Review: ‘The Get Down’ Is ‘West Side Story’ With Rappers and Disco Queens “The Get Down,” Mr. Luhrmann’s 12-episode series for Netflix (six episodes will be available on Friday 8/12), is being promoted as “a comprehensive look at the art form’s true origins” and an authentic evocation of late-’70s New York, that caldron of burning buildings, bankruptcy, cocaine and revolutionary forms of popular music. [more inside]
Between: Season 2 (All Episodes) Season 2, Ep 0
The continuing saga of a small Canadian town under quarantine after a plague kills all of its population over the age of 21.
Between: Season 1 (All Episodes) Season 1, Ep 0
In this Netflix original series, a small Canadian town faces a plague that kills everyone over the age of 21.
Stranger Things: Chapter Eight: The Upside Down Season 1, Ep 8
Dr. Brenner holds Hooper and Joyce for questioning while the boys wait with Eleven in the gym. Back at Will's, Nancy and Jonathan prepare for battle. (season finale)
Stranger Things: Chapter Seven: The Bathtub Season 1, Ep 7
Eleven struggles to reach Will, while Lucas warns that "the bad men are coming." Nancy and Jonathan show the police what Jonathan caught on camera. [more inside]
Chapter 6: The Monster Season 1, Ep 6
A frantic Jonathan looks for Nancy in the darkness, but Steve's looking for her too. Hopper and Joyce uncover the truth about the lab's experiments. [more inside]
Stranger Things: Chapter Five: The Flea and the Acrobat Season 1, Ep 5
Hopper breaks into the lab while Nancy and Jonathan confront the force that took Will. The boys ask Mr. Clarke how to travel to another dimension. [more inside]
Stranger Things: Chapter Four: The Body Season 1, Ep 4
Refusing to believe Will is dead, Joyce tries to connect with her son. The boys give Eleven a makeover. Nancy and Jonathan form an unlikely alliance. [more inside]
Stranger Things: Chapter Three: Holly, Jolly Season 1, Ep 3
An increasingly concerned Nancy looks for Barb and finds out what Jonathan's been up to. Joyce is convinced Will is trying to talk to her. [more inside]
Stranger Things: Chapter Two: The Weirdo on Maple Street Season 1, Ep 2
Lucas, Mike and Dustin try to talk to the girl they found in the woods. Hopper questions an anxious Joyce about an unsettling phone call. [more inside]
Stranger Things: Chapter One: The Vanishing of Will Byers Season 1, Ep 1
In a laboratory run by the U.S. Department of Energy, a Scientist is taken by an unseen force. Will Byers, a young boy goes missing after witnessing a strange creature on his bike ride home. After Will goes missing, a young girl appears at a restaurant wearing a hospital gown and shaved head. After running away from the restaurant, Lucas, Mike and Dustin, Will's friends, find her in the woods during a storm.
Bloodline: Season 2 discussion Season 2, Ep 0
The family has to deal with the repercussions of the things they did last season, and also with the fact that Danny evidently started a family of his own, which was the cliffhanger from last season. [more inside]
Stand-up comedian/actress Maria Bamford (portrayed by herself) moves back to Los Angeles after spending six months away in recovery for bipolar disorder and attempts to build up her life from scratch with the help of her agent Bruce Ben-Bacharach (Fred Melamed). Throughout the entire first season, flashbacks are employed to gain an insight on Maria's backstory and her relationships with her family and friends. [more inside]
Lady Dynamite just dropped on Netflix this weekend. I'd love to hear responses, but I've accidentally binged the entire thing before thinking of starting a Fanfare post, and I suspect many of y'all also did. [more inside]
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Kimmy Finds Her Mom! Season 2, Ep 13
Kimmy finds her mom. Jacqueline finds a cause. Titus finds where he belongs.
Any interest in a season four rewatch? [more inside]
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Kimmy Walks Into a Bar! Season 2, Ep 7
Jacqueline throws a gala the same night that her frenemy, Deirdre Robespierre (Anna Camp), throws a party. Kimmy has a brief relationship with an Army vet (Samuel Page) she met in a bar where she used the bathroom.
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Kimmy Goes Roller Skating! First Watch Season 2, Ep 1
Titus' ex-wife sues him for spousal support. Kimmy still has feelings for Dong. Jacqueline's Sioux family gets fed up with her.
30° i februari: 30 Degrees in February (S1: All episodes) Season 1, Ep 0
To these Swedes, Thailand seems like a fresh start, a place to rebuild your life, where happiness is within a hand's reach. But they may discover that wherever you go, there you are. 10 episode character driven drama on Netflix. [more inside]
Flaked: Sunset Season 1, Ep 8
Topher makes a vengeful move that will impact all of Venice. Dennis learns the truth about two of Chip's more significant and long-running deceptions. [more inside]
Flaked: 7th Season 1, Ep 7
Still reeling from a revelation about London, Chip takes a hard line in negotiations with Tilly to save Venice. Dennis harbors feelings for Kara. [more inside]
Is anyone else interested in watching this sweet, low-key and a bit melancholy series? (Available on Netflix in many regions.) Trailer. Something about it reminds me of The Station Agent. [more inside]
Flaked: Shell Season 1, Ep 6
After a fight with Dennis, Chip crashes with Cooler. Dennis and Kara grow closer. A secret is revealed about London that turns out to be a twist in the plot of the series so far. [more inside]
Flaked: Electric Season 1, Ep 5
Chip sponsors Topher (Christopher Mintz-Plasse), a new support group member, who makes a surprising offer. Dennis helps Kara with a legal problem. London and Chip have a moment. [more inside]
Daredevil: Series Two (Complete) Season 2, Ep 0
Say, aren't the credits great? All 13 hours are over, and we know the fates of Elektra, Frank, Matt, Mahoney, Karen and Foggy. So, what did you think? io9 has an opinion, and CBR is looking at the best Punisher stories of all time, but where has Daredevil been, and where is he going? And has Melvin's workshop really teased Stilt-man twice now?
Flaked: Palms Season 1, Ep 4
A trip to Palm Springs for a visit with his mother Jackie turns into an emotional roller coaster ride for Dennis and fellow travelers Chip and London.
Flaked: Rose Season 1, Ep 3
Chip visits his TV star ex-wife Tilly in an effort to save his store. Dennis and London have a dinner date. Chip disappoints Kara one time too many.
Love: The End of the Beginning Season 1, Ep 10
Troubles keep mounting for Gus as he gets to experience life in the writers' room. Meanwhile, a new crisis pushes Mickey to a breaking point.
Daredevil: A Cold Day in Hell's Kitchen Season 2, Ep 13
In the season finale, Daredevil is backed into the ultimate showdown for his own life--and the future of Hell's Kitchen.
Daredevil: The Dark at the End of the Tunnel Season 2, Ep 12
Daredevil goes underground to save an old friend. Karen follows a dangerous lead. [more inside]
Daredevil: .380 Season 2, Ep 11
The Punisher's war continues, and so does the body count in Hell's Kitchen. Murdock tries to finish what the DA started. [more inside]
Daredevil: The Man in the Box Season 2, Ep 10
Murdock and Foggy get caught in the crossfire of the Punisher's revenge. Karen and Murdock dig for the truth in very different ways. [more inside]
Daredevil: Seven Minutes in Heaven Season 2, Ep 9
Castle gets an offer he can't refuse. Foggy and Murdock question the future of their firm, but Karen won't give up so easily. [more inside]
Daredevil: Guilty as Sin Season 2, Ep 8
As the firm's trial spins out of control, a figure from Murdock's past returns to deliver shocking revelations about the future of Hell's Kitchen. [more inside]
Daredevil: Semper Fidelis Season 2, Ep 7
Murdock and Foggy take on the DA in the trial of the century, but their client refuses to play along. Murdock struggles to balance his dual identities.
Daredevil: Regrets Only Season 2, Ep 6
A lethal foe returns with a vengeance, Foggy and Murdock risk the firm to ensure justice, and Karen sees a different side of the Punisher. [more inside]
Daredevil: Kinbaku Season 2, Ep 5
A former lover arrives in Hell's Kitchen and turns Murdock's world upside down. Karen digs for the truth about the Punisher.
Daredevil: Penny and Dime Season 2, Ep 4
Karen uncovers shocking facts about the Punisher, who finds himself hunted by a powerful force in Hell's Kitchen. Daredevil ponders his next moves.
Daredevil: New York's Finest Season 2, Ep 3
Trapped face-to-face with the Punisher, Daredevil wrestles with the morality of vigilante justice. Meanwhile, Foggy and Karen work to save the firm.
Daredevil: Dogs to a Gunfight Season 2, Ep 2
As Murdock recovers from an attack, Foggy and Karen fight to protect their new client from both the law and the Kitchen’s newest vigilante.
Daredevil: Bang Season 2, Ep 1
In the void left by Fisk’s removal, a new threat to Hell’s Kitchen emerges. Murdock and Foggy take on a client with a questionable past.
Flaked: Horizon Season 1, Ep 2
Finally confronting his landlord, Chip get some clarity on his store situation, then inadvertently helps Dennis and London's first date go smoothly.
Flaked: Westminster Season 1, Ep 1
Will Arnett co-created, co-writes, and stars in this Netflix series that premiered on March 11. The story takes place in Venice, California, and centers on alcoholic Chip (Arnett), friend/housemate Dennis (David Sullivan), and possible love interest London (Ruth Kearney). Mitchell Hurwitz (Arrested Development) is executive producer of the series. [more inside]
Love: Tested Season 1, Ep 3
Gus struggles with his student, Arya (Iris Apatow) and is faced with losing his job if she fails her test. Meanwhile, Mickey also has trouble with work and with her creepy boss Dr. Greg (Brett Gelman).
A boy stands on a station platform as a train is about to leave. Should he go with his mother or stay with his father? Infinite possibilities arise from this decision. As long as he doesn't choose, anything is possible. [more inside]
House of Cards: Chapter 1 Rewatch Season 1, Ep 1
In which we are introduced to Frank and Claire Underwood, a Washington, DC, power couple. [more inside]
River: Episode 6 Season 1, Ep 6
Everything comes together in this final episode, where River and Ira continue to follow various threads that lead to (and through) Stevie.
River: Episode 5 Season 1, Ep 5
River and Ira investigate a new murder related to Stevie's murder, which slowly shed more light on what she might have been investigating when she was killed.
Making a Murderer: Making A Murderer - entire first season Season 1, Ep 0
Who is responsible when an innocent man is sent to prison? Discussion thread for entire first season of Making A Murderer (Netflix streaming).