one for all ages to enjoy. Blessedly, this Charlie Chaplin-esque character hasn’t lost one iota of his ...


Filmmakers Paul King & Simon Farnaby serve up sweet whimsical charm with ‘PADDINGTON 2’

January 9th, 2018 | Interviews, Movie Interview, Movie News | 1 Comment

Courtney Howard // Film Critic It’s lovely to have a film where you can celebrate something that can be so terrific about a place, rather than doing it down to negativity. There’s no greater joy in life than discovering the film that you hold dear to your heart has a sequel – and that it’s just as good, if not better than, the original. Such is the case with PADDINGTON 2. Co-writer/ director Paul King’s sequel to the widely acclaimed PADDINGTON, a ...


Director Jaume Collet-Serra takes audiences on a non-stop thrill ride with ‘THE COMMUTER’

January 8th, 2018 | Interviews, Movie Interview, Movie News | 0 Comment

Courtney Howard // Film Critic The pace – I always make it faster in editing. If you do your things right, you’re there with the character and the movie and your mind, as an audience, starts going faster. Filmmaker Jaume Collet-Serra knows how to tell a taut tale at a brisk speed. Cutting through any resistance with the sharpest of blades, his clean, economical style of storytelling offers up to audiences necessary thrills and the coldest of chills. ...