New to Netflix: His House – Haunting British horror brings us face-to-face with the trauma of the modern refugee plight

Refugee couple Bol and Rial (Sope Dirisu and Wunmi Mosaku) make a harrowing escape from war-torn South Sudan in search of safety. They arrive in a small English town and the government place them a seemingly normal estate house. But the couple struggle to settle into their new life when they hear scratching and banging … Continue reading New to Netflix: His House – Haunting British horror brings us face-to-face with the trauma of the modern refugee plight

Now on Amazon Prime: Borat Subsequent Moviefilm – Cohen’s Kazakh comic is back in a sequel with a lot more teeth

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It’s been 14 years since Borat (Sacha Baron Cohen) embarked on his American road trip to gain cultural learnings. He’s spent the interim in a gulag as punishment for his failure. But now he has a shot at redemption. The Kazakhstan government has asked him to deliver a gift to the US presidential hierarchy; a … Continue reading Now on Amazon Prime: Borat Subsequent Moviefilm – Cohen’s Kazakh comic is back in a sequel with a lot more teeth

New to Netflix: Enola Holmes – Bubbly detective drama gives Holmes-esque mystery a YA makeover

When Enola Holmes (Millie Bobby Brown) – Sherlock's teen sister – discovers that her mother (Helena Bonham Carter) has vanished in the night, she sets off to find her. Journeying to London, she puts her unconventional education to the test as searches for her mother while trying to stay one step ahead of her older … Continue reading New to Netflix: Enola Holmes – Bubbly detective drama gives Holmes-esque mystery a YA makeover

New to Netflix: The Devil all the Time – Sprawling drama fails to match up to its promise as a biblical Americana epic

Generations of families in heartland America face an endless cycle of violence between World War Two and the Vietnam War. Youngster Arvin Russell (Michael Banks Repeta) ages before his time in the face of harrowing childhood events, leaving him a rage-fuelled adolescent (Tom Holland) with a moral compass. After a new preacher (Robert Pattinson) arrives … Continue reading New to Netflix: The Devil all the Time – Sprawling drama fails to match up to its promise as a biblical Americana epic

New to Netflix: i’m thinking of endings things – Seasoned screenwriter Kaufman’s tense, twisting plot runs out of steam

A young woman (Jessie Buckley) embarks on a wintery road trip with her new boyfriend (Jesse Plemons) to meet his parents (Toni Collette, David Thewlis) — while she thinks of ending things. But just what she’s considering ending grows increasingly unclear as reality’s grip peels away and the trip turns into a nightmare where past, … Continue reading New to Netflix: i’m thinking of endings things – Seasoned screenwriter Kaufman’s tense, twisting plot runs out of steam