No spoilers, but does it really matter for this one? Where do I begin? The Happytime Murders is a muddled attempt at a comedic crime drama. The big problem: it lacks humour and a by-the-numbers conventional plot leaves you wondering why someone put up the money to make it in the first place. Puppets andContinue reading “The Happytime Murders. A movie review.”
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What I’ve been watching 2
A few months back I did some mini-reviews of Netflix shows I’d been watching (Australian Netflix – some of these series are on different networks in America and Europe). Here are some more short reviews of what I’ve been watching: Star Trek Discovery Great sci-fi show set in the movie universe pre-Kirk, with Spock’s adoptedContinue reading “What I’ve been watching 2”
The Breaker Upperers. A movie review.
New Zealand humour is quirky. The accents certainly help (no offence intended, kiwi readers—I love your accents). The Breaker Upperers, the new comedy from the scripting and directorial team of Madeleine Sami and Jackie van Beek (also the two leads) is funny and sweet, with a bit of raunch thrown in for good measure. MelContinue reading “The Breaker Upperers. A movie review.”
Life of the Party. A movie review.
Saw Melissa McCarthy’s new movie the other day. I’ll admit up front that I am a McCarthy fan. I like her sassy, in-your-face and inappropriate witticisms. I guess they remind me of my own big mouth. Her movies tend to be overly formulaic, though, as scriptwriters and directors stick to the McCarthy formula her coreContinue reading “Life of the Party. A movie review.”
What I’ve been Watching.
No movie reviews this week, but I’ve been watching a lot of Netflix lately (Australian Netflix – some of these series are on different networks in America and Europe). I haven’t found a series on the streaming service I haven’t liked, yet. Here’s a short sample of what I’ve been watching: Stranger Things – 1980’sContinue reading “What I’ve been Watching.”