The Best Shows of 2018 (Yet)

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There is no denying that 2018 has been a pretty amazing year for films, and TV shows, there is just too much to watch on TV, so much so that people often get confused as to what they should go for. If you are in the same confusion, and you want the list of the best shows that are on TV so far, then the good news is that this list will help you find your next binge watching session.

Pose

Starring the darling Evan Peters, as well as the beautiful and talented Kate Mara, Pose is a show about a look in the life of queer people of colour in New York. The show is set in the 80s, so you definitely see a lot of influence of colour from that era. While Pose successfully manages to talk about some of the serious issues plaguing the society back in the 80s, it, by no means, tries to uplift it. As a matter of fact, there is plenty of joyful, light hearted moments in between.

Barry

The fact that Bill Hader is an amazingly talented guy is something that we cannot deny. He has been on the scene for some time, and despite his SNL fame, he never gave any impression that the guy is all about laughs. Barry is a show about a former military assassin who finds purpose again by taking part in amateur acting classes. I know it sounds weird, but if you are looking for a show that is the perfect blend of comedy, drama, as well as action, then Barry is certainly the show that you need to watch.

American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace

While it originally aired last year as a TV show, it was an anthology from the start. The first season focused on people vs OJ Simpson, and now we are looking at something entirely different, and harrowing to say the least. The Assassination of Gianni Versace was gripping, sad, and painful to watch, but nothing detracts it from being the amazing show that it was.

On My Block

If you are looking for a show that has scored a perfect 100 percent rating on Rotten Tomatoes, then you are at the right spot. On My Block by Netflix is one of those shows that is really, really amazing. It can be watched on Netflix right now; the show focuses on teens leaving in LA, who are trying to ensure that their friendship goes on despite the world changing around them.

Terror

This is something that surprised me as well, Terror is a period horror that takes place on two ice-bound ships. The show is about monsters, cannibalism, as well as polar bears, and a whole lot of gripping tension that gets to you when you least expect it. Spanning 10 episodes, Terror is certainly one of the best shows out there, and the one that people should definitely watch if they want good entertainment.

Interesting Things You Probably Did Not Know About Sleepless in Seattle

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If you love movies as much as I do then it is safe to say that you have watched the amazing Sleepless in Seattle starring Tom Hanks, and Meg Ryan. But if you have not watched it yet, then you should definitely check it out because movies like Sleepless in Seattle do not come around every now and then. It is the perfect mix of love, humour, and the perfect chemistry, and it stars two of the most amazing actors ever.

Despite the movie being a classic, there are a lot of interesting things about the movie, or interesting things surrounding the movie that many people do not know about. In this article, we look at some of the interesting things you probably did not know about Sleepless in Seattle. I can assure you that you will not lose your sleep.

Second Film Together

While the duo sounds too unconventional for the big screen, one should know that Sleepless in Seattle was their second film together. However, both of them would go on to work in two more films after the first one.

Julia Roberts as Annie

While I love Julia Roberts, I simply cannot see her playing the role of Annie. It is not that she would not fit in, it is just that I am so used to seeing Meg Ryan take up on the role that I can’t imagine anyone doing the same.

Tom Hanks Declining

Can you imagine someone else playing the role of Sam Baldwin? Yes, me neither. However, it almost happened because Tom Hanks initially said no to the role of Sam Baldwin, and did not want to play it at all. Despite him taking part later, he did say that he was cranky throughout the filming process.

Rita Wilson as Rosie O’ Donnell

Tom Hank’s wife Rita Wilson auditioned for the role of Rosie O’ Donnell, but since the part was already taken, she was still offered role in the movie by Ephron, but this time, the role was of Suzy, and even though the role itself was small, Suzy being in the movie was impactful to say the least.

The Radio Caller

If you go back and watch the segment with the radio called “Disappointed in Denver”, you might be able to tell that the voice that was used belonged to no one else but Norah Ephron.

The Movie Was Turned Into a Musical

Not many fans are aware of this but back in 2013, Sleepless in Seattle was turned into a musical at the Pasadena Playhouse, and at the current moment, the production has headed to London’s West End. Seeing the lighthearted, yet heart touching narrative of the movie, I am not surprised that this movie actually had the chance to be turned into a narrative.

Above are some of the interesting facts about Sleepless in Seattle, one of the best romantic comedies to ever grace the big screen, and leave an impression.

TV Shows That Couldn’t Make It in Season 2

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There is no denying that TV is a magical place that is getting better and better with more shows coming out faster than we can name them. This is a great thing because there is so much to watch, but every now and then we get a TV show that ends up raising the bar so high that everything else just feels useless. However, there are times when the same show that raised expectations to its peak ends up being disappointing in the 2nd season.

Whether they decided that people will accept whatever they are given, or something else happened mid production, we are not sure of that. This list is for those shows who were successful in their first season, but could not keep up with in the second season.

Marvel’s Dardevil

When Marvel’s Daredevil first aired on Netflix, it was everything fan wanted from Marvel and Netflix; successfully creating a link between the Cinematic Universe on the bigger screen, and the smaller screen, Marvel and Netflix created a masterpiece that wowed the fans in every possible aspect. Sadly, the season could not keep up the hype, and while the first one scored an impressive 98 percent on Rotten Tomatoes, the second one ended up being at 74 percent.

True Detective

Perhaps the biggest shocker; True Detective’s first season was a show that I would say was Oscar worthy. I know shows do not count, but if it were a movie, it would have gotten an Oscar. Matthew McConaughey, and Woody Harrelson gave us a look at the dark gritty world of crime, and despite the show being an anthology, there were high hopes with the second season. Sadly, the second season was nothing more than a disappointment, with sloppy, one dimensional writing, and out of the way acting. It went from 87 percent for the first season, down to 62 percent in the second one.

13 Reasons Why

13 Reasons Why caused a lot of controversy, and stirred up a lot of hatred for itself as well. However, there is no doubt that the show was a hit, as far as the ratings were considered. However, when the second season was announced, people were rather confused as to how it would go, and once it did come out, the critics tanked it, and so did the viewers. So much so that the show went from being on 80 percent in the first season, down to 27 percent in the second one.

Bloodline

The first season of Bloodline on Netflix was full of surprises, while it was a slow burning show, it made waves, and critics and people loved it. This raised the expectations quite high when the first season ended. Sadly, however, the second season could not keep up with all the expectations as Bloodline’s first season scored an amazing 81 percent, while the second season dropped to 53 percent. Not the same type of burn as some other shows, but still massive.

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