Another day to kill
John Wick is a retired ex-master who at the beginning of the story is widowed. His wife, who knew he was going to die from a terminal illness, gives him a dog to help him deal with the loss, but the animal is killed by a group of Russian mobsters who get angry with Wick when he refuses to sell them his car. What follows is an ultra-violent tale of revenge and action, while Wick attempts to wipe out the gangsters, who in turn offer a bounty to different killers to wipe him out. Starring Keanu Reeves, became a success after its release, already had its sequel and a third announced days ago. Available on Netflix.
The title character is an anthropomorphic horse (in fact, animals that walk on two legs, talk and behave like humans coexist with people in the world of this animated series) that in the 1990s was a television star but now is in decadence, living from his memories between alcohol, parties and drugs. Its existence and the dramas that are going through BoJack Horseman along with his fellows in their quest to return to be relevant in Hollywood are the axis of this story, which premiered its fourth season on September 8. In it, BoJack faces the sudden appearance of Hollyhock, an alleged lost daughter, while having to deal with the return to his life of his senile mother, while in parallel, his friend Mr. Peanutbutter tries to launch a career politics as governor of California, and his agent, Princess Carolyn, intends to have a child with her boyfriend. All four seasons are available on Netflix.
Pi, the order of chaos
Director Darren Aronofsky is responsible for ¡Madre !, one of the premieres this week in the Uruguayan cinemas. This is his first film, which earned him awards at festivals like Sundance. Its protagonist is Max Cohen, a New York mathematician who is obsessed with finding a number he assumes will allow him to predict the evolution of prices on the stock market. But soon he discovers that he is not the only one interested in that number, and begins to be persecuted by various factions, while his sanity and his mental state begin to fall faster and faster, plunging him into madness. Pi, the order of chaos is available on Qubit.tv.
Based on an eponymous graphic novel, the series (which has just culminated its second season) tells the story of Jesse Custer, a Catholic Reverend of Texas who one day receives the power Genesis, a force from Heaven that gives him "the word of God, "which amounts to the ability to control the actions of all mankind with their sayings. Accompanied by his ex-girlfriend Tulip and an Irish vampire named Cassidy, Custer must fight the envoys seeking to regain that power. With lots of black humor, action elements and science fiction, Preacher can be seen through the Crackle streaming service, which can be hired through TCC.