Movie Review: Netflix’s ‘WHEN WE FIRST MET’ brings charm back to meet-cute movies

February 8th, 2018 | Movie Review, Netflix Review, Reviews | 0 Comment

Preston Barta // Features Editor WHEN WE FIRST MET Not rated, 96 minutes. Director: Ari Sandel Cast: Adam Devine, Alexandra Daddario, Shelley Hennig, Andrew Bachelor, Robbie Amell, Noureen DeWulf and Chris Wylde For a little bit there, it seemed as though the romantic comedy was a dying breed. Many of the films that Matthew McConaughey did before he revitalized his career served as some of the many obituaries for the genre. But as we look at the ...


Fresh on Netflix: ‘TO THE BONE’ and ‘FRIENDS FROM COLLEGE’ leave a bad taste in your mouth

July 14th, 2017 | Movie Review, Netflix Review, Reviews, TV Review | 0 Comment

Preston Barta // Editor Aside from this year's GLOW, I haven't enjoyed much out of Netflix's wheelhouse, and that continues with today's releases of TO THE BONE and FRIENDS FROM COLLEGE. TO THE BONE Not rated, 107 minutes. Director: Marti Noxon Cast: Lily Collins, Kathryn Prescott, Keanu Reeves, Alex Sharp, Liana Liberato, Carrie Preston, Alanna Ubach and Lili Taylor Sometimes we can get so caught up in the fun of escapist entertainment that ...


Netflix Quick Hits – ‘BARRY’, ‘SPECTRAL’ and ‘THE WAILING’

December 22nd, 2016 | Movie Review, Netflix Review, Reviews | 0 Comment

Preston Barta // Editor BARRY Not rated, 104 minutes. Director: Vikram Gandhi Cast: Devon Terrell, Anya Taylor-Joy, Jason Mitchell, Ellar Coltrane, Jenna Elfman, Linus Roache, Avi Nash and Ashley Judd It's only natural that cinema explores the Preezy of the United Steezy before he exits the White House. We had a glorious exploration of the man while on his first date with future First Lady Michelle in the hot summer of 1989 in SOUTHSIDE WITH ...