Category Archives: TV Series

“The Queen’s Gambit”

“The Queen’s Gambit” centers on the story of Beth Harmon portrayed in an outstanding manner by Golden Globe winner Anya Taylor-Joy (Last Night in Soho). Harmon is orphaned, after her mother Alice (Chloe Pirrie), commits suicide. She will turn out, … Continue reading

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“Squid Game – Netflix’s Ratings Juggernaut”

The premise of the South Korean series, “Squid Game,” centers around a grueling and depraved competition that begins with 456 participants. Those who will be competing in the games, are rendered unconscious, and taken to an isolated island at an … Continue reading

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“Dark Side of the Ring: The Collision in Korea”

The first episode of the “Dark Side of the Ring” series aired on April 10, 2019. The episode was called “The Match Made in Heaven,” and centered on the relationship between immensely popular wrestler Randy Macho Man Savage, and his … Continue reading

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“The Sons of Sam: A Descent into Darkness”

David Berkowitz, the Son of Sam, the .44 caliber killer, held the city of New York in gut wrenching fear from July 29, 1976 up until his capture on August 10, 1977. At the end of his reign of terror, … Continue reading

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“To Catch a KIller” (1992)

“To Catch a Killer” begins with Mr. Miklovich (Peter Langley), a distraught father, who is in a Chicago police station reporting that his son is missing. The officer who is taking the father’s information seems thoroughly disinterested. He takes the … Continue reading

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“Crime Scene: The Vanishing at the Cecil Hotel”

In February 2013, yet another mysterious occurrence took place at the infamous Cecil Hotel in downtown Los Angeles. Twenty-one year old, Canadian tourist, Elisa Lam, vanished – seemingly without a trace. Her worried parents contacted authorities after not hearing from … Continue reading

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“Night Stalker: The Hunt for a Serial Killer”

Richard Ramirez, A.K.A. “The Night Stalker,” committed abhorrent crimes. The notorious rapist, murderer and avowed Satanist used Southern California as his hunting grounds. Although earlier crimes are suspected, from April 10, 1984 until his capture on August 31, 1985, Ramirez … Continue reading

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“Dublin Murders”

The first season of Starz compelling “Dublin Murders” is based on a series of books of the same name, written by Tana French. The eight part mystery, that comprises season one, combines the first two books of French’s series, “Into … Continue reading

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“Unorthodox”

Netflix’s four-part miniseries, “Unorthodox,” is partially based on the 2012, New York Times bestselling memoir “Unorthodox: The Scandalous Rejection of My Hasidic Roots,” written by Deborah Feldman. The compelling story, which was filmed in Yiddish and English, centers on Esther … Continue reading

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“Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness”

Having watched the seven episodes that comprise Netflix’s hit series “The Tiger King,” the one word I would associate with the show above all others, would be addictive. The first time I sat down to watch it, I finished three … Continue reading

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