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NETFLIX AND NO CHILL: Binge-Worthy ‘Bodyguard’ Compellingly Depicts Romance and Trauma

NETFLIX AND NO CHILL: Binge-Worthy ‘Bodyguard’ Compellingly Depicts Romance and Trauma

“Bodyguard,” a gripping British series, bakes drama into intense action scenes and a scandalous romance, authentically portraying the realities of a taboo relationship. However, the viewer must endure the occasional cliche as many of the subplots seem to have predictable journeys. The bingeable six-episode hit series was initially introduced to[Read More…]

by February 19, 2019 0 comments Guide - Top, Guide Columns, The Guide

6 TV Shows for Summer Binge-Watching

‘Luke Cage,’ Season 2 The Marvel Cinematic Universe’s Harlem hero is back for a second season after a stellar first season as Netflix’s most recent Marvel series. While season one featured a Luke Cage who sometimes shied away from using his powers and defending his community, season two will see[Read More…]

by May 24, 2018 0 comments Guide - Top, Television, The Guide

Netflix Series ‘Ugly Delicious’ Provides a New Perspective on the Culinary World

Breaking away from the monotonous “food porn” Instagram accounts and features on high-class chefs that have dominated food dialogue in the past five years, “Ugly Delicious” is a refreshing documentary series that, instead of focusing on taste, details the stories behind how food is made and who creates it. David[Read More…]

by March 9, 2018 0 comments Food & Drink, Guide - Top, The Guide
2017’s Top Political Television Episodes

2017’s Top Political Television Episodes

‘Master of None’ — ‘Thanksgiving’ “Thanksgiving,” an episode from Netflix’s critically acclaimed second season of “Master of None,” was written by starring actress Lena Waithe and was based on the story of coming out to her own mom, played in the show by seasoned actress Angela Bassett. Directed by Melina[Read More…]


Television Review: ‘Stranger Things’

★★★★☆ Since the release of its first season in the summer of 2016, Netflix’s “Stranger Things” has received immense praise, winning five Emmy awards. In creating the show, filmmakers Matt and Ross Duffer, professionally known as the Duffer Brothers, wanted to pay homage to the pop culture of the 1980s;[Read More…]

Television Review: ‘Master of None’

Television Review: ‘Master of None’

★★★★★ From its opening title sequence to its closing shot, Netflix comedy “Master of None” delivers a strong, nuanced and poignant second season that not only builds upon but exceeds what made the first so successful. Despite an occasional misstep or two, creators Aziz Ansari and Alan Yang deliver a[Read More…]

by June 7, 2017 0 comments Guide - Top, The Guide

TV Shows To Catch This Summer

‘Master of None’ When “Master of None” premiered on Netflix in 2015, viewers of the show were instantly captivated by its stunning authenticity and witty humor, lauding comedian Aziz Ansari for writing such a thoughtful and culturally relevant script. The show addresses the personal issues faced by its main character,[Read More…]

by May 19, 2017 0 comments Summer Highlights, The Guide
Dr. Charles Geschickter

Stranger Georgetown: Declassified

In just over one month since its debut, the Netflix original series “Stranger Things” has received critical acclaim, captivated viewers and become an ever-trending topic on social media with its depiction of the fallout from a government experiments with mind control during the Cold War. The tribulations of the superpower-wielding[Read More…]

by September 2, 2016 0 comments Guide - Top, The Guide

TV Review: ‘A Very Murray Christmas’

★★★★☆ Bill Murray’s got the blues — the Christmas blues, that is. He’s about to tape a live Christmas special, but a massive blizzard has trapped his celebrity guests at home, leaving him alone in the Carlyle Hotel in New York City with a ragtag bunch of new celebrity friends[Read More…]


‘Orange is the New Black’ Fails to Renew its Spark

★★★☆☆ THE FOLLOWING CONTAINS “ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK” SPOILERS. Third time’s the charm, although maybe not for the ladies of Litchfield. “Orange is the New Black” returned to Netflix this month with characters reeling from the conclusion of its second season. Suzanne, or Crazy Eyes (Uzo Aduba), is still[Read More…]