Notes on Netflix: The Final Girls

The Final Girls – Todd Strauss-Schulson, 2015, 15 Netflix rates it: 5/5 I rate it: 5/5 Strauss-Schulson’s The Final Girls opens with a clip of cheesy 80s slasher film Camp Bloodbath being watched by the leading actress’ daughter Max (Taissa Farmiga), as her mother (Malin Åkerman) attends an audition. After witnessing her mother’s death in a car accident, the film flashes forward three years and … Continue reading Notes on Netflix: The Final Girls

Notes on Netflix: Laggies

Laggies – Lynn Shelton, 2014, 15   Netflix rates it: 4.5/5 I rate it: 4/5 Laggies follows twenty-eight- year-old Megan (Keira Knightley) as she comes to the realisation that she’s just not ready for any of the responsibilities expected of someone her age; spinning a sign advertising her Dad’s business is about all she can manage to do with her time. With both marriage and godparent-hood looming on … Continue reading Notes on Netflix: Laggies

Notes on Netflix: February

February – Oz Perkins, 15, 2015   Netflix rates it: 1/5 I rate it: 2/5 February, also known by revised title The Blackcoat’s Daughter, follows Kat (Kiernan Shipka) and Rose (Lucy Boynton) as they remain at their prestigious boarding school over the winter break. Both left waiting for their parents to pick them up, Rose and Kat are reluctantly forced to converse and put up … Continue reading Notes on Netflix: February