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Homecoming: A Film by Beyoncé documentary review: Beychella inside and out (#Netflix)

Tue May 14 2019, 09:43pm | 0 comments

which Netflix movie should I review next?

Sun Apr 28 2019, 07:17pm | 0 comments

The Silence movie review: I have only the faintest of muted praise (#Netflix)

Tue Apr 23 2019, 09:29pm | 0 comments

Unicorn Store movie review: a fantastic beast (#Netflix)

Tue Apr 23 2019, 08:00pm | 0 comments

Oscar Nominated Documentary Shorts 2019 (91st Academy Awards) review

Tue Feb 19 2019, 10:19pm | 0 comments

a running tally of all the artists and intellectuals hassled by border agents or actually kept out of America under Trump

Sun Jan 27 2019, 08:23pm | 22 comments

curated: YouTube bans videos showing dangerous pranks and stunts

Thu Jan 17 2019, 02:06pm | 0 comments

Dumplin’ movie review: throwing her weight around (#Netflix)

Mon Dec 10 2018, 06:44pm | 0 comments

say hello to the “movies for the resistance” and “on Netflix globally” pages

Thu Dec 06 2018, 05:01pm | 0 comments

The Christmas Chronicles movie review: the Kurt Russell–as–Santa Claus movie you didn’t know you needed (#Netflix)

Thu Nov 29 2018, 12:01pm | 0 comments

I’m on BBC World Service’s “The Arts Hour” again this Sunday, October 7th

Thu Oct 04 2018, 11:56am | 2 comments

Queer Eye S1/S2 television review: self-care for the straight guy

Mon Aug 27 2018, 12:44am | 35 comments

I’ve just finished watching Netflix’s ‘Queer Eye’…

Thu Aug 23 2018, 04:09pm | 14 comments

Ocean’s Eight movie review: revenge of the women

Thu Jun 14 2018, 10:27pm | 26 comments

2018 Webby Award winners (which I help pick)

Wed Apr 25 2018, 10:55am | 4 comments

Mercury 13 documentary review: the even righter stuff

Mon Apr 23 2018, 10:46pm | 83 comments

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society movie review: the stories too painful to tell

Fri Apr 20 2018, 07:15pm | 4 comments

The Titan movie review: bad science, worse science fiction

Wed Apr 18 2018, 02:10pm | 2 comments

A Quiet Place movie review: hushed horror

Tue Apr 03 2018, 10:31pm | 25 comments

Oscar Nominated Documentary Shorts 2018 (90th Academy Awards) review

Mon Mar 05 2018, 12:15am | 1 comment

curated: can Paramount be trusted to find its own ass? (a contemplation on the strange release of ‘Annihilation’)

Fri Mar 02 2018, 02:51pm | 27 comments

Icarus documentary review: on athletes’ compromised wings

Wed Feb 28 2018, 10:18pm | 1 comment

Bright movie review: every little thing it does is the opposite of magic

Fri Dec 22 2017, 11:42pm | 135 comments

curated: “make the movie dumber”

Thu Dec 07 2017, 09:12pm | 4 comments

A Murder in Mansfield documentary review: a reconciliation with tragedy (#DOCNYC2017)

Mon Nov 13 2017, 09:25pm | 0 comments

I’m on BBC World Service’s “The Arts Hour” again this Sunday, October 15th

Fri Oct 13 2017, 05:12pm | 1 comment

Pilgrimage movie review: faith in a time of weaponized religion

Thu Aug 24 2017, 02:00pm | 3 comments

curated: moviegoing sucks for the vast majority of moviegoers

Tue Jul 25 2017, 07:28pm | 9 comments

curated: Christopher Nolan hates Netflix

Thu Jul 20 2017, 04:17pm | 12 comments

Oscar Nominated Documentary Shorts (89th Academy Awards) review

Mon Feb 06 2017, 06:42pm | 0 comments

curated: is Netflix bad for cinephilia?

Mon Nov 14 2016, 09:00pm | 11 comments

Jack Reacher: Never Go Back movie review: don’t go back for the sequel

Wed Oct 19 2016, 04:45pm | 30 comments

from Facebook: Netflix is taking over the world (and is a terrible boss)

Fri Jun 17 2016, 05:26pm | 0 comments

a few thoughts on House of Cards S4 (and open thread)

Sun Mar 06 2016, 08:00pm | 2 comments

Winter on Fire: Ukraine’s Fight for Freedom documentary review: Occupy Kiev

Wed Feb 17 2016, 11:39am | 2 comments

What Happened, Miss Simone? documentary review: this is what happened

Tue Feb 16 2016, 05:46pm | 2 comments

from Facebook: judged by Netflix…

Sun Feb 14 2016, 08:40pm | 2 comments

from Facebook: Netflix is shaking up film distribution

Thu Jan 21 2016, 05:13pm | 1 comment

from Facebook: inching toward a truly global Netflix

Fri Jan 08 2016, 05:35pm | 1 comment

from Facebook: is Netflix TV?

Fri Dec 18 2015, 03:50pm | 1 comment

from Facebook: Netflix streaming to look even better soon?

Wed Dec 16 2015, 11:39pm | 0 comments

open thread: Jessica Jones

Tue Nov 24 2015, 05:57pm | 9 comments

from Facebook: the stupid measure by which Netflix is a failure

Fri Oct 16 2015, 04:55pm | 1 comment

The Walk movie review: head in the clouds

Fri Oct 02 2015, 02:07pm | 3 comments

open thread: Sense8

Sat Sep 12 2015, 11:24am | 12 comments

open thread: Daredevil

Wed Sep 09 2015, 01:43pm | 15 comments

what’s on iTunes, Amazon Instant Video, Netflix (from Aug 26)

Tue Aug 26 2014, 10:12pm | 0 comments

what’s on iTunes, Amazon Instant Video, Netflix (from Aug 19)

Wed Aug 20 2014, 01:26am | 0 comments

what’s on iTunes, Amazon UK Instant Video, blinkbox, Netflix UK, BBC iPlayer (from Aug 18)

Wed Aug 20 2014, 12:10am | 0 comments

what’s on iTunes, Amazon Instant Video, Netflix (from Aug 12)

Wed Aug 13 2014, 12:30am | 0 comments

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