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Anatomy of a Scandal (Netflix)

Created by Melissa James Gibson and David E. Kelley (creator of series such as ‘The Undoing’ and ‘Big Little Lies’) , and based on a novel by Sarah Vaughan, it offers us a story of mystery and legal drama that has us wondering whose side we’re on. The ending of ‘Anatomy of a Scandal’ gives us some idea of ​​where to focus our sympathies. Now, it is not one of the best political series in history, of course.

A sexual consent scandal breaks out among Britain’s privileged elite: an aide in parliament (Naomi Scott) accuses her boss, popular politician James Whitehouse (Rupert Friend), of raping her in an elevator . He denies it, alleging that the two had been having an affair for months behind his wife’s (Sienna Miller) back. As the case goes to trial, truths begin to surface, including those of the prosecution’s attorney, Kate Woodcroft (Michelle Dockery).

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How I Met Your Father (Disney+)

The iconic ‘How I Met Your Mother’ continues to make fans fall in love with its constant television reruns, but we don’t know if this spin-off released by Disney+ is going to achieve the same. ‘How I Met Your Father’ gives the story a twist to adapt it to new characters, who are brought to life by Hilary Duff, Chris Lowell, Francia Raisa, Tien Tran, Suraj Sharma, Tom Ainsley and also the legendary Kim Cattrall.

The series narrates how Sophie (played by Duff, main character of the story) is telling her son the story of how she met his father, moving the story to the year 2021, in which the woman and her group of friends are still seeking to discover who they are and what they want in their life , which will involve seeing the complicated sentimental situation of the young adult.

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The First Kill (Netflix)

We don’t know if it’s among the best vampire series on television, but ‘The First Death’ shows us its own original version of the bloodsuckers with a romantic and adolescent look . A fantastic young adult intrigue where sexual awakening is mixed with sharp fangs, and terror with the romance typical of the best teen series on Netflix.

Based on the book by VE Schwab, ‘The First Kill’ follows vampire Juliette as she seeks to make her first kill . It’s not something you can run away from: it’s an essential rite of passage to take her place among a powerful family of vampires. The story focuses on her relationship with another girl in town named Calliope. Will she be the first kill of hers?

The series, which is based on true events, has as its epicenter a love story within WeWork, the company that went from being a modern coworking space to a global brand with a value of 47 billion dollars in less than one of each. But as everything that goes up goes down with the same speed, in less than a year its value plummeted. What really happened?

Starring Oscar winners Jared Leto and Anne Hathaway alongside Kyle Marvin, America Ferrera and OT Fagbenle , it’s another example of series based on big corporate and entrepreneurial scandals that seemed to represent the future of the modern world and turned out to be just scammers. small time. Even with good actors at the helm, ‘WeCrashed’ doesn’t really take off.

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The paper house: Korea (Netflix)

It was a matter of time until one of the great successes in the history of Spanish fiction, ‘The paper house’, began to have remakes around the world. Those in charge of doing it have been the South Koreans, who sign this version (premiered on Netflix) and where they adapt the symbols to their culture while maintaining the heart of the story created by Álex Pina.

‘The paper house: Korea’ follows some robbers who lock themselves in the mint of a unified Korea with several hostages , led by a mysterious man who always seems to have everything under control. The police will try to stop the gang, but the plan seems bulletproof.

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Night Sky (Amazon Prime Video)

Two veteran Oscar winners, Sissy Spacek and JK Simmons, lead the cast of this production that we can count among the best science fiction series on Amazon Prime Video, although the truth is that it has been canceled after just one season. A pity!

‘Night Sky’ follows Irene (Spacek) and Franklin York (Simmons), a married couple who long ago discovered an unusual secret in their backyard: a hidden room that leads to a deserted planet somewhere in the galaxy. Since then, the two have hidden this discovery, but everything will change when an enigmatic young man enters their lives and discovers that the bewildering room they thought they knew so well turns out to be much more than they could have ever imagined.

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Krakow Monsters (Netflix)

A young woman haunted by her past teams up with an enigmatic professor and his group of prodigious students as they investigate paranormal occurrences and battle demons. Netflix surprises with this series produced in Poland and that mixes a supernatural thriller and touches of terror in an interesting proposal, although not amazing.

Designed by Kasia Adamik and Olga Chajdas, responsible for the miniseries ‘1983’, this Polish production can perfectly join the list of the best horror series on Netflix, for those who love the genre who want to discover new things.

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The woman in the house across from the girl in the window (Netflix)

The life of a heartbroken woman changes when a gorgeous man moves across the street from her, and through her window she thinks she has witnessed a terrible crime. Is it ‘The Woman in the Window’? Is it ‘The girl on the train’? No, she’s ‘The woman from the house across from the girl in the window,’ and she’s pretty funny.

Parody of the typical psychological thrillers of women on the verge of a nervous breakdown and, at the same time, a great sample of those same thrillers, with their mysteries and revelations incorporated. Plus, nothing can go wrong if Kristen Bell is in the lead.

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Welcome to Eden (Netflix)

It all starts with a phrase: ‘Are you happy? I can help you to be. I am Eden’ . With this message without a sender, accompanied by a video with images of a boat and a beach that invites her to have the best experience of her life, dozens of kids embark on an adventure. This is how ‘Welcome to Eden’ begins, the new Netflix series, where an exciting journey will soon be completely transformed and paradise will not be as beautiful as it seems.

The series, created and written by Joaquín Górriz and Guillermo López, feeds Netflix’s youth content in the ‘Elite’ style, but its proposal does not work as well as one would expect from a classic series of suspense and confinement on a desert island . Perhaps you have to go to ‘The Wilds’, one of the best series on Amazon Prime Video, to see how to develop this format successfully.

This Swedish production is quite a surprise . The director Jonas Åkerlund, responsible for ‘Polar’, takes charge of this story as surreal as it is real, which sins a bit by turning its controversial protagonist into a hero, but in the end the important thing is that it turns the series in a way to convey their fantasies that do not always correspond to reality.

Starring Bill Skarsgård (the Pennywise from the ‘It’ movies), the series follows Clark Olofsson, a convicted drug dealer and bank robber who reflects on his past criminal escapades.

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Fair: The Darkest Light (Netflix)

Alicia and Sofía will have to face the horrible crime that seems to have been committed by their parents who, before disappearing, have left behind more than 20 fatalities . Faced with this event, the sisters must face the small Andalusian town in which they reside, Feria, where all the neighbors hate them. It is, of course, one of the best Spanish series of 2022 on Netflix.

The thriller created by Agustín Martínez and Carlos Montero , and directed by Jorge Dorado and Carles Torrens , stars Carla Campra, Ana Tomeno, Isak Férriz, Marta Nieto, Ángela Cremonte, Patricia López and Ernest Villegas , among others.

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Now&Then (Apple TV+)

This is the first Spanish production of Apple TV+, and it has brought together a truly spectacular Spanish-speaking cast : it features Maribel Verdú, winner of two Goya awards and three Silver Frames, as well as Marina de Tavira (Oscar-nominated for ‘Roma’ ), José María Yazpik, Soledad Villamil, Manolo Cardona (star of Netflix’s ‘Who Killed Sara?’), Jorge López (ex of ‘Elite’) and also Juana Acosta, among others.

‘Now & Then’ explores the lives of a group of college students who see their plans for the future in jeopardy when a tragic accident occurs . Two decades later, the past returns to haunt them and endanger everything they have built, although their lives are not as perfect as they seem.

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The Time Traveler’s Wife (HBO Max)

From the 2009 film ‘Beyond Time’ with Eric Bana and Rachel McAdams we move on to a new adaptation, this time for television, of the novel by Audrey Niffenegger . And the creator for the small screen is none other than the acclaimed Steven Moffat (‘Sherlock’), who once again offers us a mix of romance, fantasy and drama with two new leads: Rose Leslie and Theo James.

‘The time traveler’s wife’ follows the relationship of a couple through time and space: both test the strength of their relationship with these time jumps that turn their entire reality upside down. The result can be somewhat repetitive, but the story is fascinating .

“Now that I begin to see the end of the road, I am very sad that this is over . I look around me and I would like to keep everything, because I know that the day will come when I will forget their names. That is why I want to record this moment.. Before it fades forever . ”

‘Alma’ is a story about the search for identity through an emotional, mysterious and unexpected plot .

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You don’t know who I am (Netflix)

This thriller produced by the BBC (and released in Spain through Netflix) has remarkable performances by Sam Adewunmi and Sophie Wilde and a mystery that will keep us guessing until the end.

Based on the novel by Imran Mahmood, the story follows a young man who is accused of murder . Is he guilty or innocent? The evidence against him leaves no doubt as to his guilt, yet at trial this man has an extraordinary story to share with the world.

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The Final List (Amazon Prime Video)

Among the best suspense series on Amazon Prime Video we add this new premiere starring Chris Pratt, who returns to television after becoming a Hollywood star . Here, he becomes the tormented protagonist of the adaptation of the novel by Jack Carr, which will please fans of Tom Clancy’s novels.

The story follows a Marine who, returning from a disastrous mission in enemy territory and suffering from serious post-traumatic stress disorder , is convinced that there is a conspiracy to end his life and discredit him as another soldier who has lost his mind. But is that the whole truth?

82

Resident Evil (Netflix)

‘Resident Evil’ has made us go through moments of real tension both in the cinema and at home through its video games, but now Netflix wants to bring its universe to the world of series with one of the best zombie and undead series. The result is ‘Resident Evil’, his new horror and action series that keeps us in suspense with its bloody scenes and the secrets that the company hides at the center of the story.

Created by Andrew Dabb and starring Ella Balinska, Tamara Smart, Siena Agudong, Lance Reddick and more , the story is divided into two timelines: in the year 2022 we follow two teenage sisters, Billie and Jade, daughters of Dr. Albert Wesker, that they are forced to move to a newly created city named New Raccoon City; in 2038, the T-Virus has decimated humanity, which finds itself besieged by the infected while the Umbrella Corporation hunts down and captures Jade.

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The Summer I Fell in Love (Amazon Prime Video)

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Go fabric, Sam (Disney +)

Although the translation of its title is unforgiving (the original title is ‘Single Drunk Female’), this series is quite a discovery for those who enjoy dramas with a great sense of humor and human stories that always have a vital lesson prepared for them. around the corner. In addition, the charisma of the young Sofia Black-D’Elia is irresistible. It is also one of those short series to do a marathon.

‘Wow, Sam’ follows Samantha Fink, a young woman who reaches the limit of her alcoholism after suffering a spectacularly embarrassing public collapse and being fired from her job. In that situation, she is forced to return home to her domineering mother to sober up and avoid jail time .

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Vikings: Valhalla (Netflix)

We know the stories of new great historical Vikings like Leif Erikson, Freydis, Harald Harada and King William the Conqueror with Christian Viking armies clashing against pagan Viking armies. Wow, more than we already loved about the ‘Vikings’ series, of which this is a spin-off with new characters and stories.

With the release of ‘The Man from the North’, one of the best Viking movies in cinema history, it seems that our hunger for Norse culture is at an all-time high. So this Netflix series is a great option to get carried away by violence and power struggles .

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Russian Doll (Season 2) (Netflix)

The second season of ‘Russian Doll’ had many challenges to overcome after the success of the first. His debut, gallows humor at its finest, featured Nadia (Natasha Lyonne) and Alan (Charlie Barnett) hitting the snooze button countless times . Of course, they managed to break the cycle, and honestly, the story, well told, seemed to have come to a satisfying end. But beware, the second season shows that there was room for more, and that not everything in life is movies about time loops.

Now, we are reunited with Nadia in another transforming journey, only now the journey is more literal : while traveling through New York on the subway, she discovers that she can travel to the past. And a very specific one of hers: suddenly she sees herself in the 80s invading the body of her mother (Chlöe Sevigny), who is pregnant with her. Will she be able to fix things herself or is history set in stone?

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Chloé (Amazon Prime Video)

Erin Doherty, known for ‘The Crown’, stars in this suspense series full of secrets and lies . The actress shines as much as Alice Seabright’s proposal, which in many ways reminds us of ‘Who is Anna?’ Netflix, but with more tension and less jokes. Here we are serious.

The story follows Becky Green, a girl obsessed with the social profile of her childhood best friend , Chloe Fairbourne (Poppy Gilbert), with whom she has long since lost touch. But Chloe’s dream life ends with an abrupt incident that also shakes Becky’s life, who will do whatever it takes to discover the truth and why she was the last person she called on the phone before the tragedy.

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Star Wars: Obi-Wan Kenobi (Disney+)

The Star Wars saga continues to expand borders, now in streaming and with a live action series starring Ewan McGregor, who recovers the character of Obi-Wan Kenobi twenty years later . And it comes loaded with surprises, reunions, cameos and more delights for fans of the franchise, but also for those who enjoy the best adventure series.

The story picks up ten years after the dramatic events of ‘Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith’, in which Kenobi suffered his greatest defeat, the downfall and corruption of his best friend and Jedi apprentice, Anakin Skywalker . who became the evil Sith Lord Darth Vader. We meet both again in this fabulous production that surprises us week after week.

Shrouded in controversy, this Mike Tyson biopic series doesn’t hit as hard as it could, but it does give us an in-depth look at the story of one of the most important and controversial boxers in history .

Tyson himself may not have been too amused by the existence of this series, but ‘Mike’ gives us a glimpse into his life and career through the powerful performance of Trevante Rhodes (‘Moonlight’) and the direction of Craig Gillespie. (‘I, Tonya’, ‘Pam & Tommy’).

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Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story (Netflix)

Will our fascination with serial killers ever end? We assume the answer is: no. And, if so, having Ryan Murphy at the wheel and Evan Peters as the protagonist is not the worst case scenario. Also, the true story of Jeffrey Dahmer in ‘Monster’ is absolutely disturbing.

One of the most famous serial killers in American history , Jeffrey Dahmer killed 17 people between 1978 and 1991. The series is told primarily from the perspective of these murdered men and covers the killer’s life up to his arrest in the early 1990s. 90.

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All you love (filmin)

Produced in Norway, this series shows how contemporary societies deal with the far right , even when it comes in the form of an impressionable young man. ‘Todo lo que amas’ starts from a love story to gradually create a portrait of these tensions and contradictions of our current world.

The story introduces us to Sara, a young woman who while traveling on the subway meets Jonas, an old classmate from school whom she always liked and with whom she now has the opportunity to start something. But everything will be in danger when Sara discovers that Jonas frequents extreme right-wing forums .

72

Paper Girls (Amazon Prime Video)

‘Paper Girls’ is a mix between ‘Stranger Things’ and ‘Doctor Who’, although, unfortunately, not as good as them. Adapted from the comics by Brian K. Vaughan and Cliff Chiang , the series offers us a science fiction proposal with a very youthful and entertaining tone, and of course the end of the first season of ‘Paper Girls’ has left us shocked.

The story follows four young girls who become involved in a war between time travelers just as they were delivering newspapers on November 1, 1988. The four embark on an adventure through time, getting to know their adult selves. , in addition to having to choose between accepting their future or turning their backs on the destiny that the universe has prepared for them.

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The Longest Night (Netflix)

Composed of six episodes, ‘The longest night’ offers us vibrations of ‘Cell 211’ (it even shares the protagonist: Alberto Ammann) to establish itself as one of the best Spanish series of 2022 to become a marathon with many doses of tension. The series is a creation of Víctor Sierra and Xosé Morais, and also features Luis Callejo in the cast.

The story places us on the night of December 24, in the Monte Baruca psychiatric prison, where a group of armed men surrounds the building and cuts off communications with the aim of taking Simón Lago (Luis Callejo), a dangerous serial killer. . The prison director (Ammann) will refuse to hand over the prisoner, which will give way to a war where both the prison officials and the prisoners themselves will have to lend a hand . After seeing the end, we wonder: will there be season 2 of ‘The longest night’?

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Moon Knight (Disney+)

Moon Knight may be one of the most surreal and strange characters in all of Marvel history, and he proves it time and time again in the series starring Oscar Isaac on Disney+. One of the best Marvel series? That is up to the consumer, but it certainly does not surpass the innovations of ‘Scarlet Witch and Vision’ or the sympathy of ‘Hawkeye’ .

In it, we follow adventurer Marc Spector as he struggles with himself (literally: various personalities capable of taking control live within him) in a tale in which he becomes the champion of an Egyptian god. In the cast we also find Ethan Hawke as the antagonist.

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Operation Black Tide (Amazon Prime Video)

Without a doubt, one of the best Spanish series on Amazon Prime Video in 2022, and a whole journey full of nerves and tension and headed by Álex González . History shows us the story of the first narco-submarine intercepted in Europe, or more specifically off the Galician coast.

A semi-submersible of artisanal construction crosses the Atlantic Ocean with three tons of cocaine inside. Inside that sea monster we find three men who must survive the riot tides, storms, hunger, breakdowns, internal fights and also constant police harassment, from authorities who want to prevent that submarine from reaching it at all costs. to good port. The true story on which ‘Operation Black Tide’ is based, and the success of the proposal, have sought a second season .

Pamela Anderson and Tommy Lee became in a matter of days one of the most famous couples of the 90s, and also one of the most controversial. The blame lies with a sex video that is at the center of ‘Pam & Tommy’, the new Disney + miniseries where the real story of the couple is told since they met and until their privacy was exposed to the world.

However, the hypocrisy of the series ‘Pam & Tommy’ is to have wanted to tell this story without having Pamela Anderson by her side, who is at the center of her staunch defense of the right of women to have control over their lives, image and sexuality. Still, Lily James and Sebastian Stan do a great job .

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The Essex Serpent (Apple TV+)

A trio of women ( director Clio Barnard, screenwriter Anna Symon and the author of the novel on which the story is based, Sarah Perry ) are at the heart of this new mystery series on Apple TV+, which promises intrigue and fanaticism. in the 19th century English countryside.

Starring Tom Hiddleston and Claire Danes , the story follows Cora, a recently widowed woman who, having freed herself from an abusive marriage, moves to the small town of Aldwinter in Essex. There she investigates a local superstition that a mythical creature known as the ‘Essex Serpent’ has returned to the area .

With a fabulous female cast (Nicole Kidman, Cynthia Erivo, Issa Rae, Merritt Wever, Alison Brie, Betty Gilpin, Meera Syal and more), we can consider ‘Roar’ as a kind of feminist ‘Black Mirror’ in which different oppressions suffered by women from a very particular and decidedly fanciful perspective.

Based on Cecelia Ahern’s book of short stories, the Apple TV+ series turns topics like the objectification of women’s bodies and gender-based violence into meaningful feminist fables.

Were you passionate about ‘Hierro’ on Movistar+? Well, you have to give this new Spanish series of suspense and mystery a chance, now with a cast led by the great Javier Cámara with Mónica López, Lucía Veiga, Eva Fernández and more.

Created by Fran Araújo and Jorge Coira, and set in the Sierra de la Capelada, Galicia, the series reveals the “rapa das bestas”, a tradition that synthesizes the beauty and the wildness of a usually quiet territory, and which is now the scene of a crime. The mayor of the town has been murdered, and a frustrated teacher and a Civil Guard sergeant team up to find the murderer .

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Becoming Elizabeth (Starzplyay)

Created by Anya Reiss, this series takes us back to a time and a family that continues to fascinate and obsess the world : we’re talking about 16th century England and we’re talking about the Tudors. It features Alicia von Rittberg, Romola Garai, Jamie Parker and more in the cast, and is perfect for lovers of the best historical series.

‘Becoming Elizabeth’ follows a young Elizabeth Tudor before she ascends the throne . Back then she was instead an orphaned teenager who became embroiled in the politics and sexual politics of the English court. At that moment, the death of King Henry VIII changes everything and causes his nine-year-old son Edward to assume the throne, setting in motion a dangerous power struggle.

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Conversations Between Friends (HBO Max)

The tremendous success of ‘Normal People’ necessitated a new adaptation of writer Sally Rooney’s work. With ‘Conversations Between Friends’ we once again immerse ourselves in his imaginary, with a cast made up of Joe Alwyn, Jemima Kirke, Sasha Lane, Alison Oliver, Tadhg Murphy and Emmanuel Okoye .

As we discovered in the analysis of the ‘Normal People’ series, Rooney has been able to capture an entire generation and its sexual and class problems. Now, we follow the lives of two Dublin college students, Frances and Bobbi, and the strange and unexpected connection they forge with a married couple, Melissa and Nick .

We’ve been feeling for a long time that ‘Westworld’, great as it is, needs to find a reason to exist in the current series landscape. Its exciting story shone in its first seasons, and, in the premiere of its fourth installment, it is clear that the usual formula no longer looks like it used to.

It’s still a fabulous series, created for the small screen by Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy, but something is missing. Even so, the fourth season of ‘Westworld’ has managed episode after episode to claim, reinvent itself and try new things within its universe . Too bad the public has fallen by the wayside.

Crimes against privacy continue to go unanswered and in total impunity in many cases, and that is why it is important to watch Netflix’s ‘Intimacy’, where they tell us several stories inspired by real events. One of the best Spanish series on Netflix, it stars Itziar Ituño from ‘La casa de papel’.

‘Intimacy’ follows Malen, a candidate for mayor of Bilbao and with a promising future who one day sees his life turned upside down because of the publication of a private video . Will she fight her or will she stay silent?

Maya Rudolph leads the cast of this hilarious Apple TV+ series that has been described as a cross between the infectious positivity of ‘Ted Lasso’ and the absurdity of ‘The Office’ , with golden supporting cast played by Mj Rodriguez (‘Pose’ ), Olivier Martínez and Joel Kim Booster (seen in the recent ‘Fire Island’, the most transgressive gay comedy on Disney+).

The story of ‘Loot’ follows billionaire Molly Novak, who lives among private jets, grand mansions and tons of bills. However, when her husband betrays her after twenty years of marriage, Molly begins to lose her mind and becomes fodder for the tabloids. His salvation from her? A charitable foundation with which she discovers that helping others could be what she needed to be herself again.

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The Other Two (Season 2) (Comedy Central)

‘The Other Two’ is the perfect substitute for ‘Hacks’ thanks to its look at the entertainment world in the United States, at pop culture and celebrity status , from a mixture of an acid sense of humor, nostalgia and political criticism . Created by the writers of ‘Saturday Night Live’ Chris Kelly and Sarah Schneider, in its second season it is still a great comedy series.

The story follows two losers in their thirties who have to deal with the sudden fame of their little brother, a teenager who becomes the new Justin Bieber overnight due to the viral success of a song. As absurd as it is brilliant, it is one of the best comedy series of the moment .

57

The Newsreader (Filmin)

This Australian series led by Anna Torv (‘Mindhunter’) immerses us in a television news room that can compete perfectly with the best movies about journalism, and even with its first cousin ‘The Newsroom’.

Created by Michael Lucas and set in the 1980s , ‘The Newsreader’ follows Helen Norville (Torv), a media icon on Australian television who, behind the scenes, does not enjoy such a good reputation. Crossing into her story is newcomer Dale Jennings (Sam Reid), a passionate young man who dreams of being a presenter. Their first job together will be covering the launch of the Space Shuttle Challenger.

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The Gilded Age (HBO Max)

Julian Fellowes, creator of the definitive series of cups (‘Downtown Abbey’), seems to have the key so that a story about too ostentatious, boring and arrogant people enjoys unparalleled success: this is how he shows it again in ‘The golden age ‘ from HBO Max , which, despite everything, has not been as well received as its predecessor.

Set in 1882 New York City, the series follows several intertwined stories about the conflict between the “old-time” rich and the then-rising rise of the new bourgeoisie . The young protagonist, Marian Brook (Louisa Jacobson, daughter of Meryl Streep ), gets into this thicket, who moves to the big city to live with the only relatives who can support her financially: her old wealthy aunts Agnes van Rhijn (Christine Baranski). and Ada Brook (Cynthia Nixon).

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The Luminous (Apple TV+)

If you were expecting a typical true crime , ‘The Luminous’ is going to surprise you. And, when has Elisabeth Moss failed us? The protagonist of ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ shines again in the drama alongside the equally notable Wagner Moura (the Pablo Escobar of ‘Narcos’) and Jamie Bell (the eternal ‘Billy Elliot’) where criminal investigations and stories of serial killers are mixed with fantasy and, eye, time travel .

Based on the novel by Lauren Beukes and adapted by Silka Luisa, the story follows a Chicago newspaper archivist whose life changes overnight when she is brutally attacked by a mysterious man on the street. She should have died, but she survived and now years later she discovers that this was not an isolated incident .

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Limitless (Amazon Prime Video)

“Since I was a child I’ve wanted to make an epic like this, I grew up watching the adventure films of Errol Flynn and Burt Lancaster. And since Elcano, unlike Magellan, there isn’t much documentation, I was free to embody it” , he told us Álvaro Morte in his interview with FOTOGRAMAS, and that enthusiasm and creativity can be seen in the final result of ‘Sinlimits’, the new Spanish series on Amazon Prime Video.

The ex of ‘La casa de papel’ plays Juan Sebastián Elcano, a Spanish sailor who led the expedition led by Fernando de Magallanes and who left Cádiz in August 1519 to go around the world. Directed by the British director Simon West and co-starring Rodrigo Santoro as Magellan, it is a great production that immerses us in our history.

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She-Hulk: Lawyer She-Hulk (Disney+)

Jennifer Walters sees her life and career as an attorney specializing in superhero law take a turn when she becomes the Hulk just like her cousin Bruce Banner . Of course, she’s not exactly what one expects when she graduates from law school. However, this situation will open new doors for her that will transform her life, and not just her body.

‘She-Hulk’ mixes a lawyer sitcom with the Marvel universe with all the ironic humor of the She-Hulk comics and her breaking the fourth wall. There will be no shortage of cameos from the Marvel shared universe, of course, but Tatiana Maslany manages to make the story her own based on charisma.

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The ones in the back row (Netflix)

The first series created by Daniel Sánchez Arévalo aims to immerse himself in a female universe marked by friendship, as well as personal demons. Its cast includes great Itsaso Arana, Mónica Miranda, Maria Rodríguez Soto, Mariona Terés, Godeliv Van den Brandt, Macarena García, Melina Matthews, Javier Rey, Hayden Bishop and Michelle Jenner, among others.

‘Those in the last row’ follows five thirtysomethings, close friends since school, who organize a getaway together every year . This year, however, they will have to invent new rules for the game: one of them has been diagnosed with cancer.

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Cobra Kai (Season 5) (Netflix)

The keys to season 5 of ‘Cobra Kai’ show us that, in essence, the Netflix series has not changed at all: the martial arts, the heart-stopping fights, the irreconcilable enmities and also the nostalgic cameos of the saga continue. Karate Kid’ . Of course, what can never be blamed for this series is not being faithful to his personality: he always gives what he promises. And he is amazing.

‘Cobra Kai’ Season 5 follows the events of the All Valley tournament, where Cobra Kai proved to be a difficult force to control, especially under the leadership of Terry Silver . In the new episodes, Daniel LaRusso and Johnny Lawrence will have to deal with personal matters that will temporarily take them away from the battle in the dojo, but the goat always shoots the bush.

Created by Craig Pearce and directed by Danny Boyle (the director of hits like ‘Trainspotting’ and ‘Slumdog Millionaire’), ‘Pistol’ is a biopic of the Sex Pistols, the representative band of British punk and one of the most famous and transformative of music history.

Through six episodes, based on the autobiography of guitarist Steve Jones, the miniseries follows these working-class youth who transformed their reality without a “future” in a country in crisis into a revolution against the ‘establishment’. Thus, in the mid-’70s, they changed music forever. Starring Maisie Williams, Dylan Llewellyn, Louis Partridge, Ferdia Walsh-Peelo, Emma Appleton, Anson Boon and more.

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The Split (Season 3) (Filmin)

‘The Split’ is the perfect soap opera for the summer, and one of the best lawyer series for fans of the genre . Created by Abi Morgan and with six episodes per season, it’s a series short enough to give you a weekend marathon. It is recommended.

Known as the British version of ‘The Good Wife’ , the story follows Hannah Defoe, a middle-aged lawyer who combines her work in the courts with her role as a family mother. Each episode tells a specific case while we follow the protagonist dealing with her daily conflicts, she is funny, intelligent, somewhat naughty and exciting.

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Peaky Blinders (Season 6) (Netflix)

The Peaky Blinders are back for the last time with these new episodes that taste like goodbye, even if it isn’t: ‘Peaky Blinders’ prepares a movie that promises to answer all the questions we still have about the Shelby family. In this sixth season, the series develops a master plan to put the protagonist Tommy Shelby between the ropes . All his enemies conspire against him, but the one from Birmingham has a tendency to always be two steps ahead of them.

After the end of season 6 of ‘Peaky Blinders’, everything is up in the air for the film. The flavor that leaves us is one of the most intense seasons of the series , although we also knew (Steven Knight knew) that his time had come. Now we are left with many doubts, although there is a more burning one: what does Tommy say to Duke at the end of ‘Peaky Blinders’? Place the bets on him.

Marathon meat, ‘File 81’ is one of the best Netflix series in 2022 . Created by Rebecca Sonnenshine and based on the podcast of the same name, it is a perfect mix between the self-conscious tradition of psychological horror in cinema, the sensationalism of found footage (or found footage) and the morbidity of true crime stories , with a great mystery full of surprises that unfolds episode by episode.

The story follows Dan Turner (Mamoudou Athie), a tape restoration expert who is hired by a businessman to restore tapes recovered from a notorious 1994 Visser Building fire . There he will delve into the story of Melody Pendras ( Dina Shihabi ) and all her mysteries. Unfortunately, the series was cancelled, but we firmly believe that ‘Archive 81’ deserves a second season.

Created by Ellen Rapoport, this HBO Max comedy stands out because its goal is to always focus on the funny, the happy and also the obscene , creating a liberated proposal that is a delight to watch. In addition, it has Jake Johnson (‘New Girl’) as one of the protagonists, which is always a positive point.

‘Minx’ takes us back to the 70s to show us the world of sex in the city of Los Angeles , which at that time was experiencing a boom from erotic magazines to ‘Deep Throat’. There we meet Joyce (Ophelia Lovibond), a serious young feminist, who decides to join forces with a small-time editor and publisher (Jake Johnson) to create the first erotic magazine for women.

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The Unit (Season 2) (Movistar+)

After the success of its first season, the Movistar+ series has returned in 2022 with six new episodes that leave us breathless again . Created by Dani de la Torre (‘The Unknown’), also director of the series, and Alberto Marini, ‘The Unit’ is back in top form. So much so that it has even been renewed for a third season.

In its new episodes, ‘The Unit’ follows the anonymous heroes who form a group of the National Police specialized in the fight against jihadist terrorism, who now face a tough challenge: they themselves have become the target of the terrorists .

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Outer Range (Amazon Prime Video)

Josh Brolin has returned to the world of series with ‘Outer Range’ , the most mysterious series of the season, a western that mixes family drama with supernatural suspense. Without a doubt, one of the best series on Amazon Prime Video to enjoy suspense.

Brolin stars as Royal Abbott, a rancher who fights for his land and family in the face of mysteries that appear in a Wyoming wilderness . At first, they face the disappearance of their daughter-in-law Rebecca, but the real problems will come when the Tillersons, owners of the neighboring ranch, want to seize their land and can discover a mysterious hole of unknown origin.

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The Umbrella Academy (Season 3) (Netflix)

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Better Days (Amazon Prime Video)

After dark times, we also look for moments of emotional catharsis in our fictions, and that is what ‘Best Days’ offers us, a series as emotional as it is honest that will strike a chord with us. One of the best dramas on Amazon Prime Video (and, of course, the best Spanish series on Amazon Prime Video in 2022, and one of the streaming gems of the year .

Blanca Portillo (recent winner of the Goya for Best Actress for ‘Maixabel’) leads the cast. The story follows the process of overcoming five strangers who meet in a peculiar grief therapy for fathers and mothers who have suffered a loss . In the cast we also find Francesc Orella, Marta Hazas, Erik Elias and Alba Planas.

A classic action thriller story, a dedicated protagonist, moments of tension, narrative surprises… That’s all that ‘The Old Man’ offers, an FX production premiered on Disney+ and that seems irresistible to fans of Jeff Bridges and plots in the style of Tom Clancy or even the John Wick saga.

Created by Robert Levine and Jonathan E. Steinberg from the book by Thomas Perry, the series follows a former CIA agent living on the fringes of society who overnight finds himself on the run from people who wants to kill him. An exemplary serialized thriller that runs like clockwork .

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The Afterparty (Apple TV+)

Christopher Miller, half of the stellar tandem that completes Phil Lord (and that have produced gems like ‘Spider-Man: A new universe’ and ‘The Mitchells against the machines’), directs this delirious series that you won’t want to miss if you’re looking for a different and infallible comedy option , but also with its share of suspense and overflowing creativity.

Starring Tiffany Haddish, Dave Franco, Ben Schwartz and more, ‘The Afterparty’ places us at a high school reunion party where a murder mystery occurs. But who is the killer? A manula whoddunit, the series is structured through the different versions of its characters of what happened that night, starting from a different visual style and cinematographic genre depending on the personality of the narrator .

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Reacher (Amazon Prime Video)

‘Reacher’ has become the most successful series on Amazon Prime Video , the only one on the platform to reach first place in the Top Nielsen. And it doesn’t surprise us: the series is an action thriller with a forceful protagonist (Alan Ritchson) whose Jack Reacher has nothing to do with the one played by Tom Cruise on the big screen.

Based on the novel ‘Dangerous Zone (Killing Floor)’ by Lee Child , follows a retired military policeman who travels to the town of Margrave (Georgia, United States) following the tracks of his missing brother and ends up arrested for a murder that he did not know. has committed. The second season of ‘Reacher’ is already confirmed and on the way.

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The Lincoln Lawyer (Netflix)

How we like a legal drama that immerses us in trials, investigations and judicial decisions at the blow of a hammer , and that is precisely what gives us one of the best series of lawyers on Netflix, which has been placed for several weeks among the most watched . We are already waiting for the confirmation of the second season of ‘The Lincoln Lawyer’, because we want to know how the story continues.

Based on the novels by Michael Connelly (specifically, ‘The Brass Verdict’) and created for the screen by David E. Kelley (author of legal dramas such as ‘Ally McBeal’ and ‘Boston Legal’), the series follows one of Los Angeles’ top defense attorneys, Mickey Haller (Manuel Garcia-Rulfo) , as he comes off a rough patch in his life and tackles the toughest case of his career. In addition, ‘The Lincoln Lawyer’ has a movie and is on Amazon Prime Video.

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Only Murders in the Building (Season 2) (Disney+)

The best trio of the moment? Evidently. Martin Short, Steve Martin and Selena Gómez form the unlikely group that has stolen our hearts , and in this second season of ‘Only murder in the building’ we once again enjoy the same maxims of their history, their great sense of humor and new additions like Cara Delevigne and Amy Schumer.

After the shocking end of the first season, where we left Mabel covered in the blood of the tenant Bunny , the new episodes focus on how the protagonists initiate an investigation into this new murder, reviving activity in their popular podcast and looking above all clear his name of every shadow of guilt. And watching them do it is a delight.

The moral dilemmas posed by the series ‘Blackout’ show us some of the future challenges that await us as a society in the event of a catastrophe. In this case, that catastrophe is a total failure of the energy system, with all that this implies : no electricity, Wi-Fi, television and more, not only at home, but also in hospitals and all kinds of public places. Can you imagine the chaos? No need: this Movistar + series shows it perfectly.

One of the best series about dystopias released in recent years, ‘Blackout’ is an anthological collection of six episodes directed respectively by Rodrigo Sorogoyen, Raúl Arévalo, Isa Campo, Alberto Rodríguez and Isaki Lacuesta , and which take us through different scenarios , situations and characters to reflect on the human condition in times of apocalypse.

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Starstruck (Season 2) (HBO Max)

If the first season was a comic and romantic gem, the second season of ‘Starstruck’ maintains the bet with new problems, even more absurd situations and gushing charisma of its protagonist.

Created by and starring Rose Matafeo, ‘ Starstruck’ follows the unlikely and lovable relationship between a movie star and a broke New Zealander living in London. After a chance meeting at a party, their lives are intertwined and there is something that continues to bring them together despite the obstacles.

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Atlanta (Season 3) (Disney+)

If there is a new season of ‘Atlanta’, it will most likely automatically become one of the best premieres of the year . What will this series by Donald Glover (‘Community’, ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’) have to make critics fall in love with each installment. Well, we know: an intelligent script, a formula that is constantly reinvented and provocative visual ideas and narratives.

In this third season, which marks the arrival of the entire series to the Disney+ catalog in Spain , ‘Atlanta’ reunites us with the group led by Paper Boi in Georgia and raises the level of inventiveness to offer a new batch of memorable episodes.

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Slow Horses (Apple TV+)

Based on the book by Mick Herron, this Apple TV+ series shows us that the British know very well how to create suspense in stories about secret services, terrorism and corruption in the style of ‘Line of Duty’ . That is what this marvelous production directed by James Hawes offers us, with Gary Oldman and Kristin Scott Thomas at the helm.

After a failed and publicly embarrassing training mission, British MI5 agent River Cartwright is exiled to Slough House, an administrative purgatory for the organization’s outcasts . However, in his exile, he will discover that he has become the key to uncovering a scandal that could shake the British secret service.

It is possible that ‘Ms. Marvel’ is the best Marvel series on Disney+ to date . We refer to the evidence: the overflowing charisma of Iman Vellani, the visual effects that incorporate fantasy into their DNA, the sense of humor typical of Marvel movies, the look towards new cultures that have never taken place in the mainstream… Based on the comics written by G. Willow Wilson and illustrated by Adrian Alphona, this series is a triumph.

The story of ‘Mrs. Marvel ‘follows Kamala Khan (Iman Vellani), a teenager of Pakistani parents who searches for her place in the world and what she finds are superpowers that make her what she has always wanted to be: a superhero like the idol of her, Captain Marvel.

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The Girl from Plainville (Starzplay)

There are series that occupy all the headlines and others that are more underrated that we have to claim: this creation of Liz Hannah and Patrick Macmanus is a provocative proposal that raises the foundations of true crime stories and offers a revealing portrait. Elle Fanning is great as the lead.

Based on the true story of Michelle Carter, ‘The Girl from Plainville’ tells us the surprising story of a young woman from a small town in Massachusetts who was accused of persuading her boyfriend to commit suicide in an incredibly public and damaging case for the young man in the eye of the storm

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The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (Season 4) (Amazon Prime Video)

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This is going to hurt (Movistar +)

With Ben Whishaw, at the end of the world . Especially if it offers us this fabulous British series created by Adam Kay, broadcast on the BBC and premiered in Spain on Movistar+. For lovers of the best medical series, ‘This is going to hurt’ is going to leave you close to having a heart attack.

The actor plays a beginning doctor, with all that that implies of stress, sleepless nights, being the butt of jokes from his senior classmates and a long etcetera. Set in a delivery room where there is not a single moment of rest , the series offers an honest and realistic portrait of the protagonist’s routines.

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Winning Time: The Lakers Dynasty (HBO Max)

Adam McKay managed to give Netflix one of his greatest film successes, ‘Don’t look up’ (nominated at the 2022 Oscars and became one of his biggest audience successes), but in the world of series, he has gone to HBO Max with this incredible series that should not go unnoticed .

‘Time to Win’ is set in Los Angeles in the 1980s and follows the rise of the Lakers, Dr. Jerry Buss and Magic Johnson. The result is one of the most exciting and fun sports miniseries we’ve seen in a long time , with a brilliant cast led by John C. Reilly, Jason Clarke, Quincy Isaiah and Gaby Hoffman.

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The Peacemaker (HBO Max)

It continues the events that occurred at the end of ‘The Suicide Squad’ (2021) , when the employees of the secret organization rebel against their boss, leaving our protagonist unconscious, who now wakes up and will have to form a new group to face the terrible “butterflies”.

A jewel created by James Gunn in which John Cena has as much fun as the public . After the end of ‘The Peacemaker’, and taking into account the applause received by critics and audiences, it is clear that we will have new chapters in the future.

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Heartstopper (Netflix)

Alice Oseman adapts her own graphic novel in this Netflix series, which has become a literary phenomenon and now has the opportunity to also become a series obsession. Of course, what is already one of the best LGTBIQ + series on Netflix.

With lovable characters and an incredibly diverse history of queer representation, ‘Heartstopper’ follows the story of two British teenagers, Nick Nelson and Charlie Spring , the former an admired rugby player and the latter an openly gay nerd, who meet by chance and start a transformative relationship.

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The Staircase (HBO Max)

If you devoured the documentary ‘The Staircase’ on Netflix a few years ago, one of the best true crimes of recent years, the HBO Max series ‘The Staircase’ will hook you. It is a recreation of that controversial and mysterious murder case, now from fiction with two great stars (Colin Firth and Toni Collette) and directed by Antonio Campos (‘The devil at all hours’).

The story follows writer Michael Peterson, who has been heartbroken by the death of his wife Kathleen, who fell down a staircase . However, Peterson will be accused of murder and an investigation will begin to solve the enigma. Campos extracts all the substance of the case.

Neil Gaiman’s comic seemed unadaptable, but Netflix has achieved the impossible with ‘Sandman’, a fabulous fantasy series that immerses us in dreams and nightmares . A remarkable adaptation of the source material, the series brings together Tom Sturridge, Gwendoline Christie, Sanjeev Bhaskar, Amid Chaudry, Charles Dance, Boyd Holbrook and more in its cast.

Mixing modern myth and dark fantasy, with shades of historical drama and shadows of legends from the past, ‘Sandman’ tells the story of Morpheus, the King of Dreams , while repairing the cosmic and human mistakes he has made during his existence, with all the consequences that this has entailed.

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The Good Fight (Season 6) (Movistar+)

The sixth and final season of ‘The Good Fight’ has not disappointed us: one of the best series about lawyers on television, this spin-off of ‘The Good Wife’ has amazed us every season and its farewell is no exception , although it leaves behind the most exaggerated aspects of its history (Jeffrey Epstein’s penis does not appear here) and focuses on something darker, pessimistic and with surreal touches.

Diane Lockhart (Christine Baranski) is the soul of the series, but this time she stays in the background after having resigned from being a partner at the firm in the previous season and now feels trapped in a loop of déjà vu in which Dr. Lyle Bettencourt (John Slattery) provides him with a hallucinogen that will take us on exciting journeys. Meanwhile, the world is as bad as ever and the firm faces new challenges.

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Better Call Saul (Season 6) (Movistar+)

In the absence of the definitive finale of the series, the first part of season 6 of ‘Better Call Saul’ reminds us why it has been one of the best series of our time. A series that far surpassed the label of ” spin-off of ‘Breaking Bad” to establish itself with a unique, own and solid proposal .

We meet up with Jimmy McGill (Bob Odenkirk) right where we left off in season five, in 2004, four years before the protagonist meets Walter White (Bryan Cranston) and Jesse Pinkman (Aaron Paul). The season shows the evolution towards the character we knew: criminal defense attorney Saul Goodman. Meanwhile, he and his wife Kim Wexler execute a plan to ruin Howard Hamlin’s life.

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Somebody, Somewhere (HBO Max)

One of the most underrated series of the year, ‘Somebody somewhere’ is a hidden gem in the HBO Max catalog waiting to be found, valued and loved . Featuring excellent performances by Bridget Everett and Jeff Hiller, the series follows a woman who struggles to fit into the mold of her hometown, but it’s not easy for her.

While dealing with her internal crises, where pressure is mixed with loss and lack of self-esteem, the protagonist discovers herself and also a whole community of outsiders who, like her, do not fit in completely but do not give up.

Winner of the BAFTA 2022 for Best Series and Best TV Script in the drama category, ‘In my skin’ is one of the British revelations of the year . It is a mixture of costumbrista drama of daily problems that finds its best weapon in comedy. A constant antithesis between sad and happy that drives Gabrielle Creevy’s great performance.

Created by Lucy Forbes, the series follows 16-year-old Bethan as she deals with the anxieties and insecurities of teenage life , along with the stark reality of a home life that is far removed from what she projects for her friends. A coming-of-age to the British that she falls in love with.

The Star Wars universe continues to expand its physical and temporal borders with this new series, which was born as a prequel to the movie ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’. Diego Luna takes up his role as Andor and rises as the protagonist in a fight against the Empire that will have us on the edge of the sofa .

As our review of ‘Andor’ says: “If ‘The Mandalorian’ and ‘The Book of Bobba Fett’ were futuristic westerns, it seems that ‘Andor’ will bet on action, thriller and adventure , bringing us closer to ‘Han Solo’ Ron Howard than ‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’ played by Ewan McGregor”. If this definition is music to your ears, it’s time to return to the galaxy with a new and different story of rebellion and struggle.

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The Boys (Amazon Prime Video)

With incels , unexpected cameos, bloody moments, intolerable betrayals and more: this is how the third season of ‘The Boys’ has begun, and that this has only just begun. The new episodes of the Amazon Prime Video series are wild to say the least, and it is something that the series created by Eric Kripke based on the Garth Ennis comics has more than accustomed us to . Even so, it is surprising that he is still able to level up.

In the third season of ‘The Boys’, tensions are reaching the limit. Patriota is losing his mind even more. Butcher is coming to betray his principles, Hughie may lose hope of making a difference by following the rules. Starlight craves power but she has to deal with the consequences… And more, much more. After the end of season 3 of ‘The Boys’, what awaits us in the future? Will they raise the bar again in season 4 of ‘The Boys’? We have no doubt.

Olivier Assayas premiered the film ‘Irma Vep’ in 1996, a fascinating story that now, more than twenty-five years later, has turned into a remake on HBO Max with a new protagonist, Alicia Vikander, and a modern and renewed look . It is also one of the best series inspired by movies, which is something that we are seeing more and more often.

‘Irma Vep’ (the series) follows Mira (Vikander), a disillusioned movie star (both by her career and by a recent love breakup) who arrives in France to play Irma Vep in an adaptation of ‘Les Vampires’, just like its predecessor. As filming progresses, Mira realizes that the boundaries between herself and the character she plays are beginning to blur . What separates fiction from reality? Beware, that ‘Irma Vep’ is the best HBO Max series in 2022.

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Stranger Things (Season 4) (Netflix)

The fourth season of ‘Stranger Things’ has arrived (well, the first part: the premiere date of the last two episodes of season 4 of ‘Stranger Things’ is in July) to show how its protagonists have changed and how their history It has become more than ever a dark story, pure Stephen King, now with ‘A Nightmare on Elm Street’ as its main inspiration . It’s one of the best scary series on Netflix right now for a reason.

Beloved protagonists from Eleven (now Jane) to Steve and Robin return in a season that pushes the boundaries of Hawkins (we’re off to California! And Alaska!) and ups the ante in its classic apocalyptic conflict that only one group of teenagers can solve .

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Our flag means death (HBO Max)

Full of memorable characters, from a Scotsman who sings naked in the company of seagulls to a fugitive hidden behind a false mustache who seeks revenge for the death of his parents, ‘Our flag means death’ is a queer paradise on the high seas where there is no room for intolerance, and where we find one of the best love stories of recent years.

Follow the adventures of a crew led by Stede Bonnet (Rhys Darby), a wealthy bourgeois who decided to abandon his wife and children and fulfill his dream of becoming a pirate. On his way he will meet Blackbeard (Taika Waitit), with whom he will establish a relationship that he did not expect .

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Euphoria (Season 2) (HBO Max)

The second season of ‘Euphoria’ has once again shown that the series is one of the most successful, talked about and controversial of HBO, and its viewing week by week at the beginning of 2022 has been an exciting phenomenon . Now, has it reached the level of the first season of ‘Euphoria’? Comparisons aside, the new episodes gave us plenty of moments to remember.

Created by Sam Levinson, in season 2 we meet Rue (Emmy winner Zendaya), who has to hit rock bottom in her drug addiction to realize that she can’t go on like this. Around her, the stories of characters like Cassie (Sydney Sweeney, the great MVP of the season), Lexi (Maude Apatow) and Jules (Hunter Schafer) unfold (some with more attention than others).

A young chef has to trade the world of haute cuisine in New York for his brother’s Chicago sandwich shop, which he inherited after committing suicide. Thus begins this stressful series created by Christopher Storer, which makes us feel what it is like to be inside a kitchen in the line of films like ‘Boiling Point’.

Through its eight episodes, ‘The Bear’ explores a clash of culinary cultures and ways of working, but also delves into the traumas and unresolved emotional issues of a family (blood and non-blood) that has not finished processing The death of a loved one. Everything is put into a pressure cooker that offers us great moments . We want more.

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The Bridgertons (Season 2) (Netflix)

In the second season of ‘The Bridgertons’ , the Netflix series shows that it can survive perfectly well without the great successes of its first season and with new relationships, deeper themes, rounder characters and many more versions of pop hits to the rhythm of violins . If not, ask the public: this season has become the most successful in Netflix history .

We are not surprised. Jonathan Bailey takes over as the lead in the role of the family’s eldest son, Anthony Bridgerton, who must navigate a complex love triangle with the newly arrived Sharma sisters. The result is a delight for fans of the period romance that compensates for its reduction in sexual content with more touches of comedy and emotional resonance .

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The Dropout: The Rise and Fall of Elizabeth Holmes (Disney+)

At a time when series based on real scandals are our daily bread, ‘The Dropout’ triumphs for many reasons: for knowing how to balance the addiction of true crime with broader reflections on modern capitalism , for finding the way of introducing us to its protagonist without idealizing her and providing a necessary gender perspective, due to the incredible performance of Amanda Seyfried… In short, one of the best series based on real scandals.

Created by Elizabeth Meriwether (‘New Girl’), the series debunks the charade of Theranos and its founder, Elizabeth Holmes , who swindled millions of dollars from her investors and put the health of thousands of patients in jeopardy because of ambitions that she did not they were accompanied by a real project.

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The Rings of Power (Amazon Prime Video)

Whether the new Lord of the Rings series will rise or fall on our list of the best series of 2022 is something that only time will tell. After all, we have only seen the first episodes and the season has to be judged as a whole. Still, we couldn’t be more optimistic: ‘The Rings of Power’ exudes epic, Tolkien reverence and also budget, which is the most expensive series ever made for a reason .

The Amazon Prime Video series is a prequel to the ‘Lord of the Rings’ trilogy, written by JRR Tolkien and brought to life by Peter Jackson in some of the greatest fantasy films in cinematic history. It takes us back to the Second Age of Middle-earth, the Dark Ages , in which peace is disturbed by the arrival of the dark Sauron.

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The city is ours (HBO Max)

David Simon, creator of one of the best series in the history of American television, ‘The Wire’ , has returned to HBO together with George Pelecanos with this series in which he continues to delve into his usual concerns. In fact, he returns to the same setting as his most famous series to talk about police violence and corruption with the usual mastery.

Set in Baltimore in 2015, ‘The City Is Ours’ follows the aftermath of the death of Freddie Gray, a young black man who has died in suspicious circumstances while in police custody . The city is thrown into chaos by rage and the need for justice, and the Baltimore police turn to Sergeant Wayne Jenkins and his elite unit to bring the situation under control. We don’t know if it’s really at the level of David Simon’s best series, but it’s certainly one of the most notable of 2022.

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By command of heaven (Disney +)

‘By command of heaven’ is an essential thriller on Disney +, and also one of the best series of 2022 . In addition, it has Andrew Garfield as the protagonist, who comes from a great film season with ‘The eyes of Tammy Faye’ and ‘tick, tick… Boom!’, in addition to bursting the box office with ‘Spider-Man: No Way Home ‘. Not to mention that he is a crowd favorite. Here, it is coming out.

Created by Dustin Lance Black, winner of the Oscar for the screenplay of ‘My name is Harvey Milk , ‘Heaven’s Mandate’ explores the Lafferty case, which occurred in the 1980s , which begins with the murder of Brenda (a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-day Saints (or LDS Church), also known as Mormons) and their daughter Erica, just 15 months old. Through seven episodes we will see how far the darkest secrets of this real event go.

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House of the Dragon (HBO Max)

The first spin-off of ‘Game of Thrones’ has broken all audience records on HBO and has returned the phenomenon to the forefront of popular culture. How? Well, with some charismatic characters, plots of very successful palace tensions and some moments that have already been recorded in the pantheon of the franchise.

Set 200 years before the events of ‘Game of Thrones ‘, ‘House of the Dragon’ shows us the wars for the succession of King Valerys Targaryen, with their consequent betrayals, alliances and political strategies. Without forgetting the blood, the incest and the dragons .

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For All Mankind (Season 3) (Apple TV+)

How do we convince you that ‘For All Humanity’ is one of the best series of the moment? In his third season he continues to prove it, upping the ante of his alternate reality of the space race and our shared history and taking us all the way to the colonization of Mars.

It’s such a gripping series, so visually stunning, so smart, and so brave… An absolute gem on Apple TV+ . Created by Ronald D. Moore, Matt Wolpert and Ben Nedivi, and with a cast led by Joel Kinnaman, ‘For All Mankind’ builds a group of ambitious characters and a historical journey that has already marked the history of science fiction on television .

‘The trials’ is the HBO series that has not ceased to surprise us in this 2022. And it is that it is strange, disconcerting, disturbing and decidedly brilliant . Nathan Fielder, who rose to fame with the mockumentary ‘Nathan For You’, presents us with a new and revolutionary idea: what if we could rehearse all aspects of life so that we are not caught off guard?

Confess a secret to your friends? Find out if you have a maternal instinct? Through scenarios that are exact replicas and with professional actors who present you with all possible options, ‘The Trials’ puts life itself in the training phase. The plot is delightfully absurd, as much or more than the situations and characters that appear , and the result is a comedy with an uncomfortable humor that does not quite define whether Nathan Fielder is a genius or a crackpot.

Based on the book by Jake Adelstein and set in the 90s, this series tells the story of an American journalist who works for a Japanese newspaper and who will plunge into the criminal world of the country under the supervision of a veteran police detective from Japan. the city.

Knowing that Michael Mann stepped forward to direct the pilot episode and lay the groundwork for the series as a whole, we could expect ‘Tokyo Vice’ to be a big hit. And it is. With Ansel Elgort and Ken Watanabe as the leads, the HBO Max series is pure adrenaline and a first-rate crime thriller.

There is something irresistible in the classic, epic and extraordinary proposal of ‘Pachinko’ , one of the best series on Apple TV +. Created by Soo Hugh and with Kogonada (‘Columbus’) as director of the first episodes, it is an unavoidable production in the lists of the best of the year.

Based on the book by Min Jin Lee, it tells the story of a family over several generations and through an imperialist invasion, a world war, an economic bubble and a devastating crisis . The history of the 20th century straddling Japan and Korea is also shown in this series from the intimate, from forbidden loves and family dramas, in a story of war and peace, love and loss.

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Hacks (Season 2) (HBO Max)

Deborah Vance is back! And better than ever! Winner of several awards (including Best Comedy Actress for Jean Smart) at the 2021 Emmys, ‘Hacks’ returns with a second season that confirms it as one of the best comedy series of our time. And Smart and Hannah Einbinder as a comedy duo that we don’t want to part with for a long time.

Lucia Aniello and Paul W. Downs, creators of ‘Hacks’, continue to take us through the adventures of a legendary comedian and her young assistant/co-creator/best friend . Now, they go on tour to try new material and discover new paths in the always complicated world of entertainment.

‘Separation’ (in English, ‘Severance’) is a gem among the series released in 2022 . Created by Dan Erickson and starring Adam Scott, this mixture of science fiction and intrigue thriller presents us with a morally complex situation: what if you could separate your mind and create two people: one who lives in the real world and another who only lives inside the office during working hours?

Be careful, this is just the starting point: what follows is an absolutely mysterious plot that reveals its secrets little by little to build its chilling reflection on capitalism and the work ethic . Rounding out the cast are Patricia Arquette, John Turturro, Britt Lower, Zach Cherry, Christopher Walken and more. The second season has already been confirmed.