Tag: Streaming

IS EUPHORIA WORTH BINGE-WATCHING?IS EUPHORIA WORTH BINGE-WATCHING?

Euphoria

Euphoria is an American teen television drama broadcast by HBO. Based on an Israeli TV series of the same name, the HBO series was created by Sam Levinson, who wrote and directed most of the episodes. The series has been critically acclaimed and commercially successful, with HBO having reported that the series is the second most popular HBO series ever, after Game of Thrones.

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WESTWORLD SEASON 4 EPISODE 1 (ANALYSIS)WESTWORLD SEASON 4 EPISODE 1 (ANALYSIS)

Westworld Season 4 Episode 1 Analysis

Westworld Season 4 Episode 1 is the first instalment of the fourth season of an American dystopian science fiction television series created by Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy. The first two seasons were loosely based on Michael Crichton’s Westworld movie where android hosts in a Western theme park rebelled against their human masters. The third season explored the world in which this theme park were set in, thereby rendering the title irrelevant. At the end of which, the status quo of the world had been altered when Rehobaum, the A.I. that controlled and ordered the world was destroyed.

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THE MAN WHO FELL TO EARTH EPISODE 9 (ANALYSIS)THE MAN WHO FELL TO EARTH EPISODE 9 (ANALYSIS)

The Man Who Fell To Earth Episode 9 Analysis

The Man Who Fell to Earth Episode 9 is the ninth (and penultimate) instalment of an American science fiction television series created by Jenny Lumet and Alex Kurtzman. The series is based on the 1963 novel of the same name by Walter Tevis and previously made into a film in 1976 starring David Bowie. This television series is actually a continuation of the events depicted in the film, a sequel of sorts.

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THE OLD MAN EPISODE 3 (ANALYSIS)THE OLD MAN EPISODE 3 (ANALYSIS)

The Old Man Episode 3 Analysis

The Old Man Episode 3 is the third instalment of an American action thriller television series based on the 2017 novel of the same name by Thomas Perry. The premise involves a former CIA operative who has been living off the grid for over 30 years. When an assassin arrives and tries to take him out, the operative (“old man”) must go on the run. The series debuted on FX in mid-June (USA/Canada) and will be streaming on Disney+ (worldwide) from mid-August.

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FOR ALL MANKIND SEASON 3 EPISODE 3 (ANALYSIS)FOR ALL MANKIND SEASON 3 EPISODE 3 (ANALYSIS)

For All Mankind Season 3 Episode 3 Analysis

For All Mankind Season 3 Episode 3 is the third instalment of the third season of a historical fantasy TV drama series streaming on Apple TV+. Created by Ronald D. Moore (Star Trek, Battlestar Galactica, Outlander), For All Mankind reimagines the space race of the 60s/70s as an alternate reality where the Soviet Union put a man on the moon before the USA. Season 3 picks up a decade after the events of season 2, meaning the setting is now 1992 – with a video montage that introduces us to this alternate milieu.

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THE BOYS SEASON 3 EPISODE 6 (ANALYSIS)THE BOYS SEASON 3 EPISODE 6 (ANALYSIS)

The Boys Season 3 Episode 6 Analysis

The Boys Season 3 Episode 6 is the fifth instalment of the third season of an American superhero television series developed by Eric Kripke for the streaming service Amazon Prime Video. Based on the comic book of the same name by Garth Ennis and Darick Robertson, it follows the eponymous team of vigilantes as they combat super-powered individuals who abuse their abilities.

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STRANGE NEW WORLDS SEASON 1 EPISODE 8 (ANALYSIS)STRANGE NEW WORLDS SEASON 1 EPISODE 8 (ANALYSIS)

Strange New Worlds Season 1 Episode 8 Analysis

Strange New Worlds Season 1 Episode 8 is the eighth instalment of an American scifi space opera television drama created by Akiva Goldsman, Alex Kurtzman, and Jenny Lumet for the streaming service Paramount+. A spin-off of the Discovery series, Strange New Worlds features the USS Enterprise captained by Christopher Pike and set a decade before the events in the original Star Trek TV series. Arguably, Discovery’s second season – which introduced Anson Mount’s version of Pike – has been the best so far, so it’s no surprise that this series is now a reality.

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MS. MARVEL EPISODE 3 (ANALYSIS)MS. MARVEL EPISODE 3 (ANALYSIS)

Ms Marvel Episode 3 Analysis

Ms. Marvel Episode 3 is the third instalment of an American superhero television miniseries created by Bisha K. Ali for the streaming service Disney+, based on the Marvel Comics featuring the character Kamala Khan / Ms. Marvel. Iman Vellani stars as the titular character, a High School Muslim girl who is obsessed with superheroes of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), especially Captain Marvel.

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OBI-WAN KENOBI EPISODE 6 (ANALYSIS)OBI-WAN KENOBI EPISODE 6 (ANALYSIS)

Obi-Wan Kenobi Episode 6 is the finale of an American science fiction television miniseries created for the streaming service Disney+, featuring the Star Wars character of the same name. Set ten years after the events of Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith (2005), the series is directed by Deborah Chow, with Joby Harold serving as showrunner.

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THE OLD MAN EPISODES 1 – 2 (ANALYSIS)THE OLD MAN EPISODES 1 – 2 (ANALYSIS)

The Old Man Episodes 1 - 2 Analysis

The Old Man Episodes 1 – 2 are the first two instalments of an American action thriller television series based on the 2017 novel of the same name by Thomas Perry. The premise involves a former CIA operative who has been living off the grid for over 30 years. When an assassin arrives and tries to take him out, the operative (“old man”) must go on the run. The series debuted on FX in mid-June (USA/Canada) and will be streaming on Disney+ (worldwide) from mid-August.

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FOR ALL MANKIND SEASON 3 EPISODE 2 (ANALYSIS)FOR ALL MANKIND SEASON 3 EPISODE 2 (ANALYSIS)

For All Mankind Season 3 Episode 2 Analysis

For All Mankind Season 3 Episode 2 is the second instalment of the third season of a historical scifi fantasy TV drama series streaming on Apple TV+. Created by Ronald D. Moore (Star Trek, Battlestar Galactica, Outlander), For All Mankind reimagines the space race of the 60s/70s as an alternate reality where the Soviet Union put a man on the moon before the USA. Season 3 picks up a decade after the events of season 2, meaning the setting is now 1992.

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THE BOYS SEASON 3 EPISODE 5 (ANALYSIS)THE BOYS SEASON 3 EPISODE 5 (ANALYSIS)

The Boys Season 3 Episode 5 Analysis

The Boys Season 3 Episode 5 is the fifth instalment of the third season of an American superhero television series developed by Eric Kripke for the streaming service Amazon Prime Video. Based on the comic book of the same name by Garth Ennis and Darick Robertson, it follows the eponymous team of vigilantes as they combat super-powered individuals who abuse their abilities.

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THE OFFER EPISODE 10 (ANALYSIS)THE OFFER EPISODE 10 (ANALYSIS)

The Offer Episode 10 is the finale of a biographical drama miniseries about the development and production of Francis Ford Coppola’s landmark New York City gangster film The Godfather (1972) for Paramount Pictures. The miniseries is part of the 50th anniversary celebrations of the classic film and is based on the experiences of producer Al Ruddy, played by Miles Teller.

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STRANGE NEW WORLDS SEASON 1 EPISODE 7 (ANALYSIS)STRANGE NEW WORLDS SEASON 1 EPISODE 7 (ANALYSIS)

Strange New Worlds Season 1 Episode 7 is the seventh instalment of an American scifi space opera television drama created by Akiva Goldsman, Alex Kurtzman, and Jenny Lumet for the streaming service Paramount+. A spin-off of the Discovery series, Strange New Worlds features the USS Enterprise captained by Christopher Pike and set a decade before the events in the original Star Trek TV series. Arguably, Discovery’s second season – which introduced Anson Mount’s version of Pike – has been the best so far, so it’s no surprise that this series is now a reality.

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MS. MARVEL EPISODE 2 (ANALYSIS)MS. MARVEL EPISODE 2 (ANALYSIS)

Ms. Marvel Episode 2 is the second instalment of an American superhero television miniseries created by Bisha K. Ali for the streaming service Disney+, based on the Marvel Comics featuring the character Kamala Khan / Ms. Marvel. Iman Vellani stars as the titular character, a High School Muslim girl who is obsessed with superheroes of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), especially Captain Marvel.

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OBI-WAN KENOBI EPISODE 5 (ANALYSIS)OBI-WAN KENOBI EPISODE 5 (ANALYSIS)

Obi-Wan Kenobi Episode 5 is the fifth part of an American science fiction television miniseries created for the streaming service Disney+, featuring the Star Wars character of the same name. Set ten years after the events of Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith (2005), the series is directed by Deborah Chow, with Joby Harold serving as showrunner.

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THE MAN WHO FELL TO EARTH EPISODE 7 (ANALYSIS)THE MAN WHO FELL TO EARTH EPISODE 7 (ANALYSIS)

The Man Who Fell to Earth Episode 7 Analysis

The Man Who Fell to Earth Episode 7 is the seventh instalment of an American science fiction television series created by Jenny Lumet and Alex Kurtzman. The series is based on the 1963 novel of the same name by Walter Tevis and previously made into a film in 1976 starring David Bowie. This television series is actually a continuation of the events depicted in the film, a sequel of sorts.

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THE ORVILLE IS A BAD STAR TREK RIPOFFTHE ORVILLE IS A BAD STAR TREK RIPOFF

The Orville

Season 3 of The Orville has been streaming recently on Hulu with “New Horizons” as its sub-title, for some reason. Regular visitors to PoP will be aware that we found that most of the two seasons of The Orville were very pale imitations of Star Trek and had no justification for its existence. However, it appears that the first episode of season 3 had received critical praise and thus we thought it appropriate to share what we think of the return of The Orville.

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FOR ALL MANKIND SEASON 3 EPISODE 1 (ANALYSIS)FOR ALL MANKIND SEASON 3 EPISODE 1 (ANALYSIS)

For All Mankind Season 3 Episode 1 Analysis

For All Mankind Season 3 Episode 1 is the first instalment of the third season of a historical fantasy TV drama series streaming on Apple TV+. Created by Ronald D. Moore (Star Trek, Battlestar Galactica, Outlander), For All Mankind reimagines the space race of the 60s/70s as an alternate reality where the Soviet Union put a man on the moon before the USA. Season 3 picks up a decade after the events of season 2, meaning the setting is now 1992 – with a video montage that introduces us to this alternate milieu.

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KEEP SWEET: PRAY AND OBEY (ANALYSIS)KEEP SWEET: PRAY AND OBEY (ANALYSIS)

Keep Sweet: Pray and Obey Analysis

Keep Sweet: Pray and Obey is a 4-part true crime documentary TV series that examines the rise of Warren Jeffs in the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (FLDS) and his shocking criminal convictions. The documentary TV series demonstrates once more how easy it is for religious leaders to abuse their followers even in this modern day and age.

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THE BOYS SEASON 3 EPISODE 4 (ANALYSIS)THE BOYS SEASON 3 EPISODE 4 (ANALYSIS)

The Boys Season 3 Episode 4 is the fourth instalment of the third season of an American superhero television series developed by Eric Kripke for the streaming service Amazon Prime Video. Based on the comic book of the same name by Garth Ennis and Darick Robertson, it follows the eponymous team of vigilantes as they combat super-powered individuals who abuse their abilities.

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THE OFFER EPISODE 9 (ANALYSIS)THE OFFER EPISODE 9 (ANALYSIS)

The Offer Episode 9 is the ninth part of a biographical drama miniseries about the development and production of Francis Ford Coppola’s landmark New York City gangster film The Godfather (1972) for Paramount Pictures. The miniseries is part of the 50th anniversary celebrations of the classic film and is based on the experiences of producer Al Ruddy, played by Miles Teller.

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