Review: You

Netflix’s latest psychological thriller series, You, will persuade viewers to delete all social media and buy a nice sturdy pair of curtains… Released on Netflix on Boxing Day, the 10 episode series follows Joe Goldberg (Penn Badgley) and his pursuit to win over Guinevere Beck (Elizabeth Lail). A bookstore manager in New York City, Joe meets Guinevere (known as ‘Beck’ throughout the series) when she … Continue reading Review: You

Review: Bohemian Rhapsody

Queen are so gigantic it’s a surprise that a movie about them wasn’t made minutes after Freddie Mercury’s death.  I suppose there is a certain life-cycle that massive pop-culture phenomena have to follow before they get a movie – first come the ‘Greatest Hits’ albums, then documentaries, then finally they get the Hollywood biopic treatment. Bohemian Rhapsody is the last stage for Queen. Or should … Continue reading Review: Bohemian Rhapsody

The first female Doctor has arrived…

The 13th Doctor has made her entrance and after just two episodes, Jodie Whittaker has already impressed fans. We first saw Jodie Whittaker as the Doctor in the Christmas special episode, as she hurtled out of the burning Tardis. Since then, there has been a lot of discussion and speculation over how having a female Doctor might work. Would the character work as a woman … Continue reading The first female Doctor has arrived…

Review: A Simple Favour

Do you like surprises? Curveballs? Unexpected revelations? Well, this film is very much for you then, as it manages about three plot twists every twenty minutes. A Simple Favour stars Anna Kendrick as Stephanie, a stay-at-home single mom extraordinaire and bottomless well of enthusiasm. Her life revolves around her son’s school events and being far too cheerful. Then she meets Emily, who is played by … Continue reading Review: A Simple Favour

Emma Stone and Jonah Hill reunite in Netflix’s ‘Maniac’

  In 2007, Emma Stone and Jonah Hill starred opposite one another in the comedy hit ‘Superbad’. Now, over 10 years later, they are back together for Netflix’s latest miniseries, ‘Maniac’. Directed by Cary Fukunaga (True Detective, Jane Eyre), the 10 episode series follows Owen (Hill) and Annie (Stone), two strangers who end up taking part in a peculiar pharmaceutical trial. Although the purpose of … Continue reading Emma Stone and Jonah Hill reunite in Netflix’s ‘Maniac’

Review: Glow

GLOW: Being strong has never been so gorgeous (and I’m not just talking about physical strength). Wrestling – what does that bring to mind? If you’re anything like me, then men resembling Hulk Hogan spring to mind. They’re fighting – or sorry, “fighting” – and throwing each other into the ring’s ropes, before one gets pinned to the floor. But this isn’t the case for … Continue reading Review: Glow