[INTERVIEW] Jamie Lee Curtis’ career comes full circle in ‘HALLOWEEN’

October 16th, 2018 | Interviews, Movie Interview, Movie News | 0 Comment

Courtney Howard // Film Critic I don’t think I was an actress before. I think I was just a performer. I became an actress on HALLOWEEN. You’ll probably never meet someone with as much comforting candor as Jamie Lee Curtis. Forty years ago, she became a star thanks to her performance in John Carpenter’s HALLOWEEN. Though it was not her first acting gig (she had been on episodes of COLUMBO and QUNICY M.E.), it was on this project where she was gifted ...


Critic’s Notebook: ‘FREE SOLO’ and ‘FIRST MAN’ show a monumental test of the human spirit

October 11th, 2018 | Film Stories, Opinion, Reviews | 0 Comment

James Cole Clay//Film Critic There’s an innate desire in humans to be the first to conquer an extravagant task. It’s a warrior’s mentality that requires solitude and focus in order to look down the mouth of the impossible. Damien Chazelle’s highly-anticipated Neil Armstrong biopic starring Ryan Gosling, FIRST MAN, chronicles the astronaut being crippled by grief and his nine-year trek to get to the moon. Jimmy Chin and Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi’s ...


Fresh on Blu-ray: ‘SKYSCRAPER’ – Is this a nerf gun or an action movie?

October 11th, 2018 | Blu-ray Review | 0 Comment

  James Cole Clay // Film Critic SKYSCRAPER Rated PG-13 102 minutes Director: Rawson Marshall-Thurber Starring: Dwanye Johnson, Neve Campbell, Chin Han and Roland Moller There’s a line in SKYSCRAPER where the titular “skyscraper,” Dwayne Johnson, says to his fearful son in a burning building, “You can’t be brave, if you’re not scared.” Well, first thing, it's super sweet, but that’s not grammatically correct. Second thing: ...