What does it take to bring something intriguing to a genre as over-saturated in 2023 as anything with superpowers? The answer according to this genuinely great new sitcom made for the Star arm of international Disney +. Offering the most ground-level take on conceptual powers humanly possible in That said with the greatest of respectContinue reading “Extraordinary Disney +/Hulu) Review.”
Category Archives: British.
Empire of Light. Review.
In the aftermath of the pandemic, filmmakers at various levels have been developing a certain Messiah complex regarding the COVID impacted prematurely bleak future for the cinema industry in the post-pandemic and streaming environment. This doesn’t acknowledge the fact this landscape has had billion-dollar movies and blockbuster cinema will be absolutely fine. As James CameronContinue reading “Empire of Light. Review.”
If These Walls Could Sing (Disney +) The Most Definitive “Nepo Babby” Project to Currently Exist
Discussion around industry nepotism has always existed from the moment one industry figure passes their resources knowledge and pool of contacts down to the next generation. As of 2022, it has morphed into the pretty effective social media shorthand “nepo baby” bolstered by online journalism on the topic. Inherently the mere concept of nepotism fromContinue reading “If These Walls Could Sing (Disney +) The Most Definitive “Nepo Babby” Project to Currently Exist”
I Wanna Dance With Somebody. Review.
As some sort of preamble to this review of the recently released Whitney Houston biopic one could go on a long extended rant about how Bohemian Rhapsody effectively single-handedly revived this variety of hackey, estate-approved tortured musician biopics. Said film is exactly the sort of media Twitter punching bay where the majority of the reasonsContinue reading “I Wanna Dance With Somebody. Review.”
The Lost King. Surprisingly Berserk
The bones of King Richard III being found in a Leicester car park is one of the most intriguing human interest stories to hit the UK in quite some time. The sort of stranger-than-fiction tale primed for a grey-pound film adaptation. Hence for the 10th anniversary of the events depicted here comes the screen versionContinue reading “The Lost King. Surprisingly Berserk”
Moonage Daydream. Review.
David Bowie is one of these media consumer musical and cultural blindspots. Not to say that his classic songs aren’t classics for a reason. More than the prospect of the first documentary officially sanctioned by the Bowie state following the star’s death Will be a more exciting prospect to fans with knowledge of his widerContinue reading “Moonage Daydream. Review.”
See How They Run. Quick Review.
The resurgence in comedically inflected whodunits very much impacted by the success of the burgeoning Knives Out franchise is one of this author’s favourite Hollywood trends as of 2022. It’s a more effective use of Rian Johnson as a creative force then. indulging in his attempt to be subversive by having one of the mostContinue reading “See How They Run. Quick Review.”
Ticket to Paradise. Quick Review.
A lot of discourse within the streaming era revolves around the fact there are no longer any bona fide box office draw movie stars as of 2022. Certain media outlets’ coverage may consent that Tom Cruise is the last of his kind in terms of drawing in an audience. Yet anyone who has been exposedContinue reading “Ticket to Paradise. Quick Review.”
Brian and Charles. Very Quick Review.
A wacky inventor (David Earl) strikes gold when one of his latest failed experiments (a robot comprised largely of a mannequin head with a washing machine for a body and a voice box) unexpectedly comes to life in this incredibly likeable British comedy. As someone familiar with Earl through his work with Ricky Gervais toContinue reading “Brian and Charles. Very Quick Review.”
Fisherman’s Friends. One and All. Quick Review.
The first film telling the story of the popular Cornish folk band was very typical within its style of production line Britcom. That said in an era where British multiplexes are awash with this kind of “grey pound” material Fisherman’s Friends was one of the better efforts. It will not rock any viewer’s world butContinue reading “Fisherman’s Friends. One and All. Quick Review.”