Cinema Review: Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood

Rick Dalton (DiCaprio) is a faded TV cowboy who, as the work dries up, spends his days' guest-starring on other television shows, contemplating a ‘step-down’ move into Italian cinema and driving around with his stunt double Cliff Booth (Pitt). As a stunt double, if the work has dried up for Dalton, it’s also dried up for Booth so, to this end, Booth is more a driver and handyman than anything else. Both men realise they’re…

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The Bachelor Australia 2019: Episode 2 Recap

*** This recap contains spoilers so if you don't want to know, look away now ***  A new day dawns in the Bachelor mansion and Emma remains completely smitten and cannot wait for a date. Rachael thinks that Emma is a desperado. Just a reminder that it was Rachael who met Matt in a gaudy white bridal gown, complete with bridesmaid in tow. Osher appears, waves the first date red envelope and the excitement level…

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The Bachelor Australia 2019: Episode 1 Recap

  *** This recap contains spoilers so if you don't want to know, look away now *** The overture begins and this year's Bachelor opens with an overhead shot of the Bachelor mansion in full bloom. Lights, gardens, pools of cool, calm water. Lanterns, the stars, a heady sense of expectation. Love is in the air as our new Bachelor Dr Matt, the 31-year-old astrophysicist from Melbourne steps forward looking very handsome in his tux.…

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Why Dead to Me is the best new show on TV.

Jen (Applegate) is a sardonic widow, determined to solve her husband’s recent hit-and-run murder. Judy (Cardellini) is a free spirit suffering from a tragic loss of her own. These two very different women meet at a grieving support group and instantly click. But as they bond over late night phone calls, wine and cookies, Judy desperately tries to hide a shocking secret that could destroy her life. Should I watch? YES! I’ve seen the first…

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Does new web series Chambers have heart?

Sasha is a high school student who has a heart attack while canoodling with her boyfriend. Miraculously, another local young woman, Becky, dies and Sasha receives her heart. Weird shit starts to happen with Sasha seeing visions and feeling connected to the now dead Becky. Suddenly, Sasha is immersed in Becky’s world and becomes obsessed with solving the mystery surrounding Becky’s death. The closer she gets to uncovering the truth, the weirder and more sinister…

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The new zombie series Black Summer has a bit of bite!

Written as a prequel to the recently cancelled Z Nation (the first 4 seasons are available on Netflix. I am not sure where you can watch the 5th and final season), this new zombie series is set in the early days after some sort of zombie event. We pick up the action during a mandatory evacuation of a city and Rose (King) is separated from her daughter. The reason is ridiculous, but it sets up…

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Will Huge in France be huge?

Gad is a very famous comedian... in France. Seemingly bored with his life (midlife crisis?) and tired of having another man raise his teenage son, he decides to move to Los Angeles, where his son lives with his mother, to try to reconnect with him. The catch is, he’ll have to do it without a single celebrity perk. Should I watch it? Yeah, nah. I didn’t find it funny or even interesting and only made…

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