Gillian Jacobs

Film Review: Come Play is an effective scarer for those seeking easy thrills

August 18, 2021

One of the few horror efforts from 2020 that dared an American theatrical release last year – only one minor delay period and no being sold to a streaming service – Come Play, though perhaps stuck with the stigma of being a “direct to digital release” here in Australia, is a worthy scarer that utilises […]

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Review: Netflix’s second season of LOVE rarely delivers a dull moment in its earnest adventure through modern romance

March 7, 2017

The first season of Judd Apatow‘s LOVE wasn’t the most hyped series of Netflix’s roster, but regardless it proved a refreshing take on what a romantic comedy series could be. For the most part, it leaned away from the tropes and kept the focus not on this idealised way we expect romance to be, but […]

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TV Review: Love : The Complete First Season (USA, 2016)

February 23, 2016

Created and written by comedic auteur Judd Apatow, Love  approaches things from a different place to Netflix’s other efforts. As I said in my impressions piece, Love is best described as a slightly more-grounded You’re The Worst.  It’s not interested in the melodramatic highs of modern relationships – but the long awkward and often-mundane moments between them. It’s a show […]

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Our first impressions of Netflix and Judd Apatow’s new romantic comedy Love

February 21, 2016

Created and written by comedic auteur Judd Apatow, Love is the latest comedy to join Netflix’s increasingly-impressive lineup. While we’re only a few episodes in, it’s already very clear Love is approaching things from a different place to Netflix’s other efforts. It’s less of a traditional sitcom than Grace & Frankie, it lacks the drama of Orange is […]

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