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Critical Condition: Ozark (S2)

Ozark | Netflix, from Friday ➢➢ “Season 2 of the show—still tense and twisty, returning to Netflix on August 31—ramps up the inexcusably dumb behavior, raising stakes while still shielding the core family from any real consequences. Which is probably what keeps Mark Williams and Bill Dubuque’s series from truly becoming the highest-quality prestige television it […]

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New to Netflix in August

Switched (1/8/2018) High schooler Ayumi’s perfect world evaporates when her envious classmate Zenko somehow steals her body, her boyfriend and her life. Cocaine Coast (3/8/2018) In 1980s Galicia, Spain, a young fisherman becomes a prosperous cocaine smuggler by providing Latin American suppliers with a European entry point. I AM A KILLER (3/8/2018) In this true-crime […]

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Netflix Comes of Rage

Netflix will launch its latest original drama series, Insatiable, on August 10. Dubbed “a coming of rage story”, the 12-part series is described as a dark, twisted revenge comedy starring Debby Ryan, Dallas Roberts, and Alyssa Milano. Here’s the blurb: For years, Patty (Debby Ryan) has been bullied, ignored, and underestimated by those around her because […]

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Critical Condition: Good Girls

Good Girls | Netflix, from Tuesday ➢ “It’s a sleek, propulsive drama starring three misbehaving women lugging around stacks of cash and the occasional firearm; the cool criminality of it recalls TNT’s Good Behavior or USA’s Queen of the South, where the messy business of breaking the law is sweetened with a set of swanky […]

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Critical Condition: Ozark

Ozark (Netflix, from today) ➢ “A wealthy family relocates a money laundering scheme to the Ozarks in a smart, sharp drama that engages with prestige tropes but never quite falls into their trap …  The taut thriller veers close toward storytelling pitfalls but deftly avoids falling into the bleak soup of bloated streaming dramas about […]

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New to Netflix in July

Castlevania: Season 1 (7/7/2017) The last surviving member of a disgraced clan fights to save Eastern Europe from Dracula. Inspired by the classic video game series. Friends From College: Season 1 (14/7/2017) As they face down their forties, a group of friends who met at Harvard experiences a range of success — or lack thereof […]

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