I can't recall too much from my pre-Christmas viewing only that the fare served up by the schedulers over the holiday season was pretty dire in my opinion.
|Dallas Buyers Club (2013)|
Started but not actually finished. I think I succumbed to tiredness, switched off halfway through and went to bed. I was enjoying it up to this point. I'm not sure if I like Matthew McConaughey crazed and manic, he's a little bit too scary. I'll have to get back to this one at some point.
|The OA (2016)|
Another series my son got us into over Christmas - its on Netflix. A bit weird as you can tell from the description. We watched a couple with my son and will finish the rest of the series shortly. Not quite sure how it all hangs together - a blind woman no longer blind, a captive no longer a captive - lots of questions to be answered. Brit Marling is pretty damn good.
|Hannibal Season 3 (2015)|
Loved the first two seasons and we had this one recorded for an age before deciding to give it a go. Lasted about 3 or 4 episodes before pulling the plug and hitting delete. Not a patch on the first two in my opinion, very arty-farty and full of dream-like sequences. I was never too sure what was real and what was in Will's head. Mads Mikkelsen was uber-cool as per normal - the good looking bastard. Apart from that - it was a pile of shite!
Uncomfortable viewing for anyone not just this lapsed Catholic. Superb drama, difficult theme - the truth prevails in the end. All the cast were amaze-balls, especially Michael Keaton and Mark Ruffalo - highly recommended.