The Half Of It Review: Lonely, Intelligent Romance That Could Have Been Sharper

Among the sci-fi TV dramas and reality shows, Netflix has become known for teen romcoms – for better or worse. At their best, you get sweet, easy to watch movies like To All The Boys I Loved Before; at their worst, you end up with ill-thought-through, misogynistic tripe like The Kissing Booth. Putting The Half of It, a slow-burning teen dramedy from fresh new filmmaker … Continue reading The Half Of It Review: Lonely, Intelligent Romance That Could Have Been Sharper

Velvet Buzzsaw Review – A Horror Satire That Doesn’t Quite Live Up To Either Genre (Rating: 6/10)

With recent releases like Bright and¬†Bird Box disappointing and alienating a fair few sofa viewers, it’s reasonable to be skeptical of Netflix Originals. However, they don’t make it easy to keep expectations low – both of the previously mentioned films at least had some interesting and fairly original premises, even if the execution definitely could have been thought through better.¬†Velvet Buzzsaw, though a decent enough … Continue reading Velvet Buzzsaw Review – A Horror Satire That Doesn’t Quite Live Up To Either Genre (Rating: 6/10)