Score: 4.5/10 Rebecca is a romance thriller (and kind of horror) movie set in the early twentieth century. And it is a masterpiece of characterization. But I’m getting ahead of myself.
Score: 7.5/10 Netflix has added another title to its collection of original animes, and this time it’s about the Greek gods that we were all obsessed with at one point or another during our childhoods. Blood of Zeus (2020), recently released on Netflix on October 27, follows a young man named Heron who lives inContinue reading “Blood of Zeus: Remember Your Childhood Obsession with Greek Mythology? Well, It’s Back. Sort Of.”
Score: 9.5/10 What do you get when you mix Chinese mooncakes, Phillipa Soo’s incredible vocal talent, and a rabbit? Netflix’s latest original animated children’s movie, Over the Moon! Directed by the well-known Disney animator Glen Keane and featuring an all-star Asian American cast of voice actors, Over the Moon not only delivers a beautifully animatedContinue reading “Netflix’s Over the Moon: A Diverse and Luminous Tale about Love, Loss, and Family”
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”
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.”
Score: 9.5/10 Kingdom is a Netflix Original South Korean horror series, directed by Kim Seong-hun. It is based on the webcomic series The Kingdom of the Gods, written by Kim Eun-hee, who worked as the writer of the show as well. The series fulfills a multitude of categories, from Korean period piece, to political thriller,Continue reading “Kingdom: The Perfect Zombie Horror Drama to Binge-Watch this Halloween”
Score: 5/10 Netflix dropped the third season of its popular original anime, Aggretsuko, on August 27, bringing back more of everyone’s favorite death metal-singing red panda and her daily battles living as an average member of Japanese society.