Category: tv reviews

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Broad City – Season 1

Broad City follows the mundane misadventures of two young women living in NYC, Ilana and Abbi. Broke, reckless, and even careless at times, these best friends prove that poor decisions and a little bit of boldness is all you need to come up with comedy gold.

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Carlos (Miniseries)

Directed by Olivier Assayas, Carlos is a 3-part miniseries that illustrates the rise and fall of terrorist Ilich Ramírez Sánchez, a.k.a. Carlos the Jackal, played by Venezuelan actor Edgar Ramírez.

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Chouchou-san

Chouchou-san is Japan’s NHK’s take on the famous Puccini’s opera, Madame Butterfly.

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Christopher and His Kind

Christopher and His Kind is an adaptation of the autobiography of the same name written by Christopher Isherwood. The name may not be familiar to some, but this English-American novelist wrote the awesome book A Single Man, which was later turned into an awesome movie by Tom Ford and starred Colin Firth.

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Cinderella’s Sister

Otherwise known as Cinderella Unni, Cinderella’s Stepsister or A Modern Story of Revenge. This Korean 20-episode family melodrama is filled with frustration, lovers not able to love, jealousy, loneliness and a lot of tears.

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Cinema Verite (HBO Films)

Cinema Verite follows a fictionalized account of the production of An American Family, a 1973 PBS documentary series that is one of the earliest examples of the reality television genre.

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Club de Cuervos

The wealthy Iglesias siblings feud over the presidency of their family’s football soccer club, as elder sister Isabel tries to save their inheritance from the hands of their father’s main squeeze, in the R-rated Behind the Scenes Mexican version of Captain Tsubasa.

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Coupling – Season 1

While it’s inevitable to compare Coupling with the likes of Friends, Seinfeld and Sex and the City, Coupling still feels like it’s a “one of a kind” show, and a very fresh one for the time in which it premiered… and constantly hilarious if I may say so.

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Cowboy Bebop

Cowboy Bebop proves to be an immensely entertaining animated series that can only be described as a neo-noir space western.