Director Luca Guadagnino crafts a seductive soundscape in ‘CALL ME BY YOUR NAME’

November 20th, 2017 | Interviews, Movie Interview, Movie News | 0 Comment

Courtney Howard // Film Critic Director Luca Guadagnino’s CALL ME BY YOUR NAME is guaranteed to hit audiences on all levels. However, sonically the masterful filmmaker, who’s made such equally marvelous sundrenched films like I AM LOVE and A BIGGER SPLASH, crafts his own brand of warm, sensuous Summer lovin’ courtesy of the music by Sufjan Stevens and The Psychedelic Furs. Screenwriter James Ivory adapts author Andre Aciman’s touching novel about ...

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Director Joe Wright on the light in the dark in ‘DARKEST HOUR’

November 20th, 2017 | Interviews, Movie Interview, Movie News | 0 Comment

Courtney Howard // Film Critic I was interested to strip everything back and be as simple and at the service of the story as possible and to see what that felt like. It felt really good. Winston Churchill was a leader unlike any other in world history. His speeches drew in the public, banishing fear and inspiring hope in a time of darkness. Director Joe Wright’s drama, DARKEST HOUR, does the same putting its audience at ease. Telling the tale of ...

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‘COCO’ is art with a lasting legacy & powerful pulpit for change

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

Courtney Howard // Film Critic There’s probably no more important film to see with your family this year than director Lee Unkrich and co-director Adrian Molina’s COCO. The stirring, dazzling power ballad to family is brimming with life, culture, color and music. Its emotional profundity is an infusion we all could use right when we could all use it the most. The animated feature tells the story of Miguel (voiced by Anthony Gonzalez), a young boy who ...

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