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 S02E07 “I Want to Know” 🚔

Big Little Lies Season 2, sadly, does not end with a bang.

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

This post for Big Little Lies “I Want to Know” contains spoilers.

Big Little Lies is and will always be one of the greatest television shows ever made, especially in the #MeToo and #TimesUp era; but I would have preferred for the series to end in Season 1, had I known how the writers intended to end Season 2.

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Movie Review: Parasite (기생충) ⛰️

Parasite (기생충) poignantly translates the social issue of poverty through the lens of a family of four.

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From left to right: Choi Woo-shik, Song Kang-ho, Jang Hye-jin and Park So-Dam star in Parasite (기생충). CREDIT: CJ Entertainment

This post for Parasite (기생충) is spoiler-free.

Parasite (2019, directed by Bong Joon-ho) is one of the most mind-boggling films I have ever watched. The critically acclaimed South Korean film follows the lives of a family of four, who are struggling to keep afloat financially, as all of them are unable to find jobs.

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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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