Series To Stream on Netflix and Chill!

  • • Unorthodox : 

The series was inspired by and is based on, the Memoir Unorthodox: The Scandalous Rejection of My Hasidic Roots by Deborah Feldman.  Satmar Movement in a  Hasidic group(Community), is a  Jewish Group that arose as a spiritual revival movement in Western Ukraine in the 18th Century and spread across Eastern Europe rapidly. 

Today they are found in Israel and USA originating from the city Satu Mare Romania where it was founded in 1905 by  A Rabbi Joel Teitelbaum.  

Following WW 2 it was re-established in NY becoming one of the largest Hasidic movements in the world. It’s characterised by strict religious codes – rejection of Modern Culture and Anti-Zionism (Movement of Jewish people that supports re – Establishment of and support for Jewish State in a territory)

 a Hassidic community In Williamsburg, Brooklyn  NYC. 

Teachings – Emphasises God’s exist in the universe and the need to follow all religious practice and spiritual practices.

This series is the first series in Yiddish for Netflix and adapts and represents Jewish culture.  it’ represents the culture very authentically. The  Music Academy Barenboim-Said-Akademie is an actual location in Berlin, Germany where  Bachelors &  Artist Diploma in Music is studied  Jews & Muslims play classical music together, as a whole utopia. We were inspired by this idea, as the sort of institution that could only begin in Berlin.”

And in case you have read the book and are in two minds whether you should go ahead with series or not. How different is it?

Then you could watch the making of Unorthodox a twenty minutes episode on Netflix itself. 

And if you would just want to watch a movie instead to understand the Jew community you could watch. One of us – A movie you can watch. helps you identify the community and the who experience of the series is very 

  • High Seas : 

High Sea – Netflix series is a mystery period drama series in Spanish. 

Created by : Ramón Campos & Gema R. Neira

Plot:

The show is completely set on a ship Bárbara de Braganza and as the journey begins from Vigo Port to Rio De Janeiro. 

There are few incidents taking place. The first season is a complete breeze with every episode ending in a dramatic twist waiting to be unfolded in the next episode. 

The episode is 45 minutes each. The show is two-season long with eight-episode each and the whole journey is an exciting, thrilling and keeping you on the edge.

Who Will like watching this?

Audience Who like Mystery Thrillers.

The Characters 

In the show, the characters are introduced just at the right moment & the backstory or references about them are given when needed.

In case you have already watched this show or would like to watch another series on the same lines  There are a couple of more shows by the creators on Netflix itself  Cable Girls, Grand Hotel & Velvet. 

The creators particularly love periodic drama and Have done well with the whole production & storyline. I am sure you would love these shows. 

Set Design & Production – Is very periodic and gives us the sense of a luxury cruise.

The lighting is very cinematic with the long shot of the ship on the water in the evening is the most beautiful shot in the series. 

The moment the crew pull the lever to adjust the ship is also very important details that have taken care of the whole set design.  (Slow, Half and full alphabetically written ) 

The costume, styling of the character is very retro and giving you the sense of the series set in the 1940s. 

The Music & Background score is suspenseful.  

The show offers a cast That not only good looking but with most of the Spanish actors being established models & well known Spanish actors.   

Sacred Games -Season 1

The  sacred Game, is now On Netflix and the first Web series from India in collaboration with Netflix and produced by Phantomfilms .Sacred Games doesn’t disappoint you at all. The Action,The thrill and the interest of  the  viewers can be challenging.If you are working on a storyline that’s done to death.But the whole angle of how big business politics really is ,and why it’s important aspect is highlighted.

The presentation of the graphics introducing the show is at par with the “Netflix Originals”

The show that’s split into 2 seasons has episode of 45 minutes each.Each ending at the moment! Where you want to know what happens next and this hooks you on to the show.Each episode has the title of what the episode means in Sanskrit and represent how closely every story is related to the Hindu mythology.And the show  connects the underworld characters with the Hindu mythology.

Sacred Games based on the Novel by Vikram Chandra who’s plot -A Gangster and Cop story and the Corruption that lies within the system of Politics in the country.

The Casting is one of its kind ,since we haven’t really seen SaifAliKhan  portray the Role of Cop  Playing the Character “Sartaj” and Nawazuddin playing role of The Gangster  “Ganesh Gaitonde.”and Radhika Apte as a intelligence officer to assist Sartaj.

It’s a first of its kind Thriller Show with a huge star cast and Director like Anurag Kashyap & VikramAditya Motwane who are known for their Filmmaking style like Gangs of Wasseypur & Udaan.

Sacred Games is written by Varun Grover-Who you would know as the Stand up comedian.

the first episode establishes the series to know what exactly happens next ? And Why Ganesh Gaitonde chooses and gets in touch  with Sartaj and gives the lead of saving this city “Mumbai”

And tells him if he could in the  next 25 days.

Sacred Games- Premiere’s on Netflix !

Sacred Gamesbased on the Novel by Vikram Chandra who’s plot

A Gangster and Cop story and the Corruption that lies within the system of Politics in the country. 

The first episode Premiered last night and set high expectations from the makers.

The Casting is one of its kind ,since we haven’t really seen SaifAliKhan Who portrays the Role of Cop  Playing the Character “Sartaj” and Nawazuddin playing role of The Gangster  “Ganesh Gaitonde.”While Radhika Apte play’s the character of an intelligence officer assisting Sartaj.

It’s a first of its kind Thriller Show coming from India with a huge star cast and Director like Anurag Kashyap & VikramAditya Motwane who are known for their Filmmaking style like Gangs of Wasseypur & Udaan.

Sacred Games is written by Varun Grover-Who you would know as the Stand up comedian.

Sacred Games is produced by Phantomfilms In Collaboration with Netflix.

And looking at the first episode that establishes the series to know what exactly happens next? And Why Ganesh Gaitonde chooses Sartaj to get in touch and give the lead of saving this city “Mumbai” to Sartaj Specifically.

And tells him if he could save the city in the  next 25 days that he has.

The Theme song “Kaam” is by Divine Rapper and a Catchy track for the show “Sacred Games” who’s Central plot is corruption & Mafia. 

The show will be Aired on Netflix from 6th July 2018.

Dark Places- Movie Review!!

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A crime thriller based on the novel by the same   Title( dark places) that was written by Gillan Flynn,Who’s bestseller ‘Gone Girl, too was adapted by the same title and became a Box Office  success directed by David Fincher.A director who has had popular successful hits like The Social Network and is known for fight club starring Brad Pitt.

Back to the Dark places,A story about a family being killed,But we don’t know who did it.? Being the youngest sibling Libby Day manages to escape and tell us the tale.

But,All these years she believes it was her brother Ben was the murderer.

The story plays out in a way where characters are introduced Making it difficult to guess who might be behind it. 

And if there was seriously somebody else behind the Murder? 

Why was Ben still in Prison for 28 years ? 

Like a true thriller,Gripping and full of suspense.

The Girl on the train -Personal book review 


“The girl on the train “by Paula Hawkins is , what S J Watson terms as ‘gripping ,enthralling -A top notch thriller and a compulsive read ,no wonder dream works is in talks to adapt the book into a movie .

The sub head -You don’t know her .But she knows you .You immediately want to grab the book to know the story .The story about Rachel who catches the same commuter train every Morning.She know it will wait at the same signal each time ,overlooking a row of back gardens .She even started to feel like she knows the people who live in one of the houses .Jess Jason she calls them the characters on who the story revolves .Their life according to her is perfect.

And then one day she sees something shocking .Its only a minute until the train moves on .But it’s enough .

Now everything has changed .Now Rachel has a chance to become a part of their lives she’s only watched from far

Now they’ll see : her much more than just the girl on the train ….

The author Paula Hawkins who has worked as a journalist for fifteen years before turning her hand to fiction ,uses her journalism experience to continue the story and keep the interest of readers with some twist and turns ,there are moments you believe he might have done it ,no she has done it this continues till you haven’t read the complete story .the dairy format and narration format of giving each character his thought of the story to move forward is very interesting way of writing the book and to keep the interest going ,what the other characters think at that moment .

Grab and read the book ,before everybody has read it .