Review: Pride, 2014, dir. Matthew Warchus

Review: Pride, 2014, dir. Matthew Warchus


“From its first frames, Pride opens itself wide to scrutiny: this is based on a true story. We’re used to this, of course. We turn to the cinema for escape, but by invoking REALITY the so-called “true story” breaks the illusion we’ve sought, and in turn, we feel it’s our obligation to call the veracity … Continue reading

TV Review: Brooklyn Nine-Nine, 2.01, “Undercover”

TV Review: Brooklyn Nine-Nine, 2.01, “Undercover”


“With just a sub-minute moment of catch-up between cast members and a snappy meta quip from Andy Samberg, Brooklyn Nine-Nine’s second season premiere gets off to a brisk start. Admittedly, that zippy through line feels kind of dishonest; morehas to have happened in the six months since Jake parted ways with the gang in “Charges … Continue reading