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Noel is a charter member of the Broadcast Film Critics Association and hosts a weekly webcast (“Box Office Briefs”) for WGWG and two weekly radio shows dedicated to the world of film. Noel is also an adjunct professor of film studies at Gardner-Webb University.

Beauty and the Beast (2017)

Director Bill Condon takes a Disney animated classic and creates a live action film in the family fantasy, Beauty and the Beast. When an enchantress (Hattie Morahan) is angered by a prince, she … [Read more...]

Kong: Skull Island

Ginormous water bison, spiders as tall as skyscrapers, and an incredible octopus are a sampling of the creatures you will see in the action-adventure film Kong, Skull Island. This film begins in … [Read more...]

Logan

For seventeen years, fans have been waiting for a Wolverine that is more raw and brutal and finally their dreams have come true in the action drama, Logan. The year is 2029, the X-men have disbanded … [Read more...]

John Wick: Chapter 2

Action junkies will love the high body count in the second film about the secret world of assassins in the crime thriller, John Wick, Chapter 2. Stolen by Russians in the first movie, this movie … [Read more...]

A Cure For Wellness

Gore Verbinski directs a gothic film with a nightmarish atmosphere in the mystery thriller, A Cure for Wellness. Lockhart (Dane Dehaan) is a business executive for a big finance company who is sent … [Read more...]

Gold

Inspired by true life events, the adventure-drama film Gold is not your average rag to riches story. This movie begins in 1980, and Kenny Wells (Matthew McConaughey) is a third-generation miner … [Read more...]

The Founder

If you've ever wondered how McDonald's came to be the biggest fast food restaurant in the world, check out the biography, The Founder. In the early 1950's two brothers, Dick McDonald (Nick Offerman) … [Read more...]

Patriots Day

Peter Berg directs the powerful docudrama Patriots Day which is based on the Boston Marathon bombing in 2013. This film begins on April 15, 2013, as people are preparing for the Boston Marathon. … [Read more...]

A Monster Called

A young boy tries to come to terms with his mother's terminal illness in the fantasy drama, A Monster Called. A thirteen-year-old British boy named Conor, (Lewis MacDougall) is being bullied at … [Read more...]

La La Land

In a throwback to the golden age of Hollywood writer-director, Damien Chazelle brings us a modern-day story about boy meets girl in the musical comedy, Lala Land. This film takes place in Los Angeles … [Read more...]