British TV: Picnic at Hanging Rock

Adapted from Joan Lindsay’s 1967 novel of the same name, written by Alice Addison & Beatrix Christian. Broadcast: BBC Two Concluded: 15/08/18 Synopsis: On Valentines day 1900, three girls disappear whilst attending a school picnic. Cast: Natalie Dormer, Lily Sullivan, Lola Bessis, Samara Weaving, Madeleine Madden Episodes: Six When three students and one of their teachers disappear at the […]

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Netflix Review: Extinction

Nightmares or visions? Peter (Michael Peña) has to decipher the meaning behind the images that show the upcoming destruction of everything he holds dear, or risk tearing his family apart. Going into this movie I found it a little slow and the characters/actors very stiff. Based on trailers and Peter’s visions very early on in […]

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Film Review: Ant-Man and the Wasp

There is a ghost in town, and everyone is bugging out. Scott Lang (Paul Rudd) is under house arrest following his thirty foot appearance in aid of Captain America. His two year loss of freedom, also meant the end of his ties with Hope (Evangeline Lilly) and her father Pym (Michael Douglas). Fortunately for some […]

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Movies in August

Ant-Man and the Wasp Teen Titans Go! To the Movies Heathers The Darkest Minds The Meg Christopher Robin The Equalizer 2 The Spy Who Dumped Me BlacKKKlansman Yardie *Based on UK Release Dates

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July Movies, TV & Books Wrap-Up

If I do say so myself, I deserve a pat on the back for how well I did across the board this month, especially if you compare it to my June Wrap-Up.   Pride & Prejudice (Sky) [Rewatch] Reap What You Sew: An Aurora Teagarden Mystery (Sky) A Bundle of Trouble: An Aurora Teagarden Mystery (Sky) The […]

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Top Five: That Scream Summer

I don’t know where you are in the world, but the UK is an absolute scorcher right now. And though the days of “Summer Vacation” has long since been put out to pasture for me; Summer is Summer. MOVIES Everyone has experienced a different kind of Summer Holiday, and though on mine I didn’t discover […]

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Film Review: Incredibles 2

Being a superhero may be illegal, but when the choice is between the law and saving lives, it takes some incredible people to choose the right path. It’s been fourteen years, but the movie picks up right where it left off – with the Incredibles (aka the Parr family), about to go up against the […]

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British TV: Humans (Series 3)

Created by Sam Vincent and Jonathan Brackley Broadcast: Channel 4 Concluded: 05/07/18 Synopsis: After the concluding events of the second series, the world has entered a new age for both humans and synths alike. Cast: Gemma Chan, Colin Morgan, Ivanno Jeremiah, Katherine Parkinson Episodes: Eight Spoilers spoilers everywhere and not a drop to drink. Even though I am focusing on the third […]

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Movies in July

The First Purge Whitney Mary Shelley Terminal Skyscraper Incredibles 2 Escape Plan 2 Hotel Artemis Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again Mission Impossible: Fallout *Based on UK release dates

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June Movies, TV & Books Wrap-Up

Guys, forget the fact that last month was May… We’ve gone through half a year. 2018 is half over. I’ll leave that to sink in.   Ibiza (Netflix) Friends with Money (Netflix) In Bruges (Netflix) Jurassic Park: Fallen Kingdom (Cinema) Blade Runner (Sky) The Jane Austen Book Club (Netflix) Ocean’s 8 (Cinema) Pirates of the […]

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Film Review: Tag

There are no winners – just not losers in a simple game of tag that takes not losing to a whole new level. It – is more than just a childhood game. Every May, a game that started thirty years ago among five friends resumes. It’s the ultimate game of tag, and it’s no laughing […]

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Finally Watched: Blade Runner (1982)

This gritty film noir, dystopian sci-fi, mystery thriller, is a cult classic movie that sounds a whole lot more dangerous than running with scissors. Pulled back into the fold is the best Blade Runner out there; Rick Deckard (Harrison Ford). His mission, whether he likes it or not, is to track down four replicants (human-like […]

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Film Review: Ocean’s 8

They say diamonds are a girls best friend, and these women will go to extreme lengths to get their hands on one particularly pricey bestie. After being locked up for five years, Debbie Ocean (Sandra Bullock) has been released early on good behavior…. and is immediately up to her old tricks. Grifting runs in Debbie’s […]

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Netflix Review: Ibiza

Dance music on loop, drugs on tap, smoking hot DJ’s and the other essentials; sun sea and sand…looks like we’re going to Ibiza. Harper (Gillian Jacobs) is undervalued, overworked and overlooked at her job, but now she has the chance to prove her worth. Trusted to land a potential new client, Harper is sent to Barcelona. […]

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British TV: A Very English Scandal

Written by Russel T Davies Broadcast: BBC One Concluded: 03/06/18 Synopsis: Based on unfolding true events that spun over decade, between British politician Jeremy Thorpe, and his lover Norman Scott, beginning in the early 1960’s. Cast: Hugh Grant, Ben Whishaw, Alex Jennings Episodes: Three When politician Jeremy Thorpe (Hugh Grant) met Norman Scott (Ben Whishaw) in the early 1960’s, their […]

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