What would a homicide detective do if she suspects her husband as the wanted murderer? This is the premise of Flower of Evil, a 2020 South Korean drama series on Netflix.
How could a spy father, an assassin mother, and a telepath child be a “perfect” family if the father and mother do not know each other’s true identity?
Tell Me Who I Am is a documentary film shown on Netflix. This film was based on a 2013 book by twins Alex and Marcus Lewis and Joanna Hodgkin which explores who we are if we lose our memory.
Inventing Anna (USA, 2022) is a Netflix mini-series created and produced by Shonda Rhimes and was inspired by Jessica Pressler’s article “How Anna Delvey Tricked New York’s Party People” in 2018.
Don’t Look Up (USA, 2021) is a satire that provides a serious socio-political commentary of our current situation. It received mixed reviews by critics as not all satires are appreciated especially when the viewers are not familiar with the original source material.
What if humans and the supernatural used to co-exist in Manila? That’s the initial premise of Trese, an animated series on Netflix based on a comics series written by Budjette Tan and illustrated by Kajo Baldisimo.
Netflix already announced that they are ending the series with Season 4 but hinted that they would come up with a spin-off set in the same Castlevania universe with an entirely new cast of characters without Warren Ellis, the show’s creator and writer.
It can be compared to Project Runway, as this is a reality TV competition among fashion designers. But their differences are what made me like this series.
Casting JonBenet is a 2017 documentary film by Kitty Green about the JonBenet Ramsey murder case in 1996 and the actors’ thoughts about her death and its investigation.
It is far different from the game because this series fleshed out Carmen’s backstory.
The Keepers is a 2017 documentary by Ryan White about the unsolved murder of Sister Cathy Cesnik in Baltimore sometime in November 1969.
Audrie & Daisy is a 2016 American documentary film that tells about two stories of teenage rape cases whose victims were under the influence of alcohol.
That Thing Called Tadhana is a 2014 Filipino romantic comedy film starring Angelica Panganiban as Mace and JM de Guzman as Anthony. It is one of the most successful independent films of all time.
This is one of the reasons why I prefer watching foreign films than Hollywood. Less effects, just pure story of human character. The movie played on the who’s-smarter-than-who game. And the film played it so well at the end.
The film is about Ray Moody’s business, Kidnap Solutions, LLC. It is an 8-hour abduction that provides alternative therapy for his clients. People call him to kidnap them mainly to traumatize them or scare them out of their addiction, weight gain, or whatever personal problem it might be.
After many decades of Archie comics (including the cartoons), it was refreshing to see a new take on the characters. However, if you’re a fan of Archie comics, cartoons, and all of its spin-offs, you may (or may not) like Riverdale.
The story is a bank robbery gone wrong told backwards, one day at a time. So the narrative started on a Friday, and it referred that the bank robbery happened on a Tuesday.
The film tries to satirize romantic comedy and ironically, the main character ends ups living it.
This film reminds us of patriotism and selflessness. With the coming elections, one couldn’t help but think of the mistakes committed in the past that brought us to the present.
It gives me the sense of mockumentary that follows a fictional storyline. Yet, it provokes to ask the same question in the premise, “What if Hitler is alive today?”
What I liked in this series was the way the creators humanizes the Royal Family and how they were limited by their stature, their traditions, and their Constitution and laws.
I think I went through 3 possible endings while watching it. I only stopped when I saw on the upper right side of the screen “Exit to Credits”.
This film has intrigued me for a few good reasons: it stars Sandra Bullock, it has an intriguing premise, and it is based on a novel.
The show started with Ellen’s anecdote about returning to stand-up comedy. The friend she referred to as a “he” asked, “Do you think you’re still relatable?”