I recently finished Amazon Prime’s series Hanna, which is an adaptation of the 2011 film of the same name. I hadn’t seen the movie until recently, and I wasn’t entirely sure why the creators chose this particular film as the basis for an entire series.Read More Hanna
I generally don’t like to post negative reviews, but given the amount of praise this movie has received, I decided to give this one a go. I like Jordan Peele. Get Out was a wonderful movie that successfully walked a tight rope between humor and horror, with a substantial amount of social commentary thrown into the mix that never felt out of place or distracted from the overall story.Read More Us
One of my favorite things about Netflix, Amazon, and streaming services in general is their willingness to take risks on edgy material targeted at a niche audience. Over the past few years we’ve gotten some fantastic science fiction, which I never thought I would see on screen, big or small.Read More Love, Death + Robots
When I saw the trailer for Velvet Buzzsaw, I was intrigued. It looked dark, weird, violent, and creepy — all characteristics I find appealing. I watched it last night, and well…it’s different. But different isn’t necessarily good, and subverting expectations isn’t always in a creator’s best interest, least of all when it interferes with an audience’s ability to connect with the characters and story.Read More Velvet Buzzsaw and Happy!