Movie Review: ‘THE HATE U GIVE’ is a crucial, crushing coming-of-age tale

October 19th, 2018 | Movie News, Movie Review, Reviews | 0 Comment

Courtney Howard // Film Critic THE HATE U GIVE Rated PG-13, 132 minutes Directed by: George Tillman Jr. Starring: Amandla Stenberg, Regina Hall, Russell Hornsby, Algee Smith, Anthony Mackie, Common, Sabrina Carpenter, K.J. Apa, Dominique Fishback, Lamar Johnson, TJ Wright, Issa Rae Filmmaker George Tillman Jr.’s pristine cinematic adaptation of Angie Thomas’ young adult novel THE HATE U GIVE is just as emotionally gripping as any thrill-a-minute ...


[INTERVIEW] Jamie Lee Curtis’ career comes full circle in ‘HALLOWEEN’

October 16th, 2018 | Interviews, Movie Interview, Movie News | 0 Comment

Courtney Howard // Film Critic I don’t think I was an actress before. I think I was just a performer. I became an actress on HALLOWEEN. You’ll probably never meet someone with as much comforting candor as Jamie Lee Curtis. Forty years ago, she became a star thanks to her performance in John Carpenter’s HALLOWEEN. Though it was not her first acting gig (she had been on episodes of COLUMBO and QUNICY M.E.), it was on this project where she was gifted ...


Movie Review: ‘THE HAPPY PRINCE’ – Wilde boys fallen far from glory

October 9th, 2018 | Movie News, Movie Review, Reviews | 0 Comment

Courtney Howard // Film Critic THE HAPPY PRINCE Rated R, 104 minutes Directed by: Rupert Everett Starring: Rupert Everett, Colin Firth, Emily Watson, Colin Morgan, Edwin Thomas Billed as “the untold story of the last days of Oscar Wilde,” writer-director-star Rupert Everett’s THE HAPPY PRINCE not only explores the witty rapscallion’s final hours, but also his tumultuous relationships with ex-lovers and friends. Seeing someone of Everett’s ...