Bright and Bright: Samurai Soul
Bright and its sequel, Bright:Samurai Soul, are two of the best things on Netflix (after Arcane).
Warrior: A gritty, action-packed series that should be a hit
Unexpected depth from a gritty, action-packed series that should be a major hit. Looking forward to season 3.
The Mummy: Why we need more women like Evie
The Mummy’s Evie. This strong, smart, flawed, seductress is the kind of heroine that’s desperately needed today.
Age of Samurai–A stunning docudrama
The Ravages of Honor series, has far more in common with feudal Japan than it does with the ballrooms of Regency England.
John Carter of Mars: A Much Needed Character Evolution
John Carter of Mars. The one time that Disney took something and made it better. And then they squandered it.
Outlander’s Season 6 Review
Outlander season six delivers tension and intrigue despite its abrupt ending.
Shadow and Bone–A well-written YA fantasy
Shadow and Bone. Bardugo gets it right. Depth, characters, and well-written. I can see why it’s such a hit.
Lost City Review–When Romance and Comedy Fail
Story needs more than witticism and a neat idea. Why Lost City fails to deliver on its promise.
Hard sci-fi made me cry*
Three years later, Passengers is still a better sci-fi movie than anything else being hyped today.