Why you’re going to end up subscribing to Quibi

If you had asked me just two months ago about the prospects of a new streaming service, chances are I would think your money could be better spent somewhere else.  We live in a new saturated market of streaming where every entertainment entity wants to upload their content for the masses at a monthly cost. With Netflix serving as the father model, Disney +, Amazon Video, Hulu and the upcoming HBO Max and Peacock are … Read MoreWhy you’re going to end up subscribing to Quibi

What happened to the romantic comedy?

I have a distinct memory of scrolling on my TV guide when I was about 10 or 11 in my living room when my mom came up from behind me screaming, “DON’T CHANGE THE CHANNEL!” It was the beginning of When Harry Met Sally.  Waitress: Hi, what can I get ya? Harry: I’ll have a number three. Sally: I’d like the chef salad please with the oil and vinegar on the side and the apple … Read MoreWhat happened to the romantic comedy?

No, streaming is not the enemy of cinemas

During one of my compulsive Instagram scrolls the other day, I found a fantastic quote from a literary account I follow, LitBowl (check them out; their stuff will make you think, cry, feel–the essentials).  It came from Max Porter’s Grief is the Thing of Feathers and it goes a little something like this: “I remember my first date, aged fifteen, with a girl called Hilary Gidding. A coin fell down the back of the cinema … Read MoreNo, streaming is not the enemy of cinemas