Entertainment

Review: Billie Eilish: The World’s a Little Blurry By R.J. Cutler

Before she rose to stardom, Billie Eilish began her career by releasing songs with her brother on the internet. Just a few short years later, she’s become one of the music industry’s biggest stars, and even took home the 2020…

Review: Superman and Lois By Greg Berlanti, Todd Helbing

Look up in the sky! It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s…a bunch of clever deep cuts and fun references! Not only did the Superman & Lois premiere episode set up an emotional story and a captivating mystery that promises…

Review: Tribes of Europa By Philip Koch

New Netflix series Tribes of Europa landed on the platform this week. The German sci-fi thriller has already got viewers hooked and some will be wondering if it will be returning for a second season. Here’s everything that has been…

Review: Red Dot By Alain Darborg

RED DOT is a new Netflix thriller from Sweden that offers a survival story featuring two threats. First, the fact that someone is aiming a gun at them, creating a red dot to illustrate this, in the middle of the…

Review: Crime Scene: The Vanishing at the Cecil Hotel By Viveca Chow

The Gist: Crime Scene: The Vanishing At The Cecil Hotel, directed by Joe Berlinger, is a 4-part docuseries that examines the mysterious happenings during the long history of the Cecil Hotel in downtown Los Angeles, with the focus being on…

Review: Clarice By Alex Kurtzman, Jenny Lumet

Thirty years ago this week, The Silence of the Lambs was released in theaters, giving Hannibal Lecter the opportunity to ask FBI Agent Clarice Starling if “the lambs stopped screaming.” Three decades have passed and, metaphorically, the lambs still have…

Review Invisible City By Marco Pigossi

After the older of the two men gets a flaming spear in the back, the younger of the two sees the “fire person”. Then we flash to the present, where an older man named Ciço (José Dumont) is telling a…

Review: The Equalizer By Queen Latifah

That waitress, who needs to prep for a scholarship interview the next day, witnesses a man get shot dead while running away from two very professional-looking killers. She escapes from them, but when she’s questioned by Det. Marcus Dante (Tory…

Review: Bliss By Mike Cahill

The biggest challenge of discussing Mike Cahill’s “Bliss” lies in describing its premise without making it sound considerably wilder and more interesting than it actually is. In short, the film stars Owen Wilson as a sad-sack office drone who, after…

Review: Kid Cosmic 2021 By Craig McCracken

The name “Craig McCracken” carries a great deal of prestige in the world of animation and beyond. After getting his start on Dexter’s Laboratory, he set out on his own, creating two of the most iconic TV shows ever to…

Review: Firefly Lane 2021 By Maggie Friedman

The first time we see Katherine Heigl in the new Netflix series “Firefly Lane,” she’s bemoaning a makeover. Playing an Oprah-adjacent host of her own wildly popular daytime talk show, she resents doing yet another hour of television dedicated to…

Review: Below Zero By Lluís Quílez

Martin (Javier Gutierrez) is a National Police Corps officer transferring into a new precinct. His first assignment? Driving an armored prisoner transport rig along with his new partner, Montesinos. It’s nighttime, and it’s cold, but you gotta do what you…

Review: The Little Things By John Lee Hancock

More so than ever before, we are presented with a great deal of challenges when it comes to seeing the latest movies. Luckily, film studios, like Warner Bros. who introduced a remarkable yet controversial release plan for its 2021 releases,…

Review: Wrong Turn 2021 By Director: Mike P. Nelson

Eighteen years after Alan B. McElroy introduced horror fans to a vicious breed of creative country cannibals with 2003’s Wrong Turn, the writer returns to the franchise that made him famous with a bold new story utilizing the same name….

Review: Bridge and Tunnel By Edward Burns

Edward Burns was only 12-years-old in 1980, so he doesn’t consider that decade to be one he experienced to the fullest at the time. Having some distance from the politics or harder events of the time period, though, makes him…

Review: 3 Caminos By Alberto Macías

Small individual encounters with some anecdotes and incidents are linking in the plot these restless young people eager to experience the sensations of the Camino. The chosen locations make us enjoy the attractions of the places we are visiting. The…

Review: Fate: The Winx Saga By Iginio Straffi, Brian Young

No, really, homophobia exists in Fate: The Winx Saga. This reveal was when I began to think maybe Fate, a gritty, young adult remake of Italy’s beloved cartoon Winx Club, wasn’t going to work for me. Despite being a cliche,…

Review: Daughter from Another Mother By Carolina Rivera

Daughter from Another Mother is a simple, predictable drama that takes every cliché in the baby-switch book, adds a dash of soapy tension and blends that with some strong themes about motherhood. For some, this will be the perfect show…

Review: Walker By Anna Fricke

Imagine you’re a contestant on Family Feud and the question tells you that fans of the long-running CBS drama Walker, Texas Ranger were asked to name their favorite elements of the series. You think long and hard and your first…

Review: Outside the Wire By Mikael Håfström

“Outside the Wire” opens with a full-on action scene. Robot soldiers fight alongside human ones — or maybe against them. It’s hard to tell. Bullets fly. Tough guys in helmets crouch behind concrete barriers. Two men are hit, and their…

Review: Night Stalker: The Hunt for a Serial Killer, Gil Carrillo

Six-year-old Anastasia Hronas was in bed one hot summer’s night in 1985 when Richard Ramirez opened her window. The serial killer abducted her and drove her across Los Angeles to his home. A quarter of a century later, Hronas recalled…