THE MOTHER (2023) ALONE TOGETHER (2022) STROMBOLI (2022) FOOD AND ROMANCE (TISDAGSKLUBBEN) (2022) THE MOTHER (2023) Hold up. Hold up. So Jennifer Lopez is supposed to be some kind of super-duper over-the-top elite killing machine soldier who got into a black-market arms deal with two shady guys Álvarez (Gael García Bernal) and Lovell (Joseph Fiennes), but … Continue reading SHORT REVIEWS: THE MOTHER (2023), ALONE TOGETHER (2022), STROMBOLI (2022), FOOD AND ROMANCE (TISDAGSKLUBBEN) (2022)
A STORM FOR CHRISTMAS & I HATE CHRISTMAS: For When You Need Some Melancholy in Your YuleTubing
A STORM FOR CHRISTMAS If you, like me, spend part of every Yuletide bemoaning the end of the Norwegian series Home for Christmas, then you’ll likely be happy to see that A Storm for Christmas (which stars many of the same actors and has some of the same writers) has blown into Netflix just in … Continue reading A STORM FOR CHRISTMAS & I HATE CHRISTMAS: For When You Need Some Melancholy in Your YuleTubing
LOVE IN THE VILLA (2022): Netflix, How Dare You!?
You may think I'm being too hard on this movie, which was clearly put together with the aid of moldy ideas, green venom, and a hacksaw, but I'm most certainly not. I will say that the movie has decent acting (Kat Graham should keep getting rom-com lead roles). There are some sunsets. And it was filmed in Verona. So there's that.
LOVE AND GELATO (2022): A Flavorless, Sticky Mess…With Good Scenery and a Goat
Please note: This review is based on the movie adaptation only. I have no prior knowledge of the book. Even if you appropriately adjust your expectations for Love and Gelato to be a just passable coming-of-age, rom-com adjacent movie, it's still kinda a slog to watch. The acting is exhaustingly forced. The characters are barely … Continue reading LOVE AND GELATO (2022): A Flavorless, Sticky Mess…With Good Scenery and a Goat