SBS has a bona fide gem on their hands with this Italian crime drama. ‘The Wire’ was the best show I’ve seen in this genre, but this comes close, damn close. ‘Gomorrah’ is a TV series based on the book of the same name by Roberto Saviano, published in 2006. Continue reading Gomorrah
An old Confederate army Captain, Kyle Kidd (Tom Hanks) finds a young girl cowering in the bush, she speaks in the Kiowa tongue, a Native American language, she is the only one to survive an ambush. Continue reading News of the World
It’s hard to beat a gritty Australian thriller, especially one set in a dusty desolate country town where you don’t exactly know who is the villain. Aaron (Eric Bana) is a federal cop living in the city, he’s haunted by the death of a teenage girl decades earlier in the country town he grew up in. The girl was someone he loved. Continue reading The Dry
My movie nerd status has officially been locked in. About a week ago I started a spreadsheet that currently spans close to 200 movies. I was sick of scanning the streaming services looking for something to watch and coming up with nada. Continue reading I am a Movie Nerd
In the Soviet Union era of the 1980’s a Russian Cosmonaut crash lands back to Earth, but he’s not alone, an Alien has hitched a ride in the most disturbing way possible. ‘Sputnik’ isn’t for the easily squeamish but its intelligent, compelling and has enough twists to surprise; think of it as a cross between ‘Alien’ and ‘The Thing’. Continue reading The Top 5 Movies of 2020
5. Ray Donovan
Revenge has been a running theme through this show, season after season it drives one of our favorite good/bad guys, but in this season it becomes a lot more personal for Ray when he learns the truth about his sisters death all those years ago. Continue reading The Top 5 TV Shows of 2020
Be prepared to be confused upon viewing Christopher Nolan’s latest Science Fiction thriller. The mind bending time travel and convoluted plot requires not one rewatch but I’d suggest three or four. Ever since ‘Memento’ has Nolan been fascinated with the concept of time and how it can be manipulated for good or evil. Continue reading Tenet
These are the movies Ben Affleck should be making. Playing characters beset by internal angst lands right over the plate for him, if only he’d take a swing. He plays Jack, a high school basketball star whose life never panned out. He lives a mundane existence working construction by day and drinking by night.
The Producer that ran the sci fi hit ‘Stranger Things’ for Netflix has rebooted this popular true crime show about murders, disappearances and even UFO abductions that can’t be explained or have gone ‘unsolved’ for years. Continue reading Unsolved Mysteries
Universal studios released ‘Trolls World Tour’, a kids movie, last month. They didn’t do it in movie theatres as they’ve been shuttered due to the coronavirus. The studio released it straight to a $20 digital rental release; it raked in US$100 million in three weeks. I’d say a lot of parents were thrilled to distract the housebound kids. Continue reading Is this the death of movie theatres?