Movie Review: ‘LIFE’ does genre right crafting great character & unrelenting terror

March 23rd, 2017 | Movie News, Movie Review, Reviews | 0 Comment

  Courtney Howard // Film Critic LIFE | 1h 43min | R Directed by: Daniel Espinosa Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Rebecca Ferguson, Ryan Reynolds, Olga Dihovichnaya, Ariyon Bakare, Hiroyuki Sanada There’ve been so many sci-fi horror films set in space over the years that it’s hard to do anything new with the genre. Luckily, the innovative minds behind DEADPOOL and ZOMBIELAND have gifted us with something on par with the best in the genre, ...


Moments Immortalized – ‘HARRY BENSON: SHOOT FIRST’ captures the heart of photography

March 20th, 2017 | Blu-ray Review, Interviews, Movie Interview, Reviews | 0 Comment

Preston Barta // Editor HARRY BENSON: SHOOT FIRST Not rated, 87 minutes. Director: Justin Bare and Matthew Miele Cast: Harry Benson, Alec Baldwin, Gigi Benson, Betty Buckley and James L. Brooks For the Instagram-loving generation — and anyone who loves to take pictures — the arrival of digital photography brought forth innumerable benefits: Images became cost-effective, ready to preview instantly, easier and quicker to share. The list goes ...


Fresh on Blu-ray: ‘LIVE BY NIGHT’, ‘SING’, ‘JULIETA’, ‘A KIND OF MURDER’ and ‘TOWER’

March 20th, 2017 | Blu-ray Review, Reviews | 0 Comment

Preston Barta // Editor LIVE BY NIGHT Rated R, 129 minutes. Director: Ben Affleck Cast: Ben Affleck, Chris Messina, Elle Fanning, Brendan Gleeson, Sienna Miller, Zoe Saldana and Chris Cooper Ben Affleck has three directing works and an Academy Award to prove he’s capable at calling the shots. Unfortunately, his latest film, Live by Night, is a missed opportunity and his weakest entry yet. Despite a few dazzling scenes of action and decent ...