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.

Movie Review: The Half of It 🥟

The Half of It is a sophisticated coming-of-age film about first love, sexuality and friendship.

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Leah Lewis stars as Ellie Chu in The Half of It. CREDIT: Netflix

This post for The Half of It is spoiler-free.

The Half of It (written and directed by Alice Wu) follows the straight-A student Ellie Chu (Leah Lewis) who is hired by her schoolmate Paul Munsky (Daniel Diemer) to write a love letter to his crush Aster Flores (Alexxis Lemire).

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TV Review: Never Have I Ever Season 1 🛵

Never Have I Ever is like every teen dramedy ever made, but with a touch of Indian.

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From left to right: Maitreyi Ramakrishnan, Ramona Young and Lee Rodriguez star in Never Have I Ever. CREDIT: Netflix

This post for Never Have I Ever Season 1 is spoiler-free.

Never Have I Ever (2020, created by Mindy Kaling and Lang Fisher) follows the life of high school teen Devi Vishwakumar (Maitreyi Ramakrishnan) after her dad (Sendhil Ramamurthy) dies of a sudden heart attack. With updated pop culture references and slangs that Gen-Zers are using these days, Never Have I Ever Season 1 explores grief and trauma through the lens of a teenager.  

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Movie Review: Dangerous Lies 💎

Dangerous Lies adds on to Netflix’s collection of Lifetime-esque movies.

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Jessie T. Usher (left) and Camila Mendes (right) star as a married couple in Dangerous Lies. CREDIT: Netflix

This post for Dangerous Lies contains minor spoilers.

Dangerous Lies (2020, directed by Michael M. Scott) follows the story of a couple—Katie (Camila Mendes) and Adam (Jessie T. Usher)—who find themselves being given an unexpected fortune. 

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TV Shows I’ve watched during my self-isolation 🏠

Self-isolation has become a normalcy for everyone around the world due to the spread of COVID-19 (aka coronavirus). To keep busy, most have stuck to streaming services for salvation.

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#StayHome. CREDIT: INTO ACTION

I thought I would share some of the less recommended shows I’ve watched during this period, that isn’t Tiger King (2020) or TikTok videos. Below is a non-exhaustive list of television series I’ve watched since late-March.

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Movie Review: The Invisible Man 👻

Suspenseful and intense—The Invisible Man was a gripping film through and through.

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Elisabeth Moss stars as Cecilia in The Invisible Man. CREDIT: Universal Pictures

This post for The Invisible Man is spoiler-free.

The Invisible Man (2020, written and directed by Leigh Whannell) tells the story of Cecilia (Elisabeth Moss), who is being stalked by her rich and manipulative boyfriend Adrian (Oliver Jackson-Cohen).

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Movie Review: Birds of Prey: And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn 🌈💎🏹🔫🎤

Birds of Prey: And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn is colourful, fun and action-packed.

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From left to right: Rosie Perez, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Margot Robbie, Ella Jay Basco and Jurnee Smollett-Bell star in Birds of Prey. CREDIT: Warner Bros.

This post for Birds of Prey: And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn is spoiler-free.

The highly-anticipated Birds of Prey: And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn (2020, directed by Cathy Yan) features Harley Quinn in her post-breakup life without the Joker (Jared Leto). 

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