[INTERVIEW] Filmmaker Christopher Landon boldly crafts unexpected surprises in ‘HAPPY DEATH DAY 2U’

February 11th, 2019 | Interviews, Movie Interview, Movie News | 0 Comment

Christopher Landon directs Jessica Rothe in HAPPY DEATH DAY 2U. Courtesy of Universal Pictures. Courtney Howard // Film Critic To create a sequel just as clever, creative and entertaining as the first takes great skill and care. Luckily for us, writer-director Christopher Landon has done just that with HAPPY DEATH DAY 2U. This follow-up feature finds Tree Gelbman (Jessica Rothe) caught in a seemingly inescapable loop again, desperately needing to break out ...

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[INTERVIEW] Director Todd Strauss-Schulson creates a refreshing romcom with ‘ISN’T IT ROMANTIC’

February 11th, 2019 | Interviews, Movie Interview, Movie News | 0 Comment

Adam Devine, Rebel Wilson and Priyanka Chopra in ISN'T IT ROMANTIC. Courtesy of Warner Brothers Pictures. Courtney Howard // Film Critic Director Todd Strauss-Schulson isn’t exactly a stranger to putting new spins on old formulas. His previous film, THE FINAL GIRLS, is a self-aware, self-reflexive twist on the horror genre that’s both hilarious and surprisingly heartfelt. That’s perhaps what made him the perfect candidate to cleverly craft another ...

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Movie Review: ‘WHAT MEN WANT’ isn’t this

February 7th, 2019 | Movie News, Movie Review, Reviews | 0 Comment

Taraji P. Henson in WHAT MEN WANT. Courtesy of Paramount Pictures. Courtney Howard // Film Critic WHAT MEN WANT Rated PG-13, 117 minutes Directed by: Adam Shankman Starring: Taraji P. Henson, Aldis Hodge, Josh Brener, Erykah Badu, Richard Roundtree, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Tamala Jones, Phoebe Robinson, Max Greenfield, Brian Bosworth, Kellan Lutz and Tracy Morgan Director Nancy Meyers’ WHAT WOMEN WANT has been gender-swapped to suit a new, even ...

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