McMillions

In August 2001, a month before 9/11, The F.B.I. apprehend a man under the alias, “Uncle Jerry” responsible for organizing a $24 million scam involving McDonald’s Monopoly with ties to The Mafia. Nineteen Years Later, a documentary on HBO uncovers the multi-million dollar scheme. The documentary I’m referring to is none other than “McMillions.” McMillions […]

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Beware The Slender Man

In 2009, participating in a photoshop contest, a website known as “Creepypasta,” created a character named, “Slender Man.” He’s described as a tall, pale, faceless man wearing a dark suit. When a photo of Slender Man went viral, the mythology of the character was expanded upon a YouTube series “Marble Hornets,” a video game “Slender: […]

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Euphoria: Season 1

Hello my fellow movie goers and television viewers from across the globe! Today’s review centers around a recent hit show on HBO about a teenage girl named Rue, recently leaves rehab, relapses into drug addition and befriends a new girl named, Jules. Besides Rue, other characters also have their own subplot. The premise I’m referring […]

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Big Little Lies: Season 2

After HBO aired “Big Little Lies” (based on the novel of the same name by Liane Moriarty) in February 2017, the show earned critical acclaim from critics and viewers alike. It went on to win numerous awards at “The 75th Golden Globe Awards,” “The 69th Primetime Emmy Awards” & “The 24th Screen Actors Guild Awards” […]

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The Sopranos: Season 2

After the first season of “The Sopranos aired in 1999 & went on to earn numerous awards, David Chase worked on another season set after the events of Season 1 with The Cast reprising their roles. It took a year to film 13 episodes interconnected to one another. HBO finally aired Season 2. The Sopranos: […]

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Chernobyl

On April 26, 1986, scientists at a nuclear power plant in Russia commenced a safety test. As they work on a nuclear reactor, things fatefully goes awry when the nuclear reactor core starts to overheat, due improper care and lack of decent resources causing it to blow up. Over the course of two years, radiation […]

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The Sopranos: Season 1

In 1995, veteran Italian-American showrunner David Chase, penned a screenplay about a gangster who goes to therapy having issues with his mother. David visits his manager for input on how he felt about the script. His manager encourages him to expand the film as a television series. David accepts his request. David constructed episodes loosely […]

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Big Little Lies: Season 1

In the year 2014, author Liane Moriarty, published a novel called, “Big Little Lies.” The book centers around three women with troubled backstories are intertwined by their daily lives as mothers, wives & friends. As the story progresses, they get roped into a mystery surrounding a murder victim. The novel earned positive reception among critics […]

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Game Of Thrones: Season 1

In 1996, George R.R. Martin published “A Game Of Thrones,” the first installment of “A Song Of Ice And Fire” set in as an epic medieval fantasy inspired by the works of J.R.R. Tolkien, H.P. Lovecraft & Isaac Asimov. The novel focuses on a variety of characters from families/organizations as they fight to claim the […]

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Westworld: Season 1

In 1973, author/screenwriter, Michael Crichton, (Jurassic Park, ER) released a motion picture starring Yul Brynner called, “Westworld.” It’s about a robot who goes on a killing spree towards guests located at the titular park with a western vibe. The film earned positive reviews and made enough money at the box office. Seventeen Years Later, Michael […]

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Wishful Drinking

Prior to her untimely death, in 2008, Carrie Fisher released a book called Wishful Drinking, an autobiography about Fisher’s career/personal life as an actress, novelist, daughter, and mother struggling with the ups and downs of fame, addiction based on drugs and alcohol. Instead of an actual autobiography, she takes a bunch of jabs on them […]

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The Wizard Of Lies

In the late 2000’s during The Great Recession, businessman/founder of the Wall Street firm, Bernie Madoff was arrested for organizing the largest Ponzi Scheme worth $64 billion dollars. Perhaps the biggest fraudulent scheme in criminal history. In 2015, HBO wanted to develop a television film about Madoff’s Ponzi Scheme that led him to his downfall. […]

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