tags: Netflix

The Crown, season four

The defining characteristic of “The Crown” is that it has empathy for every character.

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Easy A

“Easy A” is a bad movie that’s transformed into a decent movie through the sheer likability of Emma Stone.

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Derry Girls, seasons 1 and 2

“Derry Girls” is a wonderful show: funny, heartfelt, and of a place (Northern Ireland) and a time (the ‘90s) that aren’t what you typically see in a comedy.

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My Next Guest Needs No Introduction, season 3

The guests in season three of David Letterman’s long-form interview show are all notable: Kim Kardashian West, Robert Downey Jr., Dave Chappelle, and Lizzo.

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The Witcher, season 1

“Toss a coin to your witcher …”

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Schitt's Creek, season 6

I burned through the sixth and final season of “Schitt’s Creek” and now I wish there was just a little bit more.

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The Take (aka Bastille Day)

This was renamed “The Take” after being released in theaters as “Bastille Day.”

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Set It Off

I’m confused by this film.

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Dark, season 3

Never before have I had to consult reference material while watching a show.

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The Old Guard

“The Old Guard” has an interesting idea.

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Tiger King

This documentary series got a lot of attention because the subjects are larger than life characters.

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8:46

Dave Chappelle put out a 30-minute performance in the wake of the George Floyd murder and subsequent protests.

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Dead to Me, season 2

I really enjoyed season one of “Dead to Me.” The performances were fantastic and the underlying mystery was well constructed.

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Salt

This movie has a promising start, but it degrades into a muddled mess of action and double crosses.

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Space Force, season 1

This is an excellent show made by an excellent cast.

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The Social Network

I’d only seen “The Social Network” once before, but I was inspired to watch it again after it popped up on a lot of the “best of the 2010s” lists.

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Bad Boys II

This is the worst movie I’ve ever seen.

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Den of Thieves

I liked parts of this movie but I didn’t like the movie itself.

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Extraction

“Extraction” has great action sequences, but the story isn’t much of anything and it’s clear it wasn’t meant to be.

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The Crown, season 3

Since I gravitate toward genre material or comedy, even I can’t fully understand why “The Crown” is one of my favorite shows. But it is.

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Altered Carbon, season 2

I watched season one of “Altered Carbon” a long time ago. I wasn’t expecting season two because this show must be expensive to produce.

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Narcos Mexico, season 2

I started watching “Narcos” when it was still a novelty to watch original shows on Netflix and I didn’t have an ever-growing list of stuff I want to watch.

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The Irishman

I appreciate the obvious skill of this film, but I don’t understand the fixation and infatuation with bad men doing bad things.

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The Laundromat

I don’t know what this is. It’s technically a movie.

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6 Underground

What happens when Netflix gives Michael Bay a blank check and an R rating?

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Schitt's Creek, seasons 1-5

I remember when I first saw the ad for this show. Eugene Levy? A punny title? No thanks. But … I was wrong.

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Stranger Things, season 3

It’s just a fun, dumb, show.

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Dark, seasons 1 and 2

I like to think I’m pretty good at following twisty mythology, and I’ve got a real soft spot for time travel, but toward the end of season two I got really confused.

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