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.
Maid Netflix Series

‘Maid’ Empathically Shines a Light on the Harsh Realities of Poverty

By Aurora Amidon 

The Netflix series, based on the bestselling memoir, also features a rock-solid performance by Margaret Qualley.

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What to Expect from the ‘Captain Marvel’ Sequel ‘The Marvels’

By Aurora Amidon 

The sequel to ‘Captain Marvel’ will also be a follow-up to the series ‘Ms. Marvel.’

Scenes From A Marriage Remake

What to Expect from the Remake of Ingmar Bergman’s ‘Scenes From a Marriage’

By Aurora Amidon 

It’s not easy to follow in Ingmar Bergman’s footsteps. But Hagai Levi is going to try.

Last Night In Soho

What to Expect from Edgar Wright’s ‘Last Night in Soho’

By Aurora Amidon 

Have you ever wondered what a straight-up horror movie directed by Edgar Wright would look like?

Amazon Cinderella

What to Expect from Amazon’s ‘Cinderella’

By Aurora Amidon 

This isn’t your classic fairytale.

The French Dispatch True Stories And Characters

What to Expect from Wes Anderson’s ‘The French Dispatch’

By Aurora Amidon 

Grab your beret and your harpsichord: a new Wes Anderson film is hitting the theaters.

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What to Expect from ‘The Eyes of Tammy Faye’

By Aurora Amidon 

In the upcoming biopic, Jessica Chastain makes the transformation of a lifetime.

The Chair Netflix Sandra Oh

‘The Chair’ Strikes a Perfect Balance Between Funny and Earnest

By Aurora Amidon 

Amanda Peet and Annie Wyman’s Netflix series asks the hard questions about academia.

Beckett Ending Netflix Washington Vikander

The Ending of ‘Beckett’ Explained

By Aurora Amidon 

John David Washington’s latest protagonist boldly confronts grief and guilt.