In 1990s Boston, an assistant district attorney and a corrupt yet venerated FBI veteran work together to take on a case that grows to involve, and ultimately subvert, the entire criminal justice system of Boston.
Follows the complicated life of intelligence officer John Tavner, whose latest assignment - to prevent Iran from going nuclear - requires him to forgo all safety nets and assume a perilous non-official cover.
Seven-part limited series about Roger Ailes, the founder of Fox News. It focuses on the past decade which Ailes arguably became the Republican Party's de facto leader, and the sexual harassment accusations that brought his career to an end.
Lambs of God is a dark, gothic tale about three nuns, each a generation apart, living in an isolated convent by the coast, and an unwelcome visitor who enters their lives and changes their world forever.
I only review a series until the whole season has been completed, but from what I have seen after six episodes this is worth bragging about. It is a thriller of some sort with everything thrown into the mix bag of bizarre and twisted neo-noir. I see it as if David Lynch, Wes Anderson and Aki Kaurismäki had an orgy and created this deformed love child that has turned out to be a unique TV series. The tone and structure is hypnotic, dreamlike and far removed from any form of reality, but the emotions are hyper-realistic and challenging if you dare to dig deep. Together the creators Bruce Terris and Steven Conrad, (who got his brother Chris Conrad to star as the demented sad sack, New Leaf), have pushed the boundaries of the absurd, but not as far as David Lynch went with the recent Twin Peaks series. The highlight is the teaming of Ben Kingsley (as Father Byron Brown!) and Jacki Weaver, an inseparable God fearing couple who have been stung, so they hit the vengeful road, creating a path of redemption! Another Aussie in the mix is the cheeky Damon Herriman as P.A. Brown who created the chaos. So hang in there cause it was only by the third episode that I made connection, and it was worth the wait.
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