‘The Dig’ Review- A Charming Historical Drama

‘The Dig‘ is a historical drama based on the 1939 excavation of Sutton Hoo. It was released on Netflix and is directed by Simon Stone. It is based on the titular novel by John Preston, which I have not read. In 1939, widow Edith Pretty (Carey Mulligan) hires excavator Basil Brown (Ralph Fiennes), suspecting a…

‘Rebecca’ Review- Headed To Manderley

Ben Wheatley takes the director’s chair for ‘Rebecca‘ an adaption of the romantic thriller novel of the same name by Daphne du Maurier. It was released in 2020 on Netflix. A young woman (Lily James) meets the wealthy widower Maxim de Winter (Armie Hammer), whose wife Rebecca died a year prior. After a whirlwind romance…

Movie Review- Baby Driver

I finally got around to watching Baby Driver, an action crime thriller written and directed by Edgar Wright (Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World). It takes the heist film genre to a whole new level that is both entertaining and mind-blowing. Baby (Ansel Elgort) is a getaway driver working for career criminal Doc (Kevin Spacey) to…

Movie Review- Cinderella (2015)

After coming off the disastrous Sleeping Beauty remake Maleficent, the 2015 Cinderella, directed by Kenneth Branagh, gives us a sentimental look at how our favorite childhood films brought smiles to our faces. Ella is a beautiful girl with a beautiful family and a mother who teaches her to believe in anything, even magic. After the…