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

This post for The Queen’s Gambit is spoiler-free.
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.

Continue reading →

Movie Review: Glass 🕶

With James McAvoy being the main highlight of the film, Glass felt more like a Split 2.0.


From left to right: Samuel L. Jackson, James McAvoy, and Bruce Willis respectively stars as Elijah Price, Kevin Wendell Crumb, and David Dunn in Glass. CREDIT: Universal Pictures

This post for Glass contains spoilers.

The third movie in the Unbreakable franchise returns with all three comic book inspired characters—David Dunn “The Overseer” (Bruce Willis), Elijah “Mr. Glass” Price (Samuel L. Jackson), and Kevin Wendell Crumb plus 20 other personalities (James McAvoy)—reuniting at a psychiatric institution, where they are being treated by psychiatrist Dr. Ellie Staple (Sarah Paulson)

Continue reading →