REview: Vikingulven/Viking Wolf (2022) Potential (Mostly) Unrealized

What’s cool about werewolf films by my reckoning is their flexibility. They can be metaphors for sexual wakening, stories about coming into adulthood, whodunits or nothing more than a person changing to a beast. Vikingulven (or Viking Wolf) is the latter, which is to say that it appears to be saying nothing more than what […]

Netflix Cancels 1899

According to various sources the Prometheus has sailed its final voyage as Netflix has cancelled Baran Bo Odar’s 1899 after one season. The series, revolving around a voyage of immigrants to New York, was pretty amazing by my reckoning and while similar to things we’ve seen before – The Matrix films in particular – it […]

Should Netflix Stop Producing Live-Action Anime?

I enjoy Netflix for the most part though I just wish they’d stop trying to adapt anime into live-action because – at least so far – they don’t do it particularly well. Remember 2017’s Death Note? You probably don’t and I can’t blame you. What about 2021’s Cowboy Bebop? By my reckoning it was better […]

Mike Flanagan’s Intrepid Pictures Leaves Netflix

Apparently Mike Flanagan (Oculus, Gerald’s Game, The Haunting of Hill House, The Haunting of Bly Manor, Midnight Mass, The Midnight Club, etc.) is no longer working with Netflix, according to Comicbook.com, which is based on an article from The Wrap that expands upon Flanagan and producing partner Trevor Macy moving their Intrepid Pictures production shingle […]

Millie Bobby Brown is Right (Sort of)

Is Millie Bobby Brown British? I’m reasonably certain with a name like that that she isn’t, but in her interview with The Wrap she definitely sounds like she’s ‘putting on airs’ though that’s not what I’m writing about today. What I’m referring to is Brown calling the Duffer Brothers ‘Sensitive Sallies’ over their reluctance to […]