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Netflix Review • ANOMALISA (2015)

Chicks Netflix Pick • Review • ANOMALISA (2015) Puppets.  Where Matt Stone and Trey Parker were genius at making us laugh at the absurdity of a particular mindset in dealing with counter terrorism and terrorism itself ‘EMERRRIKA (FILL IN THE BLACK) YEAH!’  Charlie Kaufman has become the architect at making us…

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Netflix Review • Black Mirror: Series 3

Netflix Review• Black Mirror Chicks Netflix Picks for Christmas viewing! Charlie Brooker declared that the works of Black Mirror were a work of fiction and not satire after an unfortunate story surfaced regarding an ex Prime Minister and the lead in Animal Farm. If you’re unsure of that which I…

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Netflix Review • Convenience

Convenience Convenience, is anything but.   Shaan (Adeel Akhtar) invades Ajay’s (Ray Panthaki) home as he is on the run from the Russians.  Ajay is eight thousand, five hundred pounds and sixty two pence in debt to be exact and has………no money.  None. Ajay comes up with a cunning plan.  Rob…

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Netflix Review • Cartel Land

Cartel Land Mexico.  Drugs.  You might think you’ve got it sussed but this is no ordinary documentary.  Oscar nominated and award-winning “Cartel Land” is one of the most finest and most impacting documentary films I have seen for some time. Matthew Heineman examines the ongoing problem between the US and…

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Netflix review • The Lobster

The Lobster Colin Farrell stars in this absurd, thriller/dark comedy set in a dystopian future. What I would imagine it might be like to be part of the Sea Org in Scientology, you’re there because you’ve chosen it but it something doesn’t quite feel right.   No offence.  Yep, that’s the…

Netflix Review • Meet the Patels

Netflix Review • Meet the Patels Dubbed a ‘romantic comedy’ this docu-film can only bring out the best in you. Filmmaker Geeta V Patel with camera in hand (and be prepared for watching some dodgy shots) trails her brother, the actor Ravi V Patel (Transformers, The Michael J Fox Show)…

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Netflix Review • LOVE

Chicks Netflix Review of LOVE season 1 A Netflix original series by Judd Apatow (40 year old virgin, Knocked Up, This is 40, The Pineapple Express) a boy meets girl story based in LA. I don’t know why but something about the trailer made me cautious, I wasn’t sure and I…

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Theatre Review • Piece of Silk

Review: Piece of Silk at The Hope Theatre Review by Chantelle Dusette “A woman is like silk, drop her in the mud and she gets dirty” This new play by Jennie Buckman tackles the difficult subject of domestic abuse with a formidable cast. And so to the London home of Mrs…

Netflix Review • Team Foxcatcher

Netflix Review •Team Foxcatcher  By Chantelle Dusette And so to Pensylvania, the year 1996, and the bizarre world of Jon du Pont, or John Eleuthere duPont, Co. heir to the duPont estate, owner and resident of the 800 acre Lister Hall Farm (so very, very BIG) and a recording between…

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Last Vegas • Chicks Netflix Pick

Last Vegas!  When the movie came out in 2013 it ticked four boxes for me; namely; Freeman, Kline, Douglas and DeNiro. I thought ‘this is going to be epic!’ My excitement at the prospect of these acting heavyweights together in one film was palpable, but no sooner the feeling surfaced,…

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Chicks Netflix Picks • A Very Murray Christmas

A Very Murray Christmas When the King of Cool rings, you take the call. And so to ‘A Very Murray Christmas’ starring none other than (that’s right, you guessed it) Bill Murray, a musical comedy, starring many Hollywood faces, written by Bill Murray, Mitch Glazer and Sofia Coppola. Sophia Coppola…

Netflix Review • Dior and I

Chicks Netflix Picks • Dior and I It was at 3am on a Saturday morning unable to sleep when I decided to take advantage of the quiet and devote my attention to Netflix and see what might catch my fancy. I’d heard in the news the day before that Raf Simons was leaving…

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Portlandia • Netflix Review

Chicks Netflix Picks Review of Portlandia A very hearty welcome to Portlandia, the brain child of Fred Armisen, Carrie Brownstein and Jonathan Krisel of Saturday Night Live Fame. Fred Armisen and Carrie earned themselves a big following in their sketch comedy duo ‘ThunderAnt’ and Jonathan Krisel (who directs) has written…

Chicks Netflix Picks – Bloodline

Review of Bloodline on Netflix Florida Keys.  Check.  Sunshine, sand, beautiful seas…….check.  The most idyllic setting for any TV show? Again check.  What could possibly go wrong?  Well – quite a lot it would seem. Part of a new series of Netflix originals, “Bloodline” created by Todd A. Kessler, Glenn…

Chicks Netflix Picks – Houdini

Chicks Netflix Pick for… HOUDINI A two part series based on the great magician. A story as infamous as the name ‘Houdini’ itself with Adrien Brody comfortably taking up the role of the legendary character. A lovely set up that simply says: What you are about to see is fact, it…

Fargo the TV Series: Netflix Review

  Fargo – TV Series Where do I start with this? Ok, so, I didn’t love the Coen Brothers film Fargo (cue sharp intake of breath) I hasten to add, once you’ve picked yourself up off the floor that, that also doesn’t mean that I didn’t like it. I did….

Better Call Saul catch up review

If you’re in trouble, you either A.want to be Saul Goodman or B. want to give him a call…. Four more episodes in and I feel like this series really has legs. Saul, or Jimmy McGill as we know him to be for now, is an underdog of the best kind,…

Chicks Netflix Picks – Better Call Saul

Better Call Saul Netflix have done it again by securing the much anticipated, eagerly awaited prequel to Breaking Bad ‘Better Call Saul’ from AMC and for those die hard Breaking Bad fans (much like myself) who were desperate for more ‘on the edge of your seat’ type drama that only…

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Chicks Top Netflix Picks for Christmas

Its ‘that time’ of year again and hopefully most of you have settled into and are starting to feel that Christmas spirit. It is also that time for some overdue rest and indulgence of good food, good wine and cheer. Here are my top four picks of TV series available…

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Chicks Netflix Picks: Detachment

It was, purely by chance, as I flicked through Netflix, that I came across the movie Detachment starring Adrien Brody. Detachment takes an unflinching look at the people displaced in today’s society. Tackling issues on care for the elderly, the state (if you’ll forgive the expression) of state schools in…