DVD review: “Master of None” (2015 – 2021) DVD review:

“Master of None” (2015 - 2021)  Television Twenty five Episodes Created by: Aziz Ansari and Alan Yang Featuring: Aziz Ansari, Eric Wareheim, Noël Wells, Lena Waithe, Kelvin Yu, Alessandra Mastronardi and Naomi Ackie Dev: “You see The Social Network? Max Minghella plays an Indian guy. He's white. They browned him up.” Ravi: “No no, I read he's one-sixteenth Indian.” Dev: “Who cares? If you go back far enough …

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Streaming review: “His House” (2020)

“His House” (2020) Drama / Horror Running Time: 93 minutes Written and directed by: Remi Weekes Featuring: Wunmi Mosaku, Sope Dirisu and Matt Smith Rial: “My mother used to tell me a story.” Rial: “In our village, there was once an honorable but poor man who wanted a home of his own. He wanted it so badly, he …

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Streaming review: “Alice, Darling” (2022)

“Alice, Darling” (2022) Drama Running Time: 89 minutes Written by: Alanna Francis Directed by: Mary Nighy Featuring: Anna Kendrick, Kaniehtiio Horn, Charlie Carrick and Wunmi Mosaku Simon: “What am I going to do without you…… my beautiful cow.” Released on the Apple Streaming platform is the drama “Alice, Darling” (2022) a film about a toxic and manipulative relationship and the …

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DVD review: “Bank of Dave” (2023)

“Bank of Dave” (2023) Drama Running Time: 107 minutes Written by: Piers Ashworth Directed by: Chris Foggin Featuring: Joel Fry, Phoebe Dynevor, Rory Kinnear, Hugh Bonneville, Paul Kaye, Jo Hartley and Cathy Tyson Dave: “Indulge me just for a day. There’s method in my madness.” Released recently on Netflix is the English based and produced “Bank of Dave” (2023), a drama with comic overtones that …

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DVD review: “A Discovery of Witches: Season 1 – 3” (2018 – 2022)

"A Discovery of Witches: Season 1 - 3" (2018 - 2022) Television/Drama/Fantasy Twenty Five Episodes Created by: Deborah Harkness Featuring:  Teresa Palmer, Matthew Goode, Edward Bluemel, Louise Brealey, Malin Buska, Aiysha Hart, Owen Teale, Alex Kingston, Valarie Pettiford Matthew Clairmont: "Once the world was full of wonders, but it belongs to the humans now. We, creatures, have all but disappeared. Daemons... vampires... witches... …

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Streaming review: “Zack Snyder’s Justice League” (2021)

"Zack Snyder's Justice League" (2021) Action Running time: 242 minutes Written by Chris Terrio Directed by Zack Snyder Featuring: Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Gal Gadot, Ray Fisher, Jason Momoa, Ezra Miller, Willem Dafoe, Jesse Eisenberg, Jeremy Irons, Diane Lane, Connie Nielsen and J. K. Simmons Barry Allen: "This guy's probably fought hundreds of …

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Streaming review: “Synchronic” (2019)

“Synchronic” (2019) Fantasy/Sci-Fi Running time: 104 minutes Written by: Justin Benson Directed by: Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead Featuring: Jamie Dornan, Anthony Mackie, Katie Aselton and Ally Ioannides Steve: “Back to the Future is full of shit.” With many movies choosing to be released online especially on Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, Disney+ and a host of others there are going to …

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Streaming review: “Greenland” (2020)

“Greenland” (2020) Thriller/Sci-Fi Running Time: 119 minutes Written by: Chris Sparling Directed by: Ric Roman Waugh Featuring: Gerard Butler, Morena Baccarin, Roger Dale Floyd, Scott Glenn, David Denman and Hope Davis John Garrity: “I swear, I’m going to get my family into that bunker." Clayton: “I know you will, John.” Released last week to on-demand services is the latest Gerard Butler action movie “Greenland” …

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Streaming Review: “Altered Carbon – Season Two” (2020)

“Altered Carbon - Season Two” (2020)) TV Series/Sci-Fi Eight Episodes Created by: Laeta Kalogridis based on 'Altered Carbon' by Richard K. Morgan Featuring: Renée Elise Goldsberry, Anthony Mackie, Lela Loren, Simone Missick, Dina Shihabi and Torben Liebrecht Takeshi Kovacs: "This is a ghost story. Told in the age of eternal life. Technology has conquered death, but with …

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Streaming review: “Brigsby Bear” (2017)

“Brigsby Bear” (2017) Comedy/Drama Running Time: 97 minutes Written by: Kyle Mooney & Kevin Costello Directed by: Dave McCary Featuring: Kyle Mooney, Mark Hamill, Greg Kinnear, Matt Walsh, Michaela Watkins, Jorge Lendeborg Jr. and Ryan Simpkins It can sometimes be refreshing to watch a comedy that has a real heart but does not compromise on its set up, it characters or its eventual …

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Television review: “Watchmen – Episode Four: If You Don’t Like My Story, Write Your Own” (2019)

Television review: “Watchmen – Episode Four: If You Don't Like My Story, Write Your Own” (2019) Drama/Science Fiction 8 Episodes Developed by: Damon Lindelof based on the graphic novel by Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons Directed by: Andrij Parekh Featuring: Regina King, Don Johnson, Tim Blake Nelson, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Andrew Howard, Jacob Ming-Trent, Tom Mison, Sara Vickers, Dylan Schombing, Louis Gossett Jr. and Jeremy Irons Rorschach’s Diary: “Soon they will shout, …

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Streaming review: “Black Spot” (Zone Blanche) – Season 2 (2018)

"Black Spot" (Zone Blanche) - Season 2 (2018) Television/Drama Eight Episodes Created & written by: Mathieu Missoffe Directed by: Thierry Poiraud and Julien Despaux Featuring: Suliane Brahim, Hubert Delattre,and Laurent Capelluto Franck Siriani: "Your murder rate is six times the national average!" Some television shows wear their influences out in the open begging to be compared …

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Streaming review: “Mindhunter – Season Two” (2019)

"Mindhunter - Season Two" (2019) TV Series/Drama Episodes: 9 Created by: Joe Penhall & Jennifer Haley Featuring: Jonathan Groff, Holt McCallany, Anna Torv and Hannah Gross "'Cause I gonna make you seeThere's nobody else hereNo one like meI'm special, so specialI gotta have some of your attention give it to me" - 'Brass in pocket' …

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Television review: “Game of Thrones – Season Eight – “The Long Night” (2009-2019)

"Game of Thrones - Season Eight - “The Long Night” (2009-2019) Fantasy Six Episodes Created for HBO by: David Benioff and D. B. Weiss based on A Song of Ice and Fire by George R. R. Martin Featuring: Emilia Clarke, Kit Harrington, Sophie Turner, Maisie Williams, Lena Headey, Peter Dinklage, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Gwendoline Christie and Alfie Allen Melisandre: "What …

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Television review: “Game of Thrones – Season Eight – Winterfell” (2009-2019)

"Game of Thrones – Season 8 - Winterfell" (2019)  Fantasy Six Episodes Created for HBO by: David Benioff and D. B. Weiss based on A Song of Ice and Fire by George R. R. Martin Featuring: Emilia Clarke, Kit Harrington, Sophie Turner, Maisie Williams, Lena Headey, Peter Dinklage, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Gwendoline Christie and Alfie Allen Sandor 'The Hound' Clegane:"You …

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Streaming review: “The Dirt” (2019) 

"The Dirt" (2019)  Comedy/Drama/Biography Running Time: 108 minutes Written by: Rich Wilkes based on the book "The Dirt: Confessions of the World's Most Notorious Rock Band"by Neil Strauss, Tommy Lee, Mick Mars, Vince Neil and Nikki Sixx Directed by: Jeff Tremaine Featuring: Douglas Booth, Colson Baker, Daniel Webber and Iwan Rheon Doc McGhee:"I have managed the Scorpions, Bon Jovi, Skid Row, KISS. I had been dragged through the …

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Television/Streaming review: “Project Blue Book – Episode Ten – The Washington Merry-Go Round” (2019)

“Project Blue Book - Episode Ten – The Washington Merry-Go Round” Sci-Fi Ten Episodes Created by: David O'Leary Featuring: Aidan Gillen, Laura Mennell, Michael Harney, Ksenia Solo, Michael Malarkey Alien Abduction: "The alleged abduction of a person by an extraterrestrial being." This new series revolves around secret U.S. Air Force investigations into supposed UFO encounters and unexplained phenomenon, undertaken by astrophysicist, …

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Television/Streaming review: “Project Blue Book – Episode Eight – War Games” (2019)

“Project Blue Book - Episode Eight – War Games” Sci-Fi Ten Episodes Created by: David O'Leary Featuring: Aidan Gillen, Laura Mennell, Michael Harney, Ksenia Solo, Michael Malarkey Remote Viewing: "The practice of seeking impressions about a distant or unseen target, purportedly using extrasensory perception (ESP) or "sensing" with the mind." This new series revolves around secret U.S. Air Force investigations into …

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Television/Streaming review: “The Passage – Episode Ten – Last Lesson” (2019)

"The Passage – Episode Ten - Last Lesson" (2019) Ten Episodes Created by: Liz Heldens based on the novels written by Justin Cronin Featuring: Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Saniyya Sidney, Vincent Piazza, Brianne Howey McKinley Belcher III, Jamie McShane, Caroline Chikezie, Emmanuelle Chriqui Wolgast: "They all went home." The final and hopefully last ever episode has arrived of the show based on the excellent adult …

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Television/Streaming review: “The Passage – Episode Nine – Stay in the Light” (2019)

"The Passage – Episode Nine - Stay in the Light" (2019) Ten Episodes Created by: Liz Heldens based on the novels written by Justin Cronin Featuring: Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Saniyya Sidney, Vincent Piazza, Brianne Howey McKinley Belcher III, Jamie McShane, Caroline Chikezie, Emmanuelle Chriqui Amy: "I never used to believe in monsters. I do now" The ninth and thankfully second to last episode has …

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