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Miv Evans is a British writer who relocated to Los Angeles in 2005. She has written 300+ film reviews and her debut novel was published in 2014.

Mister America – En Route to the White House

Mister America is a mockumentary that satirizes an aspiring politician. A very rich vein to tap. Unfortunately, however, the politician is hopelessly inadequate, and...

Always In Season

Documentaries generally inform, shine a light or launch a crusade. Always in Season does the first two with aplomb so hopefully a march for...

Where’s My Roy Cohn? – Ask Trump

Where's My Roy Cohn is a documentary about a genius lawyer and power broker who reached giddy heights before overplaying his hand and crashing...

Girls of the Sun

This is a dramatization of a true story about a group of women who are captured by ISIS. They eventually escape and take up...

QUINCY – the Jones Kid

This is a documentary about Quincy Jones, the iconic American musician, composer and producer. His career spans decades. Emmys are still dropping in his...

A PRIVATE WAR

This biopic follows the path of veteran war correspondent Marie Colvin. It swoops from one front line to the next, fighting its way past...

THE BLEEDING EDGE – Shocking Netflix Documentary

This is a compelling insight into the world of medical devices. It's scary stuff but, as the narrative peels back the facts, fear is...

ANON – Withholding the Future

The citizens in 'Anon' have been implanted with a chip that records all their actions. Every byte of this intel is on a display...

Leave No Trace – An All Around Wilderness

This is a story about a father and daughter who have rejected society and everything else the world has to offer. It's an intriguing...

ABACUS: Small Enough To Jail (Documentary)

All the banks involved in the 2008 financial crisis were given fines and a slap on the wrist - except for one. The family...

THE ESCAPE – With a Soft Landing

This is a story about a woman who can't enjoy anyone or anything. But instead of pulling on her heroine boots and fighting for...

PHANTOM THREAD – Before Weinstein Got Outed

This story is about an iconic fashion designer who abuses those around him. Despite such abhorrent behavior, he finds happiness. This sends a message...

LIFE – Trouble in Space

Life is a space horror that lacks just about everything. There's no growing tension and not a single twist or turn. It skips over...

THE ASSIGNMENT – Styled in the Asylum

This is a pitch black idea. Had it been nurtured with realism and sprinkled with the minutiae of life, it could have made a...

WILSON – Nobody’s Hero

The audience I watched this movie with remained in stony silence until the final, uninspiring end. So the producers calling it a comedy is...

Little Sister – nun takes life too seriously

Little Sister is a movie about a nun, a pot smoking mom, a recluse and his over-sexed girlfriend, which are all great fodder for...

The Siege of Jadotville – Courtesy of the Fighting Irish

This David and Goliath story unravels against a backdrop of international intrigue, corrupt politicians, inept military command, all set on a stage covered in...

Fences – could this be a Talk Show?

After being bombarded for 2 hours 19 minutes by incessant dialogue, I realized not only why theaters have an interval, but why they always...

Nocturnal Animals: A Movie With No Beginning, Middle or End

The opening sequence of Nocturnal Animals shows a naked woman shaking her morbidly obese body for a lot longer than is comfortable to watch....

Amanda Knox – Courting the Press

One of the reasons Netflix financed this documentary could be that Amanda Knox narrates in person. However, her presence is far from charismatic as...