Seeing The New Land a year after The Emigrants is like picking up a novel you had put down the day before. The story comes flooding back, and what you saw in the first half—the firm, deep-toned preparation—“pays off” in the second half.
Day for Night has the Truffaut proportion and grace, and it can please those who have grown up with Truffaut’s films — especially those for whom Jean-Pierre Leaud as Antoine Doinel has become part of their own autobiographies, with Antoine’s compromises and modest successes paralleling their own.
Filipino-American comic Jo Koy returns with another Netflix special, aptly titled Comin’ In Hot. With a variety of different accents and some topical stereotypical humour, Jo Koy delivers a fresh hour of comedy, building on the success of what’s come before.