Jean-Claude Van Johnson: If You're Lucky Season 1, Ep 4
Vanessa and JCVD hatch a plan to rescue Luis. We learn what Vanessa is running towards, Luis is running from, and whether JCVD is really a man out of time trying to relive his days as JCVJ. From the Visionary mind of Mark Twain comes a world where only one man can save us. Uncover the Truth about the Legend. Are you ready to get Hucked? [more inside]
Jean-Claude Van Johnson: A Little Conversation About Trust Season 1, Ep 3
Filip reels from revelations about his future self and is given an opportunity for new employment. JCVD is surprised by a change in casting. Gunnar is surprised by the perfection of a new scene. Luis makes a choice to get involved. Are we rolling? [more inside]
Jean-Claude Van Johnson: What Year Do You Think This Is? Season 1, Ep 2
Reeling from the fallout of his semi botched mission, JCVD revisits childhood memories of the emu farm and Vanessa is left challenging his field readiness at every decision. Meanwhile the movie is plagued with technical challenges and JCVD makes a play for racial equality. Lewis and JCVD make a forray into the world of underground street racing, and HK. JCVD meets one of his biggest fans. Vanessa makes a discovery. [more inside]
Patriot: Dead Serious Rick Season 1, Ep 10
John's devotion to his father is tested as he returns to Luxembourg. Meanwhile, Agathe puts together some final evidence that may finally expose the truth about John.
Patriot: Dick Cheney Season 1, Ep 9
Edward has trouble with his brother's alibi while John is interrogated by Agathe. Leslie hears a last minute pitch from a surprise visitor about putting John back onto the travel team.
Patriot: L'Affaire Contre John Lakeman Season 1, Ep 8
Agathe's path intersects with Alice's as Agathe makes her way back to Milwaukee to investigate John. New intelligence gives Tom an advantage and greatly helps his plan in influencing the Iranian election.
Patriot: Hello, Is Charlie There? Season 1, Ep 7
John is a person of interest in Agathe's investigation as he returns to Milwaukee in a poor mental state. Stephen's recovery and promotion at McMillan prove to be bad news for the success of the mission.
Patriot: The Structural Dynamics of Flow Season 1, Ep 6
Agathe's case against John begins to mount while John undertakes a desperate attempt to get his father's plan back on track. Meanwhile, Leslie's hostility toward John reaches new heights.
Patriot: Un Monsieur Triste En Costume Season 1, Ep 5
John's effort to retrieve evidence brings him dangerously close to Agathe. Tom arrives in Luxembourg to help John catch his breath only to ask more of him.
Patriot: John's To-Do List 5/18/12 Season 1, Ep 4
Leslie seeks to lead John into failure with more work in Luxembourg. Meanwhile, John's real job becomes more demanding and urgent. To make things worse, an old friend of John's arrives.
Patriot: McMillan Man Season 1, Ep 3
Agathe Albans, the driven homicide detective, arrives in Milwaukee for an interview with Dennis. John desperately works to stay with the travel team in a last minute effort.
Patriot: C-19 Season 1, Ep 2
With the situation mounting in Iran, getting back to Luxembourg looks grim as John struggles to adjust to life and work in Milwaukee, while a driven homicide detective begins to build her case.
Patriot: Milwaukee, America Season 1, Ep 1
To prevent Iran from going nuclear, intelligence officer John Tavner must forgo all safety nets and assume a perilous non-official cover ("NOC") — that of a mid-level employee at a Milwaukee industrial piping firm. [more inside]
Jean-Claude Van Johnson: Pilot Season 1, Ep 1
Jean Claude Van Damme runs into an old flame and wants out of Retirement... but not out of the retirement we know him for. Watch one of the greatest 90s action stars to satirize himself in an unexpectedly entertaining action comedy. Get Ready to meet his secret identity Jean Claude Van Johnson. [more inside]
In Guillermo del Toro's magical realism twist on monster movies, isolated and mute Elisa (Sally Hawkins) works as a nighttime janitor at a government research facility in a 1960s-like Baltimore. Her life is changed forever when she discovers a secret classified "asset" and experiment, and develops an unusual relationship. [more inside]
One Mississippi: Two Mississippi Season 2, Ep 0
Season two of Tig Notaro's Amazon series takes us deeper into the lives of Tig's step-father, Bill, and her brother, Remy. Meanwhile, Tig continues to speak honestly on her radio show as Tig and Kate's relationship perpetually redefines itself. Politics come into play, and a Mississippi changed by the election of Trump hangs grotesquely in the background. Also, trigger warning. Very upsetting but necessary discussions of molestation, abuse, and harassment, including scenes of deplorable men being deplorable, also occur this season. And in spite of all that, the show continues to be a funny, even joyous celebration of love and compassion. [more inside]
The Tick: The Tick (2017) Season 1 (first half) Season 1, Ep 0
In a world where superheroes have been real for decades, an accountant with no superpowers comes to realize his city is owned by a super villain. As he struggles to uncover this conspiracy, he falls in league with a strange blue superhero. [more inside]
Comrade Detective: The Whole World Is Watching First Watch Season 1, Ep 5
Comrade Detective purports to be a rediscovered buddy cop show from mid-eighties Romania, made as Eastern Bloc propaganda/entertainment. It isn't; it was filmed in Romania in the modern day, with Romanian actors, and then dubbed into English by actors like Channing Tatum, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Nick Offerman, and occasionally guest stars like Debra Winger and Daniel Craig. In this episode: Baciu's family notices something unsettling; we hear Dragos's suspicions and learn something new about Stan; the American embassy is hospitable. [more inside]
Someone mentioned in the "Santa Barbara in Russia" post watching "Comrade Detective". I saw it on Amazon and watched the first episode and wondered if anyone is interested in a post for the season. [more inside]
Mozart in the Jungle: Season 3 Season 3, Ep 0
The orchestra is still on strike, Rodrigo hates bureaucracy, and Hailey works for a jerk. Who doesn't want to see a Joey Buttafuoco opera?
Transparent: Full season Season 3, Ep 0
The Pfefferman family splinters into disparate journeys on their continued path of self-discovery. Then everyone goes on a cruise!
Mozart in the Jungle: Season 2 of Mozart in the Jungle Season 2, Ep 0
Labor strife takes center stage and the orchestra heads to Mexico for a confrontation with De Souza's past and future.
Bosch: Trunk Music Season 2, Ep 1
Bosch returns to his old job after a six-month suspension, makes a rewarding collar on his first day back, but then gets involved in a more complicated case. [more inside]
Is anyone else planning to watch this? Would it be worth asking for it to be added to Fanfare? [more inside]
Catastrophe: Episode 2 Season 1, Ep 2
We meet Rob's mom (Carrie Fisher!), who doesn't seem particularly enthusiastic about this whole thing. Rob buys a ring and is made to feel bad when he goes for the cheaper (£2,000) one. [more inside]
Catastrophe: Episode 1 Season 1, Ep 1
Rob (Rob Delaney of Twitter fame) and Sharon (Sharon Horgan of Pulling fame) have a wild week of virtually anonymous sex while he's in London. Months later, she calls him out of the blue to tell him she's pregnant. He moves across the Atlantic to raise the baby with her. [more inside]
Bosch: Us and Them Season 1, Ep 10
That was all nicely wrapped up and tied with a bow. [more inside]
Bosch: The Magic Castle Season 1, Ep 9
Oh Grace! Oh Kiz! Oh Raynard!
Bosch: High Low Season 1, Ep 8
Political machinations come to the fore.
Bosch: Lost Boys Season 1, Ep 7
Raynard was really tetchy wasn't he?
Bosch: Donkey's Years Season 1, Ep 6
Now I've got some Covert Affairs and Banshee in my Bosch.
Bosch: Mama's Boy Season 1, Ep 5
It didn't take long for Raynard to get tetchy with his mother. [more inside]
Bosch: Fugazi Season 1, Ep 4
Fugazi? That's a Vietnam thing. The Los Angeles river is awesomely ugly. Julia seems aggressively needy. [more inside]
Bosch: Blue Religion Season 1, Ep 3
Edgar: What's up with this? Johnson: What do you think elves, it's Christmas. Edgar: These are Keebler elves. They're not Christmas elves. Johnson: So what? Edgar: It's snack food. Bosch: It worries me you know about this shit. I'm enjoying the banter between Bosch and Edgar. [more inside]
Bosch: Lost Light Season 1, Ep 2
Watts' behaviour was really off. There is something else going on there. Trent didn't seem like a likely suspect either.
Bosch: 'Tis the Season Season 1, Ep 1
I haven't read the books so my view isn't tainted, and I'm liking this from the get go. It's a bit weird for me having some Sons of Anarchy mixed up with my Fringe and The Walking Dead though.
Mozart in the Jungle: Opening Night Season 1, Ep 10
Alex has advice. Ana proves difficult. Rodrigo connives. Cynthia has a kind word for the piccolo. [more inside]
Mozart in the Jungle: Now Fortissimo Season 1, Ep 9
A road trip. Cynthia slips up. Lizzie has a windfall. [more inside]
Mozart in the Jungle: Mozart With The Bacon Season 1, Ep 8
Pianist confrontation. Cuban coconut water. Warren tumbled. [more inside]
Mozart in the Jungle: You Go To My Head Season 1, Ep 7
Bunny waiters. An ethereal flautist. Twinkle variations. Rodrigo gets the bucks in. Arnold Palmer. [more inside]
Mozart in the Jungle: The Rehearsal Season 1, Ep 6
A photo session. Playing in a back lot. Hailey gets her lessons with some help from cheeky Duncan. [more inside]
Mozart in the Jungle: I'm With The Maestro Season 1, Ep 5
Confession. Cynthia and Betty bond. Smashing violins. Moby Dick dancing. [more inside]
Mozart in the Jungle: You Have Insulted Tchaikovsky Season 1, Ep 4
Mozart's ghost. Sounds of the city. Fundraising. Thomas loses it. Making mate. [more inside]
Mozart in the Jungle: Silent Symphony Season 1, Ep 3
Busking. A podcast interview. Channeling 4′33″. Hailey gets a new job. [more inside]
Mozart in the Jungle: Fifth Chair Season 1, Ep 2
Hailey gets her chance. Practice makes perfect. Rodrigo goes walkabout. Bathroom breaks. Shitting parrot. [more inside]
Mozart in the Jungle: Pilot Season 1, Ep 1
Joshua Bell. A drinking game. Styx: Oedipus Rocks. A cute ballet dancer. Cynthia and Thomas really? [more inside]
The After: Pilot Season 1, Ep 1
A new Amazon Original Series: From Chris Carter, creator of The X-Files. Eight strangers are thrown together by mysterious forces and must help each other survive in a violent world that defies explanation.