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AquariusAquarius
NBC, 2015 | Drama, Crime, Thriller, Biography | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.3/5

Set in the late 1960s, Aquarius stars Duchovny as a Los Angeles police sergeant with a complicated personal life who starts tracking a small-time criminal and budding cult leader seeking out vulnerable women to join his "cause". The name of that man is Charles Manson. The twists and turns of a complicated undercover operation will lead Duchovny's character and his young partner to the brink of Manson's crimes that will that will eventually lead to the Tate-LaBianca murders in subsequent seasons.


Mrs. AmericaMrs. America
FX, 2020 | Drama, History, Biography | ► Trailer
Rating: 4/5

Mrs. America tells the true story of the movement to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA), and the unexpected backlash led by a conservative woman named Phyllis Schlafly. Through the eyes of the women of that era - both Schlafly and second wave feminists Gloria Steinem, Betty Friedan, Shirley Chisholm, Bella Abzug and Jill Ruckelshaus - the series explores how one of the toughest battlegrounds in the culture wars of the 70s helped give rise to the Moral Majority and forever shifted our political landscape.


TrustTrust
FX, 2018 | Drama, Crime, Mystery, Biography | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.7/5

This show is about Billionaire John Paul Getty III the heir to the American Fortune. Starting in 1973, the first installment will detail the kidnapping of then 16-year old Getty and his family's initial refusal to pay the requested $17 million ransom. "Dear Mummy," a letter from Getty to his parents said, "Since Monday I have fallen into the hands of kidnappers. Don't let me be killed." His grandfather J. Paul Getty refused to pay, even after the kidnappers sent one of the ears of the younger Getty that they had cut off. After a number of months, the ransom went to down to around $3 million and the elder Getty, once considered the richest man in the world from his oil holdings, paid a tax deductible $2.2 million with the younger Getty's father John Paul Getty II paying the remaining $800,000 to release the teen. John Paul Getty III died in 2011 at the age of 54.


MediciMedici
RaiUno, 2016 | Drama, Mystery, Thriller, Romance | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.2/5

Florence, 1429. Giovanni de Medici, thanks to a contract stipulated with the Papacy twenty years before, has transformed his family bank into an unprecedented economic force. But then, Giovanni is mysteriously murdered, and his sons, Cosimo and Lorenzo, are forced to face a range of enemies plotting to oust the Medici from power. First in line is Rinaldo Albizzi, head of the faction of nobles, who stands opposed not only to the rise of the middle class, favored by the Medici, but also to Cosimos vision for the city, including his patronage of magnificent works of art and architecture by such great artists as Donatello and Brunelleschi. Also in the Medici family keeping the peace is not an easy task. Lorenzo and Cosimo are nearly opposite in temperament, and Cosimos marriage to Contessina de Bardi formed as a political alliance but then matured into a formidable partnership will be severely strained during his exile in Venice. It is there that Cosimo takes up with Maddalena, a beautiful slave who becomes his mistress and the mother of his illegitimate son. In the meantime, the mystery of who killed Giovanni continues to lurk behind the scenes, and a new arch-enemy appears on the horizon in the person of the rival banker Pazzi. All the while, the onerous guilt of the compromises made and the evil done for the good of the family weighs heavily on Cosimos soul. He must decide how far he is willing to go to preserve his vision of Florence a vision we now know as the Renaissance.


Alias GraceAlias Grace
CBC, 2017 | Drama, Crime, Thriller, Biography | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.2/5

The story of Alias Grace follows Grace Marks, a poor, young Irish immigrant and domestic servant in Upper Canada who, along with stable hand James McDermott, was convicted of the brutal murders of their employer, Thomas Kinnear, and his housekeeper, Nancy Montgomery, in 1843. James was hanged while Grace was sentenced to life imprisonment. Grace became one of the most enigmatic and notorious women of 1840s Canada for her supposed role in the sensational double murder, and was eventually exonerated after 30 years in jail. Her conviction was controversial, and sparked much debate about whether Grace was actually involved in the murder, or merely an unwitting accessory.The mini is inspired by the historical true story of convicted murderer Grace Marks and based on Margaret Atwood's novel.


FeudFeud
FX, 2017 | Drama, Biography | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.1/5

Feud is an 8-episode series that will offer a seductive, insightful look at what lies behind legendary personality conflicts.The first installment of Feud stars Jessica Lange and Susan Sarandon and tells the story of the legendary rivalry between two of the greatest movie stars of all time-Joan Crawford (Lange) and Bette Davis (Sarandon), and how they came together in 1962 to collaborate on a picture each hoped would revive their careers. The result, the critically acclaimed and box office smash What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? ultimately received five Academy Awards nominations and became a cult classic. But for its leads, Joan Crawford and Bette Davis, the real horror was working together.


Catherine the GreatCatherine the Great

Catherine the Great delves into the politically tumultuous and sexually charged court of the most powerful female monarch in history. Catherine wielded supreme power throughout Russia for nearly half of the 18th century - strong-minded, independent, brilliantly intelligent and sexually liberated, she was the definition of the modern woman. The miniseries will follow Catherine towards the end of her reign and her passionate affair with Grigory Potemkin. Amid scandal, intrigue and immense conflict, this is a story of obsessive love. Unable to publicly marry and famously promiscuous, they develop a unique and devoted relationship, overcoming their adversaries and together shaping Russia as we know it today.


The Loudest VoiceThe Loudest Voice
Showtime, 2019 | Drama, Mini-Series, Biography | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.5/5

To understand the events that led to the rise of Donald Trump, one must understand Roger Ailes, who molded Fox News into a force that irrevocably impacted the highest levels of government. The Loudest Voice takes on that challenge, focusing primarily on the past decade in which Ailes arguably became the Republican Party's de facto leader, while also touching on defining events in Ailes' life, including the sexual harassment accusations and settlements that brought his Fox News reign to an end. Told through multiple points of view, the limited series aims to shed light on the psychology that drives the political process from the top down.


Versailles (2015)Versailles (2015)
Canal+, 2015 | Drama, Military/War, Romance, History | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.2/5

Versailles, 1667. Louis XIV was 28 years. To submit the nobility and impose its absolute power, he launched the construction of Versailles ... as a trap. Louis XIV was a young king haunted by a childhood trauma, the Fronde, a rebellion of nobles against his father, Louis XIII ... It will prove to be a political strategist unusual, manipulative, Machiavellian, and will "invent" Versailles to keep the nobles of Paris, keep them under control and gradually transform the castle into a gilded prison. It is also capable of romantic passions. But how to live when you are the greatest king of the world?


Wu-Tang: An American SagaWu-Tang: An American Saga
Hulu, 2019 | Drama, Music, History, Biography | ► Trailer
Rating: 4/5

Wu-Tang: An American Saga is inspired by The Wu-Tang Manual and Tao of Wu, and based on the true story of the Wu-Tang Clan. Set in early '90s New York at the height of the crack cocaine epidemic, the show tracks the Clan's formation. The group was a vision of Bobby Diggs, aka The RZA, who strives to unite a dozen young, black men that are torn between music and crime but eventually rise to become the unlikeliest of American success stories.