Antebellum. Movie Review. FULL SPOILERS.

When Lionsgate’s Antebellum was put out on PVOD in the US last year it developed a reputation as the potentially interesting kind of failure. An example of highly conceptual narratives that end up falling on their face. This viewer has a fascination with this style of media. The Book of Henry is still the mostContinue reading “Antebellum. Movie Review. FULL SPOILERS.”

Lockdown Streaming Review. #17 Homecoming. Season Two. (Amazon.)

Season One of Amazons Homecoming was the thing that solidified director Sam Esmail as more than just a one show wonder. The writing and mystery elements along with the central performances from Julia Roberts and Stephen James were strong but it was Esmails confident and experimental  direction there really made that season leap off the screen and for my money it wasContinue reading “Lockdown Streaming Review. #17 Homecoming. Season Two. (Amazon.)”

Lockdown Streaming Reviews #5. Lady and the Tramp 2019 Live Action. (Disney +.)

On one level the Disney live action remakes as they exist in 2020 are the perfect example of corporately calculated cinema that will rake in the dough regardless of how many people point out its creative bankruptcy. That said they are also far too easy targets for the kind of overwritten analytical thrashing popularized byContinue reading “Lockdown Streaming Reviews #5. Lady and the Tramp 2019 Live Action. (Disney +.)”