The Haunting of Bly Manor. Review.

Mike Flanagan’s take on The Haunting of Hill House is one of the best individual seasons of the streaming era regardless of platform. The ending wasn’t everything it should have been but the journey combined emotionally impactful interpersonal drama, superbly atmospheric direction and several breakout performances from the large ensemble cast. Thankfully the season wasContinue reading “The Haunting of Bly Manor. Review.”

Showbiz Kids (HBO) Review.

The prospect and pitfalls of child stardom is an inherently fascinating subject. Unfortunately, this HBO film directed by Bill and Ted star Alex Winter takes a fundamentally flawed and often extremely undercooked approach   discussing it.   A plethora of 80s and 90s child stars (Henry Thomas, Evan Rachel Wood, Milla Jovovich, Will Wheaton, Mara Wilson) as well as appearances from Baby Peggy and Cameron Boyce (the film is dedicated to both their memories RIP) appear and deliver variations of theContinue reading “Showbiz Kids (HBO) Review.”