The Netflix series by Ava Duvenay about the tragedy inflicted on young teenagers named the Central Park Five. This reenacted series about five young boys wrongly convicted of raping a white woman in Central Park back in 1989. A 5 part series that spans the years they were convicted to 14+ years being exonerated of the crime. Its a brutal view of the people of the justice system and the racist system that still exist today. A very emotional series that is a must see for people who respects justice.
I sit down today with my Grandson Marsalis after we both watched the 2nd season of Lemony Snicket "A series of unfortunate events" series on Netflix. He was so excited by it , that I decided to bring this 9 year olds perspective of what he saw and go over the series 1 and 2 from a childs perspective. I enjoyed this interaction, Hope you will too.
When a massive fire kills their parents, three children are delivered to the custody of cousin and stage actor Count Olaf, who is secretly plotting to steal their parents' vast fortune.
We took the time the other night and watched the rebooted series "Lost in Space". Netflix rebooted this series and made it into something totally new (with a little references from the old 1965 series). Family dynamics, Girl power in lead roles and an interesting concept to possibly a very interesting series.
It's 30 years in the future and the family has been chosen to start a new life in a space colony. On the way to what they believe will be a better world, the Robinsons' ship is abruptly thrown off course and they are thrown into a dangerous alien environment. Stranded with the Robinsons are unsettlingly charismatic Dr. Smith and inadvertently charming Don West, two outsiders who are thrown together by circumstance and a mutual knack for deception
Alicia and I go to our international series of foreign films and TV series. This episode we got really excited by another Netflix exclusive mini series released in December 2017. Another twist on the serial Killer genre that tells the story about a french female serial killer. This female serial killer, nicknamed 'La Mante' decides to collaborate with the police when a string of murders that copycat her style suddenly appear. But she has some extraordinary conditions she request in order to help. One being her son the police officer
This Netflix movie was the third movie from the Cloverfield series. But this one was rejected to Neflix from paramount as a major theatrical release. This sci fi movie isn't really the creative sci-fi movie you would think that would come with the Cloverfield series. not really what we expected.
The story, set in the near future, centers on a team of astronauts on a space station making a terrifying discovery that challenges all they know about the fabric of reality, as they desperately fight for their survival.
Growing up New York's thus making us Spike Lee fans. We were interested at seeing Spike's remake of his own iconic "She's gotta Have it". We've seen a couple of Spike's last few movies so you can understand why we came to this Netflix series with questionable expectations.
Iconic filmmaker Spike Lee revisits his first feature film with this Netflix original series of the same name. Brooklyn-based artist Nola Darling struggles to stay true to herself and her dreams while dividing her time between her friends, her job and her lovers -- all three of them. That trio includes married businessman and father Jamie Overstreet, photographer and self-described "biracial Adonis" Greer Childs and chatty Michael Jordan fan Mars Blackmon. In addition to creating the series, Lee directs all the episodes and serves as an executive producer alongside wife Tonya Lewis Lee
Alicia and I fall head first in this twisted but enjoyable supernatural time traveling TV series from Netflix. This German saga tells the story of three different eras that effects four different family unbeknownst of their history and relationship to each other over the last 66 years.
When two children go missing in a small German town, its sinful past is exposed along with the double lives and fractured relationships that exist among four families as they search for the kids. The mystery-drama series introduces an intricate puzzle filled with twists that includes a web of curious characters, all of whom have a connection to the town's troubled history -- whether they know it or not. The story includes supernatural elements that tie back to the same town in 1986. "Dark" represents the first German original series produced for Netflix
Alicia and I sit down to watch one of Netflix new movies that cost over $90 million. A fantasy cop drama that was totally beat up by the critics but got some love from the viewers and audience. We add our review to the mix.
In an alternate present day, humans, orcs, elves and fairies have been coexisting since the beginning of time. Two police officers, one a human, the other an orc, Battle both their own personal differences as well as an onslaught of enemies together, to protect a young female elf and a thought-to-be-forgotten relic
Alicia and I were moved to see this film on Netflix by the reviews and the Golden Globe nomination of Mary J. Blige. An interesting movie we initially thought was a typical southern white family story aligned beside a southern black family in the 1940's. But this movie showed an amazing directorial process and interpretation of the book "Mudbound" by Hillary Jordan by Dee Rees.
Laura McAllan is trying to raise her children on her husband's Mississippi Delta farm, a place she finds foreign and frightening. In the midst of the family's struggles, two young men return from the war to work the land. Jamie McAllan, Laura's brother-in-law, is everything her husband is not - charming and handsome, but he is haunted by his memories of combat. Ronsel Jackson, eldest son of the black sharecroppers who live on the McAllan farm, now battles the prejudice in the Jim Crow South
This episode Alicia and I review the popular Netflix series Stranger Things. I did a quick blog on the first season of Stranger Things last year but we wanted to do a podcast on thisseason because of how much we enjoyed the first. We have different perspectives from season to season but overall listen as we share our view.