Dead to Me: Full Season Season 1, Ep 0
Jen's husband was recently killed by a hit-and-run driver. As she tries to recover, she meets Judy, who also recently suffered a loss. But there's more to Judy (and to Jen (and to her husband (and to pretty much everyone and everything else))) than meets the eye. [more inside]
Street Food: Season 1 Season 1, Ep 0
From the creators of the popular series Chef's Table, season one of this new series focuses on Asia, visiting nine different cities and countries. Each episode highlights the life and story of a local acclaimed street food vendor. [more inside]
This intimate, in-depth look at Beyoncé's celebrated 2018 Coachella performance reveals the emotional road from creative concept to cultural movement. [more inside]
The story of a family struggling to survive in a world terrorized by a deadly, primeval species who have evolved for millions of years in the pitch darkness of a vast underground cave system, hunting only with their acute hearing. As the family seeks refuge in a remote haven where they can wait out the invasion, they start to wonder what kind of world will remain when they're ready to emerge.
“Behind the Curve” is a surprising and empathetic documentary that explores the psychology of the people who believe that the earth is flat.
Netflix drops a collection of mixed-style, animated, cross-genre (fantasy, science-fiction, horror, etc.) short films - NSFW. [more inside]
Queer Eye: Queer Eye Season 3 Season 3, Ep 0
The Fab 5 relocate to Kansas City, Missouri for 8 more episodes.. [more inside]
The Order: Season 1 Season 1, Ep 0
Out to avenge his mother's death, a college student pledges a secret order and lands in a war between werewolves and practitioners of dark magic. (Netflix original) [more inside]
Oscar winning documentary short, about Indian women fight the stigma surrounding menstruation and begin manufacturing sanitary pads. [more inside]
A sports agent pitches a rookie basketball client on an intriguing and controversial business opportunity during a lockout.
The Dragon Prince: Season 2 Season 2, Ep 0
Callum, Ezran, Rayla, Bait, and Zym continue their journey to Xadia, while being pursued by Claudia and Soren. Meanwhile Viren tries to make the case for war with the other Human kingdoms, and later meets a new
boyfriend ally. [more inside]
One Day at a Time: (2019) (Season 3) Season 3, Ep 0
So while you're here, enjoy the view, keep on doing what you do! [more inside]
Siempre Bruja: (Always A Witch): A Leap In Time Season 1, Ep 1
While being burned at the stake in 1646 Cartagena, Carmen -- a witch and slave -- time travels to the future to save both herself and the man she loves. (Netflix Original) [more inside]
A former police investigator decides to go to a prison island to revenge the brutal killings of his family. [more inside]
Russian Doll: Season 1 Complete Season 1, Ep 0
A 36 year old chain smoking computer programmer's birthday repeatedly ends in her death, only to find her waking up, back at the birthday party, as if nothing had happened. [more inside]
A mentally ill clown is lured into a life-or-death rock-paper-scissors tournament by the chance to clear his debts. No, seriously: that is the plot. A Mandarin language adaptation of a Japanese manga. Directed by Yan Han (Go Away, Mr. Tumor) and starring Yi Feng Li, Dongyu Zhou, and Michael Douglas.
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Second Half Season 4, Ep 1
7: "Kimmy Fights a Fire Monster!" 8: "Kimmy is in a Love Square!" 9: "Sliding Van Doors" 10: "Kimmy Finds a Liar!" 11: "Kimmy is Rich*!" 12: "Kimmy Says Bye!" [more inside]
Carmen Sandiego: Carmen Sandiego, Season 1 Season 1, Ep 0
The adventures of Carmen Sandiego, a globe-hopping master thief. (Netflix Original) [more inside]
A chief mechanic at a factory is haunted by apocalyptic nightmares. His wife and boss insist that he get psychiatric help, but his visions of an apocalypse may be more than bad dreams.
You: You (on Lifetime and Netflix) Season 1, Ep 0
A clever bookstore manager relies on his savvy Internet know-how to make the woman of his dreams fall in love with him. First airing on the Lifetime network, You appeared on Netflix this winter and finally found its audience. "You has the three most important qualities that translate to success on Netflix: * An attractive cast * A bingeable quality * A meme-able quality." [more inside]
The Punisher: The Punisher, Season 2 Season 2, Ep 0
Former Marine Frank Castle takes the law into his own hands while struggling to come to terms with his traumatic past. [more inside]
Two documentaries came out this week about the infamous Fyre music festival. Why don't we talk about both of them here? Metafilter post about the controversy between the competing Fyre Festival documentaries, and the original Metafilter post about the festival.
The Punisher: Roadhouse Blues Season 2, Ep 1
While driving through Michigan, Frank stops for a beer at a roadside bar. But staying out of trouble has never been his strong suit. [more inside]
The Fix: The Fix, Season 1 Season 1, Ep 0
Comedians Jimmy Carr, D.L. Hughley, and Katherine Ryan tackle the world's woes with help from a rotating crew of guests. [more inside]
Murder Mountain: Where marijuana can kill Season 1, Ep 0
What happens when California dreaming becomes a nightmare? When people head to Humboldt County, California in search of quick riches in the form of marijuana, often times they are unaware of the price they might ultimately pay in the illegal cannabis growing capital of the United States. [more inside]
Protector: The Protector, Season 1 Season 1, Ep 0
Discovering his ties to a secret ancient order, a young man living in modern Istanbul embarks on a quest to save the city from an immortal enemy.
Tidelands: Home Season 1, Ep 1
After a 10-year prison sentence, Calliope "Cat" McTeer returns home to Orphelin Bay, where her brother Augie is dealing with a fisherman's murder. [more inside]
Protector: Episode 1 Season 1, Ep 1
While desperately seeking opportunities to fund his next business venture, Hakan comes across a talismanic shirt potentially worth a lot of money. [more inside]
Voltron: Legendary Defender: The End is the Beginning Season 8, Ep 0
Voltron: Legendary Defender last 13 episodes expands the stakes to multiversal consequences and wraps up 7 seasons worth of threads. [more inside]
1983: Season 1 Season 1, Ep 0
A dark Polish thriller that imagines an alternative history where a terrorist bombing in 1983 dramatically altered the course of world events. Twenty years later, the USSR and Iron Curtain still exist, Al Gore is US president, and Poland is ruled by an authoritarian government. Naïve law student Kajetan and world-weary detective Anatol uncover a conspiracy that has been kept hidden for decades. [more inside]
Willowdean ('Dumplin'), the plus-size teenage daughter of a former beauty queen, signs up for her mom's Miss Teen Bluebonnet pageant as a protest that escalates when other contestants follow her footsteps, revolutionizing the pageant and their small Texas town.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: ATLANTIC RIM Season 12, Ep 2
In a world that we are assured bears no relationship with anything created by Guillermo Del Toro, three pilots of experimental, implausibly humanoid giant robots fight against monsters from the ocean. Where do the monsters come from and why are they attacking now? Who knows! What's more important is that our heroes, Black Guy, Woman and Obnoxious Bro, fight the monsters to both the stern disapproval and enthusiastic approval of General Father Figure. At last the crew of the Satellite of Love come up against the fearsome work of The Asylum, makers of mockbusters extraordure. In subplot news, this is the second of the six movies of "The Gauntlet," Kinga's latest ratings stunt, a sequence of films shown to Jonah and the bots back-to-back. They hold up well, even though the movie is exceptionally tiresome. "Flush them the movie!" Episode 1202 is available on Netflix. [more inside]
The Final Table: The Final Table Season 1, Ep 0
Teams of elite chefs vie to impress the world's toughest palates as they whip up iconic dishes from nine nations in this star-packed competition. [more inside]
Noah's South African roots and upbringing merge into his recent American experience making for funny and human juxtapositions and observations.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: MAC AND ME Season 12, Ep 1
A wheelchair-bound kid befriends an alien, and then careens off a cliff, goes to McDonalds, gets shot up by NASA, and witnesses the alien and his family become US citizens. MST is back baby, and off to a great start for the shortened Season 12! The premise is that, while you're free to watch the episodes whenever you want, Jonah and the 'bots are supposed subjected to these six movies back-to-back! The riffing and sketches are great in this one (yes, I started watching it within minutes of it premiering on Netflix). Episode 1201 can be seen on Netflix. First aired today, November 22, 2018. [more inside]
In 1992, teenager Sandi Tan shot Singapore's first indie road movie with her enigmatic American mentor Georges who then vanished with all the footage. Twenty years later, the 16mm film is recovered, sending Tan, now a novelist in Los Angeles, on a personal odyssey in search of Georges' vanishing footprints. [more inside]
House of Cards: Season 6 Season 6, Ep 0
Robin Wright stars as a US president dealing with the previous President's legacy, Russia, the press, the powerful Shepherd siblings (played by Greg Kinnear and Diane Lane), a fatal chemical plant accident, and more. This is the final season of the US House of Cards. [more inside]
Castlevania: "Old Homes" Season 2, Ep 2
More back story is revealed and several characters are scheming inside Dracula's War Court of Dignitaries ... [more inside]
Castlevania: "War Council" Season 2, Ep 1
Episode One of Season Two picks up right where the Season One finale finished. [more inside]
Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat: Full Season Season 1, Ep 0
Chef Samin Nosrat travels to Italy, Japan, Mexico, and California to learn about and demonstrate four of the fundamental building blocks of cooking, to teach and encourage home cooks how to think about their food beyond just following recipes. [more inside]
Chilling Adventures of Sabrina: Season 1 Season 1, Ep 0
As her 16th birthday nears, Sabrina must choose between the witch world of her family and the human world of her friends; based on the "Archie" comic. Netflix, full season.
Chilling Adventures of Sabrina: Chapter One: October Country Season 1, Ep 1
While Greendale readies for a Halloween eclipse, Sabrina faces a crucial decision and Harvey makes and unexpected declaration.
In 1905, a man travels to a remote island in search of his missing sister who has been kidnapped by a mysterious religious cult. Stars Dan Stevens (Legion) and Michael Sheen (Masters of Sex). Written and directed by Gareth Evans (The Raid: Redemption). A Netflix original. [more inside]
Dancing Queen: Season 1 (full season) Season 1, Ep 0
"Justin Johnson has made a name for himself as drag artist Alyssa Edwards, rising to fame on "RuPaul's Drag Race." But when he's not on stage performing as Alyssa, he is an accomplished choreographer and dance teacher. This docuseries follows Justin in his hometown of Mesquite, Texas, at his highly competitive Beyond Belief Dance Company. It is there where he prepares young students for an intensely competitive season on the stage. The multihyphenate has a lot has on his plate, as he has to juggle his dance life, drag life, family life and love life." (Summary from Google)
In the grim Alaskan winter, a naturalist hunts for wolves blamed for killing a local boy, but he soon finds himself swept into a chilling mystery. [more inside]
Daredevil: Daredevil Full Season 3 Season 3, Ep 0
A blind lawyer by day, vigilante by night. Matt Murdock fights the crime of New York as Daredevil. (Full season discussion) [more inside]
Babylon Berlin: Episode 1 Season 1, Ep 1
Gereon Rath is the enigmatic new inspector who joins Berlin’s vice squad. He is a First World War veteran from Cologne, but appears to be entangled in the capital’s criminal underworld. Episode one’s opening scenes show flashes of Rath’s life both past and future: cavorting in nightclubs, fighting on the front lines, drowning underwater. In present-day Berlin, he is charged with closing down a pornographic film set with his chief inspector, Wolter – a gruff, untrusting man. Guardian Wikipedia Rotten Tomatoes 100% IMDB 8.4 On Netflix in US, CA and AU.
Daredevil: Resurrection Season 3, Ep 1
Shattered physically and spiritually, Matt rethinks his purpose and place in Hell's Kitchen. Meanwhile, Fisk puts a plan in motion from behind bars. [more inside]
There's a lot to love about Salt Fat Acid Heat, but when I try to add it to FanFare, I get this message: "The show that you requested currently exists on IMDB, but information about it is not yet available to us. We have added it to our queue and will approve it as soon as we can. Sorry about the delay." What does it mean that the info is not available? The IMDb listing seems complete.
Anyone interested in FanFare posts for Dancing Queen (Alyssa Edwards new show on Netflix)? I'd probably do just one post for the whole season since it's only 9 episodes.