This cult Danish mini-series, a medical soap opera turned horror tale, plays like a nightmarish cross between ‘Twin Peaks’ and ‘Chicago Hope’ as directed by David Cronenberg.
Category: Limited Series
‘John Adams’ and the birth of American democracy on HBO Max
Ben Whishaw meets a ‘London Spy’
There is indeed a spy in London Spy (2015) but this BBC mini-series is not a traditional espionage drama. Danny (Ben Whishaw) is a club-culture young gay man with a dreary day job who meets the closeted, emotionally suppressed Alex (Edward Holcroft), a genius with numbers but awkward with people. He’s an investment banker who […]
What to stream: ‘The Queen’s Gambit’ and ‘Rebecca’ on Netflix, a new ‘Borat’ on Amazon, ‘The Witches’ on HBO Max
Here’s what’s new and ready to stream now on Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu, HBO Now, video-on-demand, and other streaming services … An isolated, orphaned girl in 1950s Kentucky becomes a chess prodigy and (played by Anya Taylor-Joy as an adult) battles the chauvinist world of competitive chess (as well as addiction) in the limited […]