All rise: Denzel Washington to turn up awards season heat with ‘ROMAN J. ISRAEL, ESQ.’

October 5th, 2017 | Awards Season, Movie News, Poster, Trailers | 0 Comment

Preston Barta // Features Editor After seeing Academy Award-winner Denzel Washington expertly portray a rather despicable man in FENCES, it's going to be nice to see him in a role that goes down smooth and doesn't send your skin crawling. Don't get me wrong; FENCES was an incredible achievement in acting across the board. But I like the "my man" version of Denzel, and his new film, ROMAN J. ISRAEL, ESQ. seems to fit the bill. Along with THREE BILLBOARDS IN ...

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‘PETER RABBIT’ puts a zip in our nostalgic senses… but does it make us hoppy?!

September 21st, 2017 | Movie News, Poster, Trailers | 0 Comment

Courtney Howard // Film Critic Pun intended! Look, I love Peter Rabbit. Like LOVE HIM. I grew up with this iconic character adorning my clothes and material possessions. In fact, I still own a Peter Rabbit wind up music box stuffed animal from my childhood. He was my first literary love. I'll always have a soft spot for him in my life. That said, this trailer for the live-action-CGI-animated film... well... I'm not sure it entirely plays to my ...

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‘JUMANJI: WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE’ adds meta comedy to the epic action

September 21st, 2017 | Movie News, Poster, Trailers | 0 Comment

Courtney Howard // Film Critic It worked for 21 JUMP STREET so why shouldn't it work for the JUMANJI reboot? Mixing meta, self-awareness in with comedic tomfoolery and big action set pieces seems like it will be the winning formula for director Jake Kasdan's JUMANJI: WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE. Take a looksie: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v_TJKwJwN0E Guns n' Roses is a popular choice these days. "Welcome to the Jungle" is also featured in LEGO: NINJAGO. ...

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