The lives of the Roy family as they contemplate their future once their aging father begins to step back from the media and entertainment conglomerate they control.
Released on HBO March 16
An alternate American history told through the eyes of a working-class Jewish family in New Jersey, as they watch the political rise of Charles Lindbergh, an aviator-hero and xenophobic populist, who becomes president and turns the nation toward fascism.
Released on HBO May 2020
Grace Sachs is a successful therapist on the brink of publishing her first book with a devoted husband and young son who attends an elite private school in New York City. Weeks before her book is published, a chasm opens in her life: a violent death, a missing husband, and, in the place of a man Grace thought she knew, only a chain of terrible revelations.
Visually stunning. Complex characters. Important viewing. HBO’s new teen show for Adults, was not on my radar at all, but after seeing quite a bit of Insta Hype, I thought I would give it a go. Now, I saw similar hype for 13 Reasons Why, which I was not a fan of. Just not my kind of show. So I went into Euphoria timidly. To my delight, the hype was real.
Euphoria is a teen drama, but I would recommend it to anyone. I’m sure the millennials will get a whole lot more from it, but as a Xenniel I was fascinated. It is an eye opener to see how tech has changed the way we grow up.
Performance wise, in the HBO style we are accustomed to, everyone is cast perfectly and it’s brilliantly acted. Zendaya gives her best performance to date, and is definitely one to watch for the future. The cast is full of fresh faces with the exception of a few like Eric Dane, Sydney Sweeney and Austin Abrams. As I say, everyone is great, but there are a couple of standouts to mention. The obvious is Hunter Schafer in her breakout role as Jules. She is electric! Barbie Ferreira as Kat is lustrous! A little mention to Angus Cloud, Fesco the drug dealer. This is his first on screen performance, and I can’t help but think we will see him again. He has an amazing on screen presence.
Euphoria is filled with complex and intriguing characters, brillIant performances, stunning cinematography and extremely important and pertinent issues.
Give it your attention. It won’t disappoint.
Reviewed by Josh
On Foxtel & HBO
A group of high school students navigate love and friendships in a world of drugs, sex, trauma, and social media.
The true story of one of the worst man-made catastrophes in history: the catastrophic nuclear accident at Chernobyl. A tale of the brave men and women who sacrificed to save Europe from unimaginable disaster.
When an insidious supernatural force edges its way into a seemingly straightforward investigation into the gruesome murder of a young boy, it leads a seasoned cop and an unorthodox investigator to question everything they believe in.
We watched the First Episode, and this is absolutely worth watching. Like all good documentaries it has one hell of a crazy story and some real characters being interviewed.
A detailed account of the McDonald's Monopoly game scam during the 1990s as told by the participants in the case, including the prizewinners and the FBI agents who caught the security officer who orchestrated the entire scheme.