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.”
Category Archives: HBO
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.”
Peacemaker. Season One. Quick Review.
James Gunn’s rebooted The Suicide Squad was in this writer’s top five favourite films of last year. This statement might suggest this watcher only takes in the latest comic book films. This fan will stand up for the reboot and its merits to anyone who will listen. Especially given the atrocity of the Warner BrothersContinue reading “Peacemaker. Season One. Quick Review.”
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.”
Harry Potter: Hogwarts Tournament of Houses. What?
What if this writer told you that as part of the 20th-anniversary celebrations for the Philosopher’s Stone film that was a bizarro world Harry Potter quiz show. Hosted by Helen Mirren of all people. Seeming the only British actress of the time who was not in the films. Proceedings have a decidedly American focus withContinue reading “Harry Potter: Hogwarts Tournament of Houses. What?”
The downfall of Westworld Season 3 ( as covered by this author at the time) was one of the most disappointing media related flameouts of 2020. Nevertheless, someone at Warner Brothers believes in co-creator Lisa Joy. This mid budgeted and already flopped original sci-fi feature directorial feature starring Hugh Jackman and Rebecca Ferguson is testamentContinue reading “Reminiscence. Review.”
His Dark Materials. (BBC/HBO) Season 2. Review.
This critic is now getting to the point with this blog where he is covering new seasons of previously reviewed shows. His thoughts on season one as a fan of the franchise are easily available. With some of the choices made folding in material from later on in the source material throughout the first seasonContinue reading “His Dark Materials. (BBC/HBO) Season 2. Review.”
An American Pickle. Quick Review
This rather odd HBO Max original ( acquired from Sony) was a pandemic theatrical release for UK audiences. none of the cinemas around this critic played the film at the time so he caught up with it on VOD.An immigrant worker at an American factory ( Seth Rogen) it’s preserved in pickle brine for 100Continue reading “An American Pickle. Quick Review”
The Undoing. (HBO.) Review
There are essentially two types of HBO limited series when looking at hour-long dramas. On the one hand, you have your focused single-season narratives that will be there to win over critics and potentially get a slew of award nominations as HBO tend to do. On the other hand, you have your big flash focusedContinue reading “The Undoing. (HBO.) Review”
Lovecraft Country. HBO. Review.
HBO’s Lovecraft Country arrived on the genre TV scene to massive acclaim. This was based on an opening episode that is not only one of the best of this year but recalls the heights of the best HBO seasons of recent memory (the opening episodes of Westworld and The Night Of.) It combined elements ofContinue reading “Lovecraft Country. HBO. Review.”