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Halt and Catch Fire is a technology historic fiction that may not work for everyone. I liked it as it draws inspiration from real events, inventions and personalities in the spotlight in the 1980s and 1990s. Once you start watching it, AMC’s Halt and Catch Fire (2014-2017) is one of those TV shows like Mad Men, whose characters live in your memory forever. Like HBO’s Silicon Valley (2014-2019) this one too was about the technology and the startup world, but on a whole different plane and timeline. While Silicon Valley was a jolly take on the craziness of the “nerds”…

I Feel Bad (2018)

This show’s premise was intriguing to me: A multi-racial couple, an Indian parents living nearby, the drama of raising three young kids, and, a female protagonist who is working in a video game design studio. I started watching I Feel…

Silicon Valley (TV series)

If you want to understand the tech giants and the startup ecosystem in the valley of this decade, then don’t miss this TV Series. Future historians will refer to this show to understand the Silicon valley microcosm. Though the last…

The Naked Director (2019) is a Netflix Original TV Show from Japan. It is about the Adult magazine and then the Adult video industry in the 1980s Japan. We get to see the underbelly of the Japanese businesses, their nexus with the corrupt police officers and the dirty underground trade – a shocking revelation to what we outsiders consider being a disciplined country. What makes it standout from the other Rated R shows, is its strong casting and a powerful story of one man’s belief, struggle and success against all odds. A junior salesman Toru Muranishi cannot sell even a single…

Another Life (2019)

Netflix is on a spree producing Sci-Fi series. The latest is Another Life (2019) starring Katee Sackhoff. It is about a crew of astronauts flying the first faster than light (FTL) powered spacecraft in search of a planet from where an…