The most expensive tv-shows of all time

Netflix and chill, right? Or maybe it’s either HBO Now or HBO Go or maybe AMC?

As more and more people are watching TV shows on streaming services or cable TV, as the phenomenon of Game of Thrones urges show runners to ask for bigger budgets than ever before, this begs a question: how expensive are TV Shows nowadays?

Is $15 million dollars per episode for the eight season of GoT a lot?

Let’s find out. Here are the top most expensive TV shows of all time. Continue reading

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Westworld Season Two

First of all, I am obsessed with this cover of Nirvana’s Heart-Shaped Box.

Secondly, in case you didn’t know, I am a big fan of HBO’s Westworld, a Western/Sci-Fi/Thriller/A bunch of other genres.

Last but not least, with the premiere of the second season of this TV show, we get a chance to better understand not only how the AIs in this theme park function, but also the motives and the desires of the main characters, especially the late doctor Ford.

I’m just rambling now, I guess.

This is well worth watching. Well worth your time.

Other than that, more thoughts to be shared after the release of all episodes.

TV Show Review: Black Mirror

Black Mirror is difficult to review, mostly because it’s an anthology television series. New characters, new plotlines, and basically everything that connects all the episodes together is the fact that they all share a science fiction element.

Oh, and they all seem to touch on the same aspect: how technology can be detrimental to our mental health. That new technologies also have side-effects. Continue reading

TV Show Review: Altered Carbon

Based on the novel of the same title by Richard K. Morgan, Altered Carbon is one of the many offerings from Netflix. It’s also cyberpunk at its finest. It’s got a lot of violence, a lot of nudity, sex, use of drugs, and profanity.

The premise of the series is simple: in this dystopian future, a person’s memories are stored in a disk-shaped device called stack, which is implanted in the vertebrae at the back of the neck. Bodies are called “sleeves” and are used as vessels that can accept any stack. There’s an entire world built around the idea of being immortal, or at least being given the chance. Continue reading