Headspace takes a friendly, animated look at the benefits of meditation while offering techniques and guided meditations to jump-start your practice. Eight episodes available on Netflix.
In the wake of World War II, 11 Allied judges are tasked with weighing the fates of Japanese war criminals in a tense international trial. Available on Netflix among other places.
The Pharmacist is an American true crime documentary series. It released in February 2020 on Netflix, the series relates the efforts of Dan Schneider, a small-town pharmacist in Poydras, Louisiana, to identify his son’s killer and how this led to his gathering evidence against a prolific “pill mill” doctor in New Orleans. Available on Netflix.
This documentary series examines the assassination of politician Detlev Rohwedder in April 1991 – an unsolved mystery from the turbulent time of German reunification. Worth to see for anyone interested in the time era. Available on Netflix, among other places.
Based on real events, this Norwegian drama re-tells the Nazis’ attempt to create an atomic bomb during World War II. A German scientist leads the secret project in Norway. When the scheme requires an enormous amount of water to create a nuclear chain reaction, the Nazis’ endeavour to get the water from a factory in Rjukan. However the plans are discovered by the Allies, and they desperately work together to prevent the enemy from developing the destructive force.
Available at Amazon Prime.
Ottoman Sultan Mehmed II wages an epic campaign to take the Byzantine capital of Constantinople and shapes the course of history for centuries. Six epidisode series available at Netflix.
The Crown is an American-British drama series from 2016 that depicts Elizabeth II’s time as reigning queen from the accession to the throne in 1952 onwards, and then, among other things, the interaction with the current Prime Minister. As of now four seasons available at Netflix, which provide an interesting overview of the 20th century as it unfolds.
The Comey Rule is an American political drama television miniseries, based on the book A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership by former FBI director James Comey. The miniseries stars Jeff Daniels as Comey and Brendan Gleeson as President Donald Trump. Available at HBO.
The Loudest Voice is a 2019 American drama television miniseries depicting Roger Ailes as he creates and guides the rise of Fox News. It is based on the 2014 book The Loudest Voice in the Room, by Gabriel Sherman, and premiered June 30, 2019, on Showtime.
The miniseries can be seen at HBO.
John Adams gives an in-depth look at the life of one of America’s most misunderstood founders, the country’s second president John Adams. “John Adams” shows us the life story of one of the foremost figures in the creation of US independence and form of government, whose legacy has often been overshadowed by his more outgoing colleagues.
A TV-serie in seven parts that can be seen on HBO