Netflix’s ‘The Last Czars’ is a shallow, melodramatic docudrama

July 17, 2019

This advice typically applies to overachieving high school students, but it studies just as well for docudrama series. Without a bold artistic imagination, the blending of narrative Tv and documentary filmmaking is doomed to failure. is a prime example. The Last Czars googletag.cmd.push( purpose() googletag.display( ‘end’ ); ); Read more: https :// upstream/ netflix-the-last-czars-review /


Sorry, but some ‘Seinfeld’ classics feel every bit of 30 years old

July 16, 2019

(CNN)I was always more of a “Friends” person. In the World Series of series known all over the world, “Friends” would be my Most Valuable Player every single time. Suddenly, my trusty ticket out of a conversation about TV I don’t want to talk about became a ticket into an assignment revisiting some of the show’s classic episodes as someone who has not watched a lot of “Seinfeld.” I never…


‘Jessica Jones’ returns in fine form in season 3

June 24, 2019

This review includes no major spoilers. Jessica Jones After casting Jessica as a self-destructive loner in the first two seasons, season 3 wisely gives her more screen occasion with her adoptive sister Trish Walker( Rachael Taylor ). Determined to be used in Jessica’s footsteps, Trish gained superpowers last season. Since then, she’s become another one of New York’s street-level vigilantes, haunted with does No longer controlled by the ghosts of…


13 TV shows on Netflix you should watch right now

June 12, 2019

dishes out more than we can keep up with, but let’s not forget about the non-original TV shows you can discover. Shows like The Office and Friends got a major viewership increase from being on the platform and ranked among, but eventually, they’ll as new streaming services can be taken their licensed titles. The upside: “Theres a lot” of newer , non-original TV proves on Netflix that you can get…


How to watch ‘American Princess’ for free

June 11, 2019

From the brilliant comedy intellects of Jamie Denbo( Ronna and Beverly, The Heat) and Jenji Kohan( Orange is the New Black) comes American Princess, a classically, well, American story so tragic it collapses into itself and becomes hilarious. Amanda, an Upper East Side socialite, is just hours away from getting married when she detects her fiance is cheating on her. After a violent outburst, Amanda runs away from her countryside…


The best Netflix original documentaries of 2019

June 8, 2019

Documentaries are enjoying a boom in 2019, particularly on streaming services. Netflix has already led the charge with high-profile documentaries on Billy McFarland’s spectacular Fyre Festival failure and the congressional campaigns of four female Democrats, including Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez( D-N.Y .). But the streaming giant has also released several humbler, evenly addictive docuseries, delving into Southeast Asian street cuisine and using sports to explore the obtuse concept of losing. From…