Movie Review: ‘THE TRIP TO SPAIN’ – The Men of La Muncha

August 14th, 2017 | Movie News, Movie Review, Reviews | 0 Comment

Courtney Howard // Film Critic THE TRIP TO SPAIN NR, 1h 48min Directed by: Michael Winterbottom Starring: Steve Coogan, Rob Brydon, Marta Barrio, Claire Keelan Director Michael Winterbottom’s THE TRIP franchise is cinematic comfort food, nourishing our souls with beauty, laughter and reflection. The continuing British docuseries (which gets repackaged as a feature when it crosses the pond) also doubles as an impeccably shot travelogue of foodie ...


Movie Review: ‘THE NUT JOB 2: NUTTY BY NATURE’ – Deez nuts: redux

August 10th, 2017 | Movie News, Movie Review, Reviews | 0 Comment

Courtney Howard // Film Critic THE NUT JOB 2: NUTTY BY NATURE, 91 min, PG Directed by: Cal Brunker Starring: Will Arnett, Katherine Heigl, Maya Rudolph, Bobby Moynihan, Isabela Moner, Peter Stormare, Jackie Chan, Bobby Cannavale There’s a scene in THE NUT JOB 2: NUTTY BY NATURE that has two dogs (voiced by Maya Rudolph and Bobby Cannavale) vomiting and one dog gobbling up said barf – and yet, somehow, the movie manages to not be the abysmal garbage ...


Destin Daniel Cretton paints a perfect portrait of flaws and forgiveness in ‘THE GLASS CASTLE’

August 9th, 2017 | Interviews, Movie Interview, Movie News | 1 Comment

Courtney Howard // Film Critic There’s something relatable about being in a relationship with somebody you love, but there’s struggle and pain involved in having that relationship. Filmmaker Destin Daniel Cretton’s strength is found within the humanist way he brings voice to a story. SHORT TERM 12 put characters and their deeply flawed complexities at the forefront. Thanks to his light, tender touch adapting Jeannette Walls’ poignant memoir THE ...