The Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuck cinematic universe is in full swing. In mid-July, the creators released “American Horror Stories,” a spin-off to the acclaimed anthology series “American Horror Story.”
#REVIEW The 32-minute science-fiction drama, “Two Distant Strangers” written by Travon Free and directed by Free and Martin Desmond Roe won Best Live Action Short Film at the 93rd Academy Awards this month.
From producer Darren Star comes “Emily in Paris,” a Netflix original cooked up with the same ingredients of its predecessors: fashion, love interests and friends to talk about said love interests with — but with the Eiffel Tower in the background.
“Girls” is meant to show us the duality and multitude of women — an ode to the real-life difficulties most young girls face. But how can the show claim to represent girls when so many of us were left out?
Set in the Romanian countryside in 1952, “The Nun” follows Father Burke (Demián Bichir) and Sister Irene (Taissa Farmiga) as they investigate the Vatican’s safety concerns involving an abbey deep in the woods after the suicide of one of its nuns.
Having never seen the original film, I cannot say whether the musical is an improvement, but I can say that the show’s flaws prevented me from taking any interest in the source material. On the other hand, the people I attended the show with and most of the audience seemed to love it, so there may be something that eluded me.