“Rick and Morty” season 1 is as Rickdiculous as it is smart

Justin Roiland and Dan Harmon’s joint sci-fi series is more than just another adult humour TV show portraying an awkward family. "Nobody exists on purpose. Nobody belongs anywhere. We're all going to die. Come watch TV.“ This statement by 14 year old Morty to his older sister Summer, who just found out her existence was … Continue reading “Rick and Morty” season 1 is as Rickdiculous as it is smart

“Dark” review: the German “Stranger Things”?

Due to its obvious parallels to Stranger Things, Netflix‘s first original German series Dark was widely perceived as a European version of its American ‘counterpart‘. But isn’t this assertion just a little too simplified? The 10-episode series created by Baran bo Odar and Jantje Friese was launched by Netflix on December 1, 2017. As Netflix … Continue reading “Dark” review: the German “Stranger Things”?

The End of the F***ing World – The Start of a F***ing Strange Story

A new year has started, so American entertainment company Netflix thought it would be a great idea to release its new series internationally with the powerful, positive and optimistic title: The End of the F***king World. The British black comedy drama which hit the screens here on January 5, 2018 is based on one of … Continue reading The End of the F***ing World – The Start of a F***ing Strange Story

Dark, the new Netflix original, keeps pace with Stranger Things or House Of Cards

Dark, like New Year’s Eve or our birthday, makes us aware of time and its transience. 1953, 1986 and 2019. Every 33 years terrible happenings haunt the rural German village of Winden. A nuclear power plant and isolated caves form a contradictory location that creates the series’ tension and forms a beautifully creepy setting. Flocks … Continue reading Dark, the new Netflix original, keeps pace with Stranger Things or House Of Cards