Movie Review: ‘LADY BIRD’ soars above most coming-of-age stories

November 15th, 2017 | Movie Review, Reviews | 0 Comment

James Cole Clay // Film Critic LADY BIRD Rated R, 93 minutes Director: Greta Gerwig Cast: Saoirse Ronan, Laurie Metcalf, Tracy Letts, Lucas Hedges, Timothee' Chalamet and Beanie Feldstein There’s something poignant about the reckless abandon of a teenager looking for their own form of protest. The honesty and hilarity seeps out of adolescence with an organic truth about the person they’re becoming. The best coming-of-age stories have an effortless ...

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Movie Review: ‘JUSTICE LEAGUE’ – DC continues its path to recovery

November 15th, 2017 | Movie Review, Reviews | 0 Comment

Connor Bynum // Film Critic JUSTICE LEAGUE Rated PG-13, 119 minutes. Director: Zack Snyder Cast: Ben Affleck, Gal Gadot, Jason Momoa, Ezra Miller, Ray Fisher, Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Diane Lane, J.K. Simmons, Jeremy Irons, Amber Heard, Connie Nielsen and Ciarán Hinds Despite the critical and commercial success of WONDER WOMAN earlier this year, the DC cinematic universe still has a lot of healing to do. After the lukewarm MAN OF STEEL, and ...

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AFI Fest Review: THOROUGHBREDS – Nay-saying

November 15th, 2017 | AFI Fest, Film Festivals, Movie News, Movie Review, Reviews | 0 Comment

Courtney Howard // Film Critic THOROUGHBREDS Rated R, 90 minutes Directed by: Cory Finley Starring: Anya Taylor-Joy, Anton Yelchin, Olivia Cooke, Paul Sparks Upper crust, East Coast society is always in need of skewering. Old money people are typically abhorrent, hiding their disdain for the lower classes behind heaps of charitable donations, haughty attitudes and inflated egos. Attempting deeply judgmental commentary on the 1%, but instead tapping into a ...

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