Aubrey Plaza

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The new version of Chucky, brand-named as Buddi, is an electronic plaything that connects to the other devices in a home’s ‘internet of things’

 If there were no other reason to recommend this unexpected reboot (and, for once, the film really can be so defined) then it would deserve immor(...)

Voyeur

Voyeur Netfilx, December 1st Voyeur: a “social experiment” Voyeur is a documentary based on journalist Gay Talese’s New Yorker essay (...)

Paper chase: Aubrey Plaza as the titular stalker in Ingrid Goes West

When you view social media culture from the lofty heights of an older generation, it’s probably best not to seem too condemnatory. Just remember what (...)

Instagram influencer  Taylor (Elizabeth Olsen) and her unhinged stalker Ingrid (Aubrey Plaza) in ‘Ingrid Goes West’:   social media misquotations and mistranslations  pepper the movie

In television-land, the “sadcom” likely peaked sometime between Phoebe Waller-Bridge sobbing through the denouement of Fleabag and Sarah Lynn’s visit (...)

Kids’ stuff: Jaeden Lieberher and Jacob Tremblay in  The Book of Henry

Historically, the phrase ‘one and done’ used to refer to those filmmakers who made a stone cold classic – say Charles Laughton’s The Night of the Hunt(...)

Zach (Dane DeHaan) blinks indecisively in the napkin aisle of the supermarket. He’s on the way to his girlfriend Beth’s funeral: she has tragically(...)

The To-Do List
The To-Do List

The To-Do List is set in 1993. And just in case you miss the relevant inter-title, the film is fit to burst with the flotsam and jetsam of the age: Ed(...)

Ancient cannibalistic religions have less eccentric calendars than does the movie universe. The long run-in and dreary aftermath to Christmas d(...)

From up on Poppy Hill

“Ever since the wars, it seems the whole country is eager to get rid of the old and make way for the new,” notes Umi (voiced by Sarah Bolger), the res(...)