Raise your hand if you felt personally victimised by the 2004 film rendition of Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events. I know I did. As a child, these books were my obsession. Although dark, there is something so whimsical and addicting to Daniel Handler’s writing style. Things that are obvious to an adult, like … Continue reading A Series of Fortunate Events
When I began watching the BBC’s hit drama Bodyguard after the 6-episode season’s buzzy release to Netflix in October, I was immediately relieved and delighted to learn that it was as much a forbidden love story as a high stakes political conspiracy thriller. My excitement was not mirrored by most critics, who have derided the … Continue reading What kind of show does Bodyguard want to be?
I can’t remember the last time I purchased a ticket to a movie for opening weekend before anyone had even seen the movie, but I had to for A Star Is Born. Not only did I purchase the ticket, I memorized every line to Shallow, the debut single from the film, I’ve eaten up every … Continue reading How a star was born