The Boys – Season 2

The high-octane dark underbelly of the Superhero business continues in this gripping second season, and while the plot seemed to split out into many threads to follow, it remained unmissable due to the sheer fucking ludicrous awesomeness of spectacle and content – involving many a Facebook post from people saying …

The Mandalorian

The Star Wars story that had everyone talking.  I thought it was fine.  I don’t know why I have such a high expectation of the Star Wars universe for good storytelling, particularly in spite of the overwhelming evidence to the contrary…  but this simultaneously gave screentime to a mysterious figure …

Russian Doll

Quirky as fuck Groundhog Day, led my Natasha Lyonne as a game developer who keeps dying and then respawning back at her own birthday party, leaving her to try to solve what’s going on and unlock the mystery.  Exquisitely shot & quite compelling, yet still leaves simpletons like me wondering …

Maniac

Really interesting scifi/thriller/comedy about a near-future world and some disparate folks undergoing psychoactive drug trials, which is really difficult to explain but definitely made for a few hours of excellent viewing. Reminded me a lot of Brazil, but with more modernly interpreted retro-future features.  If THAT makes any sense. 👍

Altered Carbon

One of the most difficult to get into series I think I’ve ever seen, but once you’re inside, HOLD ON – the story twists and turns, and the story you think you’re watching one episode is nothing like what you’re looking at 3 or 4 eps later. Richly told, intelligent …