I love Emma Watson. I think she is an incredibly classy, female-empowering, sophisticated woman, and she’s also a great actress to boot. So, when I saw she was one of the main characters in the movie Regression, I made a mental note to watch it. Regression is a “2015 psychological thriller mystery film directed, produced and written by Alejandro Amenábar. The … More Have you seen Regression?
Once again, here I am reviewing another horror movie. I’ve made my love for these types of movies quite known here on my blog, and further, what constitutes a good horror flick, in my opinion. Unfortunately, The Influence did not meet my criteria for what makes a good scary movie. In fact, I would argue … More No, you shouldn’t watch The Influence
I’m a sucker for medieval movies. I’m not sure what it is about a knight in armour, valiantly fighting in battle, but whenever I come across a movie with this trope, you can bet I’m tuning in. Hence why I’m offering my review of The King. Netflix’s The King tells the story of young Hal, or … More The King: a Netflix win
I was scrolling through Netflix’s television shows the other night, looking for something to watch, when I came across Inside the World’s Toughest Prisons. The title certainly snagged my attention, so I decided to give one episode a watch. One episode turned into a few, and I’m still watching the show, hoping to eventually finish the series. … More Have you seen Netflix’s ‘Inside the World’s Toughest Prisons’?
I may be slightly delayed in finally seeing The Exorcism of Emily Rose considering it was released in 2005, but hey, better late than never. I gave this flick a watch a few nights ago, and I’m still thinking about it. That’s how absolutely insanely scary this movie is. The Exorcism of Emily Rose “is a 2005 American supernatural … More The Exorcism of Emily Rose: an absolute horror movie masterpiece
I’m not really one for cheesy, feel-good movies. As you likely know, I tend to lean towards films that portray sinister, malevolent situations because I’m a sick soul like that. When I watched the trailer for Netflix’s Tall Girl, I assumed it would be a typical cheesy movie. But, as we all know, we shouldn’t … More Tall Girl: a Netflix win
Horror movies and religion can arguably be recognized as two peas in a pod when it comes to scary movies. More often than not, Catholicism seems to be affiliated with scary movies, and St. Agatha is no exception to this affiliation. St. Agatha is a 2018 horror/thriller flick, directed by Darren Lynn Bousman and written … More St. Agatha: not your average scary movie
As I stated in a post a few days ago, horror movies can be a hit or miss experience in terms of their execution. I’ve seen my fair share of both good and bad scary movies, and unfortunately, Malevolent falls under the bad category. Malevolent is “a 2018 British horror film directed by Olaf de Fleur Johannesson and written … More Malevolent: not worth the watch
A few nights ago, my boyfriend and I decided to watch The Stanford Prison Experiment via Netflix. I had heard about this film and was vaguely familiar with its context, but I wasn’t entirely sure what exactly it’s about. The Stanford Prison Experiment, released in 2015, is an “American docudrama thriller film directed by Kyle Patrick Alvarez, written by Tim … More This is why you need to watch The Stanford Prison Experiment
While browsing through Netflix’s horror category a few nights ago, trying to select a movie to watch, I stumbled upon Apostle. Well, that’s a lie. I first saw Apostle on Netflix a few months ago, and I’ve been meaning to give it a watch. I did, however, finally watch it, so I feel like I … More Is Apostle worth the watch?
I’m a tremendous fan of Brooklyn Nine-Nine. Andy Samberg has always been one of my favourite actors in Hollywood, and he does not disappoint in his role as Jake in the show, a hilarious and sometimes clueless detective in New York City in the 99th precinct. And, aside from being ridiculously funny, Samberg and the … More Brooklyn Nine-Nine: so much more than a comedy
I’ve been wanting to view Netflix’s Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile for quite some time now. Actually, I’ve wanted to see it since I initially saw the trailer for it, and while it may have taken a little longer than I would have liked to see it, I finally did. In case you’re unaware of what … More Film review: Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile
I think for many of us, the concept of self-care is intimidating. The intimidation isn’t so much a reflection of self-care itself, but rather, a mimicry of our own insecurities involved with taking the time to address our own mental and physical needs. Self-care is not a practice that requires us to be selfish, however. … More Self-care isn’t selfish
When first heard about the movie The Perfection via my Facebook timeline, I knew it was one I was going to have to see. Why, you may ask? When the release of a horror flick is met with statements that people became physically ill watching it, you can bet it intrigued me. Hey, I never … More If you’re a horror fan, you need to watch The Perfection
I’m reluctant to admit that it’s taken me until now to hop on the Queer Eye bandwagon, but man, am I ever glad I have. After finishing Netflix’s Godless, I needed to find another show or series to fill the abysmal void in my life. That’s dramatic, I know. But I have been on the … More This is why you need to start watching Queer Eye
In light of Bohemian Rhapsody released earlier this year, depicting the story behind Queen, The Dirt, a similar style film portraying the story behind Mötley Crüe, recently became available via Netflix. My boyfriend and I watched it a couple of nights ago, and overall, I think it is well-executed and absolutely worth the watch. Starring … More Film Review: The Dirt
As my fascination in the paranormal realm continues to grow, I’m continuously on the hunt for new shows and series that document real-life experiences with the supernatural. I discovered a series on Netflix titled Haunted last week, and after completing the six-episode season, I thought I would share my opinion of the series with you … More Series review: Haunted
When I initially saw the trailer for Netflix’s Triple Frontier, I immediately made a mental note to be sure to watch this movie. Starring Ben Affleck as Tom, Charlie Hunnam as William Miller, Garrett Hedlund as Ben Miller, Pedro Pascal as Franciso Morales, and Oscar Isaac as Santiago Garcia, I had high expectation from this … More Film review: Triple Frontier
I’ve been wanting to watch The Invitation since I first saw it listed as one of the best films on Netflix, and the other night, I finally got around to doing it. I was not disappointed. The Invitation stars Logan Marshall-Green as Will, a man who has endured incredible hardship in his life since he and … More Film review: The Invitation
I’ll be honest in saying that one of the main reasons I decided to curl up and watch Netflix’s Bird Box is because of all of the hype I saw about it via social media. My Twitter timeline was blowing up with memes and film references, and after watching the trailer for the film, I … More Is Bird Box worth the watch?
Alas, I have finished the ten-episode first season of The Haunting of Hill House. Seriously, if you haven’t familiarized yourself with this Netflix original series, I highly recommend doing so. I’m pretty bummed it’s only ten episodes, because that’s how damn good this show is. But, at the same time, perhaps it’s best that it’s … More The Haunting of Hill House: final thoughts
I’ll begin by acknowledging that The Haunting of Hill House is a television series, not a film, as indicated in my title. But it’s the same concept. I decided to give this show a watch after seeing tremendous hype about it across social media channels, and god damn am I ever glad I did. This show is … More Film review: The Haunting of Hill House
When I came across Romina on Netflix a few nights ago, the description offered peaked my interest. “A shocking assault inspires horrific violence when a group of teens encounters a girl from their school while camping in a remote spot” is what it reads, and to be honest, if you’re into horror movies, why wouldn’t … More Romina: Not Worth the Watch
I recently viewed a trailer for a Netflix original film titled Insatiable, a film depicting the life of a teenage girl named Patty who is overweight. The trailer begins by showing Patty’s daily life and the incredulous amount of bullying and discrimination she encounters because of her weight. Apparently, she gets punched in the face, … More Here’s Why Fat Shaming In Popular Culture Needs to End
Directed and written by Gerard Barrett, Brain On Fire is a 2016 American-Canadian-Irish biographical drama, depicting the true story of Susannah Calahan. Based on Calahan’s memoir, Brain On Fire: My Month of Madness, the film starts Chole Graze Mortez as Susannah. This movie was recently added to Netflix, and after finding the movie to be so inspiring, I wanted … More Film Review: Brain On Fire