Outside the Wire: A Review of the Netflix Film

A not so recent trope that has plagued the film industry is a lack of originality. Of course, plenty of great films exist that are based on novels or short stories, but the rehashing that occurs today is of a different breed and seems to be on the rise. These sequels, spin-offs, and reboots continueContinue reading “Outside the Wire: A Review of the Netflix Film”

Lupin: A Review of the Netflix Series

Most people have seen a magician perform and have been awed in one way or another by them.   Even as someone who knows magic is trickery and misdirection you still wonder, how did they do that?  I remember as a young kid on a field trip, I watched a magician pull my friends cardContinue reading “Lupin: A Review of the Netflix Series”

Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom: A Review of the Netflix Film

Netflix produces a lot of exclusive content, some astounding, and some less so. Certain content even has something to say, a message to present, one hopefully that resonates with the audience and doesn’t fall flat. Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom has a lot to say, which definitely caught me off guard.  From the trailer and promotionalContinue reading “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom: A Review of the Netflix Film”

The Queen’s Gambit: A Review of the Netflix Miniseries

I was taught the game of chess as a child and still remember the joy and fun of playing chess with my grandfather.  But for some chess is not a game, it is their career and livelihood.  Many top tier chess players are regarded as geniuses and boast impressive memories and knowledge surrounding the theoryContinue reading “The Queen’s Gambit: A Review of the Netflix Miniseries”

The Trial of the Chicago 7: A Review of the Netflix Film

            Among the sea of Netflix content, one may run across a kernel of hope that lies in the vast mediocrity of the Netflix platform. One such film is The Trial of the Chicago 7, a 2020 Netflix original film directed by Aaron Sorkin. The film is a dramatic reenactment of the infamous 1969 trialContinue reading “The Trial of the Chicago 7: A Review of the Netflix Film”

The Liberator: A Review of the Nexflix Miniseries

Animation and war movies seem to be the farthest opposites of movie genres, yet they come together in the Netflix mini-series The Liberator in a unique, fascinating, and unexpectedly complementary way. This four-part miniseries, released on Netflix a little over a month ago, tells the heroic story of Captain Felix Sparks as he lead hisContinue reading “The Liberator: A Review of the Nexflix Miniseries”