Read more: 10 reasons why Supergirl defies our expectations Region: Worldwide Season(s): 1-2The show: After dallying with sci-fi on and off for their entire cinematic career, The Wachowskis take their vision to the small screen with Netflix Original Sense8.Plucking ideas from sci-fi canon to tell a sprawling story, with a dash of Heroes, a drop of Lost, and a whole heap of WTF, the story follows eight people, from different locations across the globe, who suddenly find themselves telepathically connected.Skills, experiences, thoughts, are all shared between the group, who come to depend on that vast pool of resources because, naturally, they’re being hunted by a shady organisation.Why it’s worth watching: This series was missed by most upon its initial release, but its die-hard fans love it so much they demanded a proper finale after the show was axed post-season 2.Creators Benjamin Ross and Barry Langford have sculpted a fresh take on Frankenstein lore, that’s more of a vague reimagining of Mary Shelley’s novel than a direct reboot.Sean Bean stars as John Marlott, a cop who discovers a child’s body that later turns out to be several bodies stitched together. Why it’s worth watching: Sean “Ned Stark” Bean stars as a troubled cop. The fact is, this series mixes us multiple styles into one thoroughly entertaining package.Sure, Ross may get a tad whiny in later seasons, but hey, he’s been through a lot.They were Region: UK, USSeason(s): 1 (UK), 1-2 (US)The show: Having debuted in the UK on the ITV Encore network, The Frankenstein Chronicles now arrives on Netflix ready to become your new favourite show of the year.
Whatever has brought you to the Netflix menu screen, there’s still one important thing to figure out: picking which series you’re going to inhale. Because I’m here to help you out of that dilemma and onto your next favourite TV show!In the years since the original debuted, the stakes have changed considerably, shaping the show into a more socially-relevant piece of entertainment. Region: UK, USSeason(s): 1The show: The cyberpunk trappings of the late ‘90s are back, and feister than ever, albeit with fewer trenchcoats and long-winded monologues from Laurence Fishburne.throws us into a dark, gloomy future, where people no longer inhabit bodies but ‘Sleeves’. Yeah, that lives inside a ‘Stack’, a device attached to the back of your neck.The action kicks off when Takeshi Kovacs, the sole survivor of an uprising 250 years prior, wakes to find himself given a unique opportunity: stay behind bars or solve a murder.