Based on true events, The Two Popes follows the meeting of Pope Benedict XVI (Anthony Hopkins) and the future Pope Francis (Jonathan Pryce), two men with wildly different interpretations of the Catholic faith and very separate ideas of how the church should adapt to the ever-changing modern world.Read more "We Just Watched… The Two Popes (2019)"
‘Uncut Gems’ is a deeply unpleasant experience that I wholeheartedly recommend. Starring Adam Sandler in a performance that definitely should have got him an Oscar nomination, the film moves at a million miles a minute and never lets up.Read more "Uncut Gems (2020) Review"
Netflix’s divorce epic is a fantastic film, with a wonderful cast and challenging story. It’ll make you re-evaluate the relationships in your own life and, if nothing else, will turn you into a lifelong Adam Driver fan (if for some reason you aren’t already). Here are our thoughts.Read more "We Just Watched… Marriage Story (2019)"
After eight episodes, the first season of The Witcher is at an end. Along the way it became the biggest show in the world, something I’m not sure anyone anticipated. But how did it wrap it all up? Was it a satisfying conclusion? I’d argue that by illuminating some of the details missing from the books, and because of that touching final scene, it was a huge success.Read more "The Witcher Episode 8 Review – ‘Much More’"
In the best episode yet, Geralt is recruited by a mysterious but charming figure to accompany him on a dragon hunt. Initially wary of the idea, he quickly changes his mind when he discovers Yennefer will be going on the hunt too. Elsewhere in time, Ciri confronts the doppler and things get out of hand for Cahir.Read more "The Witcher Episode 6 Review – ‘Rare Species’"
Based on “The Last Wish”, one of the best of the original short stories, this episode sees Geralt and Yennefer cross paths for the first time. And their relationship promises to be an interesting one. At the very least, this makes the timeline a lot simpler. Ciri’s plot moves forward too, as she is taken from Brokilon by a doppler impersonating her old friend Mousesack.Read more "The Witcher Episode 5 Review – ‘Bottled Appetites’"
Geralt attends a party with Dandelion and things go awry. Ciri drinks the Kool-Aid in Brokilon. And Yennefer gets into a whole heap of trouble with a mysterious assassin and his awesome spider companion.
This episode also clears things up a bit, regarding the timelines.Read more "The Witcher Episode 4 Review – ‘Of Banquets, Bastards and Burials’"