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TV Reviews? You Got It.

Like Jonas on "Dark," take a deep dive into Eclectic Pop's past with an assortment of TV reviews. Click on the pic to travel through the wormhole! *Plus, social media links below* (;


Retro Movie Review: 'Notes on a Scandal' (2006)

Seldom does a film read like a novel ("Notes on a Scandal" is based off one). As the intensely cerebral work of reading can often be too personal to convey on camera. Getting inside a character’s mind depends on many variables and while films have successfully been adapting fiction's protagonist with success for a long time, it has not been executed quite at the personal level this film achieves.

Let's Discuss: Hollywood's Casting Crisis

For the past few weeks, Hollywood has been in a firestorm after unleashing one controversial casting decision after another. First with Ben Affleck being announced as Batman, an announcement that was met with derision, outrage and to put it mildly, dissatisfaction.

Then on Labor Day, the announcement that women everywhere were waiting for finally arrived, the casting of the leads in the hotly anticipated “Fifty Shades of Grey” film adaptation of the hit book series. Charlie Hunnam and Dakota Johnson would be lambasted online and angered fans would once again set the internet aflame with their frustration.