TV Recap: A Few I’ve Watched Recently

Just a quick recap of what I’ve been watching lately. Wu Assassins (Netflix) A supernatural Kung Fu series streaming on Netflix, there is one season so far, with 10 episodes. Nothing fantastic, but solid. The fight choreography outshines the story line, although there was enough mythology and a twist or two to make the story line worth it as well. It is built around Iko Uwais, who plays a Chinese-Indonesian orphan chef, and his friends. Uwais’ Kai is bestowed as the last Wu Assassin and must kill the other Wu Lords. If nothing else, you get some Tommy Flanagan, which … Continue reading TV Recap: A Few I’ve Watched Recently

Netflix’ Brews Brothers: Quirky, But Right In My Wheelhouse

Quarantine time has obviously meant a lot of binge TV watching. The latest one for me, consumed mostly over this last weekend was Brew Brothers, a Netflix original about two distinct brothers trying to run a brewery together. Estanged since a childhood beer contest went awry, the two beermaking brothers, Wilhelm and Adam wind up working together again after Wilhelm (Alan Aisenberg) started a brewery and then floundered before hipster-ish, and whole-heartedly pretentious Adam (Mike Castle) brings his honed skills to the foray. What ensues of the eight-episode arc is hijinx, shenanigans, and plenty of scenes that make you do … Continue reading Netflix’ Brews Brothers: Quirky, But Right In My Wheelhouse