On the weekend beginning March 18th a very small corner of the UK Film discussion scene found a new easy target. This would enable critics to plug out their worst list with a film that seemed so severely out of touch that it’s hard to believe it’s even got released in 2022. This was theContinue reading “What An Earth Even Is “The Nan Movie.””
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The Book of Boba Fett is a Work of Corporate Calculated Cynically Evil Genius. That Doesn’t Make it Good. (FULL SPOILERS)
Since The Mandalorian remains the most coveted piece of media on this site I guess this writer is obliged to talk about Boba Fett given how things eventually panned out with the seven-episode season.This viewer went in with no anticipation whatsoever. Disney + are currently alternating Star Wars and Marvel series release schedules. A seasonContinue reading “The Book of Boba Fett is a Work of Corporate Calculated Cynically Evil Genius. That Doesn’t Make it Good. (FULL SPOILERS)”
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.”
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.”
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?”
Nine Perfect Strangers. Episodes 1-3 Review.
This viewer will admit to not being overly familiar with David E Kelly’s pre-Big Little Lies creative CV. It comes from an era before this watcher was viewing a lot of prestigious TV. Having covered a lot of his post-Big Little Lies work Kelly’s MO in 2021 has become staggeringly obvious. Take a basic airportContinue reading “Nine Perfect Strangers. Episodes 1-3 Review.”
Master of None: Moments in Love. Experimentation VS Expectation
If this viewer were to rank his favourite Netflix originals the initial two seasons run for master of none would be near the top. It did not have a great deal on its mind beyond a broad slice of life show with some light social commentary elements and a streak of broadly conceptual episodes. ItContinue reading “Master of None: Moments in Love. Experimentation VS Expectation”
Jupiter’s Legacy. Volume One (Netflix.) Review.
The contemporary age of streaming is all about how many viable IP’s each service has. Pioneer Netflix has been left somewhat behind in this regard. A couple of their in-house originals could be considered valuable but they churn through content at such an alarming rate Certain shows are not given enough time to build intoContinue reading “Jupiter’s Legacy. Volume One (Netflix.) Review.”
Chilling Adventures of Sabrina. Part 4. Review.
This piece contains spoilers for the ending of Part 3 some light premise discussion/ suggestive spoilers for Part 4. . This reviewer has always had a soft spot for the Chilling Adventures of Sabrina. Across its first three “parts”/ 28 episodes it was typically solid well never hitting true greatness. The shows weaknesses were often covered by KierrnanContinue reading “Chilling Adventures of Sabrina. Part 4. 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.”