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TV Review: Should You Head 'To The Lake' For A Netflix Binge?

So, you are looking through Netflix and ready to stumble on another gem. “To The Lake” (“Epidemiya”) is the TV show you are looking for to binge in brisk succession. The series follows two complicated families as they band together to make it “to the lake,” an oasis from a horrific pandemic sweepin…

'Cobra Kai' Is Now On Netflix: Should Your Inner 'Karate Kid' Binge It?

“Cobra Kai” is now on Netflix, which means yours truly has finally gotten a chance to dig into the “Karate Kid” sequel series. The show initially streamed on YouTube Red (turned YouTube Premium). Ever since seeing the trailer and covering news about “Cobra Kai” on CinemaBlend, I have been curious t…

TV Review: 'High Seas' Season 3 Saves Best For Last In Final Bow

“High Seas” (“Alta Mar”) returns for its best season amid a bittersweet backdrop. Season 3 is the Spanish-language series’ dramatic final voyage—more on that in a minute. The Netflix period piece picks up six months after the events of the previous season. Eva’s novel has been a “grand” (wink) succ…

TV Review: 'Control Z' Emerges As A Teen Thriller Netflix Needs

If you like some suspense injected into your teen dramas, "Control Z" is the Netflix show for you. It has been a long time since The CW was the top destination to find the genre operating at its best.
There was "Gossip Girl" and the "90210" reboot hot on the heels of th…

TV Review: Netflix's 'Unsolved Mysteries' Premiere Starts Strong

If you grew up watching the original “Unsolved Mysteries,” then you are probably familiar with the eerie feeling that would come as the show's iconic music played viewers in and out of an episode. Netflix's reboot keeps that tradition going with its shocking series premiere, which centers o…

TV Review: 'Medici' Season 3 Magnificently Concludes Its Epic Run

How do you bring the story of an epic family to a close? In the case of “Medici,” it is with swift pacing, enthralling execution, and brilliant delivery. The series picks up with a slightly older, Lorenzo de’ Medici (Daniel Sharman), more determined than ever to avenge his murdered brother and keep…

TV Review: 'Never Have I Ever' Been More Charmed On Netflix

“Never Have I Ever” has been out on Netflix for a while, and I watched the series premiere shortly afterward to happy results. Unfortunately, it has taken a while to get this review up. That said, it is never too late to put the spotlight on a worthy show, especially one as charming as the series c…

'Ragnarok' Season 1 Ending Explained: Plus, Season 2 Theories

“Ragnarok” finished its first season with a climactic face-off that should change everything for Magne going forward. In fact, the ending of Season 1 opened up a ton of possibilities. So while waiting for Season 2, it is time to get into the theories, thoughts, and plots that comprised the intrigui…

Review: Netflix's 'White Lines' Season 1 Satisfyingly Blurs Them All

What is love, lust, closure, revenge, and justice? In Season 1 of Netflix’s edgy and intriguing “White Lines,” it is a messy mirage. “Money Heist” creator, Alex Pina, goes for the jugular with a vivid and visceral sun-kissed offering that is sensual, sensational, and downright addictive.
Season 1 o…

TV Review: Netflix's 'The Last Kingdom' Sensational In Season 4

“The Last Kingdom” storms back into action in the long-anticipated Season 4, and it proves itself more than worthy of the wait. To say it is a defining season would be accurate. It is the series’ first without a key player throughout its first three seasons and its third on Netflix. How does it ha…

TV Review: Should You Preside Over Netflix's 'The Trial' Season 1?

Order in the Netflix queue. Italy’s “The Trial” (“Il Processo”) is presiding. Should you join it? That is the question viewers must ask before diving into the eight-episode binge that is Season 1. A courtroom drama anchored by a spectacular character-driven twist. “The Trial” knows how to make a c…

TV Review: 'My Holo Love' Offers Modern Love Story For AI Era

What is romantic love? It is something that I have thought an awful lot about, and my current answer is that it is a mix of things: hormones, emotion, and thought. “My Holo Love” (“Na Hollo Geudae”) breaks down that central question while posing a few of its own for an AI romance that leaves no st…

TV Review: Netflix's Fantastic 'Ragnarok' Season 1 Rocks Hard

Season 1 of Netflix’s “Ragnarok” gives Norse mythology a modern twist that will leave enthusiasts spellbound. At least, it did this viewer. The six-episode first season is a crash course in how to tell an origin story with a riveting sense of conviction and narrative know-how. Hence, there is no p…

'Unauthorized Living' Season 2 Premiere Review: Is Mario Alive?

“Unauthorized Living” (“Vivir sin permiso”) picks up eight months after the shocking events of its previous season's finale in its Season 2 premiere. The time-jump means that a lot has changed in between the two seasons. There are a lot of pressing questions, including if Mario is alive after …

TV Review: 'You' Still Has It In Fantastic Season 2 Premiere

“You” still has it! The Netflix hit’s fantastic Season 2 premiere does not miss a beat from where it left off as Joe (Penn Badgley) arrives in sunny Los Angeles for a reset. Introducing himself as Will, “You” picks up with Joe settling down in the City of Angels. A move that shakes up the dramatic…