There’s no denying that the world has gone crazy for true crime. Whether it’s streaming on Netflix, docudramas on the big screen, or investigative podcasts, we can’t seem to get enough of the genre.
Set in the gritty but vibrant suburbs of Paris, The Eddy tracks the story of jazz club owner Elliot (André Holland) as he finds himself tangled with dangerous criminals and in a desperate struggle to protect his family, club and band.
Strong friendships are born out of shared experiences. In its first season, Dead to Me took this notion and stretched it to the nth degree.
Ryan Murphy’s Hollywood is exactly what it says it is, a mini-series set in post-WWII Hollywood following “an ambitious group of aspiring actors and filmmakers will do almost anything to make their showbiz dreams come true.”
Ever wanted to see a hipster Elijah Wood scream absurdities at the corpse of his deadbeat father? Well, Ant Timpson delivers just that and other kooky scenes in his first feature film, Come to Daddy.
The Peanut Butter Falcon follows Zak, a twenty-two-year-old who wants to be a pro-wrestler, but there’s a problem. Zak has Down Syndrome. He’s also stuck living at a nursing home and has just been labeled a flight risk.
Terrence Malick’s latest film is a deep, meditative study on conscience and consequences. Based on the true story of Austrian conscientious objector Franz Jägerstätter, a farmer who refused to swear loyalty to Hitler during WWII and was jailed for his dissidence, A Hidden Life is a visual feast conveying a heartbreaking tale.
Despite its A-list cast and hefty budget, Dolittle is destined to be lumped into a 3-disc DVD set with other films that should have been direct-to-video.
Despite being named after one of his catchphrases, A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood is not actually about the beloved children’s television host Mister Rogers (Tom Hanks). It’s more about investigative journalist Lloyd Vogel’s (Matthew Rhys) interactions with Mister Rogers and the way these interactions alter Vogel’s perspective on life.
Underwater makes for uncomfortable viewing for someone terrified of driving through the Sydney Harbour Tunnel, but it lacks innovation to elevate it into something more than a series of knock-off jump scares and claustrophobia-inducing sequences.
With its blonde star-studded cast, Bombshell does not shy away from shining the spotlight on the true story of sexual harassment at Fox News.
Throughout The Biggest Little Farm, I was in tears. The film details the damage monoculture farming has on the land and the despair that this creates is immense. However, the film is also careful to create a sense of joy out of the simplicity of nature, and its ability to heal itself with the right human care.
The claymation masters at Aardman Animations are back at it again with Shaun the Sheep’s second big-screen adventure, Farmageddon.
Like an exquisite painting itself, Portrait of a Lady on Fire will have you enraptured with its serene beauty, delicate detail, and careful storyline.
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