Come With Me – Ronald Malfi

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"Every marriage has its secrets." When Aaron's wife, Allison, dies his grief is soon overtaken by stumbling across a huge secret she's been keeping. At first he assumes - understandably - that it was an affair, but when it turns out that she was investigating murders of teenage girls, it's not long before his need … Continue reading Come With Me – Ronald Malfi

The Alienist (season 1)

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My attempts to catch up with my reviewing leads to this very overdue write up on a surprisingly engrossing TV series. I picked The Alienist on Netflix partly because the title (explained shortly) intrigued me, partly because of the¬†Ripper Street period vibe I was getting, and I thought I'd give an episode a go and … Continue reading The Alienist (season 1)

Joker (2019)

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From Cesar Romero through Jack Nicholson to Heath Ledger, Batman's Joker has gotten darker and less comic-book-y as a character. The more recent films featuring Batman (either Christian Bale, or Ben Affleck) have been getting grittier and darker each time. And then we have Joaquin Phoenix, in director Todd Phillip's new take on the villain's … Continue reading Joker (2019)