Filmmaker Deon Taylor shapes suspense & social issues into one in ‘TRAFFIK’

April 18th, 2018 | Interviews, Movie Interview, Movie News | 0 Comment

Courtney Howard // Film Critic Writer-director-producer Deon Taylor is no stranger to taking audiences on a thought-provoking journey with his films. From SUPREMACY, to MEET THE BLACKS, each film turns a spotlight on a societal issue whilst also delivering an entertaining narrative. In his latest, TRAFFIK, investigative journalist Brea (Paula Patton) is on what should be the perfect weekend getaway with her boyfriend John (Omar Epps) when she stumbles upon ...


Movie Review: ‘I FEEL PRETTY’ – Real women have nerves

April 18th, 2018 | Movie News, Movie Review, Reviews | 0 Comment

Courtney Howard // Film Critic I FEEL PRETTY Rated PG-13, 110 minutes Directed by: Abby Kohn and Marc Silverstein Starring: Amy Schumer, Michelle Williams, Rory Scovel, Emily Ratajkowski, Busy Philipps, Tom Hopper, Aidy Bryant, Lauren Hutton, Tom Hopper There’s a subversive brilliance to a majority of the sketches on THE AMY SCHUMER SHOW. For three glorious seasons, she and her staff dissected important social issues – in particular women’s issues ...


‘JURASSIC WORLD: FALLEN KINGDOM’ final trailer gives us “The Blues”

April 18th, 2018 | Movie News, Poster, Trailers | 0 Comment

Courtney Howard // Film Critic The final trailer for J.A. Bayona's JURASSIC WORLD: FALLEN KINGDOM has dropped and it's giving us a case of "the blues." Not really "the blues" meant in the traditional sense of sadness and despair, but rather we see that the narrative hinges on Velociraptor "Blue," who Owen Grady (Chris Pratt) used to train. A corporation has hired Owen and Claire (Bryce Dallas Howard) to go back to the island to rescue her. However, there ...