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His House Movie Review

His House Movie Review

Bol and Rial, a recently arrived refugee couple from South Sudan, have finally been accepted for probational asylum and are given a home. Their first few days are spent trying to assimilate and they are simply excited to have escaped their war-torn country despite the less-than-standard living conditions they’ve been given. As they become settled, …

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Dark Series Review

Dark Series Review and Final Thoughts

Dark has left me thinking of time, death, and sacrifice. Along with this, there are the obvious themes of familial and romantic love, history, and religion, but these initial three feel tied together in a manner that all help illuminate each other. Each season of Dark has helped compound these themes again and again in …

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Dark Season 3 Review

Dark Season 3 Review

Dark Season 1 laid the groundwork for time travel and the exposition of Winden’s residents. Dark Season 2 deeply explored the motives, interests, and relationships of these same residents throughout time, as well as their desire to help save their world. Here in Dark Season 3, the concept of parallel worlds is introduced, and these …

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Dark Season 1 Review

Dark Season 1 Review

The concepts of time and free will have been explored many times in film and television, but Netflix’s Dark puts a new unique spin on the examination of these themes. Dark Season 1 was released on Netflix in 2017 to positive reviews, some noting the show’s similarity to a cross between Twin Peaks and Stranger …

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The Haunting of Bly Manor Review

The Haunting of Bly Manor Review

Introduction The Haunting of Bly Manor is the spiritual sequel to Netflix’s The Haunting of Hill House. It is loosely based on Henry James’ novella, The Turn of the Screw. In it, Dani, an American struggling with some past life event, has traveled to England to find work and escape her past. She comes across …

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I'm Thinking of Ending Things explained

I’m Thinking of Ending Things Explained

Charlie Kaufman’s I’m Thinking of Ending Things was released today on Netflix (4 September 2020) and is based on the book of the same name by Iain Reid. The film follows the story of a young woman and her boyfriend going to meet his parents. It also features the looming short clips of the high …

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