Set in an alternate history where masked vigilantes are treated as outlaws, Watchmen embraces the nostalgia of the original groundbreaking graphic novel of the same name, while attempting to break new ground of its own.
If television shows reveal our collective hopes and fears, then the recent spate of television dramas imagining the resurgence of fascism is cause for grave concern. Even worse are documentaries chronicling the actual rise of fascism.
Since the Sorpranos ushered in the Golden Age of television in 1999, networks and streaming services have launched thousands of English language drama series--this list rounds up the crème of the crop that stand out in terms of audience ratings, popularity, and critical acclaim.
Daredevil, Jessica Jones, The Flash and all your favorite superheroes from DC and Marvel come to life, as well as some unexpected heroes from the pages of comic books like Preacher and Wynonna Earp. No animated features here, just superheroes in the flesh.