One from TriCoast: Blood Hunters: The Rise of the Hybrids – Filipino action-thriller drags despite its rapid runtime

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A team of highly trained hunters and assassins, the Slayers, face down superhuman, beast-like cannibals known as Aswang terrorising local communities. It’s a matter of life or death as the groups collide with the fate of many lives at stake. Asian martial arts films have a peculiar appeal for fans of the action genre. As … Continue reading One from TriCoast: Blood Hunters: The Rise of the Hybrids – Filipino action-thriller drags despite its rapid runtime

New to Netflix: El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie – Surprise resurrection sequel gives fans everything they want, but not much else

After escaping from a gang of Neo Nazi drug dealers, former meth cook Jesse Pinkman (Aaron Paul) goes on the run from the police - and his past – and he tries to escape New Mexico to a new identity and freedom. Six years on from Breaking Bad’s explosive series finale, Jesse Pinkman (Aaron Paul) … Continue reading New to Netflix: El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie – Surprise resurrection sequel gives fans everything they want, but not much else

New to Netflix – ROMA: Cuarón’s intimate re-imagining of his childhood elicits emotion but leaves you wondering whose story is being told

Cleo (Yalitza Aparicio), a maid and nanny in a middle-class household in 1970s Mexico City, navigates an emotionally straining year for herself and her adoptive family. Memory is complex – and despite how many films portray it, we don’t recount childhood episodes through developed narratives with fleshed out characters. We experience our memories through smells, … Continue reading New to Netflix – ROMA: Cuarón’s intimate re-imagining of his childhood elicits emotion but leaves you wondering whose story is being told