[INTERVIEW] ‘MARY POPPINS RETURNS’ right on time – and when we need her the most

December 6th, 2018 | Interviews, Movie Interview, Movie News | 0 Comment

Courtney Howard // Film Critic Mary Poppins is the nanny we all need right now – someone whose unconventional way of thinking will illuminate the path in life’s darkness. She comforts us in our time of desperate need. Her specific brand of making “the medicine go down” is “practically perfect in every way.” And it’s for those reasons the sequel to her classic 1964 film, MARY POPPINS RETURNS, is such a warmly welcomed sequel for our current ...


Movie Review: ‘THEY SHALL NOT GROW OLD’ makes history come alive

December 6th, 2018 | Movie News, Movie Review, Reviews | 0 Comment

Courtney Howard // Film Critic THEY SHALL NOT GROW OLD Rated R, 99 minutes Directed by: Peter Jackson Director Peter Jackson has taken us to fantastical worlds in THE LORD OF THE RINGS. He’s enlightened us to the profundity of death in THE LOVELY BONES. He’s shown us that people deal with grief differently in THE FRIGHTENERS. He taught us that some friendships just aren’t meant to last in HEAVENLY CREATURES. All of the above have made him the ...


Movie Review: ‘TYREL’ wants to be woke, but is half asleep

December 2nd, 2018 | Movie News, Movie Review, Reviews | 0 Comment

Courtney Howard // Film Critic TYREL Rated R, 84 minutes Directed by: Sebastián Silva Starring: Jason Mitchell, Christopher Abbott, Caleb Landry Jones, Nicolas Arze, Michael Cera, Michael Zegen, Ann Dowd, Michael Zegen, Roddy Bottum Hanging out with incredibly talented and charismatic actor Jason Mitchell for almost 90 minutes can’t be all that bad – even if it’s directed by Sebastián Silva (CRYSTAL FAIRY & THE MAGICAL CACTUS), a.k.a. the ...