Netflix’s first in-house animated feature borrows extensively from Disney’s book of tricks, but still produces a moving exploration of grief heavily inspired by Chinese culture.
Month: October 2020
The Witches: Slightly forgettable, but creepy, entertaining fun
Anne Hathaway puts in a bonkers, assured performance as the Grand High Witch in a faithful, surprisingly frightening adaptation of Roald Dahl’s “The Witches”
Ranking Doctor Who Series Openers
The series openers of Doctor Who are some of the most important within each run. Not only do they often have to introduce new characters to the Who universe, but they also have to re-establish the premise and the tone of the series for any new joiners. As such, it sort of has to have…
Freaky Friday: An infinitely rewatchable, toe-tapping hit
The beloved classic gets the musical treatment from the creative minds behind Broadway musicals If/Then and Next to Normal.
Santa Clarita Diet: the oddest comedy you will perhaps ever witness
Drew Barrymore plays a zombie in this zany and frankly absurd comedy, in which a married suburban couple attempt to balance an ordinary life with her cannibalistic, murderous tendencies.
Enola Holmes: Just as capable as her big brother
With a wit as fierce as her intelligence, Enola’s first case screams out for follow-up instalments to chronicle the further adventures of the plucky, inspirational heroine.
Anna Kendrick’s “Love Life”: an engaging and viscerally relatable star vehicle
“Love Life” follows Anna Kendrick as Darcy Carter through her love life, charting high school sweethearts to The Person in a massively heart warming journey.