‘Roped’ Review- Cheesy Rodeo Romance

‘Roped‘ is a rodeo romance directed by Shaun Paul Piccinino based on a screenplay written by John Ducey. The film was made by ESX Entertainment and Forrest Films. It has this very interesting tagline: “Love is worth the risk.” Cowboy Colton Burtenshaw (Josh Swickard) and the rodeo he’s with rolls into the small progressive town…

‘Space Force’ Season 1 Review

‘Space Force‘ is a ten-episode Netflix sitcom created by Greg Daniels and Steve Carrell. The comedy series satirizes the Space Force military department which aims to help NASA go to the Moon, but with different purposes. General Mark R. Naird (Steve Carell) is made Space Force’s first Chief of Space Operations at their headquarters in…

‘Kipo And The Age Of The Wonderbeasts’ Season 1

‘Kipo And The Age Of The Wonderbeasts‘ is an animated series produced by DreamWorks Animation, Studio Mir, and Netflix. It is based on the 2015 webcomic Kipo from Radford Sechrist, who also served as executive producer for all ten episodes of the show. 200 years after a cataclysmic event. most of humanity lives underground while…

‘The Wrong Missy’ Review- David Spade Carries The Film

‘The Wrong Missy‘ is a Netflix comedy film from Happy Madison Productions directed by Tyler Spindel based on a screenplay by Kevin Barnett and Chris Pappas. Tim Morris (David Spade) has a disastrous date with Melissa “Missy” (Lauren Lapkus), who is extremely weird and boisterous, almost causing Tim to get beat up by WWE wrestler…

‘Trial By Media’ Season 1 Review

Netflix takes potshots at their competitors on cable with ‘Trial By Media,’ a six-episode documentary is executive produced by George Clooney. Yes, the actor who’s best known for ruining the Batman media franchise. The show takes on several sensationalized court cases. They start with ‘Jenny Jones murder’ when the daytime talk show host embarrassed one…

‘The Willoughbys’ Review- Fanciful And Family-Friendly

Based on the children’s book by Lois Lowry, ‘The Willoughbys‘ is a computer-animated children’s’ movie directed by Kris Pearn, who also co-wrote the screenplay with Mark Stanleigh. The film was made by Bron Animation and released widely on Netflix. Narrated by a neighborhood Cat (Ricky Gervais), he tells the story of the Willoughbys. Their family…

‘Coffee And Kareem’ Review- Needs Less Cream

Directed by Michael Dowse, ‘Coffee And Kareem’ is an alleged action-comedy that takes the buddy cop genre and tries to put a new spin on it.  James Coffee (Ed Helms) is a bumbling Detroit cop who is dating a single-mother nurse named Vanessa Manning (Taraji P. Henson). When her son Kareem (Terrence Little Gardenhigh) spots…

‘Violet Evergarden’ Season 1 Review

‘Violet Evergarden’ is an anime television show from Kyoto Animation based on a series of light novels written by Japanese author Kana Akatsuki. The series was dubbed into English by SDI Media and released in the United States by Netflix.  Violet Evergarden (Erika Harlacher) was raised as a child soldier in the midst of war.…

‘Extraction’ Review- Hemsworth Brings The Boom. Literally.

Produced by Joe and Anthony Russo, the Netflix action film “Extraction” is directed by Sam Hargrave and co-produced by Chris Hemsworth who also stars in the movie. Australian mercenary Tyler Rake (Chris Hemsworth) is tasked by his organization to rescue jailed Indian drug lord Ovi Mahajan Sr.’s (Pankaj Tripathi) son Ovi, Jr. (Rudhraksh Jaiswal) from…

‘Tiger King’ Miniseries Review

Directed by Rebecca Chaiklin and Eric Goode, ‘Tiger King’ is a Netflix documentary series covering the bizarre true of Zoo owner Joe Exotic, who had an intense feud with a self-proclaimed animal rights activist Carole Baskin and the shocking conclusion. Joe Exotic was a zookeeper in Oklahoma who had a huge collection ‘big cats,’ including…

‘The Trials of Gabriel Fernandez’ Review

‘The Trials of Gabriel Fernandez‘ is a harrowing and troubling six-part documentary of abuse, violence, and neglect in the case of an eight-year-old living in Palmdale, California. It is directed by Brian Knappenberger and made available through Netflix. Gabriel Fernandez was routinely beaten, starved, and locked in a cabinet by his mother and step-father. The…

‘Unabomber: In His Own Words’ Review

Reelz and Netflix partner together for Unabomber: In His Own Words, a documentary series of serial killer Theodore Kaczynski, who terrorized the United States between 1969 to 1995. The television show is written and directed by Mick Grogan. Kaczynski was a brutal murderer who was highly intelligent and even briefly worked as a college professor…

‘Lost Girls’ Review- Ripples Of A Crime Unsolved

Based on the book of the same name, ‘Lost Girls‘ dramatizes the story of Mari Gilbert and the questions surrounding her daughter’s disappearance and murder at the hand of the Long Island Serial Killer (LISK). The movie is directed by Liz Garbus and made its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival and widely released…

‘Horse Girl’ Review- What Was That?

Alison Brie and director Jeff Baena co-wrote and co-produced Horse Girl, a psychological thriller that premiered at the Sundance Film Festival and was released widely to audiences through Netflix. Sarah (Alison Brie) is a shy and awkward sales associate at a fabric store run by her friend Joan (Molly Shannon). Since she has few friends,…

Toxic Fandom Is Real, Just Not Where You Think

“Toxic Fandom.” What is it? It is an accusation thrown around from filmmakers, critics, and the entertainment industry gatekeepers who want to combat fan criticism of a movie, television show, comic book, or novel that does not live up to the standards of the source materials fanbases love. I once thought it was fake, just…