Antenna Documentary Film Festival Review – ‘The Hottest August’

“At least August is still reliably ablaze.” – Brett Story After premiering at numerous festivals around the world, such as Camden International Film Festival, Milwaukee Film Festival; and winning a special mention award at Dokufest International Documentary and Short Film Festival, for “crafting a delicate portrait of a city in a given moment, offering a …

Review – ‘Joker’

“She always tells me to smile, and put on a happy face.” – Arthur Fleck Everyone who knows Batman, knows Joker. To many, the most well known villain in comic book history. He’s been portrayed many times on television and in films, even resulting in a posthumous Academy Award for Heath Ledger’s performance in 2009’s …

Netflix Review – Big Mouth – Season 3

After two seasons and a “Furry Valentine”-special with these foulmouthed middle school students and their hormone monsters, comes another 10 episodes of Big Mouth, which this time focuses more on equal rights, different sexual orientations and incest. Yeah, you read that right – incest. The third season starts of right after the events that occurred …

Review – Raising Dion

Growing up with superpowers isn’t easy, Dion (Ja’Siah Young) Netflix’s newest science fiction-series, comes from the producers behind Jericho and 24: Legacy. The show is based on the by Dennis Liu written comic book “Raising Dion”, which celebrates diversity, while tackling the challenges of raising a child with superpowers. Nicole (Alisha Wainwright), a recently widowed, …

Review – Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark

“Stories hurt, stories heal.” – Stella Nicholls Zoe Margaret Colletti and Michael Garza in ‘Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark’ Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark is based on the children’s book series of the same name by Alvin Schwartz. I never grew up reading these books, or even had I heard of …

Review – Abominable

“Find your way home.” The somewhat recently by Universal Pictures acquired animation studio Dreamworks Animation, who we all know from box office and critical success franchises such as ‘How To Train Your Dragon’ and ‘Shrek’, is back with a new story that tries to win over young audiences with its cuteness-factor and older audiences with …

Review – Ad Astra

“To the stars” From the start, Ad Astra had some post production issues, which resulted in seriously delaying the release of the film. It was delayed many times because James Gray (The Lost City of Z) wanted to perfect the VFX for the movie. Additionally, Disney acquired Fox and the previous release date coincided with …

Review – Good Boys

“We’re in sixth grade now. We need to start doing sixth-grade things.” – Max Keith L. Williams, Jacob Tremblay and Brady Noon in ‘Good Boys’ Three 6th grade boys who ditch school, embark on an epic journey while carrying accidentally stolen drugs, and try to make their way home in time for a long-awaited party. …

Review – Downton Abbey

“It’s 1927, we’re modern folk.” – Bertie Pelham It’s been almost four years, since the final episode of Downton Abbey aired on television and we had to say goodbye to the Crawley family. Who would’ve thought, there was more to explore and another story to tell? As things usually turn out after a successful series, …

Review – Unbelievable

“If the truth is inconvenient, they don’t believe it. Even if they really care about you…” You can say what you want about Netflix, but you can’t deny they have the best slate of series out there. The platform drops new high profile shows on a weekly basis, it seems like they’ve figured out what …