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Does 'El Cid' Season 2 Live Up To Season 1's Legend On Amazon Prime?

“El Cid,” also known as “The Legend of El Cid” on Amazon Prime Video, has returned for Season 2, and what a season it is. Following an unexpectedly satisfying freshman outing, “El Cid” headed into its sophomore run with something Season 1 did not – high expectations. So, does the follow-up season l…

Let's Discuss: Britney Spears And 'Crossroads' As An Underrated Gem

Britney Spears is at a “Crossroads” again. Once more, all eyes are perched in the direction of Spears, a woman who has been in the public eye since she broke into the big time with her debut (debut!) single “...Baby One More Time” at the age of 16. The year was 1999, and Spears had a two-year runni…

Why India's 'Haseen Dillruba' Is The Best Marital Thriller On Netflix

Romantic thrillers are few and far between, and when they emerge, they are not always the greatest. “Haseen Dillruba” runs in stark contrast to that expectation, delivering a soulful and compelling film with a huge twist. An explosive murder mystery and a fraught marriage drive the plot.Director Vi…

'El Cid' Season 2 Has Premiered: So, Here's Season 1's Ending Explained

It is true! “El Cid” (aka “The Legend of El Cid”) is already back for Season 2, and if you need the Season 1 ending getting explained, you came to the right place. Less than a year after premiering on Amazon Prime Video, the second season of the Spanish-language series has bowed on the streamer. So…

Does Russia's 'Major Grom: Plague Doctor' Deliver On Netflix Hit Status?

If you have been paying attention to Netflix’s most-watched content in the United States, then you may have noticed a Russian-language film. “Major Grom: Plague Doctor” (“Mayor Grom: Chumnoy Doktor”) is an action-adventure film with a quirky detective at the center of it. After quite a few days in …

Movie Review: Does Russia's 'Silver Skates' Glide To Glory On Netflix?

Romance, action, adventure! It is all a part of the package known as “Silver Skates” (“Serebryanye Konki”), a Russian epic currently streaming on Netflix. By conflating numerous genres, the movie calls upon one of the country’s leading sports: figure skating. Of course, in this case, that skating i…

Is Netflix's 'Sex/Life' A Dud Or A Stud? The Truth About The Sexy Series

By now, you have undoubtedly heard the buzz about “Sex/Life.” Is it worthy of all of the attention? Arriving last Friday (June 25), the new Netflix series is currently sitting pretty as the #2 most-watched show on the streaming service. “Sex/Life” shows no signs of slowing down as the word-of-mouth…