Category Archives: 2018

Ophelia (2018) Rated PG-13

A retelling of Hamlet that provides Ophelia’s side of the story. Starring Naomi Watts, Daisy Ridley, and Clive Owen. This film is definitely a retelling of Hamlet. It’s not your typical Shakespearean story. In this telling, Ophelia isn’t crazy and … Continue reading

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Puccini: La Fanciulla del West (2018) Rated NR

Set in a mining camp in California, a woman falls for the stranger that comes to town and is set on him being her first kiss. Starring Marco Armiliato, Susanna Phillips, Scott Scully, Eva-Maria Westbroek, Jonas Kaufmann, and Zeljko Lucic. … Continue reading

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Verdi: Aida (2018) Rated NR

In ancient Egypt, an Ethiopian princess is captured and enslaved. An Egyptian military commander struggles between his love for her and his loyalty to the Egyptian King. To make matters worse, the Egyptian King’s daughter is also in love with … Continue reading

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Yellowstone Live (NatGeo) Rated NR

Teams around Yellowstone film the wildlife in and around the park. Starring Josh Elliott, Chris Packham, and Jenna Wolfe. Sure, the show isn’t really live since they have cameras all over the park and surrounding areas. Sure, there are times … Continue reading

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Tigtone (AdultSwim) Rated TV-MA

Tigtone is a spoof of Medieval fantasy where Tigtone and his sidekick, Helpy, go on quests in their medieval kingdom. Starring Nils Frykdahl, Debi Derryberry, and Blake Anderson. This show is not worth the time. It should say something for … Continue reading

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Isabelle (2018) Rated NR

A young couple excited about starting a family struggles with an evil spirit that wants to take over their lives. Starring Amanda Crew, Adam Brody, and Zoë Belkin. This film doesn’t make any sense, or it isn’t explained well. I … Continue reading

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Seau (2018) Rated TV-G

A documentary chronicles the rise and fall of NFL linebacker, Junior Seau and the discovery that he had chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). Starring Sydney Seau, Bette Hoffman, Gina Seau, Megan Noderer, Drew Brees, Rodney Harrison, Orlando Ruff, Aaron Taylor, Hank … Continue reading

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Unprotected Sets (Epix) Rated NR

Stand up comics on the verge of breaking out provide insight into baring your soul for a living. Starring Becky Braunstein, Rob Christensen, and Mohanad Elshieky. This is a half hour episode that basically looks at one comedian’s set and … Continue reading

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Replicas (2018) Rated PG-13

A scientist is obsessed with bringing back his dead family. Starring Keanu Reeves, Alice Eve, and Thomas Middleditch. The premise of the film is interesting, and if it were executed right, it would be an awesome film to watch. This … Continue reading

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Les Misérables (2018) Rated TV-14

Based on Victor Hugo’s classic novel, we follow Jean Valjean as he evades capture by Inspector Javert. Starring Dominic West, David Oyelowo, and Adeel Akhtar. Masterpiece always does a fine job at bringing novels to life. Although, they do allow … Continue reading

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