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”

Supernova. Quick Review

Colin Firth and Stanley Tucci play a couple taking what could be their last holiday together well dealing with the aftermath of Tuccis early-onset dementia diagnosis in this tender British LGBTQ drama. The central performances here are terrific. There’s something strangely reassuring about watching two great actors effectively delivering some gentle banter. The script doesContinue reading “Supernova. Quick Review”

Summerland. Quick Review

We are long enough into the current global pandemic initially released in the UK using a premium video on demand price strategy are starting to appear as incredibly cheap rentals on several different VOD platforms. A £2 30 day rental (85% off the films initial price point)is worth taking a chance on. Such is theContinue reading “Summerland. Quick Review”

The Prom. Movie Review

Having seen both seasons of The Politician and the abysmal ( outside of Jim Parsons performance) Hollywood it’s fair to say this critic has not enjoyed the majority of the Ryan Murphy Netflix content he has seen. This is material built for Stan armies to fawn over regardless of objective quality or ethical questions thatContinue reading “The Prom. Movie Review”

Happiest Season. Quick Review

This LGBTQ Christmas movie directed by actress Clea DvVall has won a surprising amount of acclaim since it debuted on Hulu in the US last month. Having seen it it’s not hard to see why. Kristen Stuart agrees to spend the Holidays with the parents of partner Mackenzie Davis not realizing that Davis has notContinue reading “Happiest Season. Quick Review”

Lockdown Streaming Reviews. #21 Dating Amber. (Amazon.)

On the surface it would be very easy to look at Amazon’s acquisition of this Irish LGBTQ comedy as a blatant attempt to cash in on the Normal People hype. This is especially apparent given that it stars Finn O’Shea (who played Jamie) and got a very enthusiastic reaction from Paul Mescal on Twitter. Having seen it despite theContinue reading “Lockdown Streaming Reviews. #21 Dating Amber. (Amazon.)”