When Netflix released “Abstract: The Art of Design” with the first episode dedicated to Niemann’s illustration, I was hooked. The show, which profiles designers of all fields—from illustration to shoes, theater sets to photography—combines stunning cinematography with shockingly genuine stories.
“The Get Down” returned on April 7 and delved further into the depths of hip-hop’s origins in the Bronx.
Netflix’s newest miniseries “Thirteen Reason’s Why,” based on the novel by Jay Asher, shattered expectations. Following the book’s premise, Hannah Baker records thirteen cassette tapes explaining what drove her to suicide and sends them to each person incorporated in her reasoning.
Are we reaching a boiling point in which the television market is saturated?
More so today than ever before, media companies outside the bounds of cable TV are stepping up their game and producing widely popular, intriguing, critically acclaimed content.
If a television show is aware of its pretension, does that make it less pretentious? Unfortunately, in the case of the new Netflix original series “Flaked,” its self-awareness only makes it more frustrating.
There are far too many misconceptions as to how Netflix and chill is supposed to work. Lonely students up too late and at the end of their Kleenex supply simply assume that a text and a short walk later, they’ll be getting lucky. Not so.
To say 2015, or any other year, was a “great” one for pop culture is unnecessary and redundant, given the quantity of content available for consumption.
The real question is what’s worth seeking out. If you’re looking to catch up on some of the year’s best, you could do worse than starting here.
Ever since the television masterpiece that was Netflix’s “Daredevil,” I have been eagerly awaiting the follow up. I did not expect, however, that the next Marvel installment to make the cut would be a relatively unknown character, and a female character at that.
Just over 20 years ago, HBO released into the world the first episode of “Mr. Show with Bob and David.” It wasn’t well received out of the gate, but the strange little sketch show survived four unlikely seasons and gained plenty of devoted followers.