Resident Evil(Netflix Live Action ) Review. (Mild Spoilers.)

When one has no attachment to the source material and has not seen any other incarnation of it across various media how do you treat something from a reputable franchise becoming the new internet punching bag? This sort of thing where every critic is in a rare to the bottom in an attempt to comeContinue reading “Resident Evil(Netflix Live Action ) Review. (Mild Spoilers.)”

The Umbrella Academy (Netflix) Season 3. Review (MIld Spoilers)

In terms of superhero adjacent streaming series debuting in 2019 the diverging paths of Netflix’s, The Umbrella Academy and Amazon The Boys are an interesting point of comparison. One has blossomed into one of the best most critically acclaimed multilayered shows on TV. The other is The Umbrella Academy. Season One is mostly fun withContinue reading “The Umbrella Academy (Netflix) Season 3. Review (MIld Spoilers)”

Hustle And The Fate of the Mid-Range Movie in 2022

The scope and scale of the Adam Sandler Netflix contract has been a recurring meme at various points through the years since he signed it. Hustle effectively asks what if that contract produced some genuinely solid dramatic material. Taking Sandler’s love of basketball and slotting it into a standard underdog sports narrative is one ofContinue reading “Hustle And The Fate of the Mid-Range Movie in 2022”

Man VS Bee. Netflix. Review.

Projects like this seem like the kind of thing that it would be easy to take Netflix to task for. The product that causes an avalanche of snarky quote tweets that say certain things with the hope of going viral. Then you have the critics who might have watched the series but we’ll give itContinue reading “Man VS Bee. Netflix. Review.”

Ozark. Season 4. Part 2. A Frustrating Finish.

Note. Although this doesn’t include any direct spoilers it might be best to turn around until readers have seen the ending.No beating around the bush with this one. You can check out this blog’s previous Ozark reviews if you want this author’s thoughts on Season 4 Part 1 All the cards looked in place forContinue reading “Ozark. Season 4. Part 2. A Frustrating Finish.”

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)”

Robin Robin. Quick Review

There are effectively two types of Aardman Production. The slightly more commercially inclined stop motion comedy. Or the classically wholesome all-ages adventure. These two tones represent the core of what put Aardman on the map. This writer is glad to report that the studio’s new Christmas musical short Robin Robin ( the first release underContinue reading “Robin Robin. Quick Review”

Ozark. Season 4. Part 1. Quick Review. Sugestive Spoilers

Here is another case of returning to a show having covered a previous season. The decision to cover season three of Ozark when it was released was due to its massive leap upwards in terms of quality. This is somewhat unprecedented in the streaming era ( Especially on Netflix.) Two more seasons given this author’sContinue reading “Ozark. Season 4. Part 1. Quick Review. Sugestive Spoilers”

Emily in Paris is Still Garbage. It’s Not Worth Getting Offended at Its Very Existence.

Emily in Paris is one of the easiest targets in the streaming sphere. This author fed into that last year with his coverage of The first season. So why did this viewer even bother with the sophomore season? There are two reasons. Ultimately there is something rather memetic and memorable about just how atrocious theContinue reading “Emily in Paris is Still Garbage. It’s Not Worth Getting Offended at Its Very Existence.”

Diana: The Musical Has to Be Seen To Be Believed.

This viewer rarely watches something that he would class as inexplicably terrible and simultaneously such a bizarre off-the-wall creation and that it has to be seen to be believed. The best recent examples in film terms include Colin Trevorrow’s astoundingly misjudged The Book of Henry. There’s also David Frankel’s unbelievably ill-conceived Collateral Beauty. Housed withinContinue reading “Diana: The Musical Has to Be Seen To Be Believed.”