Movie Review: ‘SUSPIRIA’ is horror’s wonderfully wicked answer to ‘STEP UP’

November 2nd, 2018 | Movie News, Movie Review, Reviews | 0 Comment

Courtney Howard // Film Critic SUSPIRIA Rated R, 152 minutes Directed by: Luca Guadagnino Starring: Dakota Johnson, Tilda Swinton, Chloë Grace Moretz, Angela Winkler, Malgorzata Bela, Mia Goth, Elena Fokina, Gala Moody, Malgorzata Bela Director Luca Guadagnino’s SUSPIRIA takes bold, innovative risks with its reimagining of Dario Argento’s beloved 1977 film. And for the most part, all of the bombast, brutality and blood-curdling imagery works. ...


Looking at the missteps of ‘THE NUTCRACKER AND THE FOUR REALMS’ through its music

November 2nd, 2018 | Opinion, Reviews | 0 Comment

Connor Bynum // Film Critic While not officially our review for the new Disney holiday film THE NUTCRACKER AND THE FOUR REALMS (read that here), this article will go into how the latest adaptation of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s similarly titled holiday ballet handles its source material - primarily the music. Eight-time Oscar-nominated composer James Newton Howard is credited for the music of the film; however, this score is certainly not his most original ...


Movie Review: ‘UNLOVABLE’ a cutesy but thoughtful look at sex addiction

November 2nd, 2018 | Movie Review, Reviews | 0 Comment

Kip Mooney // Film Critic UNLOVABLE Not rated, 80 minutes. Director: Suzi Yoonessi Writers: Charlene deGuzman, Sarah Adina Smith and Mark Duplass Cast: Charlene deGuzman, John Hawkes, Melissa Leo and Paul James Tales of addiction and recovery are usually left to the realm of drama, and sometimes even horror. Talking about such dire topics in a comedy is really tricky to pull off. So, while some of the flourishes in UNLOVABLE don’t really mesh ...