Netflix Pick: The Water Man (2020)

I had been wanting to watch this film for some time as I’m a big fan of David Oyelowo. This adventure drama marks his feature film debut from a script by Emma Needell. The story centers on Gunner (Lonnie Chavis) an artistic boy with keen imagination who’s working on a graphic novel Detective Knox. He …

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FlixChatter Review: Spider-Man: No Way Home (2021)

Let me preface this by saying that I wasn't initially super excited for this movie. I felt that it was overhyped and I remember limiting my time on social media due to the fatigue of the relentless promos for this. But days before its release, my hubby and I rewatched the previous movie, Spider-Man: Far …

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Spotlight on Whiskey Tango Foxtrot – Interview with Kim Barker, whose memoir inspired the film

I first saw the trailer of Whiskey Tango Foxtrot about a month ago which stars Tina Fey as a 40-something female who finds herself in a rut and wants to completely shake up her life, which she does by taking up a journalism assignment in Afghanistan. The film is directed by Glenn Ficarra & John Requa and …

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FlixChatter Review: Monsters University

I remember rolling my eyes when I first heard of Pixar making a prequel of Monsters Inc., one of my favorites from its canon of animated features. But then I saw the trailer and I thought it looked pretty funny, and got me curious if revisiting the world of the colorful monsters would be well …

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Hollywood Fantasy Draft Pitch II: Last Voyage of The Valentina

LOGLINE Based on the novel by Santa Montefiore (yup, that's the author's real name!), Last Voyage of The Valentina is a romance mystery taking place between war-torn Italy at the end of WWII and aristocratic London in the early 1970s. The story switches back and forth between Italy and London in the span of about …

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Hollywood Fantasy Draft II: FlixChatter’s Dream Cast

word clouds created by Wordle It's that time of the year again, the moment lots of movie bloggers/fans have anticipated has arrived. Yep, it's the second installment of Anomalous Material's Hollywood Fantasy Draft where we get to be the producer of any movie we could possibly want with any actors we so desire, by selecting …

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Musings on An Education

Jenny, a sixteen-year-old straight-A student has her world turned upside down when she meet a worldly suitor, David, who seduces her with her glamorous lifestyle and charming existence. Set in early 60s London, both Jenny and her parents are in for ‘an education’ when David’s true nature is finally revealed. Though dealing with a disturbing …

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