‘THE QUIET PLACE’ may prove that horror is John Krasinski’s new calling

November 16th, 2017 | Movie News, Trailers | 0 Comment

Preston Barta // Features Editor After THE OFFICE closed its doors in 2013, it seemed as though John Krasinski would have a difficult time getting himself out of the pigeonhole of being the reactionary, lovable goof -- and that ended up being, for the most part, true. I honestly couldn't take Krasinski seriously as a drama actor in movies like 13 HOURS and DETROIT, and most recently as an action star in the teasers for TOM CLANCY'S JACK RYAN. It's not a ...

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A First Look at the Heroes and Villains in ‘FANTASTIC BEASTS: THE CRIMES OF GRINDELWALD’

November 16th, 2017 | Movie News | 0 Comment

Preston Barta // Features Editor The official title for the second chapter in the supposed five-film franchise has been announced by Warner Bros. Pictures. FANTASTIC BEASTS: THE CRIMES OF GRINDELWALD will open one year from today on November 16, 2018. The film will see Eddie Redmayne returning as the awkward Newt Scamander, who at the end of the first film, witnessed the powerful dark wizard Gellert Grindelwald (Johnny Depp) hiding in the form of another ...

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AFI Fest Review: ‘HAPPY END’ – Unfunny Games

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

Courtney Howard // Film Critic HAPPY END Rated R, 107 minutes Director: Michael Haneke Cast: Isabelle Huppert, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Mathieu Kassovitz, Fantine Harduin, Laura Verlinden and Franz Rogowski Filmmaker Michael Haneke is a provocateur. He gets off on toying with audience emotions. And he doesn’t seem the least bit invested in the concept of “likability.” Never is this more abundantly clear than in HAPPY END. Wildly inaccessible from ...

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