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Killing Eve (2018)
Confined to office work that is not very exciting, MI5 agent Eve Polastri, played by the wonderful Sandra Oh discovered in Grey’s Anatomy, is frustrated by a very monotonous existence. Until the day when she finds herself tracking down a psychopathic killer nicknamed Villanelle, camped by the incredible Jodie Comer, who, as it is said, bursts the screen … Attention, Killing Eve, created by l he indescribable Phoebe Waller-Bridge (Fleabag), a genius for writing, is an absolute nugget of bad spirit in which two high-flying female characters shine as we see too few. Do not miss under any circumstances, therefore. Quickly devour seasons 1 and 2, because season 3 is just coming to myCanal.
The Young Pope / The New Pope (2016/2020)
The Young Pope traces the rise of the fictional pope Pius XIII, the first Italian-American pope in history, a man with a complex and contradictory personality. It is Jude Law, more charismatic than ever, who plays Pie XIII in this sumptuous series by Paolo Sorrentino. His sequel, The New Pope, led by the unclassifiable John Malkovich here in the skin of Sir John Brannox, a moderate, charming and sophisticated English aristocrat, placed on the papal throne while Pie XIII is in a coma, is just as essential.
Escape at Dannemora (2018)
The (true) story of the escape of two prisoners convicted of murders in northern New York State in the summer of 2015, helped by a married woman prison employee, who is believed to have had an affair of several months with the two men. Escape at Dannemora has everything of a great mini-series: a trio of actors – Patricia Arquette, Benicio del Toro, Paul Dano – grandiose and an extremely fluid narration, served by the relentless staging of Ben Stiller, which proves once again that ‘he is also an excellent director. Magnificent.
The Affair (2014)
One fine day, at the beginning of the summer, Noah (Dominic West), married to Helen (Maura Tierney) and devoted father of four children, meets Alison (Ruth Wilson), united with Cole (Joshua Jackson), who mourns the recent death of her child. From the first glance, the crush is instant and shared. Then begins an adulterous relationship that will have dramatic consequences for each member of their families … The five seasons of The Affair explore with finesse and intelligence the consequences of this extramarital history.
In the world of finance where Billions takes place, Chuck Rhoades (Paul Giamatti, whom we adore), a federal prosecutor in New York, confronts some of the wealthiest managers of investment funds in the United States. In its sights, the ambitious and brilliant Bobby “Ax” Axelrod (Damian Lewis, who was missing on TV since Homeland), whose power continues to grow. Each of the two men competes in ingenuity to maneuver at best, to the chagrin of the other. The series already has four seasons, the fifth being expected in May.
Presenter of a children’s program, Jeff remains for many people “Mr. Pickles”, a true icon of the small screen. Faced with a drama that caused the breakup of his family, he can no longer find refuge in fairy tales to flee the reality of the world which sometimes turns out to be very cruel. In one season, Kidding had already established itself as a masterful work, deeply melancholy and always poetic, carried by a moving Jim Carrey at the top of his art. And that’s good, because season 2 has just joined the first on myCanal and it keeps its promises.
In the late 1980s in New York, when AIDS began to take its toll, Blanca (MJ Rodriguez) became the adoptive mother of young gay and trans people who dream of a career in the arts. Pose, beautiful series created by a Ryan Murphy always very inspired, also addresses the life of working-class neighborhoods and the arrival of the luxury world at the dawn of the era Trump and the emergence of a cultural scene underground queer black and Latin, which finds its point of convergence in the ball culture, which designates colorful competitions where competitors from different “houses” parade and compete in different categories.
Years and Years (2019)
Vivienne Rook (terrifying Emma Thompson), a rebellious celebrity who has become a major politician, divides opinion by her controversial positions. His coming to power will upset the country andfor life of the Lyons, a family from Manchester. Years and Years, mini-sBritish Erie of Family and Political Anticipation Following the Lyons over 15 years as Britain withdrew from Europe and a new world emerged, is a huge slap. Special mention to episode 4, chilling and upsetting.
The Wonderful Friend (2018)
Lto Elena Greco’s older friend, Raffaella Cerullo, seems to have disappeared without a trace. Her encounter with the one she always nicknamed Lila dates back to their first year of elementary school in 1950. Fond of literature, Elena decides to write the story of their friendship: une friendship of more than 60 years, against the backdrop of the dangerous and fascinating city of Naples, which fate and decades will try to undermine, while the two friends will end up taking different paths in life. Italian-American series adapted from the bestsellers of Elena Ferrante, who also collaborated on the screenplay, L’Amie prodigieuse is faithful to novels and does not disappoint.
“Utopia” is a legendary comic on which the mystery hangs. When Ian, Becky, Grant and Wilson, a small group of previously unrelated people, each find themselves in possession of an original copy of the manuscript, their lives are dramatically turned upside down. Targeted by a ruthless murderous organization known as the Network, the members of the group, terrified, have only one solution if they want to survive: flee. Unfortunately canceled after two seasons, Utopia remains a gem of the small screen, a breathtaking thriller magnified by a breathtaking photograph of which only the British have the secret.
All series to see in APRIL ON MYCANAL.
All series to see on myCanal.