Monkey Man Movie Review - Dev Patel

‘Monkey Man’ Movie Review: The Aggressive Stunt Thriller Lands All Its Punches

Dev Patel exploded into global consciousness in Slumdog Millionaire, the 2008 British smash hit that opened the Western world’s eyes to the cinematic possibilities within India. Since then, Mr. Patel’s roles have largely been in Western films with an Indian setting – the two Marigold Hotel movies, the biopic Lion, and a few thrillers. But even in …

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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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3 Body Problem Series Review

‘3 Body Problem’ Series Review: Historical Drama Seamlessly Meets Futuristic Sci-Fi Suspense

DB Weiss and David Benioff became household names with Game of Thrones. The series became one of the greatest TV series of all time and won several accolades, including Emmys. Almost five years later, Weiss and Benioff are back on the small screen with the TV adaptation of 3 Body Problem. The latest Netflix series is based on the …

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To Kill a Tiger Documentary Movie Review

‘To Kill A Tiger’ Documentary’ Review: A Journey of Human Resistance and Justice

Documentaries hold a unique position in the realm of storytelling, possessing an unparalleled ability to captivate and inspire audiences. They have the power of offering an in-depth look into real-life experiences and issues. However, creating a documentary is one of the toughest tasks to do in the entertainment world. Moreover, …

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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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Avatar the Last Airbender 2024 Series Review

Netflix’s ‘Avatar: The Last Airbender’ (2024) Review – Heartfelt Yet Heavy-Handed

Avatar: The Last Airbender is the latest animated property to get the live-action treatment from Netflix. There has been some success with this trend, such as Netflix’s adaptation of the anime One Piece, but reimaginings such as this have to work hard to justify their existence, as their animated counterparts are already …

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Netflix's Sixty Minutes Film Review

Review: ‘Sixty Minutes’ Has a Hard Time Making an Impact

Tom Tykwer’s Run Lola Run (Lola Rennt) opened the doors for many short but effective action scenes where its protagonist had a set amount of time to get from point A to point B, only for them to be stuck in innumerable (and preposterous) situations that would slow them down. That’s also …

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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: Netflix’s ‘Lift’ Movie Experiences Turbulence but Sticks The Landing

In a family of television and movie lovers, we’re always looking for our next movie or show to binge. While my mother and I tend to go for fantasy or drama, my nephew is always down for the latest action flick, chasing an adrenaline high for bigger and bigger fights …

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The 81st Annual Golden Globe Awards Winners

Barbenheimer dominated the box office in 2023, but the 81st Golden Globe Awards were all about Oppenheimer winning in almost all the major categories. Christopher Nolan’s biographical drama about J. Robert Oppenheimer took home five trophies, including Best Picture. Nolan won his first-ever Best Director accolade for Oppenheimer, while Cillian Murphy took home the Best Actor (Drama) …

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Review: ‘Society of the Snow’ is a brutally realistic and heartbreaking retelling of disaster

Rugby isn’t a sport we get much of here in America, but it’s one of the primary sports people enjoy watching in other countries. In the early 1970s, a group of rugby players from Uruguay boarded a plane from Montevideo, Uruguay, to Santiago, Chile, for a rugby match. In the …

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The 25 best movies of 2023 – from ‘The Killer’ to ‘Oppenheimer’

2023 has been a phenomenal year for movies. From big studio blockbusters to extraordinary indie movies, this year has seen brave new voices taking center stage. If movies like Barbie and Oppenheimer encouraged movie-goers to go to cinema halls in large numbers, small-budget gems such as Past Lives, The Holdovers, and Talk to Me turned out to …

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Review: ‘Last Call for Istanbul’ – A Daring Modern Twist on Forbidden Love

Forget roses and grand gestures, Last Call for Istanbul simmers with a forbidden love that’s as intoxicating as Turkish coffee on a rooftop overlooking the Bosphorus, or in this case, New York City. Beren Saat and Kıvanç Tatlıtuğ deliver a slow-burn romance punctuated by moments as thrilling as a whirlwind taxi …

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Review: ‘May December’ is a flawed but fascinating melodrama

In the realm of tabloid scandals, particularly those involving individuals claiming alien abduction to Pluto to meet Abraham Lincoln, most can be readily dismissed as unfounded tales. However, some of the more grounded scandals chronicled in such sensational publications often resemble scenarios reminiscent of a Jerry Springer show, where a …

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Review: ‘Best Christmas Ever’ is a festive and fun holiday flick

Netflix’s latest holiday movie, Best. Christmas. Ever!, is a festive and fun holiday flick. The film sparkles with heartwarming moments that reflect genuine emotion. Despite some candy cane-sized plot holes, Heather Graham and Brandy Norwood’s endearing performances and Best Christmas Evers’s lively pace keep the yuletide spirit alive and keep us believing in St. Nick and St. …

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The Lost Remote Ep. 1: ‘iZombie’ – Liv Moore, Brains, and spoilers

Welcome to the very first episode of The Lost Remote, the podcast where Manika D. and Ayla Ruby (and sometimes others!) discuss their favorite television shows that are no longer on the air. It’s spooky season, and we decided to kick off the show with a TV show from the CW that’s very near and dear …

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