The world is a mess, with global politics falling apart and terrorists essentially running countries. So a team of six people, lead by an eccentric billionaire, decide to take matters into their own hands.
In a future where everyone had implants that record everything they see and hear, what happens when people find ways to spoof the feeds, to disappear entirely? We take a look at the film to see just how well it depicts this future.
Over the centuries, an elite group of immortal warriors has banded together to fight the battles that need fighting. But when a wealthy tech-magnate sets his sights on the band, it's hunt or be hunted for the fate of humanity.
Three crew memebers head off on a mission to Mars, only to find a fourth hidden on the ship, leading to a moral dilemma about who should live or die so that the ship has enough resources to support the rest of the crew.
The biggest blockbuster China has ever produced, this film proposes a future where the only way to save teh Earth is to blast it out into space, like a giant spaceship. It's... not really a great idea.
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He's a blind lawyer with superpowers (enhanced senses and an amazing skill at fighting) taking on the darkest parts of the city... and himself. Let's all wallow in the darkness with Daredevil
The second series from the MCU to come out on Netflix (after Daredevil, this show exchanged mystical powers and blindfighting for hard drinking detective noir. And, for the first season or so, it really worked.
After The Simpsons and Futurama, fans of Matt Groening were dying to find out what genre he'd tackle next. And the answer was: Fantasy. We explore the series to see what works and what might need improvement.
After the cancellation of The Soup, Joel McHale took his clip-show format to Netflix to take another stab at a regular series. Sadly, it only lasted one season. Let's explore the show to see what happened and why it didn't catch on.
Back in the 1980s there was women's wrestling league called the Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling, or GLOW for short. This semi-fictional series explores that league, and we review it to see if really packs a punch.
In 2013 Netflix launched a slate of original content, with his Kevin Spacey-starring political thriller in the pole position. A smash at launch, the show continued on through various evil plots and political machinations, but was hobbled in the end by the firing of Kevin Spacey (for being Kevin Spacey and doing all kinds of terrible things in his life). It continued on, so we take a look at the whole run to see how the show sends itself off.
He is Uhtred, Son of Uhtred, and his adventures have moved permanently to Netflix after first debuting on BBC America. We take a dive into this historical epic about an English lord, raised by Danes, and watch to see if he ever reclaims his honor and his destiny.
Set in the 1970s (and after), this series follows a team at the FBI has they begin the construction of a new unit that would interview mass murderers (soon to be dubbed "serial killers" to figure out what drives them... and maybe use that knowledge to catch other killers.
One of Netflix's first experiments with original content, OITNB focused on the lives and troubles of a group of women in a female prison. Although the series is still going strong, we only checked in on the first season and then never went back.
A young woman is thrust into the middle of a war between her people, the fae, and the humans when a mad religious sect starts killing all of her kind. But with the help of knights, a magical sword, and her own pluck, maybe she can reshape the Arthurian world.
Created by Mark Gatiss and Steven Moffat (of Sherlock fame), this mini-series has a lot of spectacular ideas, solid production value, and a pretty great story. Like a lot of Gatiss/Moffat productions, though, it falls apart at the five-yard-line.
When He-Man and Skeletor die in battle against each other the truth of He-Man's real identity comes out, sending Teela, the newly knighted "Master of Arms" off on her own journey away from the kingdom. But the magic of the realm needs help and Teela is the best hero for the job of restoring magic and saving the world.
In the future people can live forever by switching skins, their souls and personalities installed on discs that move from body to body. But not everyone likes this immortality (that mostly benefits the rich, of course) and the very foundations of the future could quickly crumble.
An alien artifact lands on Earth sending future-humanity into a real tizzy. Suddenly, the United Space Force throws a crew together to head to the alien homeworld, but their journey, and events on Earth, conspire to make the mission far more complicated than first expected.
With so many superhero shows on television, it takes a lot for a new series to stand out, especially when it's based on an original concept. Does the YA series The Innocents do enough to stand out? Let's see.
When the U.S. Government starters running weird tests in the middle of Indiana, only a group of kids can stop these evil actions. Set in the early 1980s, Strangers Things is powered by horror, '80s nostalgia, and the magic of being a kid. But can is translate that into a winner series?
When a whole group of children are all spontaneously born on the same day (to women who, before that day, weren't pregnant at all), one might say it's a little weird. Or you could be a rich industrialist and purchase seven of the kids to raise as your own. Why? So they can be superheroes and save the world, of course.