The King: Film Review

With Timothée Chalamet as the lead, “The King” results in being a handsome if dull take on English history. Revolving around the rise of King Henry V of England to the throne and the Battle of Agincourt in 1415 during the 100 years’ war with France, the film takes a turn towards being lugubrious andContinue reading “The King: Film Review”

Little Women: Film Review

Late 2019 saw the release of Greta Gerwig’s screen adaptation of literary classic Little Women by Louisa Mae Alcott. Little Women is the story of a family living in America during the time of the Civil War. Four sisters, Jo, Meg, Amy, and Beth, and their mother live in difficult financial times, as the womenContinue reading “Little Women: Film Review”

Bojack Horseman – S6 (Part 2): Series Review

The second half of the conclusive sixth season to Netflix’s Bojack Horseman dropped yesterday, about three-odd months after the first 8 episodes to S6 left fans on a cliff-hangar, with Bojack’s unusually peaceful circumstance on the verge of implosion. The half-season starts off more or less exactly where episode 8 of S6 left off, withContinue reading “Bojack Horseman – S6 (Part 2): Series Review”

The Two Popes: Film Review

‘The Two Popes’ emerged to be one of the best films of the year with its release in late August 2019.  The film revolves around the conservative Pope Benedict (Anthony Hopkins) and liberal, future Pope Francis (Jonathan Pryce), highlighting a clash of personalities and ideologies, in search of a new path for the Catholic Church.Continue reading “The Two Popes: Film Review”

High School Musical The Musical The Series – S1: Series Review

The first season of the long awaited High School Musical TV series premiered on Disney Plus this fall, and came to its conclusion less than a week ago at the time of writing. The series was a meta-take on the beloved 2000s franchise, taking place in today’s world at the school where High School MusicalContinue reading “High School Musical The Musical The Series – S1: Series Review”

Sex Education – S2: Series Review

The long awaited second season of Netflix’s smash hit original series, Sex Education, dropped this past month to heaps of positive feedback. The season kicked off immediately off the back of the previous season, wherein, upon returning to school, a wave of socially-conjured Chlamydia pulls Otis back into the sex-advising business. The show stars theContinue reading “Sex Education – S2: Series Review”

Marriage Story: Film Review

One of the most critically celebrated Netflix originals on the service, Marriage Story is a film written and directed by Noah Baumbach, writer and director of the Meyerowitz Stories among others. It is the story of a marriage, that of Charlie and Nicole Barber, portrayed by Adam Driver and Scarlett Johansson respectively. The film followsContinue reading “Marriage Story: Film Review”

The Irishman Film: Review

One of the most awaited films of 2019 was Martin Scorsese’s The Irishman, a mob story following Frank Sheeran, a New York City man of Irish descent who makes his way into  Jimmy Hoffa’s inner circle leading up to his infamous disappearance. The film stars Robert DeNiro, Al Pacino, and Joe Pesci in lead roles.Continue reading “The Irishman Film: Review”