Many films have tried (and seemingly failed) to capture what Love, Simon does so perfectly. This is a movie about “coming-out” and the angst of being a closeted homosexual, while you’re at high school, and it approaches the subject in a … Continue reading The Best of the Rest 2018: Love, Simon (2018) Review
Within the next ten years, all TV will be streamed. You have that option now. You could very easily forego all “live” screenings of TV shows and only watch shows “on-demand.” I pretty much do this anyway, only really watching shows … Continue reading Could you survive with Netflix alone?
I’ve spoken before about how high expectations have ruined films that I probably would have liked, but I’ve never gone back to a film and had my opinion fall so much as it did with Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist. There are films I’m sure I wouldn’t appreciate as much as I did when I was a kid, other than for nostalgic reasons, like Hulk Hogan’s Suburban Commando or the Kevin and Perry film but it wasn’t that long ago that I’d seen Nick and Norah. I guess expectation was the cause of the problem at the first viewing. I remember … Continue reading Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist (2008) Re-View
The Switch is the perfect example of what is wrong with trying to place films in a category. The Switch was advertised as a romantic comedy. The trailer showed some pretty funny moments but overall a quite interesting concept. It was the concept and the main actor that actually peaked my interest and made me want to watch the film. The story is quite interesting. What happens when through a quite implausible turn of events, a man donates his sperm to his female best friend without her (or him) realising. The story introduces us to the two main characters and the usual, “comedy” peripheral friends, … Continue reading The Switch (2010) Review