If you’re anything like me, you’ll be a sucker for a binge watch. With work and our other hobbies keeping us super busy, we love nothing more than finding a good series to get our teeth into. So, here’s what’s on the telly box recently…
Series two has just landed and Col and I literally couldn’t wait to watch this. The premise is: Jason Bateman is Marty Byrde, a financial planner who relocates his family from Chicago to a summer resort community in the Ozarks. Marty is on the move with his fractured family after a money laundering scheme he’s part of goes wrong, and he’s stuck in a position where he’s trying to appease Mexican drug lords. It’s got just the right balance of tension and light relief with sarcasm and dark humour a plenty.
Having worked on the advertising campaign for this, I had high expectations. In this
Series two is on the way and frankly I couldn’t be any more excited! Set deep in the Canadian Rockies, Tim Roth stars as a recently emigrated police sheriff struggling to survive with his family in a little mountain town that’s rife with corruption. He’s got issues of his own, attending AA meetings, and also has to wrangle the influx of North Stream Oil – a new oil company on the block.
Now this one is an oldie but a total goodie. I watched this back in 2011 when it first launched, and couldn’t wait to watch it again when it appeared on Netflix recently. The story of a missing girl unfolds through the eyes of Sarah Linden, a dedicated detective and her mentor Detective Stephen Holder. Both characters have their own issues which add layers of complexity to this story and
If you’ve not heard of Black Mirror yet, have you been living under a rock?! Black Mirror is an intense and contemporary view on
This was a drama series we happened across when searching the vast library of content on Netflix. It’s a German mystery-drama that introduces a complex puzzle of events across different generations, places and complicated individuals. Each episode reveals more across a web of curious characters, all of whom have a connection to the town’s troubled history — whether they know it or not. If you’re keen to watch something that keeps you guessing and slightly unnerved all the way through, this is the show for you!
If real-life courtroom thrillers are more your thing then this is right up your street. The case covers novelist Michael Peterson, whose wife died after, he claims she fell down stairs at their home. However, there’s serious suspicion around the causes of her death, This series, which began in 2005 is later updated in 2013 and 2018, follows the investigation as it develops. If you enjoyed the strange goings-on of the American justice system in Making A Murderer, then you’ll definitely enjoy this.