Big Trouble in Little China

Star Rating: 4 out of 5 stars Over the weekend, I scoured Netflix looking for something fun to watch. My original intentions were to watch something I wouldn't have to review for this site, but the film I stumbled across was so enjoyable that I couldn't help but write about it. The film I landed … Continue reading Big Trouble in Little China

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Bronson

Star Rating 3 out of 5 stars I decided to continue exploring Nicolas Winding Refn's work by watching one of his earlier films, Bronson, which is currently available on Netflix. As a filmmaker I've found Winding Refn's work to be an interesting conundrum. Regardless of the story of place his stylistic choices typically include bass-heavy … Continue reading Bronson

The Discovery

Star Rating: 3 out of 5 stars What happens after we die? This is a question that humanity has asked and debated since the dawn of time. Many more people have debated over the nature of the soul and its existence and others have debated what the afterlife looks like. Netflix's new film The Discovery directed … Continue reading The Discovery

The Island of Dr. Moreau

Star Rating: 2 out of 5 stars Every once in a while a bad film comes along that has a behind-the-scenes story that is more interesting than the film itself. The most notable in recent memory would be 2015's Fantastic Four, where it was rumored director Josh Trank was constantly at odds with the studio … Continue reading The Island of Dr. Moreau

Santa Clarita Diet Season 1

Netflix has made an astounding number of successful shows like House of Cards, Orange is the New Black, Stranger Things, Daredevil, Bojack Horseman, and The Crown, and this is just a brief listing of Netflix's immense catalog of original content. Recently Netflix released the first season of Santa Clarita Diet, another successful show for the steaming giant. … Continue reading Santa Clarita Diet Season 1

Begin Again

Star Rating: 3 out of 5 stars A few months ago, I wrote a review for John Carney's 2016 film Sing Street, and this past weekend I had the opportunity to finally watch his 2013 film Begin Again. Starring Mark Ruffalo and Keira Knightley, Begin Again tells the story of two people involved with music … Continue reading Begin Again

A Series of Unfortunate Events

When Netflix announced they'd be bringing a TV series adaptation of Daniel Handler's (under the pen name Lemony Snicket) A Series of Unfortunate Events I was giddy like a school girl. As much as I enjoyed the Harry Potter series, and a few other young adult novels when I was growing up, no other series left an … Continue reading A Series of Unfortunate Events