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Is 'Oktoberfest: Beer & Blood' Renewed For Season 2 On Netflix?

It has been nearly two months since Germany’s “Oktoberfest: Beer & Blood” (aka “Oktoberfest 1900”) spilled onto Netflix. Appropriately, released in October, subscribers have been left to wonder if the costume drama will return for Season 2. Has Netflix renewed it for a second season? Or will Se…

TV Review: Is Netflix's 'Oktoberfest: Beer & Blood' Worth The Binge?

Come for the fascinating fest. Stay for the frothy drama. When it comes to 2020 Netflix releases, it is tough (to impossible) to top “Oktoberfest: Beer & Blood” (aka “Oktoberfest 1900”), especially when you zero in on the costume drama genre. Not long before Germany gave Netflix subscribers the…

TV Review: Is Netflix's 'Barbarians' A Worthy Genre Void-Filler?

If you require something to whet your appetite in between battle-driven costume dramas, “Barbarians” is a prized opportunity. The German-language Netflix original series is a powerfully presented TV show more worthy of comparisons to Ridley Scott’s 2000 classic, “Gladiator,” than even the finest-cr…

Movie Review: Netflix's 'Kidnapping Stella' Is A Suspenseful Must-Stream

Kidnapping Stella Tom Max von der Groeben Vic Clemens Schick Stella Jella Haase Netflix
“Kidnapping Stella” is an impressively taut Netflix thriller that's opener conveys the road ahead for this Netflix movie. The chilling vision of two kidnappers preparing to take a victim hostage for ransom fills the opening minutes. Then, they put their plan into action, ripping Stella off the streets in broad daylight.

TV Review: 'Dark' Season 2 Return Keeps The Netflix Series Shining Brilliantly Bright

Dark Jonas Kahnwald Andreas Pietschmann Netflix
Do not worry. Season 2 spoilers are not discussed in this review. In many ways, “Dark” is impossible to spoil due to the fact it is so elaborate. The labyrinth of past, present, and future timelines combines in a way that is tough to describe in straightforward terms.