Category Archives: Streaming Things

TrailerWatch – Netflix breaks the Fourth Wall with their “Persuasion” reboot

Austen. An all star cast that includes Dakota Johnson, Henry Golding, and Richard E. Grant. Add in deliciously snarky original dialogue mixed with fourth wall breaks that feel both modern and completely in-sync with the source material, and I am … Continue reading

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“Fire Island” – everything you want & need from a modern-day rom-com

“I gave you unrestricted access to our room for TWENTY SEVEN MINUTES. What the fuck were you doing?” Story: BFFs Noah and Howie (Joel Kim Booster and Bowen Yang, playing fictionalized versions of their true selves) head to their yearly … Continue reading

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In Queue Review – “Senior Year”!

“Once you’ve blown someone’s dad, you realize they’re not that scary.” [Wow that sounds absolutely batshit out of context.] Genre: Time-Jump Fish Out Of Water Crazyness Release Date: 2022 Where I Watched: Netflix Gist: Stephanie Conway was a new kid … Continue reading

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“Firestarter” (2022) – barely a spark

“Daddy, something feels wrong in my body…. The bad thing.” Story: 11 year old Charlie McGee’s parents really love her. And they’re also suffering from the after-effects of signing up for a weird Government test that enhanced their psychic abilities. … Continue reading

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In Queue Review – “Popcorn”

“ARE YOU READY?” Genre: Homage Horror Release Date: 1991Where I Watched: Shudder Gist: Maggie and her fellow film students are gonna throw a big huge horror film fest, so their department can raise some funds. They decide to go all … Continue reading

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In Queue Review – “Red Clover”

“What eats gold coins?” [Ooh, I think I know! – Eds] Genre: Holiday Horrors Release Date: 2012Where I Watched: Vudu Gist: Keening, Massachusetts hasn’t had a Saint Patrick’s Day festival in decades. Sixty, to be exact. Ever since a killer … Continue reading

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In Queue Review – “Turning Red”!

“Red is a lucky color.” Genre: “Um, guess what?” Coming Of Age Animated Stories Release Date: 2022 Where I Watched: Disney+ Gist: It’s 2002 y’all – hooray, we survived Y2K! And thirteen-year-old Meilin “Mei Mei” Lee is an eighth-grader on … Continue reading

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Freaky Fridays – “Hellbender”!

Horror, Cult Movies, Exploitation Cinema, 70s Schlock, and more! Let’s start the weekend off by getting freaky! Or something like that… “Spring eats Summer, Summer eats Fall, Fall eats Winter, Winter eats Spring.” Genre: Witchy Horror Year Released: 2022 411: … Continue reading

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In Queue Review – “Stitches”

“Just for the record, not every party ends up with a dead clown.” Genre: Payback Slashers Release Date: 2013Where I Watched: Shudder Gist: Little Tommy is having a birthday party, and his mom hired Stitches the clown. A drunk, cantankerous … Continue reading

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Freaky Fridays – “Headgame”!

Yeah. Freaky Fridays on a Sunday. I had this written on Friday, but forgot to publish it. Go me! Continue reading

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