It seems to me that, in the library of Netflix original series, there is a glut of both sci-fi options and mystery/detective-type shows. We’ve tried our fair share of the sci-fi ones and not really found any that impressed us enough/didn’t disgust us with unexpected graphic sexual material. But we hadn’t really tried many of… Continue reading Netflix Original “Paranoid” is a Solid, Tense Mystery Series
I remember, at some point in my adolescence, a new prime-time comedy show came out on one of the networks, a show called “Baby Bob.” The premise was this: A baby secretly talks like an adult. But… what was to happen when the baby got slightly older – say, to legit talking age? Not a… Continue reading The Boss Baby is Hilarious and Heartwarming
Okay, time for another movie rant. The other day, I was browsing the $5 DVD bin on a Walmart run when I found The Intern and snatched it up. I’d remembered hearing good things about the film from Facebook friends when it first came out, and I tend to like Anne Hathaway. So I figured… Continue reading The Intern: Did People Actually Like This?
I hated Netflix’s “13 Reasons Why” adaptation for lots of reasons. You can read my rant in The 13 Reasons Why Issues No One is Talking About. But despite the travesty that that show was, my love of young adult stories prevails. So now, there’s this young adult movie out on DVD. I wondered if… Continue reading Before I Fall: The Antithesis of 13 Reasons Why
I love comedies. But the thing is, in recent years anyway, your typical straight-up broad comedy movie has a lot of raunchy material in it. Not always, but I’ve noticed a trend lately. In fact, I haven’t even found too many PG-13 comedies recently – they’re mostly rated R. So when my husband and I… Continue reading Masterminds: Dumb, but Funny
Often, when a big new animated movie comes out on DVD, we rent it from Redbox and watch it together with our 3 year old for a little family movie night. But for some reason, despite the hype surrounding Disney’s Moana, we never got around to seeing it. Now, it’s actually streaming on Netflix already,… Continue reading Disney’s Moana Took Me By Surprise