TV Review: Dark: Season 1 (2017)

Dark poster “The end is the beginning, and the beginning is the end”

Stars: Karoline Eichhorn, Tamar Pelzig, Louis Hofmann 
Creators:
Baran bo Odar, Jantje Friese

Synopsis: After two children go missing, the small town of Winden is thrown into disarray and secrets and history of 4 families begin to come to light. As things unravel, it starts to become obvious that it’s not just the current events that are intertwined but it is also other events that stretch over years and somehow defy the logic of time. Continue reading TV Review: Dark: Season 1 (2017)

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Documentary Review: Our Planet: Mini-Series

Our Planet poster Breathtaking, heartbreaking, incredible

Stars: David Attenborough (Narrator)
Directors: 
Adam Chapman, Hugh Pearson, Huw Cordey, Sophie Lanfear, Mandi Stark, Jeff Wilson

Synopsis: Narrated by the wonderful David Attenborough, this documentary series takes a look at the different habitats on earth and the affects that humans have had on the animals and plants within them. Continue reading Documentary Review: Our Planet: Mini-Series

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)

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)

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)

TV Review: Game of Thrones: Season 8 (2019)

GoT Season 8 poster This is it, this is the end…so many emotions, so many tears.

Stars: Emilia Clarke, Peter Dinklage, Kit Harington, Maisie Williams, Sophie Turner, Lena Headey, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Aidan Gillen, Alfie Allen, Gwendoline Christie
Creators: 
David Benioff, D.B. Weiss

This will contain spoilers to previous seasons, you have been warned, so you’re encouraged to have watched them before proceeding or at least read my reviews for ONE, TWO, THREE, FOUR, FIVE, SIX  and SEVEN first.

Synopsis: The Night King has broken through the wall and is heading straight for Winterfell. All forces are headed to the North in order to help protect the realms of men….all except Cersei’s of course. She is playing her own game and refusing to send aid, instead letting them all kill themselves so she can keep the throne and rule over what is left. Only Jaime has deserted her and heads north to help because as we know he is an honourable man and always keeps his word. So all players have gathered, all teams are about to meet and the world as we know it is about to battle until the enemies from the North are beaten and then move to the south until someone worthy sits on that Iron Throne and rightly rules over Westeros. Continue reading TV Review: Game of Thrones: Season 8 (2019)

Movie Review: Going in Style (2017)

Going In Style posterAnd now I want some damn pie…

Stars: Michael Caine, Alan Arkin, Morgan Freeman, Ann-Margret
Director: 
Zach Braff

Synopsis: Three older gentlemen find themselves no longer receiving a pension from the company they worked 30+ years for. Without this money they will struggle to pay rent or mortgages or generally live the relaxing retired life they want. When it also turns out that the bank they are all using is screwing each of them over in multiple ways, they decide to take matters into their own hands and rob it to get back the money they are owed. Continue reading Movie Review: Going in Style (2017)