Nightmare Alley (2021)

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Stanton Carlisle (Bradley Cooper) is a grifter who'll pull any con if it puts him on the path to riches. Given the Depression of the 1930s, work is hard to come by and so he ends up working with a travelling carnival. All the fun of the fair this is not, by modern standards, with … Continue reading Nightmare Alley (2021)

Nine Perfect Strangers (season 1)

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Tranquillum House is an exclusive and upmarket wellness retreat, run by the mysterious and ethereal Masha (Nicole Kidman with a dodgy Russian accent). Attendance is by invitation only, so when nine highly stressed guests arrive, it's a guessing game as to what might connect a family reeling from suicide, a formerly successful romance novelist, a … Continue reading Nine Perfect Strangers (season 1)

Mulan (2020)

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The latest in the Disney live action (or not so much, with some of them) remakes continues with no little controversy. I can't really comment much on the cultural issues, or the lead actress's political comments. But yeah, asking £20 over and above the subscription fee for the platform it's showing on - meh. But, … Continue reading Mulan (2020)