Posts by Tracy Low

Loves good and bad TV; same goes for movies. My screen blog is for me to critically analyse and review the TV shows and movies that I watch.

TV Review: Big Little Lies S02E06 “The Bad Mother” 👩🏼‍⚖️

One thing’s for sure—there are no bad mother in Big Little Lies.

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Nicole Kidman stars as Celeste Wright in Big Little Lies. CREDIT: HBO

This post for Big Little Lies “The Bad Mother” contains spoilers.

Despite all the lies and dishonesty surrounding Season 2 of Big Little Lies, you can’t say that Celeste (Nicole Kidman), Madeline (Reese Witherspoon), Jane (Shailene Woodley), Renata (Laura Dern) and Bonnie (Zoë Kravitz) are not good mothers because no matter what the circumstances are, they put their children in first priority.

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Movie Review: Crawl 🐊

Crawl takes audiences on an emotionally thrilling journey surrounded by alligators.

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Kaya Scodelario stars as Haley in Crawl. CREDIT: Paramount Pictures

This post for Crawl is spoiler-free.

When the opening scene of Crawl (2019, directed by Alexandre Aja) started rolling, it immediately felt suggestive of a typical sports genre movie about an Olympic athlete; but as the next 15 or so minutes go by, the movie shifts its tone to something more apocalyptic as the main plot becomes centred around a Category 5 hurricane set in Florida, in which Haley (Kaya Scodelario) must go and check on her father Dave (Barry Pepper) to ensure that he is safe and sound.

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TV Review: Stranger Things 3 🥤🍿

From drawing to screen, Stranger Things 3 brings “The Mind Flayer” to life in a spectacular way.

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This post for Stranger Things 3 contains spoilers.

In this third season of the phenomenal Netflix original television series, Stranger Things 3 (2016—, created by The Duffer Brothers) brings back the amphibian-like monsters and takes audiences on an action-packed and special effects-filled adventure in the summer of 1985.

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Movie Review: Child’s Play (2019) 🔪⚙️

Did nobody give the people behind Child’s Play a heads up on Black Mirror’s Ashley O?

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 Mark Hamill voices Chucky (left) and Gabriel Bateman stars as his owner Andy (right). CREDIT: Orion Pictures

This post for Child’s Play is spoiler-free.

Child’s Play (2019, directed by Lars Klevberg) brings back the iconic and terrifyingly sadistic companion doll Chucky (Mark Hamill) to the big screen. This time, the ginger-haired doll is upgraded to a smart doll that can sync up all your data through the Kaslan cloud, which is clearly a parody of the Apple iCloud or Google Sync.

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TV Review: Big Little Lies S02E05 “Kill Me” 🛶

It seems like at least one of the Monterey Five is headed to an undesirable end no matter what.

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Shailene Woodley stars as Jane in Big Little Lies. CREDIT: HBO

This post for Big Little Lies “Kill Me” contains spoilers.

Is “Kill Me” (2019, directed by Andrea Arnold) a metaphor for how the Monterey Five are feeling in this week’s episode of Big Little Lies? Because it certainly seems like it.

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Movie Review: Spider-Man: Far from Home 🕷️💂🏻‍♀️

Spider-Man: Far from Home not only managed to shock audiences, but it teased a very exciting future for the teenage web shooter.

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Tom Holland stars as Peter Parker/Spider-Man in Spider-Man: Far from Home. CREDIT: Sony Pictures

This post for Spider-Man: Far From Home contains spoilers.

Set immediately after the events of Avengers: End Game, Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019, directed by Jon Watts) passes the baton of the Avengers’ legacy to a web-slinging teenager from Queens, New York.

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TV Review: Big Little Lies S02E04 “She Knows” 🤫

The Monterey Five all have one thing in common now apart from the lies—they’re all powerless.

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Reese Witherspoon stars as Madeline in Big Little Lies. CREDIT: HBO

This post for Big Little Lies “She Knows” contains spoilers.

Who would have thought that one man’s death would cause so much trouble for the Monterey Five? Celeste (Nicole Kidman), Madeline (Reese Witherspoon), Jane (Shailene Woodley), Renata (Laura Dern) and Bonnie (Zoë Kravitz) all come face-to-face with major issues in their lives in “She Knows” (2019, directed by Andrea Arnold).

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