Netflix’s adaptation of Jane Austen’s Persuasion, directed by Carrie Cracknell, isn’t a disaster, it’s a dull reminder of the state of the streaming wars.
Baz Luhrmann’s Elvis biopic about Presley and his manager, Colonel Tom Parker, is a flashy tale of heroes, villains, and victims – much like a comic book movie.
Katt Shea’s subversive 1992 erotic thriller Poison Ivy, like its teenage villainess, is misunderstood, and American media remains obsessed with devious girls.
Hulu’s The Dropout, starring Amanda Seyfried as Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes, puts gender at the center of the infamous Silicon Valley scam.
Watching the 1958 Elvis movie King Creole, one is confronted by a young actor with promise, delivering a performance on par with James Dean.