Movies Directed by Ron Howard (in alphabetical order)

A Beautiful Mind

A Beautiful Mind

This was one of those movies I wasn't excited about seeing, but I'd seen everything else, and it was a boring Sunday afternoon, so I thought "what the hey". I'd already heard some critics call this film lyrical and moving; others, mawkish and manipulative. In the end, I should have listened to that latter group. Okay, A Beautiful Mind isn't… read more!

Frost/Nixon

Frost/Nixon

This tense retelling of the historic televised interviews between British talk show host David Frost and recently resigned US president Richard Nixon is not at all the talkfest you might suspect, but is actually structured like a boxing movie, with each contender training, honing his strategy, entering the ring, taking his blows, then retreating to the corner to confer with… read more!

Solo: A Star Wars Story

Solo

It's one of the great mysteries of 2018: why Solo, a brisk and likable prequel in the Star Wars canon, bombed, comparatively speaking, at the box office. Why, for the first time in over forty years, did audiences shrug off a Star Wars movie? Were they influenced by the negative ink spilled over the 11th-hour firing of original directors Chris… read more!