The Lost Daughter Sheila O'Malley of RogerEbert.com It's hard to figure out at first what is going on with Leda. The woman with the symbolic Yeatsian name is a professor and translator, taking a brief vacation in Greece, and looking forward to relaxation in the sun. However, almost immediately upon her arrival in the small … Continue reading Netflix Nights-In… Review
The Power of the Dog review Monica Castillo of RogerEbert.com Benedict Cumberbatch is perhaps not the first actor that springs to mind when thinking of casting a Western, but under the direction of Jane Campion in her stellar drama “The Power of the Dog,” he’s just what the movie needs. Covered head-to-toe in dirt for most of the … Continue reading Netflix Nights-In….
Andrea Arnold’s tough but tender road trip with a busload of young magazine sellers is dazzling. Even Shia LaBeouf can’t spoil it. Review Mark Kermode; The Guardian 2016. Like Shia LaBeouf’s door-to-door salesman Jake, who prides himself on becoming whatever his customers desire, Andrea Arnold’s fourth feature as writer-director is whatever you want it to … Continue reading American Honey review – a magical mystery tour of the US
Ellen E Jones Guardian Review 2020 You’ve rewatched The Wire, seen every episode of Friends at least twice and are starting to wonder if this is what it feels like to “complete” Netflix. But wait: there’s a world-changing, cultural juggernaut of a TV show that – while hugely popular – you may well have missed. This … Continue reading Netflix Nights-In…..’It’s pure rock’n’roll’: how Money Heist became Netflix’s biggest global hit
Nick Allen Nov 2021 RogerEbert.com The wrath of God has been rendered, cinematically speaking, in many shapes and sizes. Sometimes it’s a perfect storm; sometimes it’s Samuel L. Jackson’s Jules striking great vengeance down upon thee with furious anger in “Pulp Fiction.” “Hellbound,” an ambitious new Netflix series from “Train to Busan” director Yeon Sang-ho based on … Continue reading Netflix Nights In……Netflix’s Hellbound is a Brutal, Thrilling Series About Belief
First They Killed My Father review – Angelina Jolie's triumph spotlights casualties of war Peter Bradshaw The Guardian Review 2017 The actor turned director’s passion project is a psychological stunner that shows the effects the Khmer Rouge’s reign left on the people of Cambodia Whatever may be thought of Angelina Jolie and the controversial way she auditioned … Continue reading Netflix hidden gems….
Richard Eisenberg Contributor Forbes CNN’s Anthony Bourdain can introduce you to foods in exotic places on Parts Unknown and PBS’ Rick Steves can take you to his favorite European restaurants on his travel shows. But in his new, six-part Netflix Original documentary series premiering today, Somebody Feed Phil, the Everybody Loves Raymond creator Phil Rosenthal will show you fantastic places to … Continue reading Netflix Nights-in,’Somebody Feed Phil’ Series: Eating And Laughing Worldwide
Netflix’s horror series about a small island community, a visiting priest and unexplained “miracles” is the perfect must-see mix of beautiful and bloodcurdling By DAVID FEAR of Rolling Stone The people who live on Crockett Island, roughly an hour from the mainland, population 127, are the sort of folks you’d recognize if you’ve spent any … Continue reading The Most Terrifying Show on TV Right Now? It’s ‘Midnight Mass’
Dana Feldman Forbes Review August 2021 The new Netflix action thriller Hit & Run tells the gripping story of one man who is on a perilous mission to discover the truth about the love of his life. The story follows Segev Azulai (Lior Raz), a tour guide in Tel Aviv who is taking care of his young daughter … Continue reading Netflix Nights-In…….Netflix Thriller ‘Hit & Run’ Is About One Man’s Search For The Truth
Dorian Lynskey Guardian Review Cleverly delving into the dark side of hippie culture, the BBC’s drama about the murderous Charles Sobhraj has defied ambivalent reviews to become one of its most-watched shows. When it debuted on New Year’s Day, the BBC’s eight-part drama The Serpent was met with ambivalent reviews. Do we really need another … Continue reading Netflix Nights-In….The Serpent: a slow-burn TV success that’s more than a killer thriller.