Obtuse literalism

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TV Review: The Flight Attendant | It’ll Captivate Most Who’ll Give It A Chance

This show only came onto my radar when the first trailer was dropped, it has Kaley Cuoco (Harley Quinn) as the lead and Michiel Huisman (GoT, Wild) in an interesting role. The show was developed by Steve Yockey, not a name that I'm familiar with, he's worked on Supernatural, Scream, and Awkward which to me … Continue reading TV Review: The Flight Attendant | It’ll Captivate Most Who’ll Give It A Chance

The Witches | A Quirky Dahl Dark Children Movie that Circumvents Child Labor Laws

Robert Zemeckis (Back to the Future, Welcome to Marwen) is a writer-director-producer whose films have always caught my attention even if I haven't always rushed to see them. Strangely enough Zemeckis is not the one who got me onto this film but three members of the cast did. Octavia Spencer (Truth Be Told, Hidden Figures, … Continue reading The Witches | A Quirky Dahl Dark Children Movie that Circumvents Child Labor Laws

TV Review: Perry Mason (Pilot) | Familiar but New, and Exciting at the Same Time

Pilot review: This new HBO drama lead by Matthew Rhys (The Americans) is based on author's Erle Stanley Gardner 1930s detective novels. Except here Perry Mason is not a criminal defense lawyer but more a private eye. It works wonders with the film noir vibe of this show, the era (1932) and the Los Angeles … Continue reading TV Review: Perry Mason (Pilot) | Familiar but New, and Exciting at the Same Time

TV Review: Doom Patrol (S1) | Quirky enough to be refreshing, and enough drama to be interesting

The DC Universe / HBO Max superhero drama, "Doom Patrol" was not a property I was familiar with - I mean at all, - but I had heard Alan Tudyk (Harley Quinn) was in it so I checked it out. Having Matt Bomer (The Normal Heart), Timothy Dalton (Penny Dreadful), and Bredan Fraser (Condor) is … Continue reading TV Review: Doom Patrol (S1) | Quirky enough to be refreshing, and enough drama to be interesting