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Cas Harlow works as the movie review coordinator for AVForums and is responsible for all the cinema, streaming, Blu-ray and 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray content. He also organises the movie coverage, PR screenings, PR discs and competitions, and produces reviews and articles for the site, as well as participating in the podcasts.
Cas has been reviewing movie content and discs for over 20 years, is an avid film buff and is our resident movies expert, having reviewed several thousand titles both on the Big and Small Screen, across DVD, HD DVD, Blu-ray and now Ultra HD Blu-ray.
Cas is also a non-practising Barrister and practicing Solicitor and has a degree in Electronic Engineering and a Postgrad in Law.
The Expanse Season 6 - Final Season (Amazon) TV Show Review
by Cas Harlow
Amazon's tremendous The Expanse returns for a final 6 episodes, but is that enough time to finish this story?
Movies & TV Review
First Date Movie Review
by Cas Harlow
Viewed as some cheap-as-chips am-dram Tarantino tribute, Sundance darling First Date is an 'interesting' debut from writer/directors Manuel Crosby and Daniel Knapp that somehow just about lands on the right side of respectful.
Maggie Gyllenhaal's strikingly assured directorial debut will likely garner a lot of attention, not least for a trifecta of excellent performances from Olivia Colman, Jessie Buckley and Dakota Johnson.
Still reeling from the ongoing pandemic, cinema has come back with a bang arguably better than anybody could have expected, with a few strong Big Screen hitters, and plenty of heavyweight smaller support.
Arcane: League of Legends - Season 1 (Netflix) TV Show Review
by Cas Harlow
Stunningly animated, superbly scored, perfectly voice acted, exquisitely unfolded, with wonderful world-building, and action and impact in equal measure, should Netflix's Arcane go straight to the top of your watchlist?
Less a Ritchie film that happens to star Statham and more a Statham flick which happens to have been directed by Ritchie, Wrath of Man comes up short against its Heat / The Town peers but is an otherwise solid enough little crime thriller, and now on Amazon Prime!
Did Arrowverse secretly spawn a big budget, character-driven TV show about Superman that nobody would have believed could have been possible, and did BBC then drop the entire first season this weekend?
Kristen Stewart is outstanding in Pablo Larraín's second First Lady biopic after Jackie, here taking a richly fish-eyed look at isolation and mental illness in the land of the blindly privileged, and paying fitting tribute to a lost soul.