Review: The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society (2018) – Two Halves Don’t Make A Whole

Usually I would wait until a few lines into this to state a simple and unfortunate fact about The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society. This movie is a complete mess that in search of being poignant instead comes off as emotionally manipulative. The whole film collapses under the weight of its own seriousness …

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Review: The Greatest Showman (2017) – An Incomplete Spectacle

When I first saw the trailer for The Greatest Showman, I was part intrigued because I'm a sucker for a good musical but I was also reticent because I feared the story of PT Barnum wasn't full enough to justify a whole film. However this isn't a film about PT Barnum or even the circus …

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Looking Back: The OA Season 1 – Finding Strength Through Belief

You might find yourself asking why review The OA at all. Firstly it came out at the end of 2016 with little advertising by Netflix at all almost as if they were trying to bury it, much like Amazon did with Zoe. Secondly its not a film, at least not in the conventional sense. Finally, …

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