BEST SERIE # 8

A YOUNG DOCTOR’S NOTEBOOK

A doctor (Jon Hamm) recalls his time at a small Russian village in 1917 and interacts with his younger self (Daniel Radcliffe) in this black comedy series based on short stories by Mikhail Bulgakov.

For reasons that are never explained, the young doctor (who remains unnamed) — the most promising graduate of Moscow’s top medical school — has been sent to a remote hospital “in the back of the back of beyond.” There, he encounters a skeptical staff and peasants who are convinced that everything can be healed by the right kind of drops (or maybe a gargle, in a pinch). Everywhere he turns, he is confronted with portraits of the ferociously bearded Leopold Leopoldovich, his predecessor, and he is continually reminded that he doesn’t seem up to the job by a staff who worshipped Leopoldovich.

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This tale of the unsentimental education of a newly minted doctor is sort of a black comedy, but it’s also a farce, a period piece, a melancholy Russian tragedy and a meditation on despair and addiction.

This Comedy-Drama series is brilliantly directed and served by two excellent actors, the only weakness is the short duration and  number of episodes (2 seasons of 4 episodes).

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A Young Doctor’s Notebook starring Daniel Radcliffe 

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BEST SONGS

– “Fade to Grey” by Visage
from Propriété Interdite directed by Hélène Angel (not a very good movie by the way)

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BEST SONGS

– “Atomic” by Blondie from the movie Trainspotting directed by Danny Boyle

TRAINSPOTTING directed by Danny Boyle

Genre : Drama

Trainspotting the 1996 Danny Boyle’s drama takes you in the life of those who have ventured into the darker corners of addiction know that one of its few consolations, once the fun has worn off, is the camaraderie with fellow practitioners. Substance abuse sets the user apart from the daily lives of ordinary people. No matter how well the addict may seem to be functioning, there is always the secret agenda, the knowledge that the drug of choice is more important than the mundane business at hand, such as friends, family, jobs, play and sex.

Terrifying !

Rating : 7/10

BEST SONG

– “You never can tell” by Chuck Berry

from PULP FICTION directed by Quentin Tarantino

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Genre: Thriller

Outrageously violent, time-twisting, and in love with language, Pulp Fiction was widely considered the most influential American movie of the 1990s. Director and co-screenwriter Quentin Tarantino synthesized such seemingly disparate traditions as the syncopated language of David Mamet; the serious violence of American gangster movies, crime movies, and films noirs mixed up with the wacky violence of cartoons, video games, and Japanese animation.

Rating: 9/10

BEST SCENE EVER # 22

– Misery by Rob Reiner

TOP 5 BEST RECENT SERIES

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– Games of Thrones

– Boardwalk Empire

– Sons of Anarchy

– Vikings

– Breaking Bad

– The Americans (2013)

– Bates Motel

– The Borgias