The Tourist Series Season 1 Review - Netflix - Jamie Dornan

‘The Tourist’ Season 1 Review: An Irishman with Amnesia in the Outback

With a compelling story centered around self-discovery, season 1 of The Tourist is the next thing you should put on your watchlist. The Tourist is an Australian thriller series centered around a man (played by Jamie Dornan) who wakes up in the hospital with amnesia. It made the licensing rounds, first premiering on the BBC, …

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Bitconned Netflix Movie Review

‘Bitconned’ Review: True Crime Doc Shows the Danger of Get Rich Quick Schemes

oudCryptocurrency has been on the rise in the past few years. With the introduction of Bitcoin and Ethereum, many people are turning to this interesting new currency to get rich quickly. However, with the latest trends and technology, whether AI or cryptocurrency, there’s always a gray area regarding moral standards …

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Delicious in Dungeon - Anime Review

‘Delicious in Dungeon’ Review: Dungeons and Dragons meets Chopped

Delicious in Dungeon is a new anime series that follows adventurers on a dangerous journey into a dungeon filled with fantastical creatures and gruesome monsters. If you liked Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves and maybe even Chopped, this show is for you. The series, airing on Netflix, combines adventure, comedy, and fantasy elements …

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The Artful Dodger on Hulu Series Review

‘The Artful Dodger’ Series Review: A Fresh Take on a Classic Dickens Story

In November of 2023, Hulu released The Artful Dodger, a thrilling series set in 1850s Australia filled with redemption, love, and social standards. Jack Dawkins (Thomas Brodie-Sangster), a former navy surgeon, is trying to create a life of respectability in the colony. As you witness the drama, betrayal, romance, and redemption that …

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Annihilation Movie Review with Natalie Portman and Oscar Isaac

‘Annihilation’ Movie Review

Annihilation is a 2018 sci-fi horror film directed by Alex Garland and written by Alex Garland and Jeff VanderMeer. VanderMeer also wrote the novel the movie is based on. I love this movie dearly. I was already interested in watching this movie because it features Natalie Portman and Tessa Thompson. But hardly anyone knows about it. And that’s because it …

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Shoplifters Movie Review - KORE-EDA HIROKAZU

‘Shoplifters’ Review: Kore-eda’s Clear Vision Makes a Remarkable Movie

Shoplifters is a 2018 Japanese language film directed, written, and edited by the amazing Hirokazu Kore-eda. The movie tells the story of a found family that relies on shoplifting to survive a life of poverty.  One thing I love the most about Shoplifters is how it focuses on found families. This family is built …

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He Went That Way Review with Jacob Elordi and Zachary Quinto

He Went That Way Review: Elordi and Quinto’s Indie Movie Falls Flat

You know how people will watch a movie solely because their favorite actor is in it? That is how I fell into the trap of watching He Went That Way, the 2023 crime drama film directed by Jeffrey Darling and written by Evan M. Wiener. It stars Jacob Elordi and Zachary Quinto, so of course, you would assume that this …

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The Brothers Sun Review - Michelle Yeoh, Justin Chien, Sam Song Li in Netflix series

The Brothers Sun Review: Yeoh, Chien, and Sam Song Li make this binge-worthy

The Brothers Sun is Netflix’s newest binge-worthy original series. Led by the formidable Michelle Yeoh, and also starring Justin Chien and Sam Song Li, this eight-episode dramedy starts with an expertly coordinated fight scene with Great British Bake Off playing in the background. That’s the perfect way to set the tone and start the series.  …

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The Boy and the Heron Movie Review

‘The Boy and the Heron’ Review: Miyazaki’s Complex Work of Art Confronting Mortality

The Boy and the Heron is the latest animated film from Studio Ghibli and writer and director Hayao Miyazaki.  Mahito is a 12-year-old who is dealing with the death of his mother. His father remarries Mahito’s aunt, and they return to her childhood home. There, Mahito has to learn to adjust to …

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Top Movie Picks for February

This year is off to a strong start for movies, and January 2024 has brought several great films to the docket. Not only is there the hilarious and fabulously queer Mean Girls, Netflix’s newest heartbreak Good Grief and Kevin Hart’s newest banger Lift. February shows no signs of slowing down or losing momentum, and we are so …

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Review: ‘The Lobster’ by Lanthimos is a nearly perfect absurdist dry comedy

The Lobster, directed by Yorgos Lanthimos and written by Lanthimos and Efthimis Filippou, is the most interesting film regarding modern relationships. It takes a look at dating and gives it a dystopian twist. The film is an absurdist dry comedy set in an alternative world where single people go to a place called The Hotel. …

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Review: ‘The Kitchen’ is an impressive directorial debut by Daniel Kaluuya and Kibwe Tavares

The Kitchen, now out on Netflix, is an impressive first effort at feature directing for Academy Award-winning Actor Daniel Kaluuya. Alongside British filmmaker Kibwe Tavares, this creative pair, who direct together in their feature debut, have brought a new socio-political gritty drama in a fantastical world set in the not-so-distant future. There are …

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Review: Heist series ‘Culprits’ brims with action, humor, and heart

Culprits is a new British thriller series on Disney+ that recently captured my attention. Created by J Blakeson, it was released on November 8th last year in the UK, and I’m surprised that I haven’t heard many people talking about this show. The show follows a crew of elite criminals carefully chosen …

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Review: ‘Slow Horses’ on Apple TV+ is fast paced and extraordinary with a sharp wit

Slow Horses, now in a third season on Apple TV+,  is one of my new favorite TV shows. It’s been a long time since I’ve found a show that has grabbed my interest and hasn’t left my mind since I finished it, so this show is exhilarating. Slow Horses is adapted from a book …

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Review: ‘Infinity Pool’ is a style-over-substance indie film that fails to impress

Infinity Pool is a Brandon Cronenberg psychological thriller that was met with positive reception, but it wasn’t my cup of tea. The film stars Alexander Skarsgård, who plays the protagonist, James Foster, and Mia Goth, who plays Gabi. Both actors have received high praise from many critics for their performances in the film, …

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