The warrior women of Wakanda are worth celebrating in ‘BLACK PANTHER’

February 13th, 2018 | Interviews, Movie Interview, Movie News | 0 Comment

Courtney Howard // Film Critic It’s just like Marvel to keep its audience on the edge of their seats with their fantastic, bold, creative visions. However, even in the third phase of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, they still manage to surprise us in exciting, exhilarating and empowering ways. While the titular character in director/ co-writer Ryan Coogler’s BLACK PANTHER will assuredly inspire everyone with a pulse, it’s the women of this world that ...


Ooh la la! COLCOA 2018 announces film festival dates

February 13th, 2018 | ColCoa Film Festival, Film Festivals, Movie News | 0 Comment

Courtney Howard // Film Critic It's the most wonderful time of the year: Film Festival season! In particular, when COLCOA (the City of Lights, City of Angels) French Film Festival comes to town, the best of French cinema is introduced to American Francophiles. And it doesn't get any better than expanding your worldview with French cinema. Here, at this fest, it's an absolute blast! This year, the fest will be running from April 23-30 at the Directors ...


Movie Review: ‘DOUBLE LOVER’ is the perfect amount of kink, camp & confusion

February 12th, 2018 | Movie News, Movie Review, Reviews | 0 Comment

Courtney Howard // Film Critic DOUBLE LOVER Not Rated, 107 minutes Directed by: François Ozon Starring: Marine Vacth, Jérémie Renier, Jacqueline Bisset A woman’s path to freedom manifests differently for many female protagonists in cinema. They could be battling physical obstacles, or maybe it’s all mental. Regardless, it makes for some rich exploration of the female experience. One woman’s sexual liberation begins with a haircut in ...