We could say that it is BlackMirror of Apple TV +, and has caused a sensation for its great originality. The premise of this series is very clear: imagine leaving work and completely disconnecting until the next day. It may sound great, but there is more to it. The workers of Lumon Enterprises are exposed to surgery to separate their personalities into two: one for work and one for private life. Lumon employees cannot remember their private life while working and vice versa. severity is a highly original psychological thriller which is based on the science fiction of the seventies.
Until the arrival of severitythis series was indisputably the best rated of all Apple TV +. At first glance, a comedy about a football coach may not seem like a very bright idea for a television series. Nevertheless, ted lasso is a comedy about sports for those people who don’t even like sports.
The series, created by Jason Sudeikis, tells the story of Ted Lasso, an American football coach who ends up taking charge of a British football team that plays in the Premier League. Lasso has no experience of top-flight clubs, but he has even less idea of European football. The series is full of funny moments and interesting characters. In total there are two seasons, but Apple has renewed for a third.
The Mosquito Coast (The Mosquito Coast)
It is a drama based on the homonymous novel by Paul Theroux published in 1981, which also had a film adaptation in 1986 starring Harrison Ford. The series tells the life of a idealistic and self-taught father who decides to leave the United States, disenchanted with society, and settle in the Latin American jungle with his family. The idea of him is form a utopian civilization in the middle of the Nicaraguan jungle with the help of some indigenous people. The series has confirmed a second season, which should arrive very soon.
The Morning Show
This series is starring and directed by Reese Witherspoon and Jennifer Aniston. It is a drama that deals with the #MeeToo phenomenon that we saw a few years ago in Hollywood. The series narrates how Alex Levy, the director of El Matinal, has to fight so that her program is not suppressed after Mitch Kessler, who was her partner for more than fifteen years, was fired for sexual conduct. inappropriate This series has already won several awards and has a total of two seasons.
Microworlds (Tiny World)
How do the smallest animals on the planet survive? Tiny World teaches us the day to day the tiniest creatures that live among us, its dangers and also its abilities to avoid its prey. It is a documentary series with an exquisite production, and an impressive level of detail. To top it off, all the episodes are narrated by Paul Rudd, the actor who plays Ant Man, thus making the series a complete genius. At the moment, there are a total of two seasons.
Also one of the most valued in the short history of Apple TV +. The series is based on the books of the same name by Issac Asimov. This work has been tried to adapt on many occasions since the eighties without success. In 2018, Apple took over the rights and released the first season in September 2021. This science fiction series focuses on the life of Hari Seldon, a scientist who creates The Foundation, a colony destined to preserve all knowledge on Earth. civilization before its inevitable confrontation with the Galactic Empire. The second season has already been confirmed.
This comedy tells the story of Nikki and Jason, a British couple whose greatest wish is have a child, but they have serious difficulties to conceive it. After discovering that they have a fertility problem, the two launch into to adopt a child, with the amount of changes and new challenges that this entails. The series was very well received by critics and now has a total of two seasons.
The Shrink Next Door
This miniseries is a psychological drama pretty dark based on Isaac Herschkopf true story, “the famous psychiatrist”, played by Paul Rudd and one of his oldest patients, Marty Markowitz (Will Ferrell). Both characters have totally opposite personalities. Marty is a rather weak and depressed businessman, while ‘Ike’ is a selfish and manipulative therapist. The series tells how the relationship between these two characters escalates and how Ike leaves appropriating more and more of Marty’s life.
The series benefits greatly from the script by Georgia Pritchett, who brings her own dark edge to the power dynamic between the manipulative therapist and the patient with nowhere to escape. The series is based on The Shrink Next Door Wonderythe most listened to Bloomberg podcast of the year 2019.
This series is based on the novel of the same name by Stephen King, released in 2006. This terrifying drama follows the life of Lisey Landon (Julianne Moore), who lost her husband, a famous novelist, a couple of years earlier. After a series of events, the widow begins to remember episodes of her life that she thought she had completely erased from her mind.
The miniseries is produced by JJ Abrams and features the directed by Pablo Larrain. It is a good adaptation of the original work, which is also one of Stephen King’s most complex novels, and was at the time a great challenge for translators.