Movie Review: ‘PADDINGTON 2’ is a beary, beary heartening masterpiece

January 18th, 2018 | Movie News, Movie Review, Reviews | 0 Comment

Courtney Howard // Film Critic PADDINGTON 2 Rated PG, 104 minutes Directed by: Paul King Starring: Ben Whishaw, Sally Hawkins, Hugh Bonneville, Hugh Grant, Jim Broadbent, Julie Walters, Madeleine Harris, Samuel Joslin, Brendan Gleeson There are very few sequels that can be classified as earned and warranted. They feature well-written characters and storytelling that leads us into a world to get lost in, leaving us riveted, entertained and wanting more. THE ...


Movie Review: ‘MOM AND DAD’ – hide yo kids!

January 18th, 2018 | Movie Review, Reviews | 0 Comment

James Cole Clay // Film Critic MOM AND DAD Rated R, 83 minutes. Director: Brian Taylor Cast: Nicolas Cage, Selma Blair, Lance Henriksen and Anne Winters Oscar-winning actor Nicolas Cage is unhinged. No, really. This guy is a singular cinematic presence, one that can never be replicated. Say what you will, but he’s a fearless performer that may be self-aware of his craziness. So let’s just pretend he’s living in his own bubble of ...


Movie Review: ‘DEN OF THIEVES’ – Maddening Money

January 18th, 2018 | Movie News, Movie Review, Reviews | 1 Comment

Courtney Howard // Film Critic DEN OF THIEVES Rated R, 140 minutes Director: Christian Gudegast Cast: Gerard Butler, Pablo Schreiber, O'Shea Jackson Jr., Evan Jones, 50 Cent, Brian Van Holt, Cooper Andrews, Jordan Bridges, Dawn Olivieri, Meadow Williams, Sonya Balmores, Elle Whitfield, Madelyn Lazar Did the world need a hyper-violent, gender-swapped version of MAD MONEY? Do we need another HEAT told by people who have no fundamental understanding of what ...