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'Yellowstone' Season 4 On Paramount: What's Eating Rip Wheeler?

It is one of the most stunning character arcs happening on television right now, and it is all going down on “Yellowstone” via the Paramount Network. Rip Wheeler (Cole Hauser) has gone from acting like a likable roguish fan-favorite with a valiant bent to a one-man wrecking ball/fan-tom menace in S…

Why The 'Smallville' Christmas Special 'Lexmas' Is Simply The Best

If there is one Christmas special from a TV series that has gripped the heartstrings and held on for dear life, it is “Lexmas.” The “Smallville” Christmas special arrived around the zenith of the long-running superhero saga’s run. Simply put, Season 5, Episode 9 is one of yours truly’s favorite hol…

Why 'Poldark' Season 1's Christmas Special Is A TV Must-Watch

Of all the TV Christmas specials, one sets itself apart from the pack, and that is “Poldark” Season 1, Episode 4. It is an extraordinary episode for Ross and Demelza’s heartwarming romance, fans of the pairing, and the series as a whole as it allows Ross to lean into his burgeoning marriage to Deme…

'Yellowstone' Season 4 On Paramount: What Happened To Tate?

“Yellowstone” Season 4 is back on Paramount Network, and Episode 3 heated things up in a significant way. One of the big reveals of the night was what happened to Tate after the shocking season premiere. Neither Tate nor Monica got shown after the opening sequence. In the final moments of Episode 3…

Is Netflix's 'My Name' The Thriller You've Been Waiting For?

The mixture of revenge, action, and suspense tends to be a magnificent combination. “My Name” has all of them. A thriller with a gut-wrenching beginning, the South Korean drama follows the story of Ji-woo (Han So-hee), a young woman on the cusp of adulthood. (Please note, this is a spoiler-free rev…

Amazon Prime Is Giving 'Gran Hotel' Fans A Limited Time Treat

At this point, you are probably really missing “Gran Hotel.” It is true! Fans need some uplifting news, and Amazon Prime Video has it courtesy of another TV series streaming on the service for a limited time. Season 1 of “Under Suspicion” (“Bajo Sospecha”) stars several “Gran Hotel” actors in leadi…

Is Pavel Priluchnyy's 'Ghost' Worth It For 'Silver Spoon' Fans?

Is “Ghost” worth watching for fans of Russia’s “Silver Spoon” (“Mazhor”)? Both are crime thrillers that star Pavel Priluchnyy. Unfortunately, “Silver Spoon” is no longer streaming on Netflix, which means the dazzling crime drama cannot get binged. Should you check out “Ghost” in its place?Action-pa…

Does Netflix's Drama 'The Five Juanas' Make You Wanna Watch?

So, you finished “Who Killed Sara?” and you are in desperate need of a Mexican drama that brings mystery and mayhem to the screen. It sounds like you “wanna” watch “The Five Juanas” (“Venganza de las Juanas”) on Netflix. The only question is, should you? Season 1 of the remake is now streaming, and…

Is 'Heels' Worth Binge-Watching After Its Big Season 1 Finale?

Starz’s wrestling drama “Heels” reached its Season 1 finale tonight, and if you are wondering if you should be trying to catch up, get ready for a verdict. The series chronicles the many lows and seldom highs of the Spade brothers. The older and younger brother’s dynamic is fueled by a long-simmeri…

Is 'The Chestnut Man' Mystery Worth Cracking Open On Netflix?

“The Chestnut Man” (“Kastanjemanden”) is a dark new murder mystery from Denmark, and it is now streaming on Netflix. Season 1 contains six episodes, with the premiere doing the heavy lifting of getting viewers involved in the brewing drama. The first episode begins with a gruesome scene that sugges…

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…

'El Cid' Season 2 Ending Explained: How It Sets Up Season 3 On Amazon

“El Cid” (“The Legend of El Cid”) Season 2 comes and goes with a game-changing ending. With five episodes under its impressive belt, the Amazon series concludes on the edge of a huge turning point that easily sets up Season 3. So how does “El Cid” do it? It is time to get into it.Spoiler Alert: The…