Director Alexandre Moors adapts lyrical poetry as visual artistry in ‘THE YELLOW BIRDS’

June 14th, 2018 | Interviews, Movie Interview, Movie News | 0 Comment

Courtney Howard // Film Critic Director Alexandre Moors is used to taking relevant, real and resonant hot topics and channeling them into visceral, visionary art. With BLUE CAPRICE, he captured a riveting fictionalized look at 2002’s Beltway sniper attacks. His latest, an adaptation of Kevin Powers’ award-winning novel, THE YELLOW BIRDS takes a fictionalized look at the all-too-real psyche of soldiers in wartime. Much like the novel adapted, Moors ...


Movie Review: ‘TAG’, you’re lit

June 14th, 2018 | Movie News, Movie Review, Reviews | 0 Comment

Courtney Howard // Film Critic TAG Rated R, 100 minutes Directed by: Jeff Tomsic Starring: Ed Helms, Jake Johnson, Jeremy Renner, Jon Hamm, Hannibal Buress, Isla Fisher, Leslie Bibb, Annabelle Wallis, Rashida Jones Possibly the most dreaded three words you hear as a child are “Tag! You’re it!” No one wants to be the “it” in that scenario. Being singled out as a grade-school pariah, or worse, getting taunted on the playground by peers is an ...


The incredible changes ‘INCREDIBLES 2’ went through in its 14-year evolution

June 13th, 2018 | Interviews, Movie Interview, Movie News | 0 Comment

Courtney Howard // Film Critic Every film experiences all kinds of shifting changes in the development process. If that necessary step is completed well, the blueprint formed will lead to a production that can easily bend and shape when new changes arise. Particularly in animation, the years long pre-production stage (which lasts, at minimum, four years) is fairly malleable. Writer-director extraordinaire Brad Bird’s INCREDIBLES 2 is no exception. The ...