Larry David stars in Curb Your Enthusiasm, a show that parodies his everyday life. Larry often finds himself in some sort of shenanigans, most of the time which is the fault of his own ego.Continue reading “Curb Your Enthusiasm (HBO)”
Sharp Objects is a HBO limited series that follows Camille (Amy Adams), a small newspaper reporter who must return to her hometown of Wind Gap to investigate the murder of two teenage girls.Continue reading “Sharp Objects (HBO)”
BoJack Horseman has finally ended. The series began in 2014 and followed a cartoon horse named BoJack (Will Arnett), a washed up celebrity from a 90s sitcom, who after many years is ready to re-establish himself in Hollywood.Continue reading “BoJack Horseman (Netflix)”
El Camino is a film that takes place after the events of the TV show, Breaking Bad, which follows Jesse Pinkman’s (Aaron Paul) escape of the gang who have been torturing him and of his mentor/father figure Walter White (Bryan Cranston).
Fleabag is a comedy show that revolves around a girl in London (Phoebe-Waller Bridge) reeling from the death of her best friend and struggling to keep her guinea-pig themed café afloat.
Netflix’s Mindhunter Season 2 picks up after Holden Ford’s (Johnathan Groff) panic attack, but that does not stop him though from diving back into his work. His partner Bill Tench (Holt McCanally), however, is struggling with his work and home life. Dr. Wendy Carr (Anna Torv) is struggling to be taken seriously by the unit’s new boss, but finds a new love interest to occupy her time.
The Boys is a show on Amazon Prime that shatters the idealistic superhero concept that has swept the world today. It revolves around Hughie (Jack Quaid), who decides to take revenge on the superhero who killed his girlfriend. He meets Butcher (Karl Urban), who has a similar revenge plot for all superheroes, especially The Seven.
Barry stars Bill Hader as the titular character. A hit-man who wants to get out of the life and become an actor. He is caught between these two very different lives and struggles to balance them both. However, he is determined to continue his dream of acting and a normal life, and is willing to kill anyone who may get in the way.
When They See Us is about the story of the Central Park Five where 5 boys (4 African-American and one Hispanic) are taken into questioning for the rape of a female jogger. The police don’t hold back and they are beaten and mistreated while in custody. The series follows these boys before their questioning and follows them through the aftermath.
This version of What We Do in the Shadows takes place in New York City and centers around a new group of characters. Kayvan Novak stars as Nandor with Harvey Guillén as his servant, Guillermo. They live with the vampire couple of Nadja (Natasia Demetriou) and Laszlo (Matt Berry) as they attempt to prepare for the arrival of a very old vampire coming to check on them to see if they have conquered Staten Island.
Well good news to one and all, the TV series stays true in tone and spirit to the 2014 film. It’s hilarious, inventive, and has quirky characters. With creators Jermaine Clement and Taika Waititi returning to help with the series, the TV pilot was a huge hit at SXSW. It was a definite highlight for me at my time there.