TV Talk: Part I: Carnival Row, The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance, Wu-Tang: An American Saga, The Spy and Unbelievable
Carnival Row (Amazon Prime)
A growing population of mythological immigrant creatures struggles to coexist with humans after the creatures’ exotic homelands are invaded by the empires of man. The creatures are forbidden to live, love or fly with freedom, but hope lives in darkness. Human detective Rycroft “Philo” Philostrate and a refugee faerie, Vignette Stonemoss, rekindle a dangerous affair despite being in an increasingly intolerant society. Vignette has a secret that endangers Philo’s world during his most important case yet — a string of gruesome murders threatening the uneasy peace of the Row.
The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance (Netflix)
When three Gelfling discover the horrifying secret behind the Skeksis’ power, they set out on an epic journey to ignite the fires of rebellion and try to save their world.
Wu-Tang: An American Saga (Hulu)
In early 1990s New York, Bobby Diggs strives to unite a dozen young black men who are torn between music and crime but eventually rise to become the unlikeliest of American success stories.
The Spy (Netflix)
This drama tells the astonishing true story of Israel’s most prominent spy, Eli Cohen, who infiltrated the Syrian government in the 1960s.
When a teen reports being raped, then recants her story, two female detectives follow evidence that could reveal the truth; based on a true story.