A widowed U.S. President running for reelection and an environmental lobbyist fall in love. It's all above-board, but "politics is perception," and sparks fly anyway. [more inside]
Green Eggs and Ham: The Second Serving Books Included Season 2, Ep 0
The first season came out almost two and a half years ago. Netflix quickly renewed it, but then the world sort of shut down for a little while there. The second season moves even farther beyond the original source material to adapt Dr. Seuss's The Butter Battle Book (which already got a Ralph Bakshi version way back during the Cold War). [more inside]
What If...?: …the World Lost Its Mightiest Heroes? Season 1, Ep 3
Nick Fury struggles to launch The Avengers when candidates are targeted by a serial killer. [more inside]
A mousy romance novelist sets off for Colombia to ransom her kidnapped sister, and soon finds herself in the middle of a dangerous adventure hunting for treasure with a mercenary rogue. [more inside]
On the day of his daughter's birthday, William "D-Fens" Foster is trying to get to the home of his estranged ex-wife to see his daughter. His car breaks down, so he leaves his car in a traffic jam in Los Angeles and decides to walk. He goes to a convenience store and tries to get some change for a phone call, but the Korean owner does not oblige, tipping Foster over the edge. The unstable Foster, so frustrated with the various flaws he sees in society, begins to psychotically and violently lash out against them.
Green Eggs and Ham: The First Season Books Included Season 1, Ep 0
Dr. Seuss (Theodor Geisel) famously wrote Green Eggs and Ham using only 50 words to win a bet with Bennett Cerf. Netflix is estimated to have spent more than a million times that on this 13-episode series, cramming it full of stars like Oscar-winners Michael Douglas and Diane Keaton, Tony-winner Daveed Diggs as a mouse, John Turturro as a goat, and Eddie Izzard as the Trumpian villain. [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.
When a young female doctor notices an unnatural amount of comas occurring in her hospital she uncovers a horrible conspiracy. [more inside]
A violent, suspended police detective investigates a brutal murder, in which a manipulative and seductive woman could be involved. Vertigo, it ain't. [more inside]
CRFC9: Nicholas Van Orton is a "man who has everything", but who seems to be missing a key piece of himself. On his 48th birthday, his wayward brother Conrad shows up for dinner, and gives Nicholas a card that's good for one free session with Consumer Recreation Services. And so begins The Game. [more inside]