After death, you get another try.  The concept isn’t new, we’ve been used to this sort of thing happening ever since we first picked up Mario’s controller and ran into a mushroom and started the level over with this new found knowledge that mushrooms are deadly.  Remember when Groundhog Day made us chuckle as Bill Murray relived the same day? Then we got the action movie treatment when Tom Cruise did it in Edge of Tomorrow. There was also that recent slasher horror movie Happy Death Day (and its sequel in theaters now, Happy Death Day 2U.Star Trek even gave us a time loop in TNG’s Cause and Effect and Discovery‘s Magic to Make the Sanest Man Go Mad.

On February 1st, Netflix dropped Russian Doll, a story of Nadia who finds herself in this trap, reliving her 36th birthday.  With eight half-hour episodes and a total run time around four hours this is a show you can binge watch all in an evening.  This is definitely not a show for kids.  The Bureau42 review for it is here, but be wary; It attempts to stay vague but it is difficult to discuss without spoiling More…