Movie Review: ‘MOWGLI: LEGEND OF THE JUNGLE’ is a gloriously nihilistic reimagining of a literary classic

November 28th, 2018 | Movie News, Movie Review, Reviews | 0 Comment

Courtney Howard // Film Critic MOWGLI: LEGEND OF THE JUNGLE Rated PG-13, 104 minutes Directed by: Andy Serkis Starring: Christian Bale, Benedict Cumberbatch, Rohan Chand, Andy Serkis, Cate Blanchett, Peter Mullan, Naomie Harris, Freida Pinto, Matthew Rhys, Louis Ashbourne Serkis Director Andy Serkis’ long-shelved, studio-swapped cinematic adaptation of Rudyard Kipling’s masterpiece The Jungle Book isn’t your grandparents’ version of the tale. ...

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[INTERVIEW] Brady Corbet, Natalie Portman & Sia fuse character drive with pop music in ‘VOX LUX’

November 26th, 2018 | AFI Fest, Film Festivals, Interviews, Movie Interview, Movie News | 0 Comment

Courtney Howard // Film Critic If you felt A STAR IS BORN lacked a stinging commentary of our pop music landscape, writer-director Brady Corbet has a movie for you. In VOX LUX, he connects the manipulated machinations of pop music with provocative socio-political commentary set against a historical backdrop. It’s also a fireworks-laden showcase for star Natalie Portman to deliver a magnificent, cutting performance. Simply put: it’s an ambitious film, ...

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[INTERVIEW] John C. Reilly and Sarah Silverman on their animated reunion, ‘RALPH BREAKS THE INTERNET’

November 20th, 2018 | Interviews, Movie Interview, Movie News | 0 Comment

Courtney Howard // Film Critic The blessing of any sequel is seeing its beloved stars reunite. However, for an animated sequel, it’s not about seeing the talent perform together, but rather hearing their chemistry sonically pop like popcorn once again. And that’s exactly what happens for the two leads of director Phil Johnston and Rich Moore's RALPH BREAKS THE INTERNET. John C. Reilly and Sarah Silverman return to their respective roles as Ralph and ...

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