Movie Review: ‘TO ALL THE BOYS I’VE LOVED BEFORE’ – #NetflixAndThrill

August 15th, 2018 | Movie News, Movie Review, Reviews | 0 Comment

Courtney Howard // Film Critic TO ALL THE BOYS I’VE LOVED BEFORE TV-14 Directed by: Susan Johnson Starring: Lana Condor, Noah Centineo, Israel Broussard, John Corbett, Janel Parrish, Anna Cathcart, Emilija Baranac, Madeleine Arthur CAN’T BUY ME LOVE. SHE’S ALL THAT. 10 THINGS I HATE ABOUT YOU. WHILE YOU WERE SLEEPING. THE PROPOSAL. These are the classics filmmakers aim for when making films about fake relationships that – what, what, WHAT?! ...


[Interview] Director Jon M. Chu reignites his passion for filmmaking with CRAZY RICH ASIANS

August 14th, 2018 | Interviews, Movie Interview, Movie News | 0 Comment

Courtney Howard // Film Critic Director Jon M. Chu is no stranger to making us fall in love. Whether it be with dance (STEP UP 3), music (JEM AND THE HOLOGRAMS), magic (NOW YOU SEE ME), or nostalgia (G.I. JOE: RETALIATION), the talented filmmaker knows exactly how to conjure a heck of a seductive lure. With his latest, CRAZY RICH ASIANS, he’s the one falling head over heels for the culture and swoonworthy romance of an immersive fantasy world – and that ...


‘CRAZY RICH ASIANS’ is a cultural celebration of colorful, richly-written characters

August 13th, 2018 | Interviews, Movie Interview, Movie News | 0 Comment

Courtney Howard // Film Critic It’s taken an astonishing 25 years since the last Hollywood studio has taken a “gamble,” investing in an all Asian ensemble to tell a culturally significant tale. That was the now defunct Hollywood Pictures’ THE JOY LUCK CLUB. Now, another film based on a best-selling novel, is set to take the world by storm: Warner Brothers’ CRAZY RICH ASIANS. Directed by Jon M. Chu, the story centers on Asian-American economics ...