The Northman

Starring: Alexander Skarsgard, Nicole Kidman, Claes Bang, Ethan Hawke, Anya Taylor Joy, and Willem Dafoe. Directed By: Robert Eggers Where I Watched It: Peacock English Audio Description Available?: Yes The Plot: Hamlet. With Vikings. It’s a lot more fun if you think of how closely this follows the plot of The Lion King. Which is also… Hamlet. What Works: If you pop over to IMDB, you see that in the plot description for the film, you get “From visionary director Robert Eggers”, which is quite a leap there. I guess his third major feature makes him a visionary director worth … Continue reading The Northman

Moon Knight (Pilot)

Starring: Oscar Issac and Ethan Hawke. Where I Watched It: Disney Plus English Audio Description Available?: Yes The Plot: Steven (Issac) works at a museum. This is also the Marvel introduction to Moon Knight. So, trying to explain this to you would involve spoilers. But, yes, Steven works at a museum. What Works: I know the critics have been getting screener access to the first four episodes, but I like to review pilots, because you’re never guaranteed an audience will come back for more if the pilot doesn’t work. So it really doesn’t matter if the show picks up in … Continue reading Moon Knight (Pilot)