Aurora Amidon

Aurora Amidon spends her days running the Great Expectations column and trying to convince people that Hostel II is one of the best movies of all time. Read her mostly embarrassing tweets here: @aurora_amidon.
Barbarian Explained

The Ending of ‘Barbarian’ Explained

By Aurora Amidon 

In addition to being a downright terrifying horror flick, ‘Barbarian’ shrewdly explores themes of abuse and trauma.

Barbarian Review

‘Barbarian’ Is a Relentlessly Terrifying Horror Feat That Will Keep You Guessing

By Aurora Amidon 

There’s one thing you can be sure of when watching this new horror movie: you have no idea what comes next.

Partner Track Review Arden Cho

Romance Fiends Won’t Object to New Legal Series ‘Partner Track’

By Aurora Amidon 

Georgia Lee’s ‘Partner Track’ favors romance over the law, for better or worse.

Partner Track Explained

The Ending of ‘Partner Track’ Explained

By Aurora Amidon 

Netflix’s ‘Partner Track’ ends with a shocking discovery: one that could make for a tumultuous second season.

Day Shift Explained

The Ending of ‘Day Shift’ Explained

By Aurora Amidon 

At the end of ‘Day Shift,’ a surprising final shot teases at a sequel.


The Ending of ‘Carter’ Explained

By Aurora Amidon 

Korean action thriller Carter wraps up nicely at the end – until the final shot, that is.

The Gray Man Ending Explained

The Ending of ‘The Gray Man’ Explained

By Aurora Amidon 

The ending of ‘The Gray Man’ hints at a delightfully sinister premise for a potential sequel.

Persuasion Netflix Review

Netflix’s ‘Persuasion’ is an Affront to Jane Austen

By Aurora Amidon 

Netflix’s new adaptation of Jane Austen’s ‘Persuasion’ has next to nothing to do with its source material.

The Man From Toronto

Sloppy Execution Assassinates a Fun Conceit in ‘The Man from Toronto’

By Aurora Amidon 

In Netflix’s newest action flick, it doesn’t feel like anyone involved is that invested.