Monthly Archive: August, 2018

Missy Peregrym’s performance is the heart and soul of Stick It (2006)

Stick It follows Haley (Missy Peregrym), a rebellious teen who after a run in with the law is forced back into the world of gymnastics where she will be reluctantly coached by Burt… Continue reading

CRAZY RICH ASIANS (2018) shines with brilliant performances and a distinct visual flair

Directed by Jon M. Chu, Crazy Rich Asians follows Rachel Chu (Constance Wu), a New Yorker who travels to a wedding in Singapore where she will meet her boyfriend Nick’s (Henry Golding) crazy rich… Continue reading

Nicolas Cage Is On A Rage-Filled Revenge Quest In MANDY (2018)

Mandy is a crazy two-hour LSD trip led by a totally unhinged Nicolas Cage performance. The film follows Red (Nicolas Cage) and Mandy (Andrea Riseborough) who live a peaceful life in the Pacific… Continue reading

SLENDER MAN (2018) is better at putting you to sleep than scaring you

Slender Man is based off online stories about the titular supernatural being whose fame was born 9 years ago and died about as far back. In the film, a group of girls decide… Continue reading

TO ALL THE BOYS I’VE LOVED BEFORE is the best rom-com of 2018

Netflix’s To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before is the latest teen rom-com coming of age story and it may just be the best of the year so far. The story follows Lara… Continue reading

INSATIABLE Season 1 Should Be More Fittingly Renamed Intolerable or Insufferable

Insatiable is one of Netflix’s latest original shows and quite possibly one of the worst on the platform that I’ve had to endure. The series follows Patty Bladell (Debby Ryan) who after enduring… Continue reading

TAG (2018) Makes the Most of a Fun Concept That Gets Old Quick – Movie Review

Tag is a film that believe it or not is based on the true story of a group of friends who continued their game of tag well into their adult life and would… Continue reading

Netflix’s GOOD GIRLS Season 1 Is ‘Ocean’s Eight’ For TV

Good Girls is a heist/crime Netflix series that makes the most of a fantastic cast, good dramatic storylines, and a thrilling heist plot to give the 10 episodes plenty of content to work… Continue reading

Disenchantment Season 1 Boasts Strong Characters and Effective Adult Humour

The Simpsons creator Matt Groening is back with Disenchantment, his first new animated series in almost 20 years since Futurama dropped way back in 1999. Disenchantment is a medieval fantasy which follows the… Continue reading

YOU WERE NEVER REALLY HERE (2018) Movie Review – A Dark And Gripping Psychological Thriller

You Were Never Really Here is a gripping psychological thriller and a dark and disturbing character study with Joaquin Phoenix putting in a thrilling lead performance. The film follows Joe (Joaquin Phoenix), a… Continue reading