The Queen’s Gambit (2020) – TV Review

As the streaming wars intensify and Netflix feels even more need than ever to stand out from the pre-established IPs the other streamers like Disney Plus and HBO Max possess, they need shows like this more than ever. A seven-part limited series, with a rising star at its centre and a focus not on spectacle …

Radioactive (2020) – Review

A StudioCanal Picture, Written by Jack Thorne, Directed by Marjane Satrapi. I managed to see an advanced screening of this film, on International Women’s Day no less, and it was perfectly fitting for such a day, the celebrate the lives and work of the Curie family, and Madam Curie in particular.  The first half of …

Emma (2020) – Review

A Universal Picture, Written by Eleanor Catton, Directed by Autumn de Wilde. Handsome, Clever, Rich. That is how our protagonist Emma Woodhouse is described, and it is also the way you could describe this charming romantic comedy. An adaptation of Jane Austen’s beloved comedy, Emma has a real energy and charm that you would hope …

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