Welcome back to another edition of Bald Move TV! This week, we talk about Netflix’s recent announcements that their Q2 numbers were looking soft in the US and around the globe, talk some details about HBO’s new HBO MAX streaming service, before finally talking about David Harbour’s new project, Frankenstein’s Monster’s Monster, Frankenstein (00:00:00).
Aron and Cecily are back to dish on Hulu’s Harlots! Charlotte and Lady Fitz team up to pinch the Pinchers, Lady Quigley and Miss Bottomley are Straight Outta Bedlam, while Elizabeth, Fredo, and Lucy dress to the nines to establish their molly house. Also, Pa North is back, but Mama Wells remains unaccounted for. Perhaps the Pinchers’ upcoming real estate deal in America will bring her back into play? If you have ideas on any of these topics or have inside info on the proper care and use of a lambskin, drop us a line using the links below!
Jim, A.Ron and Cecily ponder the future of Apple TV, before entering the weird and wonderful world of HBO’s new comedy series, Los Espookys.
A.Ron and Cecily are here to peddle podcasts for Hulu’s very lush, very fun, Harlots, back now for it’s third tawdry season. We run down all of our favorite characters and their positions and predicaments. How will Charlotte (Downton Abbey’s Jessica Brown-Findlay) defend her burning bawdy house from the rash advances of London’s latest pimp Isaac Pincher, played by the always punchable face of Alfie Allen (Game of Thrones Theon Greyjoy)? How will high society deal with Lady Fitz’ (Liv Tyler) embrace of her sordid past? And will Lucy’s dabbling in the molly boy trade put her neck in the noose? We’ll find out in the weeks ahead!
We’re doing something new on BMTV this week; talking about industry news! Netflix swears they have no plans for adding commercials to their service at any subscription level, while advertising execs say they’re going to have to. Then we talk about HBO’s odd little short musical by filmmaker Paul Thomas Anderson and musician Thom Yorke, “Anima”.
We discuss Russell T. Davies’ latest creation, Years & Years, as well as Legion’s third and final season.
Jim, A.Ron, and Cecily are back to round up television for the week! We run silent and run deep on Hulu’s new WW2 submarine drama, Das Boot before viewing the Brazilian political documentary Edge of Democracy, before Cecily pitches Netflix’s Dark to us, and finally Cecily and I talk briefly about our feelings on NBC’s The Good Place.
im, A.Ron and Cecily put season five of Netflix’s Black Mirror to bed as we talk about the final episode, “Rachel, Jack and Ashlee Too”. Then we check out the latest products of Netflix’s global reach, the supernatural high school fantasy of Jinn (00:00:00), as well as the Indian dystopia of Leila (00:00:00). Finally, we look at the new HBO documentary, “Ice on Fire” (00:00:00), and consider some conservative talking points and counters to the film.
Jim, A.Ron, and Cecily talk about the latest things that have flashed before their eyes. This week’s topics include the new sci-fi thriller from Netflix, I Am Mother, as well as the belated season five of Black Mirror, before wrapping up the stellar first season of Good Omens and briefly discussing our lack of coverage for The Handmaid’s Tale.
The final episode of HBO’s Chernobyl, “Vichnaya Pamyat” derives it’s title from the traditional prayer said at the end of an Eastern Orthadox funeral; “memory eternal”. Our hope is that everyone who has watched this and will watch this in the years to come takes to heart this encomium, that we need to remember the cost of lies, the cost of taking our eye off our institutions and systems we setup to keep us safe and prosperous, because if you fail to do so the cost only becomes more dear. Thanks for watching along with us, we’ve loved having you all along for the experience.