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Tag Archive: Netflix

A Decade Later Christopher Nolan’s ‘The Dark Knight’ Remains A Peerless Piece of Cinema Gold

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At the risk of sounding like Abe Simpson shaking his fist at a cloud, I sometimes rail against how easy our society’s movie consumption options have become. VOD, Netflix, HULU, Amazon, iTunes…all of… Continue reading

The MCU Ranked: ‘The Defenders’

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Good thing Netflix is gearing up a new Luke Cage season, otherwise I might get some free time on my hands! This entry brings us up to date on the Netflix branch of the… Continue reading

The MCU Ranked: ‘Iron Fist’

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Right, confession time. For this series I’ve been rewatching every movie and every TV show before writing about it so it’ll be fresh in my mind and I can judge how well it… Continue reading

The MCU Ranked: ‘Luke Cage’ (Season 1)

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Showrunner: Cheo Hodari Coker Heroes: Luke Cage/Power Man (Mike Colter) Villains/Support Cast: Cornell Stokes/Cottonmouth (Mahershala Ali), Misty Knight (Simone Missick), Hernan Alvarez/Shades (Theo Rossi), Willis Stryker/Diamondback (Erik LaRay Harvey), Claire Temple (Rosario Dawson), Mariah… Continue reading

The MCU Ranked: ‘Daredevil’ (Season 2)

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Showrunners: Doug Petrie, Marco Ramirez and Drew Goddard (as consultant) Heroes: Matt Murdock/Daredevil (Charlie Cox), Elektra Natchios (Élodie Yung), Frank Castle/The Punisher (Jon Bernthal) Villains/Support Cast: Karen Page (Deborah Ann Woll), ‘Foggy’ Nelson (Elden Henson),… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Verónica’ (2017)

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Directed by: Paco Plaza (known for the REC film series) Starring: Sandra Escacena as Verónica, Bruna González as Lucía, Claudia Placer as Irene, Iván Chavero as Antoñito and Ana Torrent as Ana. Plot:… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘A Futile and Stupid Gesture’

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Directed by: David Wain Starring: Will Forte, Domnhall Gleason, and Emmy Rossum Plot: The true story of two Harvard alums creating the National Lampoon brand and defining comedy for generations. Review: “Every funny person in the… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Mute’

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Directed by: Duncan Jones Starring: Alexander Skarsgard, Paul Rudd, and Justin Theroux Plot: A mute bartender’s search for his missing girlfriend takes him into a criminal underworld full of sex trafficking and backroom surgeries. Review: Mute… Continue reading

The MCU Ranked: ‘Daredevil’ (Season 1)

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Showrunners: Steven S. DeKnight Heroes: Matt Murdock/Daredevil (Charlie Cox) Villains/Support Cast: Wilson Fisk/The Kingpin (Vincent D’Onofrio), Karen Page (Deborah Ann Woll), Franklin ‘Foggy’ Nelson (Elden Henson), Madam Gao (Wai Ching Ho), James Wesley (Toby… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘The Ritual’

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Directed by: David Bruckner Starring: Rafe Spall, Arsher Ali, Robert James-Collier, and Sam Troughton Plot: A group of friends take a hiking trip planned by a member that recently died and cross paths with a great… Continue reading