Irreverent reviews about stuff new and old
Unsolicited opinions on popular culture are administered on most, if not all, Thursdays.
Film review: Dune (2021), directed by Denis Villeneuve tl;dr: At least I stayed awake throughout this one? Dune is based on the 1965 (!) Frank
Film review: The Batman (2022), directed by Matt Reeves tl;dr: Not so much a Batman film as a general ~vibe~. The Caped Crusader is back
Film review: Spider-Man: No Way Home (2021), directed by Jon Watts tl;dr: What’s more fun than one Spider-Man? THREE Spider-Men! Spider-Man, having been outed as
Film review: Emma. (2020), directed by Autumn de Wilde tl;dr: Does what it says on the tin. From a director mostly known for music videos
TV miniseries review: Bad Sisters (AppleTV+, 2022) tl;dr: Irish remake of Belgian dramedy miniseries does not disappoint. A few years ago I wrote about a
TV-series review: The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel – season 5 (Amazon Prime, 2023) tl;dr: Bittersweet final chapter of a fabulous show. We’ve reached the end of
TV miniseries review: Magpie Murders (Britbox, 2022) Based on a 2016 novel of the same name by Anthony Horowitz, Magpie Murders stars Susan Ryeland (Lesley
TV series review: Beyond Paradise – season one (BBC, 2023) tl;dr: The Death in Paradise spin-off isn’t half bad, but it isn’t half good either.