Review – Mare of Easttown

Welcome to Easttown, Pennsylvania. A dreary excuse for a town and the epicenter of the world’s misery and heartache, if this limited series is to be believed. Detective Mare Sheehan (Kate Winslet) hasn’t had the best life. She’s divorced, lives with her bickering mother and teenage daughter, and is trying to raise her grandson after …

Review – Love, Victor Season 2

After season one’s open ending where Victor finally gathers all the courage to come out to his parents and sister, season two picks up right where we left off to then jump ahead in time. With that the creators also seem to have thrown overboard the innocent teenage feel of season one, and go for …

Mini-Series Review – Secrets of the Whales

The oceans and its many wonders are something that has fascinated humanity from way before you and I were born. National Geographic’s ‘Secrets of the Whales’ dives deep into waters all over our blue planet to let viewers experience whale culture and its many engrossing facets. Over the course of four episodes, narrated by Sigourney …

Netflix Review – ‘Ginny & Georgia’

A dramedy TV show about beautiful rich Americans living in the picture-perfect Massachusetts town of Wellsbury, this show stars a financially challenged mother-daughter duo and an add-on son who is seemingly not a very important family member. Georgia (Brianne Howey – ‘Batwoman’) is a mother, and with legs for days, a banging body, and luscious …

Netflix Review – ‘Canine Intervention’

Jas Leverette in episode 1 “Lady Macbeth” of Canine Intervention: Season 1. c. Courtesy of Netflix © 2021 This is a feel-good TV show that showcases “troubled” dogs with bad reputations or a tendency towards violence and master trainer Jas Leverette. Jas, the handsome and manly face of the show, is a dog whisperer. He …

Review – ‘Playing with Power: The Nintendo Story’

From trading card company to multi-generational video game developer, Nintendo is known by every person on the planet. In Jeremy Snead’s five part documentary series, which will be available to watch for free March 1 exclusively on Crackle, we take a look at the iconic Japanese company’s bumpy ride throughout the decades. Every one hour …

Review – ‘Allen v. Farrow’

An accusation of sexual abuse turned into a controversial custody trial that has been making headlines for many decades, gets investigated by filmmakers Kirby Dick & Amy Ziering and Amy Herdy over the course of four episodes in the new HBO documentary series, Allen v. Farrow. Is the world ready to face the facts and …

Review – ‘It’s a Sin’

Sin is in. It’s the 1980’s in London and four young gay men from different backgrounds are about to become friends at the beginning of the AIDS crisis. Ritchie Tozer (Olly Alexander) is headed to London to study law, but after meeting Jill (Lydia West) and Ash (Nathaniel Curtis), he shifts his focus to drama. …

Jewish International Film Festival Returns to the Big Screen

From star-studded features, gripping historical dramas, and stories of iconic Jewish trailblazers and innovators, the Jewish International Film Festival (February 17 – March 24) returns for another year of spectacular Jewish cinema from around the world. Featuring 51 films from 19 countries, the Festival builds on over 30 years of bringing the best of Jewish cinema to Australia, presenting 29 features, 19 documentaries, and episodes …

Hulu Review – ‘The Sister’

Intriguing British murder mystery ‘The Sister’ plays like a typical thriller, but quickly starts to test its limits when some inexplicable elements get pulled in to make the story divert from its rather standard plot. Based on the book ‘Burial’ by Neil Cross, who also wrote the script for this adaptation, the Hulu Original mini-series …