Beyond the obvious Imagine Dragons joke there’s a certain strain of very conventional biopic that this effort starring Rosmond Pike as radiography pioneer Marie Curie falls into nicely. Ernest and well performed (Pike is excellent in the central role)but offering nothing audiences won’t have seen before if they have seen any number of the kindContinue reading “Radioactive. Movie Review”
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Lockdown Streaming Reviews #25. The Eddy. (Netflix.)
From the moment Damien Chazelle announced himself with the one two punch of Whiplash and La La Land he immediately became a film maker whose projects would always demand high priority viewing regardless of content or topic. His now forays into streaming TV with this bilingual series centred around a Paris jazz club owner,his daughter as well asContinue reading “Lockdown Streaming Reviews #25. The Eddy. (Netflix.)”
His Dark Materials (BBC/ HBO.) Season 1. Review (Mild Spoilers.)
As a fan of the franchise I was very excited to see that Philip Pullman’s His Dark Materials would be getting a proper adaptation attempt in the wake of Netflix doing a pretty solid job with A Series of Unfortunate Events (another franchise i’m a fan of with a very similar adaptation history.) Does thisContinue reading “His Dark Materials (BBC/ HBO.) Season 1. Review (Mild Spoilers.)”
The Aeronauts. Paragraph Review.
Felicity Jones and Eddie Redmayne star as James Glacier and Amelia Wren in this dramatisation of their attempt to fly higher than anyone before then in 1862. This is the second feature to be theatrically released in 2019 for British director Tom Harper after the criminally underrated country music drama Wild Rose (if you goContinue reading “The Aeronauts. Paragraph Review.”