The Mandalorian offers a troublingly bad episode. Bring a coat, young padawan.
Score: 6.5/10 This is Us is finally back! The family drama had its Season 5 two-hour premiere on October 27, 2020, giving suburban moms everywhere a good reason to crack open a bottle of white wine and cry on the couch. This is Us is known for tackling difficult, often depressing themes and conflicts, andContinue reading “This is Us Season 5 Premiere: Several Unexpected Turns of Events are in Store for the Pearson Family”
One year and a global health catastrophe later, The Mandalorian returns with a strong but by-the-numbers episode.
Micah Croom Croom is a 22-year old Ivy – League Graduate from Long, Beach California. More about author Score: 9/10 Time is an autobiography depicting the troubling times of a young black woman and her sons awaiting the return of their father. The project is produced and directed by Garett Bradley. It starts out inContinue reading “TIME”
Score: 9/10 All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr is a 2014 Historical Fiction novel set during World War Two, and follows three principal characters; the blind French girl, Marie-Laure LeBlanc, the German Genius, Werner, and the villainous Von Rumpel. The characters eventually cross paths in Saint-Malo, a small town on the coastContinue reading “All The Light We Cannot See”
Episode Score: 9.5 Season Score: 8.75 In the interest of brevity I have taken the decision to combine my review of The Mandalorian Season 1 with my review of the same season’s eighth and final episode, directed by Taika Waititi. This is all the more useful in that, with Season 2 due to be releasedContinue reading “The Mandalorian S1E8 Review: Redemption”
Score: 4/10 “When the evil eye is cast in your direction, ignore it at your peril.” Cue the intro to Evil Eye (2020), the latest movie from a team-up of Amazon Prime Originals and Blumhouse Productions, a company known for delivering horror movies that lie on all parts of the good/bad movie spectrum. Rooted inContinue reading “Evil Eye: The Only Evil this Movie Should be Warding Off is Bad Script Writing”
Score: 8.5 Enola Holmes exists in a difficult place, featuring a new(ish) female character in a story with pre-established heroes. Sherlock Holmes is a household name, and the directors and producers of the story have the unenviable task of both making their new character impressive without depowering the old one.
Score: 7.5/10 “Years ago, Willard had fitted together a weathered cross above a fallen tree in a small clearing behind his house. He came every morning and evening to talk to God. It seemed to his son that his father fought the Devil… all the time.”