Great storylines

Published: April 13, 2017 - by Baelemeister

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  • Rating: 8.7

    The Son - 2017

    Based on the New York Times best seller and Pulitzer Prize-nominated novel, The Son is a sweeping family saga that spans 150 years and three generations of the McCullough family. The story of Eli McCullough’s transformation from good-natured innocence to calculated violence, as he loses everything on the wild frontier, setting him on the path to building a ranching-and-oil dynasty of unsurpassed wealth and privilege. The Son deftly explores how Eli’s ruthlessness and quest for power triggers consequences that span generations, as the McCulloughs rise to become one of the richest families reigning in Texas.
    I've only seen a few episodes, but looks very promising! - by Baelemeister
  • Rating: 8.9

    Westworld - 2016

    Westworld is a dark odyssey about the dawn of artificial consciousness and the evolution of sin. Set at the intersection of the near future and the reimagined past, it explores a world in which every human appetite, no matter how noble or depraved, can be indulged.
    Great acting, very nice story and a show to binge watch! - by Baelemeister
  • Rating: 9.5

    Game of Thrones - 2010

    Seven noble families fight for control of the mythical land of Westeros. Friction between the houses leads to full-scale war. All while a very ancient evil awakens in the farthest north. Amidst the war, a neglected military order of misfits, the Night's Watch, is all that stands between the realms of men and the icy horrors beyond.
    One of the best storylines out there! - by Baelemeister
  • Rating: 8.8

    Taboo (2017) - 2017

    James Keziah Delaney has been to the ends of the earth and comes back irrevocably changed. Believed to be long dead, he returns home to London from Africa to inherit what is left of his father's shipping empire and rebuild a life for himself. But his father's legacy is a poisoned chalice, and with enemies lurking in every dark corner, James must navigate increasingly complex territories to avoid his own death sentence. Encircled by conspiracy, murder and betrayal, a dark family mystery unfolds in a combustible tale of love and treachery.
    Nice scenery and also great acting. - by Baelemeister
  • Rating: 9.4

    Breaking Bad - 2008

    When Walter White, a chemistry teacher, is diagnosed with Stage III cancer and given a prognosis of two years left to live, he chooses to enter a dangerous world of drugs and crime with the intent to secure his family's financial security.
    Everybody knows this show, but still one of the better storylines! - by Baelemeister
  • Rating: 8.9

    Better Call Saul - 2015

    See the rise of Jimmy McGill, a small-time lawyer searching for his destiny, but hustling to make ends meet. Working alongside, and often against Jimmy, is ‘fixer’ Mike Erhmantraut. The series tracks Jimmy's evolution into Saul Goodman, the man who puts the word ‘criminal’ in ‘criminal lawyer’.
    Must see for the breaking bad fans! - by Baelemeister
  • Rating: 9.1

    True Detective - 2014

    An anthology series in which police investigations unearth the personal and professional secrets of those involved, both within and outside the law.
    Great first season, mediocre second season. Hopefully the third will be better! - by Baelemeister
  • Rating: 9.1

    Fargo - 2014

    Various chronicles of deception, intrigue and murder in and around frozen Minnesota. Yet all of these tales mysteriously lead back one way or another to Fargo, North Dakota.
    Two very high quality seasons! Great setting, acting and storyline! - by Baelemeister
  • Rating: 9.4

    Band of Brothers - 2001

    The story of Easy Company, 506th Regiment of the 101st Airborne Division, U.S. Army. Based on interviews with survivors of Easy Company, as well as soldiers' journals and letters, the series chronicles the experiences of these young men who knew extraordinary bravery and extraordinary fear.
    Old but gold. Watched this mini serie at least 10 times and still get me in tears sometimes! - by Baelemeister
  • Rating: 9.2

    Stranger Things - 2016

    Tribute to the classic supernatural mysteries of the 80s, "Stranger Things" is the story of a boy who disappears in the small town of Hawkins, Indiana, without a trace in 1983. In his desperate search, both his friends and family and the local sheriff are involved in an extraordinary enigma: top-secret experiments, terrifying paranormal forces and a very, very rare girl ...
    One of the better shows that's running at this time. Love the whole picture (acting, story, setting, ...) - by Baelemeister