Far in a dystopian future, the human race has lost the sense of sight, and society has had to find new ways to interact, build, hunt, and to survive. All of that is challenged when a set of twins is born with sight.
Set in an alternate history where masked vigilantes are treated as outlaws, Watchmen embraces the nostalgia of the original groundbreaking graphic novel of the same name, while attempting to break new ground of its own.
Yahya Abdul-Mateen II,
The show tracks the Wu Tang Clan's formation, a vision of Bobby Diggs, who strives to unite a dozen young, black men that are torn between music and crime but eventually rise to become the unlikeliest of American success stories.
Tamiz U. Rezvi,
In 1990s Boston, an assistant district attorney and a corrupt yet venerated FBI veteran work together to take on a case that grows to involve, and ultimately subvert, the entire criminal justice system of Boston.
The "true story" of infamous crime boss Bumpy Johnson, who in the early 1960s returned from ten years in prison to find the neighborhood he once ruled in shambles. With the streets controlled by the Italian mob, Bumpy must take on the Genovese crime family to regain control.Written by
While riding in the car after he got out of prison heading to retaliate against the Italians, Bumpy Johnson (Forrest Whitaker) hears a debate on the radio between Adam Clayton Powell & Malcolm X. Denzel Washington portrayed Malcolm in the movie "X" (1992) as well as Bumpy's real life successor, Frank Lucas in the movie "American Gangster" (2007). Vincent D'Onofrio (who plays Vincent "The Chin" Gigante) and Giancarlo Esposito (who plays Powell) also both appeared in Malcolm X, with Esposito playing Thomas Hayer, one of his assassins. See more »
I like this series, but it is hard to watch at times.
A few serious flaws:
A period piece, from the early 1960s... with a RAP soundtrack? Big mistake. They should have used period music only. I guess they were pandering and mistakenly thought they needed modern music to attract a younger audience.
Perhaps another pandering tactic to reach the young 'urban' male audience (who were raised in the era of the Kardashians) is the anachronistic portrayals of interracial relationships. While there have been interracial relations since the beginning of human history, there almost certainly were non in the early 60s between a mafia princes and a kid from Harlem, nor between a rich society woman and a Bumpy Johnson type gangster.
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