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Stream It Or Skip It: ‘Pressure Cooker’ on Netflix, A Cooking

You’ve seen cooking competition shows, and you’ve seen voting-each-other-out-of-the-house reality shows. Pressure Cooker, a new competition series on Netflix, is both. Eleven chefs from different backgrounds are placed in a house together, and they’re competing for a $100,000 prize–but there’s no traditional panel of judges. They’ll be judging each other’s work, an interesting wrinkle on […]

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Stream It Or Skip It: ‘Piñata Masters!’ On Netflix, A Mexican

While most Americans have typically only smashed piñatas at kids’ parties (or, *shudder*, gender reveals), in Mexico, piñatas are used for all types of occasions, but especially around Christmas, and they have become something of an art form. On Netflix’s new competition series Piñata Masters!, seven teams of artists, carpenters, and designers compete to create […]

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Stream It Or Skip It: ‘1923’ On Paramount+. Where Harrison Ford A

The more shows Taylor Sheridan produces for Paramount+, the bigger the stars that get sucked into his circle of trust. Kevin Costner in Yellowstone, Jeremy Renner in Mayor of Kingstown, Sam Elliot in 1883, and Sylvester Stallone in Tulsa King. In his second Yellowstone prequel, 1923, Sheridan can now boast two of the biggest, decades-long stars we’ve got: Harrison Ford […]

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Stream It Or Skip It: ‘Good Morning, Veronica: Season 2’ on

Brazilian Netflix series Good Morning, Veronica returns for its second season with its titular heroine one dragon tattoo shy of, well, you know. The series’ debut volley of episodes hit in 2020, adapting Raphael Montes’ crime novels; it established star Taina Muller’s gritty screen presence, playing underestimated police clerk Veronica Torres, who’s become a hardcore […]

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Stream It Or Skip It: ‘Remarriage & Desires’ on Netflix, A South

Relationships are currency in Remarriage & Desires (Netflix), where a matchmaking service that caters mostly to the uppermost reaches of Korean society becomes the battlefield for a personal war between a woman wronged and the black widow who destroyed her marriage. Marrying for love isn’t in play here. Marrying for gain? That’s more like it. […]

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Stream It Or Skip It: ‘Taco Chronicles: Cross the Border’ on

The third volume of Netflix’s irresistible docuseries Taco Chronicles is Cross the Border, where the series follows its adoration for the history and influence of tacos from Mexico to the United States. Joining Chicago in Volume 3 as a destination city for Mexican people, their traditions, and complete taco authenticity are New York, Los Angeles, […]

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Stream It Or Skip It: ‘Dead End’ on Netflix, A Polish Dark Comedy

In the six-episode limited series Dead End (Netflix), a widowed father and his rebellious teenage daughter fall backwards into a handgun and a sack of two million in stolen zlotys when their use of a rideshare app leads to them inadvertently switching vehicles with a bank robber. Can this arguing dad and daughter and their […]

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Stream It Or Skip It: ‘Uncle From Another World’ on Netflix, A Hilarious Reversal of the Overplayed ‘Isekai’ Genre

Anime has been riddled with series based in the “isekai”, or “different world” genre. They’re a dime a dozen, and each of them explore a character being transported to live in a different time and place, usually a fantasy world, while they figure out a way to get back home. There are so many these […]

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Stream It Or Skip It: ‘Teletubbies’ on Netflix, A Reboot of The Weirdest Kids Show Of The ‘90s

Here’s the thing: Teletubbies is not made for the fully formed brains of adults, but it is a show that makes perfect sense to the mushy brains of toddlers. This series, geared toward young viewers, was an instant sensation when it first premiered on British TV in the 1990s because it was just so weird […]

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Stream It Or Skip It: ‘Ancient Apocalypse’ On Netflix, Graham Hancock’s Evidence Of An Ice Age-Era Human Civilization

In Ancient Apocalypse, journalist Graham Hancock takes his three decades of research on early human civilizations that may have existed before the time period historians and archaeologists upon and tries to piece it together into a big picture. His thesis is that all of these pieces show that there were human civilizations that reach as far […]