THE SOPRANOS (1999 – 2007) – ONE OF THE GREATEST TV SHOWS EVER MADE

The Sopranos is an American crime drama television series created by David Chase. The story revolves around Tony Soprano (James Gandolfini), a New Jersey-based Italian-American mobster, portraying the difficulties that he faces as he tries to balance his family life with his role as the leader of a criminal organization. These are explored during hisContinue reading “THE SOPRANOS (1999 – 2007) – ONE OF THE GREATEST TV SHOWS EVER MADE”

ALL OF US ARE DEAD (2022) – KOREAN ZOMBIE THRILLER IS DEVASTATINGLY HAUNTING

All of Us Are Dead (Korean: Jigeum Uri Hakgyoneun; lit. Now at Our School) is a South Korean coming-of-age zombie apocalypse horror streaming television series. It stars Park Ji-hu, Yoon Chan-young, Cho Yi-hyun, Lomon, Yoo In-soo, Lee Yoo-mi, Kim Byung-chul, Lee Kyu-hyung, and Jeon Bae-soo. The series mostly takes place at a high school inContinue reading “ALL OF US ARE DEAD (2022) – KOREAN ZOMBIE THRILLER IS DEVASTATINGLY HAUNTING”

KINGDOM (2019 – 2021) – KOREAN ZOMBIE THRILLER IS A HIT

Kingdom is a 2019 South Korean political period horror thriller streaming television series, created and written by Kim Eun-hee, available on Netflix. It is set in the 16th century three years after the end of the Imjin War. Kingdom takes place in a fictional, medieval-inspired Joseon Kingdom and blends political thriller and elements from zombieContinue reading “KINGDOM (2019 – 2021) – KOREAN ZOMBIE THRILLER IS A HIT”

THE HAUNTING OF BLY MANOR (2020) – NETFLIX’S HORROR MINISERIES IS A HIT

The Haunting of Bly Manor is an American gothic romance/drama streaming television miniseries created by Mike Flanagan, and released on October 9, 2020 by Netflix. It mostly acts as an adaptation of the 1898 novella The Turn of the Screw by Henry James, but also includes other elements either based on James’ other works orContinue reading “THE HAUNTING OF BLY MANOR (2020) – NETFLIX’S HORROR MINISERIES IS A HIT”

FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS (2006-2011) – A MASTERPIECE WORTH BINGEING ON

Friday Night Lights is an American sports drama television series developed by Peter Berg, that is inspired by the 1990 nonfiction book by H. G. Bissinger, which was adapted as the 2004 film of the same name by Berg. The series is about a high school football team in the fictional town of Dillon, aContinue reading “FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS (2006-2011) – A MASTERPIECE WORTH BINGEING ON”

SQUID GAME (OJING-EO GEIM) (2021) – KOREAN THRILLER IS THE BEST THING YOU WILL STREAM ANYWHERE RIGHT NOW

Squid Game is a South Korean survival drama television series created by Hwang Dong-hyuk for Netflix. The series revolves around a contest in which 456 players are chosen from different walks of life to compete in a series of children’s games. Each of them is deeply in debt and chosen for the chance to winContinue reading “SQUID GAME (OJING-EO GEIM) (2021) – KOREAN THRILLER IS THE BEST THING YOU WILL STREAM ANYWHERE RIGHT NOW”

SACRED GAMES (2018 – 2019) – NETFLIX’S HIT INDIAN THRILLER IS A GAMECHANGER

Sacred Games is an Indian Hindi language crime thriller that is based upon Vikram Chandra’s 2006 book of the same name. Having read the book I was looking forward to the seeing the show and was not disappointed, which is mostly the case when Movies or Shows are based on books as most of theContinue reading “SACRED GAMES (2018 – 2019) – NETFLIX’S HIT INDIAN THRILLER IS A GAMECHANGER”

THE TERROR (2018-PRESENT) – AMC’s HORROR ANTHOLOGY IMPRESSES AND ENTERTAINS

The Terror is an American horror drama anthology television series. The series is named after Dan Simmons’s 2007 novel, which serves as the basis for the first season. It premiered on March 25, 2018 and the second season, subtitled Infamy, premiered on August 12, 2019. The first season was developed by David Kajganich and isContinue reading “THE TERROR (2018-PRESENT) – AMC’s HORROR ANTHOLOGY IMPRESSES AND ENTERTAINS”

TED LASSO (2020*) – OPTIMISM AND CHEER FLOW EASILY IN THIS JASON SUDEIKIS COMEDY

Ted Lasso is an American comedy that premiered in 2020 on Apple TV+. It stars Jason Sudeikis as Ted Lasso, an American football college-level coach who gets hired to manage a fictional Premier League football club – AFC Richmond. The show delivered Jason Sudeikis his first ever Golden Globe this year and for good reasonContinue reading “TED LASSO (2020*) – OPTIMISM AND CHEER FLOW EASILY IN THIS JASON SUDEIKIS COMEDY”

SPARTACUS (2010 – 2013) – HIGHLY ENTERTAINING ROMAN ERA DEPICTION OF GLADIATORS AND THE SLAVE REBELLION

Spartacus: Blood & Sand was the first season of the American television series Spartacus. The series was inspired by the historical figure of Spartacus (played by Andy Whitfield in the first season and Liam McIntyre for the third and fourth season, after Andy Whitfield was diagnosed with cancer), a Thracian gladiator who from 73 toContinue reading “SPARTACUS (2010 – 2013) – HIGHLY ENTERTAINING ROMAN ERA DEPICTION OF GLADIATORS AND THE SLAVE REBELLION”

4 BLOCKS (2017-2019*) – GERMAN GANGSTER THRILLER DOESN’T DISAPPOINT

4 Blocks is a German crime drama series. It stars Kida Khodr Ramadan as Ali “Toni“ Hamady, the leader of a Lebanese crime family and drug cartel in Berlin-Neukölln. He is forced to postpone his plans to leave the business to live an ordinary life with his wife, played by Maryam Zaree, when his brother-in-law,Continue reading “4 BLOCKS (2017-2019*) – GERMAN GANGSTER THRILLER DOESN’T DISAPPOINT”

CHERNOBYL (2019) – A RIVETING PORTRAYAL OF INCOMPETENCY AND COURAGE

HBO’s 2019 drama mini-series is one of the best historical drama mini-series ever made. Period. Now that we have gotten that statement out of the way, let’s discuss what makes Chernobyl such an amazing TV show. Chernobyl was produced by HBO (USA) & Sky (UK) and it covers the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster and theContinue reading “CHERNOBYL (2019) – A RIVETING PORTRAYAL OF INCOMPETENCY AND COURAGE”