REview – Stranger Things 3 (2019)

The latest edition of Netflix’s Stranger Things franchise, Stranger Things 3, premiered last Friday and it was fine though there’s a sameness to the proceedings this time around. Part of this sameness is due to the format, which revolves around the adventures of a bunch of young boys growing up (essentially Stephen King’s Stand By […]

REview – The Strain (2014 – 2017)

This weekend–after taking advantage of a free month of Hulu–I caught Guillermo Del Toro’s The Strain and it was pretty good which only fell short of remarkable because the fourth season felt truncated (According to shorrunner/director Carlton Cuse Del Toro actually had plans for a fifth season, which would have given what ended up being […]

Enter Jupiter’s Legacy

Remember a few months ago when I discussed that Netflix was dumping its Marvel Television properties (for reasons that were supposedly due to low ratings–and while that may be true I believe it to be a simplification)? If I recall I also paraphrased Raleigh Becket (Charlie Hunnam) from 2013’s Pacific Rim ‘In order to fight […]

Shaw & Hobbs – Official Trailer – Trailer Into Reaction

Universal Pictures dropped a trailer for their Fast and Furious spin-off, Shaw & Hobbs and…it’s interesting because while it continues the car fetishization typical for the series it’s a spin-off from–if the trailer is at all accurate it’s become a superhero film. For instance, Idris Elba’s Brixton IS Power Man (essentially)–which is interesting because Netflix […]

Sex Education – Review

Netflix’s Sex Education is off to a great start. It possesses is a quality that many American series’ don’t, namely despite having a shorter amount of episodes–a season consists of eight episodes, as opposed to thirteen– the character development is not only particularly strong, but you’re always left wanting more. This is opposite many American […]

Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger – Trailer #1

Having speculated yesterday on what Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger needed to succeed-a healthy budget and good FX (solid acting and characters easy to relate to should go without saying)–and having just watched the trailer I think they got Dagger right. Her light knives looked a bit too ‘solid’ for me initially, but on repeat viewing […]