Tag Archive: Netflix

Netflix’s YOU builds tension well but can’t hold it

You is a drama thriller following Joe Goldberg (Penn Badgley), a bookstore manager by day and stalker by day and night who sets his sights on the woman of his dreams and does… Continue reading

Netflix’s BLACK MIRROR: BANDERSNATCH (2018) gives you the illusion of choice

Black Mirror: Bandersnatch takes the form of a choose-your-own-adventure film, an experiment by Netflix that allows the viewer to make storyline choices for the protagonist leading to a range of possible endings… But… Continue reading

Season 4 of FULLER HOUSE is fuller of fun, heart, and laughs

Who’d have thought that Fuller House which debuted on Netflix back in 2016 would live to see a fourth season? I wasn’t confident then but I’m over the moon that it has because… Continue reading

Netflix’s BIRD BOX (2018) is tense but falls short of its potential

Netflix’s Bird Box stars Sandra Bullock and follows a group of strangers forced to navigate their dystopian world blindfolded in order to survive the monsters that roam the Earth. Bird Box paints itself… Continue reading

THE PRINCESS SWITCH (2018) is your go-to cheesy romantic film this Christmas

The Princess Switch is like Disney’s The Parent Trap (1998) with a modified plot, Christmas setting, and double the dose of Vanessa Hudgens. The film follows Stacy De Novo (Hudgens) who runs into… Continue reading

Mike Flanagan’s THE HAUNTING OF HILL HOUSE is a chilling work of modern horror

The Haunting of Hill House follows the Crain family in both the past and present as they are haunted by memories from their past that threaten to tear them apart. From the mind… Continue reading

Netflix’s APOSTLE (2018) is a bloody, brutal, and unsettling cult thriller

Netflix’s Apostle follows Thomas Richardson (Dan Stevens) who in 1905 ventures on a mission to rescue his sister from the clutches of a dangerous religious cult. From the mind of writer/director Gareth Evans… Continue reading

Netflix’s MANIAC (2018) is a bizarre mindbender that throws ‘normal’ out the window

Netflix’s Maniac follows two strangers who partake in a mysterious pharmaceutical trial that will no doubt change their lives for good. Maniac is a limited series written and directed by Cary Joji Fukunaga… Continue reading

True-crime mockumentary AMERICAN VANDAL is back with a thrilling Season 2

American Vandal, Netflix’s mockumentary series that took everyone by surprise in 2017 with its perfect blend of dick-drawing satire and genuine true-crime intrigue is back and this time the stakes are through the… Continue reading

SIERRA BURGESS IS A LOSER (2018) is a by-the-numbers Netflix romantic comedy

Sierra Burgess is a Loser stars Shannon Purser and Noah Centineo in a romantic comedy about mistaken identity and an unexpected romance. This is another romantic comedy from Netflix which plays up the… Continue reading