‘JURASSIC WORLD: FALLEN KINGDOM’ final trailer gives us “The Blues”

April 18th, 2018 | Movie News, Poster, Trailers | 0 Comment

Courtney Howard // Film Critic The final trailer for J.A. Bayona's JURASSIC WORLD: FALLEN KINGDOM has dropped and it's giving us a case of "the blues." Not really "the blues" meant in the traditional sense of sadness and despair, but rather we see that the narrative hinges on Velociraptor "Blue," who Owen Grady (Chris Pratt) used to train. A corporation has hired Owen and Claire (Bryce Dallas Howard) to go back to the island to rescue her. However, there ...

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Why ‘OCEAN’S 8’ is going to be a smashing Summer success story

April 12th, 2018 | Movie News, Poster, Trailers | 0 Comment

Courtney Howard // Film Critic When director Steven Soderbergh's OCEAN'S ELEVEN remake debuted back in 2001, it ran away with a world-wide steal of $450.7 million. On a $85 million investment, that's not too shabby a take Warner Brothers rounded up. It spurned two other high-grossing, high-profile films - OCEAN'S TWELVE and OCEAN'S THIRTEEN - which, granted varied in critical acclaim, but were nonetheless an indicator of a goldmine of franchise potential. As ...

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‘THE MEG’ is like ‘JAWS’ and ‘JURASSIC PARK’ on steroids

April 9th, 2018 | Movie News, Poster, Trailers | 0 Comment

Courtney Howard // Film Critic Ever since director Steven Spielberg’s JAWS taught us to be afraid of what’s lurking underneath in the deep ocean, shark movies have done exceptionally well at the box office. That film based on a Peter Benchley novel spurned a fun franchise that took up the greater part of a decade. It was even lampooned in BACK TO THE FUTURE 2. In recent years, the “sleeper” successes of THE SHALLOWS (budget: $17 million, ...

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