Steven graduated Cum Laude from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Mass Communications, focusing on film studies, journalism and theatre arts. Dubbed a "prolific" writer by Hollywood icon Kenneth Johnson (The Incredible Hulk, V, The Bionic Woman, Alien Nation), Steven has been honored by the Arkansas College Media Association for his story writing prowess. He has also received recognition for his dramatic writing from the Eerie, Shriekfest and Screamfest horror film festivals. Publications include: Carroll County News, Saline Courier, Forum, Echo and Moroch.
Summer almost always trumps the fall when it comes to movie seasons like an older brother schooling a younger sibling at sports. However, last year's inclusion of Thor: Ragnarok, Justice League and the enormously successful Star Wars: The Last Jedi in the autumn film lineup is helping change the culture when it comes to cinema in October, November and December.
2018 is loaded with exceptional and highly-anticipated releases over the next three months, and the following is an up-to-date schedule of each picture's release. Check out the trailers and discover the movie magic coming soon to a theater near you. Film's that have been seen include #SEE or #sNuB recommendations.
A modern retelling of Louisa May Alcott's classic novel, we follow the lives of four sisters - Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy March - detailing their passage from childhood to womanhood. Despite harsh times, they cling to optimism, and as they mature, they face blossoming ambitions and relationships, as well as tragedy, while maintaining their unbreakable bond as sisters. Recommendation: #MUST SEE!
A Star is Born
A musician (Bradley Cooper) helps a young singer (Lady Gaga) find fame, even as age and alcoholism send his own career into a downward spiral. Recommendation: #SEE
When Eddie Brock (Tom Hardy) acquires the powers of a symbiote, he will have to release his alter-ego "Venom" to save his life. Stick around through the credits to see two scenes: 1) A Carnage cameo 2) A sneak peek at December's animated movie Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse. Recommendation: #SEE
Bad Times at the El Royale
Seven strangers, each with a secret to bury, meet at Lake Tahoe's El Royale, a rundown hotel with a dark past. Over the course of one fateful night, everyone will have a last shot at redemption - before everything goes to hell.
A look at the life of the astronaut, Neil Armstrong (Ryan Gosling), and the legendary space mission that led him to become the first man to walk on the Moon on July 20, 1969.
Gosnell: The Trial of America's Biggest Serial Killer
A story based on the actions of Philadelphia abortionist Dr. Kermit Gosnell.
Based on the best-selling pair of memoirs from father (Steve Carell) and son (Timothee Chalamet), Beautiful Boy chronicles the heartbreaking and inspiring experience of survival, relapse, and recovery in a family coping with addiction over many years.
In a politically divided America, a man struggles to make it through the Thanksgiving holiday without destroying his family.
Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween
Halloween comes to life in a comedy adventure based on R.L. Stine's 400-million-selling series of books.
Colette (Keira Knightly) is pushed to write novels under her husband's name. Upon their success, she fights to make her talents known, challenging gender norms.
Laurie Strode (Jamie Lee Curtis) comes to her final confrontation with Michael Myers, the masked figure who has haunted her since she narrowly escaped his killing spree on Halloween night four decades ago. Recommendation: #SEE.
Can You Ever Forgive Me?
When Lee Israel (Melissa McCarthy) falls out of step with current tastes, she turns her art form to deception. An adaptation of the memoir Can You Ever Forgive Me? - the true story of best-selling celebrity biographer Lee Israel.
The Old Man & the Gun
Based on the true story of Forrest Tucker (Robert Redford) and his audacious escape from San Quentin at the age of 70 to an unprecedented string of heists that confounded authorities and enchanted the public.
The Hate U Give
Starr (Amandla Stenberg) witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood best friend Khalil at the hands of a police officer. Now, facing pressures from all sides of the community, Starr must find her voice and stand up for what's right.
Follows Stevie, a thirteen-year-old in 90s-era LA who spends his summer navigating between his troubled home life and a group of new friends that he meets at a Motor Avenue skate shop. Director: Jonah Hill.
A darkness swirls at the center of a world-renowned dance company, one that will engulf the artistic director, an ambitious young dancer, and a grieving psychotherapist. Some will succumb to the nightmare. Others will finally wake up.
An untested American submarine captain teams with U.S. Navy Seals to rescue the Russian president, who has been kidnapped by a rogue general.
During World War II, five different Chinese people fight their way through Japanese Air Force attacks to protect an important military machine in Chongqing, 1940.
Kate attends her estranged sister's bachelorette party at the request of their dying father. The weekend, held at a remote cabin booked on a home sharing app, turns into a savage life-or-death struggle that pits family against family, and past against present.
*Synopses courtesy of IMDb; video clips from YouTube.