Why that ‘KINGSMAN: THE GOLDEN CIRCLE’ trailer stinks

April 25th, 2017 | Movie News, Poster, Trailers | 0 Comment

Courtney Howard // Film Critic Ever watch a trailer for a highly anticipated sequel and, after, reach the point of anger at the glaring mistakes it made? This was my reaction to the new trailer for director Matthew Vaughn’s KINGSMAN: THE GOLDEN CIRCLE. Now, before the MRA’s come at me with their sharpened knives (and unoriginal comments), they must hear me out. With exception of that tonally disjointed anal sex reference, I dug the hell outta ...


The reason why Wes Anderson loves killing animals in his films

April 25th, 2017 | Interviews, Movie Interview, Movie News | 0 Comment

Courtney Howard // Film Critic There’s no pussy-footing around the fact that filmmaker Wes Anderson loves including pet deaths in his films. It’s one of the things that drove me crazy about MOONRISE KINGDOM and, alternatively, one of the things that I valued about THE ROYAL TENENBAUMS. You can read my more long-form thoughts on that here. H*ck! The auteur’s practically earned himself a permanent three-alarm alert on DoesTheDogDie.com. Many animal ...


Movie Review: ‘GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL. 2’ is a mixtape of strong ideas

April 24th, 2017 | Movie News, Movie Review, Reviews | 0 Comment

 Courtney Howard // Film Critic GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL. 2, 2h 17min, PG-13 Directed by: James Gunn Starring: Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper, Michael Rooker, Karen Gillan, Pom Klementieff, Kurt Russell, Elizabeth Debicki, Sylvester Stallone The first GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY was a humongous breath of fresh air for Marvel. Not only did it change the future landscape for the brand, it was unlike anything we’d ever ...