Viewer’s Discretion: ‘Leila’ and ‘Sarah Plays a Werewolf’

Viewer’s Discretion: ‘Leila’ and ‘Sarah Plays a Werewolf’

‘LEILA’ (NETFLIX) This dystopian series from India has been compared to “The Handmaid’s Tale” and though on first glance that seems fair, a closer look suggests that might simplify both series. And, at the very least, “Leila” takes less than half of the time of “The Handmaid’s Tale” to get its point across, while remaining […]

Viewer’s Discretion: ‘Chance’ and ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’

‘CHANCE’ (HULU) “Chance” is one of those curiosities of the streaming television era. Conceived as Hugh Laurie’s triumphant follow-up to “House,” big things were expected and Hulu signed it for two seasons to start. By the end, things hadn’t worked out the way everyone expected, and Hulu formally announced in January there would be no […]

Forgotten TV: Knights Of God

Dystopian YA clutters the current landscape to such a degree that it’s hard to remember a time when such tales registered way below most people’s radar and were, in fact, a rarity. Maybe that accounts for how seldom you hear Knights of God evoked when talking about old television shows. Only broadcast one time ever […]