Bo Burnham’s ‘Inside’ is the First Masterpiece of 2021

Still Image from Bo Burnham’s ‘Inside’ — Available on Netflix now.

To tell you the truth, I couldn’t possibly tell you how many times I’ve watched the ending of Bo Burnham’s previous comedy special, Make Happy. With his closing song “Can’t Handle This,” he showed everyone watching the kind of uniquely gifted talent he is. I remember thinking so many times about the line from the song that intimated that Burnham struggled to make himself happy, and I also learned since then that he quit stand-up comedy shows due to him having suffered from severe panic attacks on stage. But his talents off the stage have nonetheless shone since then, which was evident from his incredible directorial feature film debut, Eighth Grade.

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REVIEW: Michael Bolton’s Big, Sexy Valentine’s Day Special (2017)

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Release Poster – Netflix

The following is a quick review of Michael Bolton’s Big, Sexy Valentine’s Day Special

I – like most people, I assume – view Valentine’s Day as nothing more than another Hallmark holiday. That said, the holiday is celebrated by couples around the world. So while some people call for its extinction, Valentine’s Day is here to stay. A while back, Netflix made a Christmas special with A Very Murray Christmas, and it wasn’t all that memorable. Michael Bolton’s Big, Sexy Valentine’s Day Special, on the other hand, is definitely worth an hour of your time. Continue reading “REVIEW: Michael Bolton’s Big, Sexy Valentine’s Day Special (2017)”

REVIEW: Sherlock: The Abominable Bride

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The following is a spoiler episode review of the Sherlock 2016 Special – The Abominable Bride

Set in 19th century London, The Abominable Bride follows supposed alternate versions of Sherlock Holmes and John Watson from Victorian London. Their introduction to each other is almost identical to the first episode of series 1, except for the time, of course. When Holmes and Watson are introduced to a supposed real life ghost story by Lestrade, slowly, but surely we notice that something isn’t right with our beloved Sherlock.  Continue reading “REVIEW: Sherlock: The Abominable Bride”