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.

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.

Spiderhead Explained Netflix Movie

The Ending of ‘Spiderhead’ Explained

By Aurora Amidon 

In ‘Spiderhead,’ nothing is what it seems. Here’s a breakdown of that wild twist ending,

Spiderhead Review Netflix Movie

‘Spiderhead’ Is a Compelling Sci-Fi Flick with a Painfully Messy Third Act

By Aurora Amidon 

In Netflix’s ‘Spiderhead,” Joseph Kosinski would have been better off sticking to the source material.


‘Interceptor’ is an Action Romp That’s Missing the Fun

By Aurora Amidon 

Netflix’s new action film looks pretty standard, but Elsa Pataky and some solid beatdowns stand out.

A Perfect Pairing

‘A Perfect Pairing’ Has All the Notes of a Feel-Good Time

By Aurora Amidon 

Victoria Justice heads Down Under, Netflix style… but it’s still a good time.

The Bubble

Judd Apatow Misses His Own Joke in the Pandemic Comedy ‘The Bubble’

By Aurora Amidon 

Did someone actually ask for another pandemic film? Anyone? No?