From the Red Carpet: Promising Young Woman – Gender revenge thriller intrigues but fails to live up to its big reputation

Cassie (Carey Mulligan), traumatized by a tragic event in her past, is drifting aimlessly through life working a dead-end job by day and toying with predatory men by night. However, a chance meeting with an old college friend reignites a fiery anger within and sets her out on a path for vengeance against those who … Continue reading From the Red Carpet: Promising Young Woman – Gender revenge thriller intrigues but fails to live up to its big reputation

Now on Amazon Prime: The Dissident – Documentary thriller unveils a world of global politics behind a single murder

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In 2018, Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi enters the Saudi Arabian embassy in Istanbul – and never comes out. As his fiancée, Saudi Arabian dissidents around the world, and the Turkish authorities start to investigate the murder, they uncover a global cover up built on a decade of Saudi Arabia’s stranglehold over its people and … Continue reading Now on Amazon Prime: The Dissident – Documentary thriller unveils a world of global politics behind a single murder

Now on Amazon Prime: I Care a Lot – Black comedy about aged-care scams delivers a rollercoaster of feeling and fun

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Crooked legal guardian Marla (Rosamund Pike) makes a modest living out of scamming the wards under her legal protection. However, when a massive cash opportunity in the form of the aging Jennifer (Dianne Wiest) turns out to be more than she first appears, Marla will have to contend with dangerous people connected to Jennifer just … Continue reading Now on Amazon Prime: I Care a Lot – Black comedy about aged-care scams delivers a rollercoaster of feeling and fun

New to Netflix: Trial of the Chicago 7 – Court procedural delivers witty dialogue and weighty moments with machine gun-pace

In August 1968, the Democratic National Convention in Chicago was transformed into a political powder keg as peaceful demonstrations turned into riots pitting police against protesters. Eight men were singled out as the ringleaders of the fracas, and the world watched on as this rag-tag group of counter-culturalists faced the wrath of the federal government … Continue reading New to Netflix: Trial of the Chicago 7 – Court procedural delivers witty dialogue and weighty moments with machine gun-pace

New to Netflix: Calm with Horses – Gritty Irish crime drama balances light and dark in an intense cinematic ride

Douglas 'Arm' Armstrong (Cosmo Jarvis) finds himself caught between his role as the imposing enforcer for the feared drug-dealing Devers family and his love for his estranged partner (Niamh Algar) and child (Kiljan Moroney). Torn between the two families, Arm's loyalties are tested when he is asked to kill for the first time. Calm with … Continue reading New to Netflix: Calm with Horses – Gritty Irish crime drama balances light and dark in an intense cinematic ride