Could ‘TOMB RAIDER’ be the best movie based on a video-game?

September 20th, 2017 | Movie News, Poster, Trailers | 0 Comment

Courtney Howard // Film Critic Turning Lara Croft into a big screen heroine has been a long and winding road. Back in 2001, her first cinematic outing, LARA CROFT: TOMB RAIDER, did fairly well at the box office despite much critical derision. Directed by Simon West, and starring Angelina Jolie (who certainly looked the part), the film made around $131 million - a smidge over its $115 budget. It's Jan De Bont-directed sequel, 2003's LARA CROFT TOMB RAIDER: ...

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Wealth doesn’t guarantee safety in Ridley Scott’s ‘ALL THE MONEY IN THE WORLD’

September 18th, 2017 | Movie News, Poster, Trailers | 0 Comment

Courtney Howard // Film Critic If there was ever a huge kidnapping case to ever rock the world, it would probably include the tale of J. Paul Getty III. Because actor Balthazar Getty (LORD OF THE FLIES), his son, was big in my teen days and I have a mind like a steel trap for useless facts about celebrities, the stories about the Getty familial dramas were something I grew up hearing about. Indeed it was a fascinating, salacious case about a heartless oil ...

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Get ready to magpie out on the beauty of ‘THOR RAGNAROK’

September 7th, 2017 | Movie News, Poster, Trailers | 0 Comment

Courtney Howard // Film Critic There are two things I know for sure about THOR RAGNAROK, having not even seen it in its entirety yet. 1. This movie is going to be funny and kick tons of butt. 2. It's going to look freakin' beautiful. If the longer trailers haven't yet convinced you of this, I suggest a re-watch. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ue80QwXMRHg&t=3s Want the TL/DR version of the above? ...

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