‘Outside The Wire’ Review- A Not So Futuristic Robot War

Swedish filmmaker Mikael Håfström takes the director’s chair of ‘Outside The Wire,’ a science fiction war drama that made its premiere on the Netflix streaming service. In 2036, Eastern Europe is destabilized once again prompting a civil war in which both the Russians and the Americans have an interest, both sides using robots called Gumps.…

‘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…

‘Transformers: War for Cybertron Arc 2: Earthrise’ Review

Rooster Teeth Studios, Polygon Pictures, and Allspark Animation continues ‘Transformers: War for Cybertron’ with their second arc “Earthrise,” taking a deep dive into the Transformers’ past. Following arc 1, Autobot commanders Elita-One (Linsay Rousseau) and Jetfire (Keith Silverstein) are leading a resistance against Decepticon leader Megatron (Jason Marnocha), whom they discover is allowing scientist Shockwave…

‘Holidate’ Review- Cliche, but Funny At Times

‘Holidate‘ is a romantic comedy on Netflix directed by John Whitesell. It was produced by the Wonderland Sound and Vision production company, based on a screenplay by Tiffany Paulsen. Starting at Christmas and ending at Christmas, Sloane (Emma Roberts) is tired of going home for the holidays where her mom Elaine (Frances Fisher) and sister…

‘Hillbilly Elegy’ Review- Beauty in the Broken

Based on author J. D. Vance’s memoir, ‘Hillbilly Elegy‘ is a drama film directed by Ron Howard and scored by Hans Zimmer and David Fleming. It was made by Imagine Entertainment and released through Netflix. Yale law student J.D. Vance (Gabriel Basso) is trying to secure a summer internship with a high profile firm until…

‘Over the Moon’ Review- We Have Liftoff

‘Over The Moon‘ is a Netflix animated film made in partnership with Pearl Studio. It is directed by Disney alumni Glen Keane and John Kahrs, based on a screenplay by Audrey Wells, Alice Wu, and Jennifer Yee McDevitt. Fei Fei’s (Cathy Ang) late Mom (Ruthie Ann Miles) use to tell her the fairy tale of…

Netflix ‘Unsolved Mysteries’ Volume 2 Review

Netflix released volume two of its ‘Unsolved Mysteries‘ revival. Original show creators John Cosgrove and Terry Dunn Meurer return along with Shawn Levy acting as executive producer. These six episodes deal with all manner of mysterious occurrences. Political intrigue, supernatural forces, child abductions, vanishing murderers, and strange suicides are all explored this time around. Each…

‘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…

‘Love, Guaranteed’ Review- Cheesy, But Pleasant

‘Love, Guaranteed‘ is a romantic comedy directed by Mark Steven Johnson. It was made by Off Camera Entertainment and Industry Entertainment with star Rachael Leigh Cook serving as co-producer. It was distributed by Netflix. Civil litigator Susan Whitaker (Rachael Leigh Cook) lives in Seattle working with accountant Roberto (Sean Amsing) and legal assistant Denise (Lisa…

‘Project Power’ Review- Pills And Power

Written by Mattson Tomlin, ‘Project Power‘ is an action thriller directed by Henry Joost and Ariel Schulman. It was made by Screen Arcade and Screen Arcade, being distributed through Netflix. In New Orleans, a new drug called Powers begins to hit the streets. One hit and it gives you superpowers for five minutes or it…