Documentary Review: Chasing Happiness (2019)

Jonas poster I’ve had that Sucker song stuck in my head for a week

Stars: Kevin Jonas, Joe Jonas, Nick Jonas
Director: 
John Taylor

Synopsis: A documentary based on the Jonas Brothers. It covers from childhood, their rise to fame, the separation of the band and their recent reunion with every little detail in between. Continue reading Documentary Review: Chasing Happiness (2019)

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TV Review: NOS4A2: Season 1 (2019)

Nos4a2 posterA show about vampires who love christmas and mediums who play scrabble and bridges that only appear when needed.

Stars: Ashleigh Cummings, Ólafur Darri Ólafsson, Jahkara Smith, Zachary Quinto
Based On The Book By:
Joe Hill

Synopsis: Charlie Manx (Zachary Quinto) is an immortal vampire like being who steals children away with the promise of taking them to a magical happy place called Christmas Land and instead transforming them into creatures like him. His entire Christmas themed world is thrown into chaos when a girl names Vic McQueen (Ashleigh Cummings) discovers she has a special gift and with the help of her medium friend Maggie (Jahkara Smith) learns she is the only one who can track Manx and destroy him. Continue reading TV Review: NOS4A2: Season 1 (2019)

Movie Review: I Am Mother (2019)

I Am Mother poster This really feels like another point of view from inside the Terminator universe, just with less action.

Stars: Clara Rugaard, Hilary Swank, Rose Byrne
Director: 
Grant Sputore

Synopsis: A young girl (Clara Rugaard) is raised in an underground bunker by an android named Mother who was designed to use the embryos stored in the facility to repopulate the world. The family bond between daughter and robot is challenged when another human arrives at the facility…..a human who according to Mother shouldn’t exist because the world population was extinct. Continue reading Movie Review: I Am Mother (2019)

TV Review: Chernobyl: Mini-Series (2019)

Chernobyl poster Horrifyingly tragic, visually stunning, incredible!

Stars: Jared Harris, Stellan Skarsgård, Jessie Buckley, Emily Watson
Creator: 
Craig Mazin

Synopsis: Based on events of the Chernobyl disaster in 1986 and the people who essentially sacrificed their lives trying to figure out what happened and how to contain the damage of the biggest man-made disaster in history. Continue reading TV Review: Chernobyl: Mini-Series (2019)

Movie Review: The Meg (2018)

Meg poster Exploring an unknown area of the deepest part of the ocean….what could possibly go wrong?

Stars: Jason Statham, Bingbing Li, Rainn Wilson
Director: 
Jon Turteltaub

Synopsis: A group of scientists investigating the depths of Mariana trench discover a world of animals and plants long thought to be extinct. In their eagerness to explore and learn, they accidentally find and let loose from its previous confines, the largest marine predator to ever exist, the Megalodon Shark. Continue reading Movie Review: The Meg (2018)

Movie Review: The Dead Don’t Die (2019)

Dead Dont Die poster “This is definitely going to end badly”

Stars: Bill Murray, Adam Driver, Chloë Sevigny, Tilda Swinton, Danny Glover, Tom Waits
Director: 
Jim Jarmusch

Synopsis: The small town of Centreville two local cops, Cliff (Bill Murray) and Ronnie (Adam Driver), find themselves in the middle of a zombie apocalypse as the dead begin the rise from their graves. Continue reading Movie Review: The Dead Don’t Die (2019)

Movie Review: Ma (2019)

Ma poster Dammit, don’t these kids know about stranger danger??

Stars: Octavia Spencer, Diana Silvers, Juliette Lewis 
Director: 
Tate Taylor

Synopsis: A group of high schoolers befriend a local woman named Sue Ann (Octavia Spencer) who helped buy them alcohol and end up turning her basement into the ultimate underage party location. Soon enough, the newly nickname Ma wants the kids to come and party every night instead of just the weekends and they realise that maybe she’s not as cool as they first thought and there might be some much more sinister motives behind her actions. Continue reading Movie Review: Ma (2019)