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…

Disney+, Superhero, TV Reviews

TV REVIEW: Loki Episodes 1-2 (2021)

As someone who went into the first two episodes of Loki completely cold (I had seen no teasers, trailers, clips or even any images really), I did not know what to expect. Of course, many of us guessed that we would be picking up Loki’s…

Horror, Shudder

REVIEW: The Amusement Park (1973)

Very few people can claim to enjoy the experience of growing older and losing the ability to command respect from the people around them. It is funny that we often treat the elderly, with all of their life experience and wisdom, in the same way…

Film Reviews, Hulu

REVIEW: Plan B (2021)

Over the past few years, there have been a string of female-driven teen comedies about girls grappling with pregnancy scares. It’s a striking commentary on growing up in America, where young women have more options than ever before when it comes to their reproductive health,…

Apple TV+, Interviews

INTERVIEW: ‘Ted Lasso’ Costume Designer Jacky Levy

Apple TV+’s award-winning series Ted Lasso unexpectedly captured the heart of the nation when it aired during lockdown last year. The endearing tale of a small-time American football coach hired to coach the struggling English team AFC Richmond quickly trended on social media, due to…

Disney+, Fantasy, Film Reviews

REVIEW: Cruella (2021)

Ever wondered why the glamorous fashionista turned out as cruel as she did? Disney returns once more with another villain origin story, this time creating a backstory for the universally hated but remarkably dressed dog killer, Cruella De Vil from Disney’s 101 Dalmatians. It can…