Telemad: Lives filled with dark, creepy turns and slimy twists

Netflix's Dark is a potent blend of mystery, science fiction and family drama, while fantasy series That Time I Got Reincarnated As A Slime feels fresh and off-kilter

Dark is the most riveting thing I have watched on the small screen this year.

It is the first German-language Netflix original series, with the first season debuting in December 2017 and Season 2 released in June - proof that the streaming giant beefing up its slate of non-English content can pay off handsomely.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 01, 2019, with the headline 'Lives filled with dark, creepy turns and slimy twists'. Print Edition | Subscribe