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Beat – Existentialism, Stoicism Meet Berlin Techno Club Scene

The beat never stops in this Amazon original drama set in Berlin.  It takes a deeply disturbing human art installation, we'll just call it...
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The Expanse – How Much We Have! How Little We...

"The Expanse" is a story about the haves and the have nots.  A classic story of social strata, of those who work to change...

The Order – Where’s Joss Weadon When You Need Him?

So, I suppose it's unfair to compare Netflix' "The Order" to shows of the same genre made about 20 years ago.  But what's truly...

At What Cost Your Soul?

If we can live in a world of good and evil, then we know what it is to compromise - with God, with ourselves. ...

The Umbrella Academy – Solid Storytelling, Extraordinary Acting!

  Netflix' "The Umbrella Academy" takes center stage and demands the attention it deserves.  Premiered February 15th, the darkly comedic, dystopian superhero story developed by...

The Man in the High Castle – Season 3 is Out!

After waiting an interminable time for Season 3 to come out, I finally sat down and binged on "The Man in the High Castle". ...
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The Last Kingdom – Season 3 is the Best!

"The Last Kingdom" was the beginning of many more, all fashioned in the same history, repeating itself for all to learn.  If King Alfred's...

Hand of God – God’s Will in Human Hands

https://youtu.be/iLuKzH-igLo   Amazon's "Hand of God" is set in Los Angeles, San Vicente, California - where the action takes place, and we're not talking about the...

HBO’s Sharp Objects is a Mother of a Story!

Sharp Objects centers on newspaper reporter, Camille Preaker (Amy Adams), and the small town of Wind Gap, Missouri where a little girl’s been murdered...
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Stephen King’s “Mr. Mercedes” Feels Right at Home

  It’s hard to go forward without one last look at Season One.  After all, it’s the reason we’ve come back.  The show handed us characters to...
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The End of the F***ing World – Pretty F***ing Great

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vbiiik_T3Bo     Is it the end of the world?  Sometimes it really feels like it.  Now imagine you're 17, living in some English suburbia, smarter than...
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“Occupied” – Can This Stuff Really Happen?

It could very well be that Erik Skjoldbjærg, creator/director of Scandinavia TV's "Occupied" is a genius.  This television series has everything going for it:...