Jeff Smith had a movie deal. After humble beginnings as a newspaper comic strip and years of development into graphic novels, Smith’s Bone was set to be a big screen feature. And he just kept hoping that movie would never be made. “Fortunately, in my contract, if they didn’t make a movie in ten years, […]
If you’ve seen any of the ads for the new Netflix series Sex Education, you’ve likely recognized only one of the actors: Gillian Anderson. Her presence alone brought of lot of fans to the series. But while you may come for the Gillian Anderson, you’ll stay for all the feels. That is, if you can […]
The first season of Making a Murderer dropped in December 2015, when most of us were home for the holidays and had the time to binge the whole season and regurgitate the shocking details over the dinner table. The second season of Making a Murderer, also written and directed by Moira Demos and Laura Ricciardi, was […]
The case isn’t over. Making a Murderer Part 2. Dropping on Netflix on October 19. Two years before Teresa Halbach was reported missing, Steven Avery was released from prison after DNA evidence exonerated him. He had been incarcerated for nearly 20 years for a crime he did not commit.
The Netflix powerhouse Ozark is now in its second season, and moving on to the third. With obvious ties to Breaking Bad, the series follows the life of mild-mannered financial advisor Marty Byrde (Jason Bateman) who is laundering money for the Mexican drug cartel. Ozark’s first season was a vicious cycle of catastrophes. The characters […]
If you’ve seen any of the Godless trailers, you may think this show is a “feminist Western” about a town full of women. But that’s not what it’s about at all. It’s really a classic Western with some female-forward components. That’s not to say it’s bad. Godless, written and directed by Scott Frank, is an […]
Stranger Things, the Netflix series that launched a thousand memes (and a Chicago pop up bar) is back, just in time to pick out your Halloween costume! But the big question is…can it possibly be as good as the first season? This review covers the entire second season of Stranger Things, but no major spoilers […]