TL;DR – A beautiful story
about finding love in an unexpected
Score – 4.5 out of 5 stars
of the things that The Orville has focused on in its run so far is the relationships
between the crew, both plutonic, but yes also romantic. Indeed, the show’s premise
was based around the fact that Ed (Seth MacFarlane) and Kelly (Adrianne Palicki)
have to work together even though they used to be married. However, there has
been one relationship that has been on a very slow burn since Season
One and today we get more of it.
So to set the scene, we open as Claire (Penny Johnson Jerald) is working on a
research paper and asks Isaac (Mark Jackson) to give it a once over. The two
have grown close since their shuttle crash-landed and Isaac helped watch over
her children. It is during this exchange that Claire finally works out that she
wants to take this relationship to the next level, but is that something Isaac
can even do. Oh and Bortus (Peter Macon) wants to grow a moustache and it is
amazing. Now from here, we will be looking at the episode as a whole, so there
will be some [SPOILERS] ahead.
TL;DR – This is a film that is filled with joy from start to finish, a truly beautiful film
Score – 4.5 out of 5 stars
Post-Credit Scene – There is no post-credit scene
There are times when you need to delve into the complex machinations of a
political intrigue or see two superheroes
brawl in the ruins of a fallen civilization
or explosions in space as ships rocket past. However, there are times when you
need to take a step back and just immerse yourself in the world of other people
living extraordinary lives filled with glamour
TL;DR – It looks at the complicated emotions of love and how we respond to it.
Score – 3.5 out of 5 stars
Post-Credit Scene – There is a mid-credit scene
The teen romance is a genre that use to be very popular but you don’t see it as much anymore in recent times. Part of the reason is that quite often these were the mid-tier films falling between Indy and Blockbusters that got squeezed out of oblivion in the rush for everyone to make their tent pole crossover franchises. Also the genre has gone through some shifts in the wake of works like John Green’s The Fault In Our Stars. However, as people realise that the big multi-film franchise can’t happen all the time, we have started to see the resurgence of these mid-tier budget films and all of this brings us to today’s film To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before a Young Adult/Coming of Age film about love and loss and the need to hide your letters better from well-meaning but potentially destructive siblings.
TL;DR – A beautifully films film, with a great cast, but the story does not always work for me
Score – 4 out of 5 stars
Post-Credit Scene – No
So I have to admit this was a hard film to track down near me, which is why this review is quite late compared to many others, however, after an hour trip into town I finally got the chance to give Call Me By Your Name a watch. Well as my father never says, better late than never, so let’s dive into the world of the Italian countryside in the 1980s.