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Is The Film 'Centauro' One Of Netflix's Best Bets In July 2022?

Ready to sit down and watch Netflix but wondering what your best bet is before you begin? Well, the film “Centauro” (aka “Centaur”) is one of them. The Spanish thriller bowed on the streamer in late June 2022 and will still be there in July 2022 and beyond. Why is it one of your best bets on Netfli…

'The Blacklist' Season 10: Aram Is Leaving And I'm Devestated

“The Blacklist” - as we knew it - is officially over. While the veteran drama will return for Season 10, fans now know it will be back without one of its key original players. One season after losing Liz, “The Blacklist” is losing the magnificent Aram. Ahead of Season 10, his portrayer, Amir Arison…

Is 'El Internado: Las Cumbres' A Scary Stellar 2-Season Binge?

“El Internado: Las Cumbres” (aka “The Boarding School: Las Cumbres”) has been in session for two seasons. Are they worth binge-watching? The Spanish series premiered Season 1 in 2021 on Amazon Prime Video, and a year later, it returned with Season 2. If you are here, you are probably wondering if t…

Is 'Dancing On Glass' One Of The Best Movie Dramas On Netflix?

“Dancing on Glass” (“Las niñas de cristal”) is a movie boiling with mesmeric fervor that refuses to shatter. Ballet movies comprise a little populated sub-genre that explores the extraordinary power of its dancers, their iron-fisted resolve, and the stunning silk glove that contains it. This Spanis…

Tablo OTA DVR Review: Should You Buy The Cord-Cutting Tool?

Should you get the OTA (over the air) DVR Tablo? The short answer is “no,” and this review explains why. It does not work well, and I will explain that in detail a little more below. First, here is some important background info. Yours truly has had a Tablo for multiple years. It was a solution to …

Is 'Heirs To The Land' Worth Inheriting As A Netflix Binge?

“Heirs to the Land” is finally here! Netflix is back with a heartrending Spanish epic that does its best to claim “Game of Thrones” level glory. Actor Yon González is the headliner for this sudsy action-adventure. There is just one huge catch. González does not appear until well into Episode 3.Yes,…

Why 'The Fame Game' Season 1 Plays A Winning Netflix Hand

Wow. “The Fame Game” is everything you need if you crave rich drama and a sophisticated tale of suspense. Created and helmed by “General Hospital: Night Shift” head writer Sri Rao, the talented scribe knows his way around a sudsy storyline, and it shows. “The Fame Game” is as sumptuous as TV gets, …

Is 'Dark Desire' The Answer To Your Sultry 'Sex/Life' Yearnings?

When love and lust blur lines, it can take you over lanes of traffic you could have never anticipated. That is the central premise of Netflix’s steamy, addictive drama “Dark Desire,” which recently returned for a sizzling Season 2 after scorching earth with Season 1. And if you loved the Netflix se…

Why 'The Thing About Pam' Is A Bona Fide True Crime Knockout

“The Thing About Pam” may be the best TV show that network television has produced in recent memory. It is a dramatization of the true crime podcast of the same name, which chronicles the mind-blowing story of Pamela “Pam” Hupp, the murder of her so-called “best friend” Betsy Faria, and the prosecu…

Is 'The Weekend Away' A Thrilling Getaway? Or Snoozy Mystery?

In sunny Croatia, a girls’ weekend goes terribly awry in the gripping Netflix thriller, “The Weekend Away.” “Gossip Girl” legend Leighton Meester stars as Beth, one half of the best friend duo. Beth is a new mom whose marriage is not as hot as it used to be, and the rough patch is a source of inter…

Why I Stopped Watching 'Joe Vs. Carole' After Only 1 Episode

It’s finally here. The first dramatized rendering of the saga that swept away the universe in 2020 has arrived. Two years after that initial pandemonium, Peacock has unleashed “Joe vs. Carole,” a theatrical rendering of Joe Exotic and Carole Baskin’s claws-out war over the tiger world. The tale is …

Is 'Don't Kill Me' A Lively Movie Worth Streaming Or Skipping?

Horror and heartache combine for this emotionally unique Italian spin on the undead. “Don’t Kill Me” (originally titled, “Non mi uccidere”) feels like a nice entry point to launch a TV series. Whether that is the goal or not, the Netflix movie hits quite a few critical notes in establishing an intr…

Is The Jennifer Lopez Starrer 'Marry Me' Worth The Engagement?

Jennifer Lopez has headlined some of the most memorable romantic comedies of our time. So, it is with that backdrop expectations for her latest, “Marry Me,” were pretty high. In a sign of its unique spin on a familiar premise, the movie’s concept came as a surprise to those I watched it alongside. …

Does Netflix's 'Inventing Anna' Innovate A Binge-Worthy Hook?

“Inventing Anna” is the new Netflix limited series from TV creator extraordinaire Shonda Rhimes. It covers the stranger than fiction tale of Anna Delvey (Sorokin), a convicted fraudster whose yarn is still unfolding as we speak. Among her crimes when “Inventing Anna” picks up in the premiere episod…

Is 'Through My Window' A Netflix Movie Worth Climbing Into?

Young love, class conflicts, and coming-of-age all converge in “Through My Window” (originally titled “A través de mi Ventana”) - a recently released Spanish drama on Netflix. In it, a teenage girl spends her days as a senior in high school living beside a not-so-ordinary boy next door. Raquel (Cla…