‘SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING’ gets a fantastic new trailer, ugly poster

May 24th, 2017 | Movie News, Poster, Trailers | 0 Comment

Courtney Howard // Film Critic Let's rip this band-aid off quickly, shall we? Much like letter writing, movie poster art seems to be a, well, lost art. That's not to say all studios are guilty of this as they aren't. WONDER WOMAN, THE BEGUILED, and BABY DRIVER's posters are currently amongst my favorites. However, there are a few sore thumbs out there right now - specifically VALERIAN AND THE CITY OF A THOUSAND PLANETS and now SPIDER-MAN: ...

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‘VALERIAN’ looks like ‘THE FIFTH ELEMENT’ on steroids – and we’re totally into it

May 24th, 2017 | Movie News, Poster, Trailers | 0 Comment

Courtney Howard // Film Critic Confession: It took me two sittings to fully comprehend the greatness that is Luc Besson's THE FIFTH ELEMENT. When I saw it in its initial theatrical run, I thought it was way too goofy and out bizarre and that lone highlight was Leeloo's Chanel instant eye make-up contraption (of which, twenty years later, I'm still waiting for this to be mass marketed). My appreciation for that beloved film didn't appear until it hit video ...

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Why ‘THE MUMMY’ trailer emphasizes action over horror – and why it shouldn’t have

May 19th, 2017 | Movie News, Poster, Trailers | 0 Comment

Courtney Howard // Film Critic I'm positive you've also noticed this, but the marketing campaign for THE MUMMY has sorta been a bit scattershot. It seems as if they are throwing everything at the proverbial wall to see if the spaghetti sticks. I get it: they have a movie to sell and want it to appeal to the broadest mass-market audience it can. The first trailer didn't do much to shake loose a groundswell of support. The second trailer proved to be a lot ...

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