Movie Review: Black Widow ⚫️🔴

Marvel’s Black Widow has been a long time coming—and it was certainly worth the wait.

Natasha Romanoff (Scarlett Johansson) and Yelena Belova (Florence Pugh) escaping from their enemies in Black Widow on a motorcycle..

From left to right: Natasha Romanoff (Scarlett Johansson) and Yelena Belova (Florence Pugh) escaping from their enemies in Black Widow. CREDIT: Marvel Studios

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Marvel Studios has been promoting Black Widow (2021, directed by Cate Shortland) for over a year now with its first official teaser trailer being released in December 2019. The second female-led movie of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) was delayed multiple times due to COVID-19, but it finally settled on a release date in July this year.

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Movie Review: The Woman In The Window 👩🏻‍🦰🪟

The Woman in the Window disappoints with a lacklustre plot twist.

Woman in the Window, Amy Adams as Anna Fox

Amy Adams stars as Anna Fox in The Woman in the Window. CREDIT: Netflix

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Delayed multiple times since 2019, The Woman in the Window (2021, directed by Joe Wright) is based on the novel of the same name by author A. J. Finn aka Daniel Mallory, and follows an agoraphobic child psychologist Anna Fox (Amy Adams) who claims she witnessed her neighbour (Julianne Moore) being murdered from her window.

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TV Review: The Flight Attendant Season 1 🛄🐇🇹🇭

The Flight Attendant is a stylish thriller dramedy that is about addiction, trauma and espionage.

Kaley Cuoco stars as Cassie Bowden in The Flight Attendant.

Kaley Cuoco stars as Cassie Bowden in The Flight Attendant. CREDIT: HBO Max

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The Flight Attendant (2020, created by Steve Yockey) follows Cassie Bowden (Kaley Cuoco), a flight attendant for Imperial Atlantic, who gets stuck in a messy situation after waking up next to a very dead Alex Sokolov (Michiel Huisman) in a hotel room in Bangkok, Thailand. The drama also explores Cassie’s addiction and haunting childhood trauma, as she investigates the incriminating situation that she has got herself into.

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Movie Review: Wonder Woman 1984 🏹👟🤝🐆

Wonder Woman 1984 is a spectacle that is absolutely marvelling.

Gal Gadot and Chris Pine in Wonder Woman 1984.

Gal Gadot (left) and Chris Pine (right) in Wonder Woman 1984. CREDIT: Warner Bros.

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After months of delay, Wonder Woman 1984 (WW84) (2020, directed by Patty Jenkins) premiered internationally in theatres earlier this week. The female-led blockbuster, which has kept eager fans waiting for almost half a year, is the second film in the Jenkins-led franchise. In the film, Diana Prince aka Wonder Woman (Gal Gadot) takes audiences to 1984, as she fights a new kind of evil alongside familiar companion, Steve Trevor (Chris Pine).

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TV Review: The Queen’s Gambit ♟️

The Queen’s Gambit is an exciting limited series that takes audiences into the world of competitive chess.

Anya Taylor-Joy stars as Beth Harmon in The Queen's Gambit. CREDIT: Netflix

Anya Taylor-Joy stars as Beth Harmon in The Queen’s Gambit. CREDIT: Netflix

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I’ve never thought much about the game of chess, or how it could be turned into a TV series, until The Queen’s Gambit (2020, created by Scott Frank and Allan Scott) popped up on my radar. A Netflix limited series, this seven-episode show stars Anya Taylor-Joy as Elizabeth (Beth) Harmon, an enthused chess player who finds her way to becoming the world champion.

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TV Review: Trinkets Season 2 🎤📷🤖

Trinkets’ Season 2 is utterly unnecessary.

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From left to right: Quintessa Swindell stars as Tabitha Foster, Brianna Hildebrand stars as Elodie Davis, and Kiana Madeira stars as Moe Truax in Trinkets. CREDIT: Netflix

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Following Season 1’s premiere last year, Trinkets Season 2 (2020, created by Amy Andelson, Emily Meyer, and Kirsten “Kiwi” Smith) picks up exactly where the show left off a year ago. Elodie (Brianna Hildebrand) is a high school runaway; Tabitha (Quintessa Swindell) comes to terms with her parent’s divorce and new found identity; and Moe (Kiana Madeira) takes her relationship with Noah (Odiseas Georgiadis) a step further.

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