Movie Review: ‘NOVITIATE’ – Sister Act-ing Up

October 16th, 2017 | Movie News, Movie Review, Reviews | 0 Comment

Courtney Howard // Film Critic NOVITIATE Rated R, 123 minutes Directed by: Margaret Betts Starring: Margaret Qualley, Dianna Agron, Liana Liberato, Julianne Nicholson, Melissa Leo The common school of thought in Hollywood is that stories about nuns don’t sell – but in fact, they actually do! From 1947’s cutting-edge Powell-Pressburger thriller BLACK NARCISSUS, to when Audrey Hepburn donned a habit in 1959’s THE NUN’S STORY, to 1992’s comedic ...


Fresh on DVD: ‘STEP’ breaks through documentary structure with story of hope

October 16th, 2017 | Blu-ray Review, Interviews, Movie Interview | 0 Comment

Preston Barta // Features Editor STEP Rated PG, 83 minutes. Director: Amanda Lipitz Cast: Blessin Giraldo, Cori Grainger, Tayla Solomon and Paula Dofat Have you ever watched a movie where you got so wrapped up in the story that, by the end, the characters felt like your own blood and family? It’s pretty common among television series, because we spend so much time with a show’s cast as they journey from one season to the next. But to get those ...


Movie Review: ‘DARKEST HOUR’ – Churchill: Turn Off The Dark

October 14th, 2017 | Movie News, Movie Review, Reviews | 0 Comment

Courtney Howard // Film Critic DARKEST HOUR Rated PG-13, 2 hr. 5 min. Directed by: Joe Wright Starring: Gary Oldman, Ben Mendelsohn, Lily James, Kristin Scott Thomas, Stephen Dillane, Ronald Pickup DARKEST HOUR is a misleading title. It’s really the darkest month that we spend watching a man transform into a legend. Director Joe Wright’s historical biopic on Winston Churchill’s first few weeks as England’s Prime Minister is less daring than ANNA ...