Netflix

  • Devil in the Detail: Ellis signs for another season of ‘Lucifer’…

    Though it’s technically not quite a done deal as yet, one of the very last obstacles to Netflix‘s Lucifer continuing beyond its upcoming fifth season seems to have been settled… with star Tom Ellis formally signing on to keep playing the titular grounded angel again if all goes well....
  • ‘Lucifer’: Could the infamous angel’s wingspan be extended?

    By now, most fans of the Lucifer series know the story of how the show was launched on FOX for three seasons before it was cancelled. Due to a huge wave of support, Netflix swooped in at the eleventh hour (technically just after the eleventh hour) and confirmed they’d...
  • Locke & Key: Netflix opens the door again this February…

    Based on the best-selling graphic novels by Joe Hill, Locke & Key follows three siblings who, after the murder of their father, move to their ancestral home only to find the house has magical keys that give them a vast array of potential powers… unfortunately the vast array of...
  • Cop a load more of Eddie Murphy on Netflix….

    It would seem you can’t keep a good Cop down – one of the most famous being the Beverly Hills variety. There were three comedy-action films in that franchise (released 1984, 1987 and 1994 respectively) that starred Eddie Murphy as Axel Foley, a wise-cracking detective who found himself transplanted...
  • The hook of ‘Eli’ – Netflix bursts a horror bubble…

    Eli (All the Money in the World‘s Charlie Shotwell) dreams of open fields and happy family parties, bu his everyday life is less happy. He’s kept either in a bubbled enclosure, away from the germs and modern day afflictions that might harm him, or wrapped up in a walking...
  • Four-boding: Netflix and ‘Stranger Things’ head to bigger deal…

    It was always something of a ‘no-brainer’ but the industry has hardly been turned upside-down by the news that Stranger Things has now been officially renewed for a fourth run next year. The multi-award-winning Netflix show, (eighteen Emmy nominations with five wins) with its mix of the supernatural and...
  • Turn of Le Sceau: Netflix’s horror-fest ‘Marianne’ exorcises its rites…

    Emma Larsimon (Victorie Du Bois,) is a seemingly petulant and self-absorbed writer of horror fiction; something of an aloof international celebrity with her ongoing saga that has her hero, Lizzie Larck,  facing off against an otherworldy witch named Marianne. In the books, her evil creation can apparently jump from...
  • The more ‘Things’ change: More Horror, Homage and Heart in Hawkins…

    Summers change everything and when Dustin (Gaten Matarazzo) returns from summer-camp, boasting of a new love, he’s somewhat disappointed to find that the romances between Eleven (Mille Bobby Brown) and Mike (Finn Wolfhard) and Max (Sadie Sink) and Lucas (Caleb McLoughlin) seem to be demanding much of their time...
  • Black Mirror: ‘Smithereens’ – uber-topical tale of death & taxis…

    Chris Gilhaney’s life is not what it was. He divides his time between grief-counselling groups and providing an Uber-like service in his car. Chris (Andrew Scott)¬† quietly meditates in his taxi, searching for a temporary moment of peace in an existence that is now far too loud for him....