Halloween Horrors: The Haunting of Hill House

As Halloween creeps closer, so does the itch to watch a blood chilling horror show/movie. And so, this mini column is dedicated to recommending horror media to add a little bit of fright to your October! The Haunting of Hill House is the first part of a horror anthology directed by Mike Flannigan and based off of the book by Shirley Jackson. It follows five siblings through two different timelines, one in the present when they are adults, one in the past as kids, living in Hill House. The show’s “adult” timeline centers around a tragic event that befalls the Crain family and forces them to reconvene after years of physical and emotional disconnect.

Netflix’s New Crown Jewel: ‘Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story’

Through expanding the “Bridgerton” universe with the addition of serious topics such as race, grief and mental illness, “Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story” proves to be an impressive prequel that adeptly employs its predecessor’s characteristic visual milieu of opulent scenery and lush costumes and builds on its foundation of witty banter and steamy romance.

Lindsay Lohan Has Fans ‘Falling for Christmas’ In New Film

Netflix’s Falling for Christmas is a light-hearted welcome to the holiday season. The film gained considerable attention before its release in due to it being the first film featuring popular actress Lindsay Lohan, who plays the film’s main character, in over a decade.

Arcane: A Unanimous Masterpiece

“Arcane” is seminal in its resounding contribution to mature animated series, a genre lamentably neglected by the Western world. It is a luminary in its field and will undoubtedly prompt studios to attempt to replicate its “formula,” which will likely yield a slew of soulless cashgrabs that fail to recreate the show’s methodical writing. 

Bad Movie Digest: ‘The Kissing Booth 3,’ ‘He’s All That’

So yes, The Kissing Booth 3 was still a bad movie; it wasn’t as in-your-face cringeworthy as the first two, but as a result it dragged on forever and failed to capture my attention. Lucky for me, Netflix had another bad film this month to make up for the shortcomings of Kissing Booth 3.

Movie Contracts in the Age of Streaming

A lack of transparency about movie metrics on streaming services has persisted since the founding of Netflix. Questions about how viewership translates into revenue and whether or not certain productions draw in new subscribers remain unanswered