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Black Mirrothon Part 7: ‘White Christmas’

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Well, that’s the original two seasons done and dusted. Do we have the best behind us or a bright future ahead with the American co-produced Netflix revival? Doesn’t matter, we have a Christmas… Continue reading

Black Mirrorthon Pt. 6: ‘The Waldo Moment’

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This episode has drawn a lot of comparison to the 2016 Trump Presidential Campaign, as evidenced below. Title: ‘The Waldo Moment’ Director: Bryn Higgins Writer: Charlie Brooker Cast: Daniel Rigby, Chloe Pirrie, Jason Flemyng, Tobias Menzies… Continue reading

Black Mirrothon Pt 5: ‘White Bear’

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After breaking our hearts it would appear that Brooker wants give us something more visceral with this Twilight Zone-esque tale of amnesia amid an urban dystopia. Title: ‘White Bear’ Director: Carl Tibbetts Writer: Charlie Brooker Cast: Lenora… Continue reading

Black Mirrothon Part 4 ‘Be Right Back’

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I’ll say one thing about British shows: it’s easy to burn through a season. Just like that we’re into the second season. And it starts with a cracker, the emotionally driven ‘Be Right Back’.… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Mary Poppins Returns’

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Director: Rob Marshall Cast: Emily Blunt, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Ben Whishaw, Emily Mortimer, Pixie Davis, Nathanael Saleh, Joel Dawson, Julie Walters, Colin Firth, Meryl Streep, Dick Van Dyke Plot: Michael Banks, having experienced the magic… Continue reading

Black Mirrorthon Pt 3: ‘The Entire History of You’

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Needless to say, this show made a big splash when it first landed. First the Prime Minister has sex with a pig, then a reality show destroys a person’s soul. Now it’s time… Continue reading

Black Mirrorthon Pt. 2: ‘Fifteen Million Merits’

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One does not simply watch one episode of Black Mirror. Two is my limit. After that I become too anxious to deal with the world. Title: ‘Fifteen Million Merits’ Director: Euros Lyn Writer: Charlie Brooker and Kanak… Continue reading

Black Mirrorthon Part 1: ‘The National Anthem’

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I love Black Mirror. Dropping into the show based on a recommendation with zero information was one hell of a trip. The premise behind the first episode was an eye-opener to say the very… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Ralph Breaks the Internet’ (2nd Opinion)

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Check out Darth Gandalf’s review here. Director: Rich Moore, Phil Johnston Cast: John C. Reilly, Sarah Silverman, Gal Gadot, Taraji P. Henson, Jack McBrayer, Jane Lynch, Alan Tudyk, Alfred Molina, Ed O’Neill, Bill Hader… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’

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Directors: Bob Persichetti, Peter Ramsey, Rodney Rothman Cast: Shameik Moore, Hailee Steinfled, Mahershala Ali, Jake Johnson, Liev Schreiber, Brian Tyree Henry, Luna Lauren, Lily Tomlin, John Mulaney, Kimiko Glenn, Nicholas Cage, Chris Pine… Continue reading