Tag Archive | Netflix

Series Review: Away (Netflix)

Series Review: Away (Netflix)

Review By Frances Winston Created by: Andrew Hinderaker – Starring: Hilary Swank, Ato Essandoh, Mark Ivanir, Ray Panthaki, Vivian Wu, Talitha Bateman, Josh Charles All 10 episodes available to stream on Netflix now! Oscar winner, Hilary Swank, makes a rare small-screen outing in this sci-fi drama, following a mission to Mars. She plays Emma Green, […]

Film Review: ‘i’m thinking of ending things’ 

Film Review: ‘i’m thinking of ending things’ 

Review By Frances Winston   ‘i’m thinking of ending things’  Directed by: Charlie Kaufman – Starring: Jesse Plemons, Jessie Buckley, Toni Collette, David Thewlis Available on Netflix now! Meeting a partner’s parents is hard enough at the best of times, but made all the more difficult when you are having doubts about the relationship, and […]

Netflix: Gay-themed film The Boys In The Band

Netflix: Gay-themed film The Boys In The Band

Get to know THE BOYS IN THE BAND, director Joe Mantello’s new adaptation of Mart Crowley’s groundbreaking 1968 play, about gay friendship and chosen family. The Netflix film, produced by Ryan Murphy, reunites the entire cast of the Tony-winning Broadway revival. A group of gay men gather for a birthday party in 1968 New York City, […]

Eurovision Song Contest – The Story of Fire Saga

Eurovision Song Contest – The Story of Fire Saga

Eurovision Song Contest – The Story of Fire Saga will premiere globally on Netflix next Friday, 26 June. Written by Will Ferrell and Andrew Steele Starring Will Ferrell, Rachel McAdams, Dan Stevens, Melissanthi Mahut, Mikael Persbrandt, Ólafur Darri Ólafsson, Graham Norton, Demi Lovato and Pierce Brosnan When aspiring Icelandic musicians Lars (Will Ferrell) and Sigrit (Rachel […]

Netflix Debuts Space Force (Trailer)

Netflix Debuts Space Force (Trailer)

Inside Joke: Space Force Podcast Debuts May 29th! Space is hard, but this podcast makes it look easy. Join host and star, Jimmy O. Yang, starting May 29th, as he welcomes the cast and crew behind the new Netflix series, Space Force, for a 10-part podcast exploring the stories behind the show. New episodes Mondays […]

Netflix: Charlize Theron and KiKi Layne in THE OLD GUARD

Netflix: Charlize Theron and KiKi Layne in THE OLD GUARD

Director: Gina Prince-Bythewood – Screenplay: Greg Rucka Cast: Charlize Theron, KiKi Layne, Marwan Kenzari, Luca Marinelli, Harry Melling, Van Veronica Ngo, with Matthias Schoenaerts and Chiwetel Ejiofor Led by a warrior named Andy (Charlize Theron), a covert group of tight-knit mercenaries, with a mysterious inability to die, have fought to protect the mortal world for centuries. But […]

Netflix : Queer Eye 5 – Get Your Tissues Ready – Premiere on 5 June

Netflix : Queer Eye 5 – Get Your Tissues Ready – Premiere on 5 June

Get your tissues ready, hennies!   Queer Eye is back for Season 5 on 5 June The Fab 5 are heading to the City of Brotherly Love to transform 10 new heroes. It’s been fifteen years since the Emmy Award-winning series Queer Eye for the Straight Guy revolutionised reality television. The series returns to Netflix, […]

Documentary Review: Becoming (On Netflix)

Documentary Review: Becoming (On Netflix)

Review By Frances Winston Directed by: Nadia Hallgreen – Starring: Michelle Obama Streaming now on Netflix This documentary follows former First Lady of the United States, Michelle Obama, on the book tour for her phenomenally successful tome of the same name. She treks from city to city, giving talks about the book, meeting with children […]

Review – Murder to Mercy: The Cyntoia Brown Story (Netflix)

Review – Murder to Mercy: The Cyntoia Brown Story (Netflix)

Review By Frances Winston Directed by: Daniel H Birman Available now on Netflix If you haven’t heard of Cyntoia Brown, she was a 16-year-old runaway when she was charged, as an adult, with the first degree murder of a 43-year-old man, who had picked her up for sex, despite her claim it was self-defence. Described […]

Film Review: After Life Season 2

Film Review: After Life Season 2

Review By Frances Winston Directed by: Ricky Gervais – Starring: Ricky Gervais, Ashley Jensen, Kerry Godliman, Diane Morgan, David Bradley, Penelope Wilton, Tony Way, Paul Kaye, Tom Basden, Joe Wilkinson Available now on Netflix If you haven’t seen season one of this award-winning show (and why not after six weeks in lockdown) it follows a […]