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Streaming Spotlight: Acorn TV's 'London Kills'

"London Kills” is a brand-new series now on Acorn TV. The first TV show to receive a straight-to-series order from the streamer, the crime procedural comes from the creator of “Suspects,” Paul Marquess. So, what is it about?

Let's Discuss 'Medici' Season 1 vs. Season 2

Medici Masters of Florence Contessina de Medici Annabel Scholey Cosimo de Medici Richard Madden
If you need a breakdown between the first and second installments of “Medici," you have come to the right feature. Both seasons of the dazzling costume drama are terrific, in their own way. To better appreciate how; let's explore the ways “Masters of Florence” and “The Magnificent” differ from and resemble each other, especially when it comes to its protagonists.

TV Review: 'Poldark' Season 4

After a depressing third season, hopes of a rebound seemed entirely out of reach. So, imagine the surprise when “Poldark” comes roaring back with the vitality, romance, and enchantment that comprised its first season and Season 2's first half. In Season 4, the state of Demelza and Ross' marriage improves and with it -- the show's as well.

'A Quiet Place' 2 Is Coming. Now To A Burning Question About The First Movie.

Do not worry, everything you are about to read is entirely spoiler-free. In case you have not heard by now, the much-expected announcement of a sequel to “A Quiet Place” is officially here. That’s right, the surprise box office horror hit is coming back for round 2.

'Death Wish' Remake Now On Amazon Prime: Here's A Review

Few films in recent memory have grappled more with their theme than Eli Roth's “Death Wish." The 2018 remake probes its premise to decide if the arguments presented can withstand thoughtful descent. It seems here to wrestle and not to win.

TV Review: 'The Smile of a Mockingbird' (2014)

The best way to describe “The Smile of a Mockingbird” is as a female-led version of "The Count of Monte Cristo.” Its story chronicles the trials and tribulations of Vika, whose decision to leave her small coastal town with a smooth-talking man of mystery has life-altering implications.

4 Riveting Romantic Costume Dramas

Do you love romantic costume dramas? If you just answered with the enthusiasm of an Elle Woods-level “yes!” then you have come to the right place. The following list includes three feature films and one television miniseries.
Despite having written about the following romantic costume dramas in th…

Lovely Love Songs Playlist

There is something special about love songs. They have roughly three to four minutes to tell you a romantic story. Whether it is a power ballad filled with longing or a declaration of requited affection, there is arguably nothing lovelier in music than a love song. Hence, the following playlist of…

TV Review: 'Medici' Season 2 'The Magnificent'

Medici The Magnificent Jacopo de Pazzi Sean Bean Lorenzo de Medici Daniel Sharman
When viewers of "Medici" last saw the series' titular family, the story left off with its focus on their groundbreaking leader, Cosimo. Leaping forward in time, “Medici: The Magnificent” picks up with Cosimo’s eldest grandson, Lorenzo (Daniel Sharman), as a grown man.

Movie Review: 'Down a Dark Hall' (2018)

“Down a Dark Hall” boasts an intriguing premise. It centers on a rebellious teen, who is sent to a boarding school to help correct her life path. Soon after arriving at the ominous school -- Kit (AnnaSophia Robb) is joined by several other reportedly troubled girls. Before long, they all begin to flourish under their intense headmistress' guidance.

Let's Discuss: 'Vikings' Star Katheryn Winnick In Netflix's 'Polar'

Don't worry. This feature is spoiler-free. Now to “Polar,” the recently released theatrical thriller on Netflix. It stars the mega-talented Mads Mikkelsen as Duncan Vizla, a top-tier assassin on the verge of retirement. Working to keep him from collecting his pension, his company tries to termi…