Category Archives: 7 Pieces Of

“Knock at the Cabin” – M. Night gets back to the good stuff

“You’re my friend, Wen. No matter what happens, I want you to remember that.” Story: Eric and Andrew take their young daughter Wen to a vacation getaway in the woods. Cute cabin, gorgeous views, and lots of grasshoppers for Wen … Continue reading

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“Rye Lane” – part romcom, part travelogue, all delightful

“So apparently there are two types of people in this world. The ones who wave at boats, and the ones who hate joy.” Story: South London recently re-singled twenty-somethings Yas and Dom meet in a unisex bathroom, as you do. … Continue reading

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“Living” – Kurosawa Made YT Is Good, Actually

“…if only to be alive like that for one day.” Story: London, 1953. Mr. Williams is the head of the Public Works Department in London. He’s spent his entire life plodding along, raising his son alone, going from day to … Continue reading

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“M3GAN”

“Why are we doing this?” Story: Poor little Cady. She just lost her parents in a horrible car crash, and now she’s got to live with her self-absorbed aunt Gemma. Meanwhile, Gemma, who is Much Too Busy to deal with … Continue reading

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Blow off “Avatar”. Go see “The Whale” right the now.

“Look at me. Who would want me to be a part of their life?” Story: Charlie has lived a life filled with ups and downs…but during the past several years, they’ve been downs. His partner Alan passed away awhile back, … Continue reading

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“Whitney Houston: I Wanna Dance With Somebody”

“This is what they want. America’s sweetheart.” Genre I’d put it in: Powerfully Compelling BiopicsRelease Date: 2022Remake, Sequel, Based-On, or Original: Based on the life and career defining moments of Whitney Houston Story: Whitney Elizabeth “Nippy” Houston grew up in … Continue reading

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Ho or No? – “Christmas Bloody Christmas”

“Why are you so bloody?”  Genre: Government-created Killer SantasNew Holiday Spirit or Ghost of Christmas Past?: Released 2022Bonus Content?: Blood and gore!Where I Watched: Shudder Synopsis: Tori Tooms has just closed up her record shop for Christmas Eve, and now … Continue reading

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“Babylon” – messy mesmerizing madness

“Alright! No tits!” Story: 1920s Hollywood was absolutely crazy. Decadent, hedonistic, and straight-up lewd, those in the cinema system were all-out, every day. Work hard, play hard, amirite? But soon, audiences began to eschew silent films filled with “excess”, and wanted … Continue reading

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“Spoiler Alert” – a bittersweet love story that’s…fine. It’s fine.

“Hi honey – I’m cancer!” Story: Michael Ausiello has things together y’all. He’s a writer at TVGuide, has a nice pad in Jersey, and figures The Guy is just something that’s not in the cards for him. But they Kit … Continue reading

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“Violent Night”

“Santa’s getting mad.” Story: It’s been a rough couple of centuries for ol’ Santa. So maybe this is his last year delivering presents “…to kids who really need me.” Meanwhile, the uber-rich Lightstone family gathers together for their annual uncomfortable … Continue reading

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