Category Archives: TV-Shows Reviews

Scenes from a Marriage (1974) – Till divorce do us part… or do we?

Scenes from a Marriage – Theatrical Version (1974)Dir.: Ingmar BergmanStarring: Liv Ullmann, Erland Josephson, Bibi Andersson, Jan MalmsjoCinematography: Sven NykvistRuntime: 163 mins Available on: HBO MAX | Criterion Channel (US VPN required) Sometimes, the greatest movies are the ones keeping everything simple. The ones which don’t have time to be all fancy and instead strip […]

Scenes from a Marriage (1974) – Till divorce do us part… or do we?

Money Heist – Season 3 – Overview and Review

And here we are at the final overview and review for Money Heist! It honestly feels kind of emotional since I’ve invested so much time to watch and write about the show! Anyways welcome to another edition of Explore With Me / The Couch Potato! This is an overview post of Season 3 but you […]

Explore With Me : Money Heist – Season 3 – Overview and Review

The Silent Sea Cast

The Silent Sea (고요의 바다) series is an adaptation from the 2014 short film The Sea of Tranquility. The Silent Sea premiered on Netflix on December 24, 2021, starring Bae Doona, Gong Yoo, Lee Joon, Heo Sung-tae, and Lee Moo-saeng. Gong Yoo as Han Yoon-jae Gong Ji-cheol (공지철), better known by his stage name Gong […]

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Dopesick. A Bingeworthy Addiction

Riveting. Provocative. Addictive. Dopesick is Hulu’s newest mini-series, documenting the Opioid crisis through captivating storylines which intersect and send the audience on a brilliant and emotional journey. Based on Beth Macy’s book of the same name, Dopesick follows the Opioid crisis from a multitude of perspectives: patients, abusers, doctors, law enforcement, prosecutors, and pharmaceutical…

Dopesick. A Bingeworthy Addiction

Happy Days Are Here Again for “The Morning Show”

The news doesn’t stop, no matter what’s going on behind the scenes. You either keep up or get left behind. In this case, however, it’s not so much about keeping up. It’s about recapping a terrible, terrible year. Well, enough of the events contained within it. Time will tell if these storyline approaches will […]

Happy Days Are Here Again for “The Morning Show”

Mr. Robot (2015-2019)

Thought I haven’t found Rami Malek’s recent performances compelling, he is absolutely brilliant in Mr. Robot! It’s as if he’s lived his entire life with the goal to play the role of Elliot Alderson—a cybersecurity engineer who has crippling social anxiety, is addicted to morphine, and grapples with an imaginary friend. The opening scene is […]

Mr. Robot (2015-2019)

Succession and the hidden injuries of the neoliberal subject

At no point does Succession suggest these characters are sociopathic, as unlikable as they are. What makes it so powerful is how vividly we see the emotional damage which this over-saturation of strategic conduct does to them. The points at which they want to reach out, to find comfort through closeness, only to realise they’re imprisoned by the logic of a situation in which they’re in a zero-sum competition for succession with those closest to them.

Succession and the hidden injuries of the neoliberal subject

Kulüp (The Club)

Son günlerde Türk dizi yapımlarıyla arası bozuk olanlar için Netflix’den sevecen bir el uzandı: Kulüp. İlk bölümü 5 Kasım 2021 tarihinde yayımlanan; Seren Yüce ve Zeynep Günay Tan ikilisinin yönetmenliğini yaptığı; Aysin Akbulut, Rana Denizer ve Necati Şahin üçlüsünün senaryosunu kaleme aldığı dizi konusu, atmosferi ve oyunculuk performansları ile bu küslüğü bitirecek düzeyde. Zira ağalı paşalı, raconlu dövüşlü, […]

Kulüp, Ladino ve Yasmin | Hande Çiğdemoğlu

The Raincoat Killer: Chasing a Predator in Korea (2021)

Directors: John Choi, Rob Sixsmith Writers: Nicolina Lanni, Rob Sixsmith, Conal Whyte Stars: Kwon Il-Yong, Kim Hee Sook, Cho Wook Hee RATING: 4 Stars From 2003 to 2004, in a span of less than a year, Yoo Young-chul killed a total of 20 people in various parts of Seoul, targeting victims including wealthy elderly people, […]

The Raincoat Killer: Chasing a Predator in Korea (2021) Netflix Review

Alice in Borderland : Raison D’etre

Rating: 9.8/10 Mangaka: Haro Aso Synopsis: Feeling unsettled about the future, high school student Ryouhei Arisu often escapes the reality of life. After hanging out at a bar, Arisu and his best friends, Daikichi Karube and Chouta Segawa, wait for the first train to arrive in the morning. Suddenly, a colorful array of fireworks set […]

Alice in borderland : Raison D’etre

So, I started watching Squid Game and…

Synopsis: Seong Gi-hun, a divorced and indebted chauffeur, is invited to play a series of children’s games for a chance at a large cash prize. Accepting the offer, he is taken to an unknown location where he finds himself among 455 other players who are also deeply in debt. The players are made to wear […]

So, I started watching Squid Game and…

“Inventing Anna”

It’s been two years since we announced the main cast of the Shondaland and Netflix series “Inventing Anna” and we now have our first look at the show. The 10-episode limited series will star Anna Chlumsky (“VEEP”), Julia Garner (“Ozark”), Katie Lowes (“Scandal”), Laverne Cox (“Orange Is the New Black”) and Alexis Floyd (“The Bold […]

Here’s Your First Look at Netflix & Shondaland Series “Inventing Anna”

The Many Saints of Newark

The Many Saints of Newark Starring Alessandro Nivola, Leslie Odom Jr., Jon Bernthal, Corey Stoll, Michael Gandolfini, Ray Liotta, Vera Farmiga, Billy Magnussen, Michela De Rossi, John Magaro, Samson Moeakiola, Alexandra Intrator, Joey Diaz, Nick Vallelonga, Daryl Edwards, Gabriella Piazza, Chase Vacnin, Lesli Margherita, Mattea Conforti and the voice […]

The Many Saints of Newark (A Movie Review)