Break Point Part One is Exactly What You Would Expect… Until it Isn’t. Review. (FULL SPOILERS)

This review may or may not be more technically orientated than the audience for this writer’s work is used to. That said its fandom for tennis as a sport will very much colour his opinion on the splashy Netflix flies-on-the-wall offering loosely following several desperate stories from across the 2022 season. So let’s discuss. WhenContinue reading “Break Point Part One is Exactly What You Would Expect… Until it Isn’t. Review. (FULL SPOILERS)”

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.”

My Old School. Quick Review. (FULL SPOILERS)

This documentary has been building a lot of buzz in the Scottish independent cinema scene since it debuted. The kind of stranger than fiction piece, that’s the bread and butter of people who watch these things for the insane twists and turns. On that level, My Old School is a solid entry into this genreContinue reading “My Old School. Quick Review. (FULL SPOILERS)”

The Princess. Quick Review.

Really. More Princess Diana media. Even as someone who was all of three years old at the time of her death Princess Diana is this sort of easy audience adjacent narrative that certain viewers and filmmakers will always have an avert fascination with. Ever since Actress Emma Coren deservedly won a lot of acclaim forContinue reading “The Princess. Quick Review.”

Tony Hawk: Until the Wheels Fall Off. Very Quick Review.

This viewer covered an incredibly mediocre celebrity adjacent documentary with a Netflix effort on Abercrombie and Fitch. Now let’s cover a much better genuine example. Tony Hawk: Until The Wheels Fall Off has one of the most striking openings of any film released in recent memory regardless of platform. The audience witnesses current day TonyContinue reading “Tony Hawk: Until the Wheels Fall Off. Very Quick Review.”

White Hot. The Rise of Abercrombie & Fitch. Quick Review.

Full disclosure This critic only watched this Netflix documentary for one reason. He wanted to see if Summer Girls by LFO got referenced. This is unquestionably one of the worst songs ever recorded. Thankfully is so stuffed. with hilarious non-secretaries that it’s insanely memorable. The doesn’t seem to have quite as much penetration on UKContinue reading “White Hot. The Rise of Abercrombie & Fitch. Quick Review.”

The Tinder Swindler. Quick Review. (Spoilers After Rating)

Netflix’s latest true crime flavour of the month is this feature documentary focusing on an Israeli con artist. He told his victims he was a member of a key family within the diamond industry. He then slotted into a very elaborate credit card Ponzi scheme. It’s not difficult why this documentary and story generally hasContinue reading “The Tinder Swindler. Quick Review. (Spoilers After Rating)”

Harry Potter 20th Anniversary: Return to Hogwarts. Review. Exactly What you Would Expect.

Let’s finish off our coverage of material produced for the 20th anniversary of the theatrical release of the Philosopher’s Stone film. It’s time for the big one. The much-advertised reunion special. Released on New Year’s Day to a great amount of fanfare it was going to do gangbuster streaming numbers regardless of quality. Even ifContinue reading “Harry Potter 20th Anniversary: Return to Hogwarts. Review. Exactly What you Would Expect.”

The Sparks Brothers. Review.

If there’s a general theme among all of Edgar Wrights lockdown work It’s approaching the topics he covers with a sincere and infectious heart. Whether it’s his work spotlighting the importance of the big screen experience. Writing an essay about someone who he considers important within the film space. Or in this case, putting togetherContinue reading “The Sparks Brothers. Review.”

Billie Eilish: The Worlds A Little Blurry. Apple TV Plus. Review.

If you have paid attention to music or music culture over the past two years, Billie Eilish likely needs no introduction. Even if not the Bad Guy instrumental has been so heavily adopted by advertisers that it will be recognisable independent of the artist. What do teenage pop sensations typically get as their fame explodes?Continue reading “Billie Eilish: The Worlds A Little Blurry. Apple TV Plus. Review.”