NZIFF Review – ‘Rūrangi’

New Zealand’s powerful new film offers genuine representation of Aotearoa’s transgender community in both performative and production roles. Rūrangi explores issues that directly affect the trans community, including important conversations about mental health, familial tensions, and the impact we have on the environment. Burnt out trans activist Caz Davis returns to Rūrangi, the rural dairy …

Netflix Review – ‘Cursed’ Season 1

CURSED (L TO R) KATHERINE LANGFORD as NIMUE in episode 104 of CURSED Cr. Netflix © 2020 Netflix has always been ambitious. But where competing streaming services like HBO rather choose quality over quantity, it seems the aforementioned doesn’t always care about that concept. While HBO wins with almost every show they put out there …

Netflix Review – ‘Stateless’

STATELESS (L to R) YVONNE STRAHOVSKI as SOFIE WERNER and JAI COURTNEY as CAM SANDFORD in episode 101 of STATELESS Cr. BEN KING/NETFLIX © 2020 ‘Stateless’ is a powerful and timely series about four strangers whose lives collide at an immigration detention center in the middle of the Australian desert: an airline hostess on the run from …

Netflix Review – ‘The Baby-Sitters Club’ Season 1

THE BABY-SITTERS CLUB Based on the best-selling book series that was highly popular in the 1980s and 1990s, Netflix’s new series ‘The Baby-Sitters Club’, follows the friendship and adventures of Kristy Thomas (Sophie Grace), the genius but shy Mary-Anne Spier (Malia Baker), the artsy Claudia Kishi (Momona Tamada – ‘To All The Boys: P.S. I …

Netflix Review – ‘Jeffrey Epstein: Filthy Rich’

FILTHY RICH. Michelle Licata in episode 1 of FILTHY RICH. Cr. NETFLIX © 2020 Netflix Opening your four-part docuseries with a slide that states “The following series contains graphic descriptions of sexual abuse involving minors, which may be disturbing for some viewers.”, sets the tone for what’s about to unfold. We then cut to an …

Netflix Review – ‘Hollywood’

Ryan Murphy, mostly known for creating iconic tv-series such as Nip/Tuck, American Horror Story and Glee, is ready to unleash a somewhat unconventional take on the Hollywood-dream. ‘Hollywood’ is his second series made for Netflix (after 2019’s ‘The Politician’) and is something we haven’t really seen from him before. Ian Brennan (Scream Queens) co-created ‘Hollywood’, …

Netflix Review – ‘Too Hot To Handle’ Season 1

TOO HOT TO HANDLE British production company Fremantle, well known for creating reality competition shows such as America’s Got Talent and Project Runway Australia, has come up with the newest dating show for Netflix. Ten young, hot singles from around the world come together in a tropical paradise for what they think will be the …

Netflix Review – ‘Ozark’ Season 3

After a somewhat lazy and slower second season, Netflix’s Ozark surprisingly doubled up on its Primetime Emmy Awards nominations earlier this year with a win for star, director and producer Jason Bateman and co-star Julia Garner. This not only caused the streaming platform’s crime drama to get some extra well deserved new attention, but also …

Netflix Review – ‘Locke & Key’ Season 1

Netflix Series Locke & Key is based on the comic book series written by Joe Hill (son of writer Stephen King) and illustrator Gabriel Rodriguez. Several studios and creative minds have been trying to get this comic book series onto the big screen, and the little one, for over a decade. The time has finally …

Netflix Review – ‘Chilling Adventures of Sabrina’ Part 3

All those who have invested in Sabrina and co.’s adventures for the last two years, will finally get an answer as in whether or not our beloved gang will succeed in rescuing Nick out of the depths of Hell. Part 2 was ten times darker than when we first started hanging out with the Spellman-family, …