Documentary, Film Reviews, Netflix

REVIEW: Pray Away (2021)

Hopefully you are lucky enough never to have encountered conversion therapy in real life. However you might have seen it depicted on screen as it’s been the subject of several queer films over the years. Jamie Babbit’s late nineties rom-com But I’m a Cheerleader takes…

Action & Adventure, Disney+, Film Reviews

REVIEW: Jungle Cruise (2021)

As one ride ends, another begins. It might be the cousin wanting to line up for the Mad Tea Party after disembarking Splash Mountain. Or, in this case, it might be Disney handing its flagship action-adventure attraction-based baton from Pirates of the Caribbean to Jungle…

Netflix, TV Reviews

TV REVIEW: Kingdom – Ashin of the North (2021)

It’s not only the undead populating Kingdom’s Joseon who have a craving for blood and guts. For two seasons now, members of the Haewon Cho clan have proven themselves to be the scarier ghouls — also drawn to carnage, but never thoughtlessly or rampantly. Just…

Apple TV+, TV Reviews

TV REVIEW: Ted Lasso Season 2 Episode 1 (2021)

Season 1 of Ted Lasso could not have come at a more perfect time because it has helped us through lockdowns and beyond, with many people re-watching it countless times, for Ted’s biscuits are the ultimate in comfort food. Season 2 has fairly swiftly followed,…

Disney+, Film Reviews, Superhero

REVIEW: Black Widow (2021)

The long-anticipated Natasha Romanoff origin story arrives burdened with glorious purpose. Delayed multiple times since its intended May 2020 release date due to the pandemic that shall not be named, acceptable arguments from many that a solo film for one of Marvel’s longest running characters…

Disney+, Superhero, TV Reviews

TV REVIEW: Loki Episodes 3-4 (2021)

After getting very worried that Loki had jumped the shark in Episode 3, it’s with great relief that I can report that Episode 4 brings it fully back on track and we can now excitedly look forward to seeing how things will wrap up in…

Drama, Film Reviews, Hulu, Thriller

REVIEW: False Positive (2021)

It’s almost impossible to not associate Ilana Glazer with the slacker, New York sitcom Broad City — a show which she created with her best friend Abbi Jacobson. But in A24 and Hulu’s atmospheric horror False Positive, the actor-writer proves that she’s not just a…

Animation, Disney+, Film Reviews

REVIEW: Luca (2021)

The eighth of March 2020 is a day that lives in my own personal infamy – I went to the cinema and watched two movies – the Sad-Dad Ben Affleck opus The Way Back (and what a year he’s had since) and Pixar’s Onward. A…

Animation, Film Reviews, Netflix

REVIEW: Wish Dragon (2021)

You will hear a little voice going “it’s Genie, but now he’s Long” throughout Wish Dragon, the second of three Sony Pictures Animation’s works with rights reported to have been bought by Netflix during the pandemic (the others are The Mitchells vs. The Machines and…