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Is 'Sounds Like Love' One Of Netflix's Best Bets For A Rom-Com?

Love, romance, Spain, what is not to love? Not much of anything. “Sounds Like Love” is one of the better movies streaming on Netflix, which is really saying something. I am not sure you are aware of this or not, but there is a lot to choose from on the popular platform. Just kidding, I know you kno…

'Love Hard' On Netflix: 6 Reasons To Watch The Holiday Rom-Com

Can it be? Does Netflix have the first great Christmas movie of 2021? “Love Hard” is the first of many holiday films set to premiere on the streaming platform before the end of the year. It will also be the hardest one for any rivals to usurp. The quality sets the bar that high.“Love Hard” centers …

'Tiger King' Season 2: Does It Provide Enough New Info To Watch?

“Tiger King” roars again. Netflix has brought back the wild docuseries for a Season 2, and if you are anything like the person writing this, you have your doubts. In fact, you are probably uncertain about watching it. So, how could “Tiger King” possibly provide enough new info to warrant a second s…

Why 'Poldark' Season 1's Christmas Special Is A TV Must-Watch

Of all the TV Christmas specials, one sets itself apart from the pack, and that is “Poldark” Season 1, Episode 4. It is an extraordinary episode for Ross and Demelza’s heartwarming romance, fans of the pairing, and the series as a whole as it allows Ross to lean into his burgeoning marriage to Deme…

Is Netflix's 'My Name' The Thriller You've Been Waiting For?

The mixture of revenge, action, and suspense tends to be a magnificent combination. “My Name” has all of them. A thriller with a gut-wrenching beginning, the South Korean drama follows the story of Ji-woo (Han So-hee), a young woman on the cusp of adulthood. (Please note, this is a spoiler-free rev…

Is 'In For A Murder' Worth Heading Into Netflix For? The Verdict

A murder mystery in a quaint small town in Poland is the backbone for an engrossing Netflix original film. “In For A Murder” follows Magda, a stay-at-home mom of two, who is married to a loathsome, unfaithful bully of a husband. Haunted by the disappearance of her childhood friend when the duo was …

Is 'My Little Pony: A New Generation' Entertaining For Adults?

Bright colors, ponies, pegasi, and unicorns! The “My Little Pony” of your youth is making a mighty comeback by way of Netflix’s “My Little Pony: A New Generation.” The computer-animated movie features spellbinding visuals, but is it as entertaining for adults as it is for kids? This viewer was not …

Does Netflix's Drama 'The Five Juanas' Make You Wanna Watch?

So, you finished “Who Killed Sara?” and you are in desperate need of a Mexican drama that brings mystery and mayhem to the screen. It sounds like you “wanna” watch “The Five Juanas” (“Venganza de las Juanas”) on Netflix. The only question is, should you? Season 1 of the remake is now streaming, and…

TV Review: Wait, 'You' Season 3 Premiere Has To Be Kidding Me

Just when you think it is safe to estimate, the creative abilities of Netflix’s smash hit series, “You,” Season 3 premieres. The pop culture phenomenon is back with Joe contending with his most dangerous obstacle yet: life as a suburban husband and father. You have to be kidding me. How can one sho…

How Good Is The Jake Gyllenhaal Starrer 'The Guilty' On Netflix?

Jake Gyllenhaal is an actor always pushing new envelopes. In “The Guilty,” Gyllenhaal challenges his talent to new heights as a frenzied cop forced into 911 dispatch duty. Almost entirely transfixed on Gyllenhaal’s Joe, the new Netflix drama serves as a thriller willing to take on topical issues wi…

Is 'The Chestnut Man' Mystery Worth Cracking Open On Netflix?

“The Chestnut Man” (“Kastanjemanden”) is a dark new murder mystery from Denmark, and it is now streaming on Netflix. Season 1 contains six episodes, with the premiere doing the heavy lifting of getting viewers involved in the brewing drama. The first episode begins with a gruesome scene that sugges…

'The Father Who Moves Mountains' Ending, Explained: Let's Discuss

“The Father Who Moves Mountains” (“Tata Muta Muntii”) is a Romanian film currently streaming on Netflix that boils down to its ending. How you feel about the way it concludes comes to color everything else that came before it. With that said, this review will delve into how good the movie is and ho…

Let's Discuss 'Britney Vs Spears': Netflix's New Britney Spears Doc

Another documentary about Britney Spears and her conservatorship has landed. New to Netflix, “Britney Vs Spears” dives into court documents not shown in “Framing Britney Spears,” the documentary that helped ignite public interest in Spears’ plight. The Netflix doc is careful not to be an entire rep…

Netflix's 'My Heroes Were Cowboys' Is A Must For 'Heartland' Fans

I will just come out and say it. My only issue with Netflix’s astonishing documentary “My Heroes Were Cowboys” is its brevity. At only 21 minutes, the ambitious doc conveys critical segments in the life of legendary horse trainer Robin Wiltshire. If you have watched “Heartland,” you know how incred…

Is The Freida Pinto Starrer 'Intrusion' Worth Watching On Netflix?

If there is one movie destined to dominate Netflix’s charts, it is “Intrusion.” The newly released thriller to the streaming giant has two ingredients: star power and an excellent mystery. Let’s start with star power. “Slumdog Millionaire” actress Freida Pinto takes on the lead role of Meera Parson…