Despite the wide variety of acclaimed television shows that people keep telling me to watch, from Money Heist to Stranger Things, I somehow ended up binging The Pentaverate. A show about a secret society that controls the world from the shadows… made up exclusively of characters played by Mike Myers. How could I not be intrigued?
In a nutshell: yes, it is. But that’s not always a bad thing. If you love to watch two very attractive white people fall in love over the course of an hour and 45 minutes, going through the motions of “will they/won’t they” while also experiencing close to every cliché ever, then this is the movie for you.
Overcrowded hospitals, exhausted doctors, misinformation, white masks and hazmat suits.
What’s life like in the apocalypse? According to “Daybreak”, it’s like a mash-up between Ferris Bueller’s Day Off and Mad Max.
Netflix’s new police procedural anthology series, Criminal, throws out the tried and tested format for something more intense and claustrophobic.
The concept of ‘choose your own adventure’ has been tried and tested for years in video games and has found to be very successful. Generally referred to as roleplaying games or RPGs, players are taken on a journey from building their own character to choosing how they handle difficult situations and how their decisions ultimately change their character’s fate.
Most real-life love stories don’t have the fairytale ending often portrayed in television, which is why it’s probably a good thing Netflix’s Love has concluded after only three seasons.