REVIEW: The Devil All The Time & Enola Holmes [Netflix]

The Devil All The Time:

Enola Holmes:

The Devil All The Time and Enola Holmes are perfect examples of high-quality, immediately disposable Netflix Originals.

Both have promising “indie” directors (Antonio Campos’ last feature was 2016’s Rebecca; Harry Bradbeer broke out directing Fleabag), at least a couple of stars (Devil’s ensemble includes the current Spider-Man and future Batman; Enola Holmes lead is Stranger Things’ Eleven with Superman himself in support as older brother Sherlock), and maybe some literary pedigree (both are based on best-selling novels.)…

PODCAST: Tenet & The New Mutants [Movie RobCast]

Episode 98 of The Movie Robcast is a bumper episode, taking a close look at Tenet and ending with a review of the long-delayed X-Men movie, The New Mutants.

Excitingly, joining us for this ep is on demand movie manager Jasen Govinden to give his opinions on Christopher Nolan’s time-twisting head scratcher.…

REVIEW: The Lighthouse [LFF 2019]

As in his 2015 directorial debut The Witch, Robert Eggers’ The Lighthouse grapples with the theme of spiritual annihilation, though in a way that’s altogether wetter, wilder, and weirder.

Robert Pattinson and Willem Dafoe star as two wickies, or lighthouse keepers, cut off on a crag of brine-blasted, inhospitable rock far from the mainland.If…

REVIEW: Good Time & The Post

Good Time

This seedy, ‘70s-inspired crime thriller from the Safdie Brothers might equally be called “Bad Decisions”.

It’s certainly a bad decision for hustler Connie Nikas (Robert Pattinson) to yank his developmentally-disabled brother Nick (Ben Safdie) out of therapy and bring him along on a bank robbery.…