HUMMEL Review: Woman in the Window (2021)

I’m not familiar with AJ Finn’s 2018 novel of the same name as the film that just go released this year. I’m aware is somewhat along the lines of recent lurid female-centric thriller novels like Girl on the Train or Gone Girl but beyond that I approached the film mostly blind. My primarily interest inContinue reading “HUMMEL Review: Woman in the Window (2021)”

Review: The Christmas Chronicles 2 (2020)

I have no earthly clue what metric one should go about judging the Christmas Chronicle films on Netflix. They’re too sentimental to be ironic. They’re too gimmicky to be dramatic. Their casting of Kurt Russell as Santa Claus feels like a joke (much like Mel Gibson in his upcoming Santa film Fatman). They just don’tContinue reading “Review: The Christmas Chronicles 2 (2020)”

Review: Hubie Halloween (2020)

I took it on good word from a critic I respect that Adam Sandler’s newest film for Netflix was actually a pretty solid film that I ought to check out. In hindsight, I probably shouldn’t have bothered. Truthfully, the film wasn’t the utter disgusting abomination of a comedy I feared it could be. Sandler’s nameContinue reading “Review: Hubie Halloween (2020)”

Netflix Unrepentantly Defends “Cuties” From “uniquely American” Criticisms of Child Sexualization

Netflix’s Chief Executive Ted Sarandos has come out in support of a recent film it distributed across the world. In an interview with Deadline, he criticized Americans for being the only culture who have come out and spoken against the film. “It’s a little surprising in 2020 America that we’re having a discussion about censoringContinue reading “Netflix Unrepentantly Defends “Cuties” From “uniquely American” Criticisms of Child Sexualization”

Netflix’s Hillbilly Elegy Adaptation Drops its First Trailer

Netflix has finally released the trailer for their upcoming adaptation of J.D. Vance’s critically acclaimed memoir Hillbilly Elegy. The book was released in 2016 and told the author’s life story as a man growing up in one of the most blighted areas of Southern Ohio in a self described “Hillbilly” family. The book charted theContinue reading “Netflix’s Hillbilly Elegy Adaptation Drops its First Trailer”