Tag: netflix

Review: TROLL, Waking a Sleeping Monster

Directed by Roar Uthuag, the action-adventure stars Ine Marie Wilmann, Kim Falck, Mads Sjøgård Pettersen and Gard B. Eidsvold. Now streaming on Netflix.

Review: WHITE NOISE, Calculated Comedic Chaos and Commentary

Adam Driver and Greta Gerwig tune in for Noah Baumbach's existential ride.

Friday One Sheet: WHITE NOISE

Like a cross between Mort Drucker's dense caricature work for Mad Magazine, the Where's Waldo? children's books, and the board game Scotland Yard, illustrator Marija Tiurina's key art for White Noise is a helluva thing. Tiurina has done several of...

Busan 2022 Review: BARDO, FALSE CHRONICLE OF A HANDFUL OF TRUTHS, Pretentious but oh so Pretty

It has been seven years since Mexican filmmaker Alejandro G. Iñárritu’s last film, the epic western The Revenant, which scored him his second consecutive Best Director Oscar after winning for Birdman the previous year. Considering the subject matter of his...

Review: THAR, There's Blood on the Rajasthani Sand in Netflix's Latest Indian Thriller

A detective investigating a seemingly random murder in the rural Rajasthani desert turns out to be so much more in Raj Singh Chaudhary’s Thar. Nothing much happens in Munabao, a small town near the Pakistani border region of Rajasthan, but...

Now Streaming: RUSSIAN DOLL Plunges Back, THE FLIGHT ATTENDANT Carries On

Nathasha Lyonne stars in a superb Netflix comic time-traveling thriller; Kaley Cuoco stars in an HBO max comic mystery series.

Now Streaming: THERMAE ROMAE NOVAE Bathes, KOTARO LIVES ALONE Kids

Two new series on Netflix kick off the Spring 2022 anime season with a lotta cartoon butt.

Friday One Sheet: RESIDENT EVIL

After 20 years of feature films, and an untold number of video games on multiple platforms, the un-killable zombie franchise, Resident Evil, comes to Netflix. I must say, the teaser designs for the series are superb.  High impact yellow, loads...

Review: PROCESSION, Filmmaking As a Conduit for Healing

Directed by Robert Greene, 'Procession' is one of the most powerful and important documentaries ever made.

Friday One Sheet: THE HARDER THEY FALL

Scratchy, sunset backlit, spaghetti western vibes exude from the key art for Netflix's The Harder They Fall.  Even in 24x36 'portrait mode', instead of the typical ultra-wide framing of the genre (or even a UK Quad design), the composition of...

Fantastic Fest 2021 Review: THERE'S SOMEONE INSIDE YOUR HOUSE, A Slasher with Smarts

Secrets. We all have them. To keep them safe, we hide them behind masks to appear “socially acceptable”. There’s Someone Inside Your House from Creep director, Patrick Brice explores this idea under the clever guise of a 1980’s style slasher....

Friday One Sheet: ARMY OF THIEVES

Bauhaus-inspired clock faces and locks in bold, glorious orange, make for this excellent piece of teaser key art. Taking one of the better characters from the abysmally derivative Army of The Dead, and doing a safe-cracking prequel may salvage (some...

Interview: Take Masaharu on Directing THE NAKED DIRECTOR Season 2

Brash and shocking as the subject it is based on, Netflix’s The Naked Director shows no sign of modesty in its second season.    Delving further into the 'fall' part of the rise and fall of porn industry pioneer, Muranishi...

Review: SWEET TOOTH, Fairy Tale Dystopia Delivers on Its Post-Apocalyptic Promises

We might be closer to the end than the beginning of a global pandemic, but that won’t stop the steady stream of post-apocalyptic stories set in post-pandemic worlds like Sweet Tooth, a better-than-good, possibly great comic book panel to streaming...

Interview: RIDE OR DIE's Mizuhara Kiko and Sato Honami Test Cinema Sexuality, Gender Norms

  A combustible erotic tale of two opposites drawn together by a shocking act, Netflix’s Ride Or Die is determined from its outset to push envelopes.    Starring Japan’s It Girl, Dallas-born model, fashion designer/entrepreneur, Mizuhara Kiko, and former Gesu...

Thai GHOST LAB Heads to Streaming As Cinemas Close

As cinemas close in Thailand, "a supernatural thriller about experiments that cross the boundaries between life and death" has been acquired by Netflix, per Variety. Directed by Goff" Paween Purijitpanya, Ghost Lab stars "Tor" Thanapob Leeratanakachorn, "Ice" Paris Intarakomalyasut and...

Review: THE IRREGULARS, Holmes Without Sherlock Proves To Be A Winning Formula

Towards the end of The Irregulars, an eight-episode, Victorian Era-set, supernatural/fantasy series debuting on Netflix, Sherlock Holmes, Arthur Conan Doyle’s once and future “private consulting detective,” comes to a sudden, world-breaking revelation: He’s not the hero of this particular tale....

Now Streaming: THE IDHUN CHRONICLES Concludes Gently

Michelle Jenner again leads the voice cast in an anime adaptation of Laura Gallego's popular YA book, now streaming on Netflix.

Now Streaming: LUPIN, The Gentleman Thief Returns

Omar Sy stars in the crime-drama series, now streaming on Netflix.

Friday One Sheet: MANK (Again)

In our delight at the chiaroscuro and typeface, this column previously highlighted the 'fan art' poster for David Fincher's new film, Mank. But here, Netflix has released a joyfully bacchanal, hand-drawn official key art.  This poster gives you the man,...