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)”
Category Archives: Netflix
Netflix’s “Blockbuster.” The Most Basic Version of Itself
It’s time to autopsy the failed Netflix “Blockbuster Video” sitcom. If one wants little in the way of creative concepts beyond watching a mega-corporation coast on a vague very tired concept across 10 tired sitcom episodes it’s this final product. When this project was first announced beyond the inherent meta-level of Netflix initially killing BlockbusterContinue reading “Netflix’s “Blockbuster.” The Most Basic Version of Itself”
Do Revenge. Quick Review.
All you need to know about Do Revenge is this. After a sex tape leak In the opening scene, the central character (played by Riverdales Camila Mendes) conveys a speech that feels like it could be delivered by Veronica Sawyer. Behind this, the intro to Olivia Rodrigo’s brutal is specifically timed so that the smashContinue reading “Do Revenge. Quick Review.”
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”