Maria – review (Netflix)

Maria (Cristina Reyes) was a top assassin for Ricardo De la Vega’s (Freddie Webb) Black Rose crime syndicate, under the name of Lily. Seven years before she had told Kaleb (Germaine De Leon) a fellow assassin, son of De la Vega and her lover, that she wants to stop killing people. Kaleb tells her that he will speak to his father after one last job. 

No Estoy Loco -review (Netflix)

  Carolina (Paz Bascuñán) is woken up on her thirty-eighth birthday by her husband, Fernando (Marcial Tagle) with breakfast in bed and the gift of a new car. He even buys her a couple of tickets for a cruise around the Greek Islands, though he does stipulate that he has bought them so as she could go away with a friend. Though she is appreciative of his attention, she finds his kindness a little strange. 

Good Sam – review (Netflix)

  New York reporter, Kate Bradley (Tiya Sircar) likes to take risks in pursuit of newsworthy stories. When she takes an unnecessary risk to film a dangerous fire, a fire at which she meets one of the firefighters, Eric Hayes (Chad Connell), her boss, David Dyal (Mark Camacho) pulls her off of dangerous stories and sends her out to interview a woman, Christina Gomez (Christina Tannous), who anonymously receives one hundred thousand dollars on her doorstep. 

Devil At The Crossroads – review

Even though slavery was abolished in the United States in 1865, the effects and influence of it still persisted over the next hundred years and beyond. Though slavery was abolished, many opposed the freedom of black people, some violently so, giving rise to the Ku Klux Klan, a pro-white resistance group formed in the deep South in 1866. 

See You Yesterday – review (Netflix)

Claudette ‘CJ’ Walker (Edna Duncan-Smith) and Sebastian J Thomas (Dante Crichlow) are best friends and science geniuses. They are both at the Bronx Science School and, with the summer holidays coming, are hoping to win a Science expo that is coming up in a weeks time. 

La Tribu – review (Netflix)

  Fidel (Paco León), an unpopular human resources manager for a large company, life falls apart when he is caught, on film, having an affair with a colleague as company workers protest about the recent layoffs he implemented. Unable to extricate himself from a sexual position, he and his conquest are removed by an ambulance crew through the office, much to the delight of disgruntled staff who film the embarrassed pair, the resulting video going viral on the internet. 

Peelers – review (Netflix)

Ladies and gentleman, we have a contender. I have watched a lot of terrible films on Netflix, mostly, I tell myself, to review them. There is, of course, a perverse joy in watching terrible films, but there are some films that test even yours truly’s capacity for awful. 

Blind Date – review (Netflix)

When a young, shy pianist, (Mélanie Bernier) moves into an apartment, living away from home for the first time, she finds that she is neighbours with a curmudgeonly inventor, (Clovis Cornillac) who tries to scare her out of her apartment, with an elaborate scam of moving objects and a scary soundscape he has set up so as to deter anyone from taking the apartment.