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Talking about the past is always also a conversation about the present, and today there are many phenomena that it would be nice to analyze again. We talk about 10 series from the 2010s, in which the view of history is quite deep, and the social commentary on modernity sounds the most interesting. The Crown (Netflix, 2016–present) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JWtnJjn6ng0 According to rough estimates, a grandiose project of Netflix, the cost of producing one season out of ten episodes exceeds 100…

Given recent events, planet Earth does not look like such a comfortable place to live. Look up at the skyspace promises exciting travels, encounters with extraterrestrial civilizations, and unforgettable adventures. We are lucky: almost any plot can come to mind when we think about space that has already been filmed. WowCheckItOut presents a selection of great films about space. Some of them will amaze the viewer with their greatness. Others will allow you to relax. You have never heard of…

The editors of WowCheckItOut have reviewed a good half of the cartoons on Netflix and advise those who will laugh, touch, and make viewers of any age think. Love for cartoons is timeless. As a child, we comprehended fairy-tale worlds together with “Cubs,” teenagers received a catch-up for watching the forbidden “Family Guy” – in short, we know how nice it is to get lost in the cartoon world. And it’s not just that CGI technologies have…

Some actors we always associate with a particular film. For example, Julia Roberts is associated with “Pretty Woman,” Bill Murray – with “Groundhog Day,” and Christopher Reeve is difficult to imagine without a Superman costume. But not all of them sought to play the roles that glorified them. We remembered several cases when actors accidentally got almost the most important roles in their lives, making “classic” films what they are. Tom Hiddleston as Thor Who he ended up playing: Loki Tom…

Let’s not twist our hearts if we say that over the past five years, investigative documentaries have become more popular than artistic statements on the same topic, from the TV series “Making A Murder” (2015) to the recent “Tiger King” – these tapes awakened in the audience an appetite for the genre of documentaries about criminals. But in fact, this genre has much more to offer than a set of archival frames and short interviews. Namely, real art, a different view of…

The editors of the WowCheckItOut celebrate the onset of not calendar, but real spring (the one that is “time for love”) with a long list of romcoms. If you want to forget about your own romantic blunders and laugh heartily at the heroes and together with the heroes, go ahead with these classical Romantic Comedies on Netflix. 50 First Dates https://www.youtube.com/embed/Q_2AbjYeSMI If you forgot about the existence of the naive comedy of 2004, let us remind you: Drew Barrymore plays perhaps…

“Suspiria”, “Nureyev: White Raven”, the great “Red Shoes” and more. The White Crow UK, France, Serbia, 2018.Drama, biography.Duration: 127 minutes.IMDb: 6.6. In 1961, Rudolf Nureyev went on a foreign tour with the troupe of the Leningrad Kirov Theater. In Paris, he meets the local bohemian, which is very disliked by the KGB agents accompanying the artists. Then Nureyev decides to flee. At the same time, they talk about childhood and the formation of a great dancer. The film, based…

Hollywood film adaptations don’t always stick to book originals, like the Coen brothers’ Old Men Don’t Belong Here or most of the Harry Potter movies. Directors often change something, especially when it comes to complex, confusing, or rather long material (“The Lord of the Rings”). To make money, the filmmakers are trying to make a real Hollywood happy ending. It happens that this is even for the best, but not always. IT (2017) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hAUTdjf9rko The book: Stephen King’s novel takes place in two timelines: in the…

This talented actor perfectly played a cheeky cop, the savior of the planet, and a charming genie. Bad boys USA, 1995.Action, comedy, thriller, crime.Duration: 119 minutes.IMDb: 6.9. A large consignment of drugs is being stolen from a police station in Miami. The family man Markus and Don Juan Mike are entrusted to return the loss. To get the only witness on the case to talk, partners must pretend to be each other. Bad Boys is Michael Bay’s…

For those who are very busy. The selection includes classics from Orson Welles, disaster documentaries, and David Cronenberg films.! Alfred Hitchcock is the author of more than one wise quote about cinema, but he was never more right than when he said that the film’s length should directly depend on the endurance of the human bladder. Other times, when you watched, for example, “2001: A Space Odyssey” or “Doctor Zhivago,” during the break, you could safely go…

WowCheckItOut selected the ten best television detectives filmed in the last ten years, from “Bosch” to “True Detective” and “Mindhunter.” Whitechapel ITV, 2009−2013 The detective genre appeared in the Victorian era. The most terrible villain of that time was Jack the Ripper, who committed atrocities in the London borough of Whitechapel in 1888 – he remained uncaught. Technical means for solving crimes from the then detectives were not even fingerprinting Scotland Yard adopted only in 1895.…

Everything you need to watch this year is in the WowCheckItOut collection. 1. Taboo https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W1fiijqrKuc FX/BBC One aired from January 7 What is it about? Semi-historical-semi-mystical drama in the scenery of pre-Victorian England. A man named James Kazaya Delaney returns home after 10 years in Africa for the inheritance of his father, who has just died – a land in southwestern Canada that should soon become a key place for trade between China and the New…