Andor Review – The Search For Relevance

It’s an uphill battle to find a strong hook when you’re a prequel to a prequel that already has no tangible connection to an original, and Andor doesn’t actually spend any time trying to establish one. You’re in or you’re out simply by knowing this is “a thing that takes place in the Star Wars universe,” and if you need anything else… you aren’t a real fan, or whatever.

The lack of a real attempt at establishment is all the worse because there’s an interesting story in here somewhere that will clearly eventually get us to some worthy additions to the canon of the early days of the Rebel Alliance, but it’s buried in shlock and a laughable and unnecessary backstory to the backstory that clubs you over the head with its emotional constructs. Stellan Skarsgård is on his way to pull back the curtain leading to secrets of “A

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Reboot Review – Turning Meta On Its Head Is A Dangerous Game

There’s a tongue-in-cheek, meta drive to Reboot that is both a brilliant opening to comedy and a purposeful alienation of a lot of viewers, which is itself a doorway to a lot of potential. The result, at best, is to put yourself, as a series, in the position of predicting an exact audience, and you better be good at it.

Reboot is a behind-the-scenes look at an attempt to reboot an early 2000’s sitcom “Step Right Up” with the original cast, none of whom really went on to anything bigger and better. It’s a theory that is already equal parts flies and ointment, but the big roadblock is that the up-and-coming writer behind the idea, Hannah (Rachel Bloom), turns out to be the daughter of the original’s creator, Gordon (Paul Reiser). Though Hannah had the greenlight to modernize the comedic stylings of the largely goofball original, Gordon shows

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The Peripheral Review – Psychological Sci-Fi Capitalizes On Twists And Characters

Based on the book of the same name (by William Gibson – pioneer of the cyberpunk genre), The Peripheral boasts that it’s “from the creators of Westworld,” and there is little that would give audiences a better idea of the style and character interplay. From the perspective of simply the viewing experience, this might as well be a spinoff focusing on one of the other worlds.

As we are introduced to this world, Flynne (Chloë Grace Moretz) and her brother Burton (Jack Reynor), are living in rural America in the near future. Burton is a veteran of a Haptic Recon unit, which implants soldiers with complex tech that, in a somewhat nebulous way, connects their brains. Burton has a job hiring himself out to assist rich gamers in a virtual world, but it turns out Flynne is even better at getting through such sims. When Burton is contacted about beta-testing

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The Menu Review – As New(ish) Genre Coalesces A King Emerges

While it isn’t truly a completely new breed of film, there is a genre developing in recent years that might be thought of (for simplicity’s sake) as “Absurdist Metaphor.” The standouts of this, movement perhaps, are Yorgos Lanthimos (The Lobster) and Ruben Östlund (The Square), whose films are largely like a new offshoot of sci-fi/fantasy, using the almost unimaginable to dissect the ordinary.

The Menu, which can’t quite make sense of any genre it wants to attach to itself, creates a cultural microcosm so drenched in metaphor and belabored satire that it becomes an exercise in wondering if subtext can exist on its own, and if that can remain entertaining. It’s every move, line, and bewildered stare is simply to shake a fist at some cultural idiocy, almost as a creation on par with trying to make a film of “A Modest Proposal.”

Focused mainly

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10 Silent Night Terrifying Movies To Watch For The Season Of Christmas

The word “Silent Night” in German is “Stille Nacht, heilige Nacht and it is a famous Christmas carol that was composed by Mr. Franz Xaver Gruber into the lyrics by Mr. Joseph Mohr in year 1818 in the little township in Austria in Oberndorf bei Salzburg. It has been declared as an elusive cultural heritage by the UNESCO in the year 2011.

This song was recorded by so many singers from across the many music genres. A version sung by Mr. Bing Crosby in the year 1935 is considered as the 4th best-selling solo album of all-time.

The “Stille Nacht” was initially performed on the Eve of Christmas 1818 at Saint Nicholas Parish in Oberndorf, the village in the Empire of Austria on the river of Salzach in the present-day Austria. The young priest, Fr. Joseph Mohr, came to Oberndorf a year before.

Here are the 10 Silent Night Movies

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