[INTERVIEW] Screenwriter Josh Singer rockets audiences into the past with ‘FIRST MAN’

October 8th, 2018 | Interviews, Movie Interview, Movie News | 0 Comment

Courtney Howard // Film Critic Josh Singer’s screenplays continually make the past feel prescient. Whether the events are considered part of history by mere years (like with his work on SPOTLIGHT), or decades (like with his work on THE POST), he impressively mines the pressing urgency of the situation at hand to tell an engaging, engrossing and entertaining story. They’re typically humanistic portraits of people who’ve gone above and beyond. FIRST MAN ...


Movie Review: ‘BAD TIMES AT THE EL ROYALE’ – Blabbin’ in the Woods

September 29th, 2018 | Movie News, Movie Review, Reviews | 0 Comment

Courtney Howard // Film Critic BAD TIMES AT THE EL ROYALE Rated R, 140 minutes Directed by: Drew Goddard Starring: Chris Hemsworth, Dakota Johnson, Jon Hamm, Jeff Bridges, Cynthia Erivo, Lewis Pullman, Cailee Spaeny Writer-director Drew Goddard wrestles with heavy concepts in BAD TIMES AT THE EL ROYALE: the duality of human nature and our ongoing philosophical debate over right and wrong. Not only are these topics discussed by the characters, but ...


[INTERVIEW] Filmmaker Karey Kirkpatrick on finding the heartbeat of ‘SMALLFOOT’

September 25th, 2018 | Interviews, Movie Interview, Movie News | 0 Comment

Courtney Howard // Film Critic Co-writing and directing SMALLFOOT has brought together all of Karey Kirkpatrick’s strong suits. His unique sense of satirical wit, outstanding musical talent and keen insight into character-driven stories has made his film (OVER THE HEDGE) and Broadway (SOMETHING’S ROTTEN) offerings connect with audiences. However, it’s through a poignant and funny musical adventure about a Yeti (voiced by Channing Tatum) on a ...