Netflix film The Perfection set the internet ablaze last month. We’re looking into how the film quietly subverts the expectations of your standard rape/revenge film.
When The Perfectiondebuted on Netflix this past May, it caused a division among horror fans. Some lauded the film for its lack of inhibition and boldness while others criticized the movie for its ludicrous premise and over-the-top body horror.
On the surface, The Perfectionis a shocking, brutal thriller told at a breakneck pace with enough twists and turns to give you whiplash. Stripped down to bare essentials, The Perfectionis yet another rape/revenge film.
Proven Innocent airs its season one finale this Friday on FOX. But will the show get renewed by the network? Here’s 5 reasons why it should.
It’s that time of year where the networks have to begin deciding what shows they’re going to renew and what pilots they’re going to pick up to series for the new season. FOX is a network known for harsh cancellations, often times with no warning. Plenty of their series have been axed on a cliffhanger. I’m hoping their under-the-radar legal drama, Proven Innocent, can avoid demise.
Proven Innocent stars Rachelle Lefevre as Madeline Scott, a woman who was wrongly accused of murdering her best friend, Rosemary Lynch. Madeline and her brother Levi Scott (played by Riley Smith) were sentenced to prison for ten years by the morally corrupt attorney, Gore Bellows (Kelsey Grammar).
Maddie never stopped fighting for her freedom and eventually got in touch with a lawyer named Ezekiel “EZ” Boudreau (Russell Hornsby). EZ aided in getting both Madeline and Levi out of prison.MORE FROM FOX
Given what she went through, it’s not surprising that Madeline helped found a wrongful conviction firm where she and her team work to set wrongfully imprisoned people free. Most of the cases she takes on have tied to Gore Bellows, who is feeling particularly vindictive since he still firmly believes Maddie guilty of killing Rosemary, even after all these years.
In the most recent episode, we saw the aftermath of Bellows re-arresting Maddie for Rosemary’s murder on account of new evidence. It was one of the best episodes of the season and this Friday will be the season finale.
Hopefully, the finale won’t end on a cliffhanger. If it does, let’s hope FOX gives this gripping new series a second season.
Be warned, if you aren’t caught up on the latest episode or haven’t watched the season at all, there are major spoilers ahead.
Now that Netflix’s Ted Bundy thriller, Extremely Wicked, has finally been released. I’ve compiled a list of the film’s five best scenes.
After a long wait, Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile has finally made its Netflix premiere. It’s a hot trending topic on Twitter this weekend as Zac Efron and Lily Collins reap the praise from their phenomenal performances. Let’s take a look at 5 of the best scenes from the film.
Netflix’s latest dark comedy, Dead to Me, stars Christina Applegate and Linda Cardellini. Here are five reasons it’s an absolute must-watch.
This weekend Netflix drops the entire first season of it’s newest half-hour dark comedy, Dead to Me. I’m sure this show’s appearance must sting for fans of the recently-cancelled Santa Clarita Diet, a show I haven’t had the chance to watch but feel like it panders to similar audiences as Dead to Me.
Hopefully Christina Applegate and Linda Cardellini can help ease the blow a little because Dead to Me is weird, dark and intriguing in its own way. Here are five reasons you should check the series out this weekend.
Dennis Quaid stars as the creepy villain at the center of the new Screen Gems home invasion thriller, The Intruder. Here are the five craziest things about it.
Have you ever had a neighbor who was just too nosy? That’s the basic premise of the new Screen Gems thriller, The Intruder. Dennis Quaid stars as Charlie Peck, a man who isn’t as ready to give up his house to homeowners Scott (Michael Ealy) and Annie Russell (Meagan Good).
The Intruder is the perfect guilty pleasure movie for a date night. It’s absurd and totally over-the-top with some fun, almost B-movie, camp thrown in for good measure. I decided to compile a list consisting of five crazy things about the film.
Lifetime’s latest Saturday night thriller, Pregnant and Deadly, stars Christa B. Allen as a mother being stalked by someone who wants her baby.
When a car accident between two women results in Jessica Moore losing her baby, she will do whatever it takes to get a new one. Thus the plot of Lifetime’s Pregnant and Deadly is born. Jessica is after Amber’s baby after blaming her for causing the wreck that resulted in her miscarriage years ago.
Of course, Amber wasn’t actually at fault, Jessica was the one texting and driving. But you can’t reason with someone like that and every movie needs a villain! Let’s look at the 5 craziest moments from Lifetime’s Pregnant and Deadly.
Grey’s Anatomy returns from hiatus as part of a crossover event with Station 19. Let’s look at the best moments from Season 15, Episode 23.
After a week-long hiatus, Grey’s Anatomy has returned with a special crossover episode with another Shondaland show, Station 19. I admit, I haven’t ever seenStation 19. I hope to watch it at some point but until then I’ll just briefly summarize their involvement in this episode.
The fire chief of Seattle is brought into the hospital after he collapses in front of a florist where he was buying flowers for a woman named Vic. Apparently, she proposed to him and he didn’t say anything. But he realizes he wants to say yes and is desperate to get back to her. By episode’s end, he has left the hospital against Maggie’s orders – despite her just learning he may have been exposed to some kind of chemical. It’s this cliffhanger that propels the episode into the second hour of the crossover.
For now, let’s recap the eight best moments from Season 15, Episode 23 of Grey’s Anatomy.
With only a few days to go before Netflix releases its crime thriller, Extremely Wicked about Ted Bundy. The film’s star, Zac Efron, discusses what to expect.
We’re only days away from the international release of Netflix’s highly-anticipated crime thriller, Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Vile and Evil, which stars Zac Efron in the title role of Ted Bundy. The film has been receiving a great deal of buzz at film festivals, with much of the praise being directed towards Efron’s performance.
With the release date so close, Zac Efron has been making the rounds on the press circuit to get people excited about the film and he has revealed some interesting tidbits about the movie.
Now that Disney has bought FOX, it’s only a matter of time before the X-Men are introduced into the MCU. Here are five female X-Men I’d love to see featured.
Avengers: Endgame has finally premiered (to astounding box office records) after years of anticipation. With the Infinity Saga complete (well, pending Spider-Man: Far from Home which is said to be the official end) fans are already looking towards the future.
Feige & Co. are staying mum on the next slate of Marvel films for now. We won’t know what’s next until sometime after Spider-Man premieres. But there is one other Marvel film looming on the horizon, X-Men: Dark Phoenix. It will be the last of FOX’s X-Men films, aside from The New Mutantswhich may or may not ever get released.
With all the recent promotion for Dark Phoenix and the rumors surrounding the MCU’s future, I started thinking about other female X-Men I’d love to see in the next phase, especially under the tutelage of Kevin Feige and this new era of a more diverse Marvel.
Elizabeth Smart unites a group of women survivors to give hope to Jayme Closs, and others like her, in Smart Justice: The Jayme Closs Case.
Lifetime takes a break from its typical Saturday night thrillers to offer up a different kind of television special regarding the Jayme Closs case. If you aren’t familiar with the Jayme Closs case, it occurred in October last year.
Closs witnessed her parents murdered in front of her before she was abducted and kept in captivity for 88 days. The perpetrator was a 21-year old man named Jake Patterson. In January of this year, Jayme Closs was discovered and reunited with her family.