Movie Review: ‘UNSANE’ is ungood

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

Courtney Howard // Film Critic UNSANE Rated R, 97 minutes Directed by: Steven Soderbergh Starring: Claire Foy, Joshua Leonard, Jay Pharoah, Amy Irving, Juno Temple Steven Soderbergh has fashioned himself as a pioneer when it comes to the art of filmmaking. He’s always up for experimenting with new tricks of the trade – whether those involve technical handiwork, or revolutionizing distribution models, like he did last year with the practically pristine ...


Author Becky Albertalli & ‘LOVE, SIMON’ continue a necessary conversation

March 16th, 2018 | Book Interview, Interviews, Movie Interview, Movie News | 0 Comment

Courtney Howard // Film Critic Before we were able to call upon director Greg Berlanti’s LOVE, SIMON to give us the heartswells, it was author Becky Albertalli who put pen to paper creating such an indelible character with such an important story. Her book Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda opened readers’ hearts to a compelling coming-of-age, story of Simon Spiers’ trials and tribulations over coming out to his family and friends. The novel became a ...


‘TOMB RAIDER’ director Roar Uthaug cracks the code to capturing a clever, capable heroine

March 15th, 2018 | Interviews, Movie Interview, Movie News | 0 Comment

Courtney Howard // Film Critic Not only does filmmaker Roar Uthaug have one of the best names in the business, his films all contain one common through-line – a strong female heroine. His latest, TOMB RAIDER, is based on the 2013 video game reboot (one of the most successful in the franchise’s history) and has one bad-ass, kick-ass, thrilling heroine at the heart of the action. In the action-adventure, fiercely independent 21-year-old Lara Croft ...