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'The Blacklist' Has Revealed Liz's Fate Ahead Of Season 9 Premiere

Ever since “The Blacklist” shocked viewers with its Season 8 finale, there have been many questions about Liz’s fate. Now, the show appears to have confirmed what will become of her via the official synopsis for Season 9. While many probably anticipated learning the definitive outcome of the shocki…

Netflix's 'My Heroes Were Cowboys' Is A Must For 'Heartland' Fans

I will just come out and say it. My only issue with Netflix’s astonishing documentary “My Heroes Were Cowboys” is its brevity. At only 21 minutes, the ambitious doc conveys critical segments in the life of legendary horse trainer Robin Wiltshire. If you have watched “Heartland,” you know how incred…

Is The Freida Pinto Starrer 'Intrusion' Worth Watching On Netflix?

If there is one movie destined to dominate Netflix’s charts, it is “Intrusion.” The newly released thriller to the streaming giant has two ingredients: star power and an excellent mystery. Let’s start with star power. “Slumdog Millionaire” actress Freida Pinto takes on the lead role of Meera Parson…

Does 'Prey' Tell A Watchable Survival Tale Full Of Thrills On Netflix?

There is something about vacations and expeditions gone wrong that will always hold a certain fascination for people, yours truly included. “Prey,” tells a familiar story on Netflix. The movie follows a group of friends, who are taking an adventurous hike in Germany in lieu of a traditional bachelo…

Best Bets On Netflix: 'Raat Akeli Hai' Delves Into Powerful Mystery

Netflix has a lot of movies, and only an elite few could be described as the best bet. “Raat Akeli Hai” is one of the rare entries into that category. From India, this Hindi-language film is a compelling drama wrapped in a murder mystery that gradually reveals a captivating who-dun-it. As is someti…

The Networks' Best True Crimes Shows (Including 'Dateline'), Ranked

What is the best true crime show on network TV? Long before true crime became the booming genre behind podcasting, network television was on the frontier. NBC (“Dateline”), CBS (“48 Hours”), and ABC (“20/20”) have had their competing news magazines on the ground working to report on the shocking cr…

'Money Heist' Season 5 Vol. 1 Ending, Explained: Who Dies And More

It is the end of an era. “Money Heist” (“La Casa de Papel”) only has one volume (five episodes) left before it reaches its sure-to-be-epic conclusion. Season 5 closes with a colossal bang, literally and figuratively. The ripple effects from the game-changing finale are destined to reshape the “Mone…

'He's All That' Fun Fact: Is The Netflix Hit A Sequel To 'She's All That'?

Is “He’s All That” the sequel to “She’s All That”? It is the question that has understandably had viewers buzzing since the reboot got released on Netflix. This article has the answer. By now, you have probably seen “He’s All That,” a refreshed take on the original 1999 film starring Rachel Leigh C…

The Best TV Shows Of 2021 (So Far)? 'Dead Mountain' Lives In Part 2

If you are looking for Part 2 of Eclectic Pop’s list of 2021’s Best Shows (so far), you have come to the right place. Below you will find the final three series to make the cut and determine which one takes the top spot. Recently released in the United States, Russia’s “Dead Mountain” is one of the…

The Best TV Shows Of 2021 (So Far)? 'The Blacklist' Makes Part 1

The year known as 2021 is almost over. Okay, there are technically three months left in it, and television will undoubtedly get turned upside down by what is to come. Why? Because believe it or not, another season of “The Blacklist” is already almost upon us. For now, though, this list of 2021’s Be…

Why 'A Little Daytime Drama' May Be 2021's Best Hallmark Movie

If you believe that Hallmark movies are the bedrock of happy content, then you are undoubtedly aware of “A Little Daytime Drama.” The recently released gem stars Hallmark superstars/daytime favorites -- Jen Lilley and Ryan Paevey -- as estranged exes who are thrown back together again. As the title…

The Opportunity 'The Kominsky Method' Provided Being On Netflix

A comedy on network television is a lot different than the ones on streamers. Or at least, it can be. So, how did “The Kominsky Method” being on Netflix impact it? Chuck Lorrie created the series and addressed the streaming versus network variances during a recent interview. But, unlike his other f…

Review: 'Money Heist' Season 5 On Netflix: Is It A Return To Riches?

“Money Heist” (aka “La Casa de Papel”) is back after what has felt like an exceedingly long break. When it left off, the series was in the midst of lots of action as yet another “season” or “part” came to a close. Once again, it is the same heist, different season. Now to some good news. Season 5 (…

TV Review: Russia's 'Dead Mountain' Is Alive And Riveting On Topic

The premiere of Russia’s “Dead Mountain” is available to stream in the United States, and the series is alive and riveting. Yes, you read that correctly. The Russian series based on the events surrounding the Dyatlov Pass incident and the ensuing investigation is available to stream on Topic (scrol…