Opinion: Apple has turned sour

September 13th, 2017 | Opinion | 0 Comment

Connor Bynum // Film Critic It’s no question that Apple really has changed the game for the world of technology over the years. Having pioneered the fields of smartphones, tablets, and computers for decades now, it really doesn’t come as that much of a surprise that the folks over at Apple think pretty highly of themselves. But after sitting through Apple’s annual circle-jerk Keynote Presentation yesterday, I think it’s safe to come right out and say it: ...


Director Michael Cuesta on ‘AMERICAN ASSASSIN’s psychological portrait of a post-9/11 hero

September 13th, 2017 | Interviews, Movie Interview, Movie News | 0 Comment

Courtney Howard // Film Critic Do not mention the name “Jack Ryan” to director Michael Cuesta. He will roll his eyes at you. This is the lesson I learned when I began my line of questioning to the AMERICAN ASSASSIN filmmaker. During our private conversation at the film’s recent Los Angeles press day, he seemed visible annoyed by the superficial comparison between the hugely popular Tom Clancy character to his espionage-tinged action-thriller ...


Movie Review: ‘AMERICAN ASSASSIN’ – Patriot Lames

September 13th, 2017 | Movie News, Movie Review, Reviews | 0 Comment

Courtney Howard // Film Critic AMERICAN ASSASSIN Rated R, 1 hour 51 min Directed by: Michael Cuesta Starring: Dylan O'Brien, Michael Keaton, Sanaa Lathan, Taylor Kitsch, Shiva Negar, Charlotte Vega Rage-fueled revenge flicks are typically my jam. There’s nothing better than knowing the simple (but never simplistic) stakes driving the narrative forward: JOHN WICK seeks revenge on the criminals who killed his adorable puppy. The Bride in KILL BILL seeks ...