Hulu’s ‘The Ultimate Playlist of Noise’ is a lesson in how not to write a female love interest

Meet Wendy, your newer, edgier Manic Pixie Dream Girl. Image: HULU By Brooke Bajgrowicz2021-01-15 12:00:00 UTC I was a little worried about Hulu’s recent film release, The Ultimate Playlist of Noise, even before I watched it. The trailer teased a fair amount of young adult entertainment tropes, including that of the sick-teen-in-love, found in films…

‘The Midnight Sky’ Film Review: George Clooney Saves the Universe in Patchwork Sci-Fi Saga

Philippe Antonello/Netflix There’s a lot that’s frustrating about George Clooney’s new film “The Midnight Sky,” from its egregious borrowing from any number of better movies to its pacing issues, but thanks to a few grace notes, its shortcomings are mostly forgivable. Premiering December 23 on Netflix, it’s a film that sees Clooney entering a new…