TV Review: Ratched (Netflix) – Season One

Created by Ryan Murphy and Evan Romansky, Ratched serves as a prequel to Ken Kesey‘s 1962 novel One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, following the titular character, Nurse Mildred Ratched (Sarah Paulson). Airing on Netflix in September 2020, the series begins in 1947 when Mildred arrives in Northern California to seek employment at a leading psychiatric hospital, where new and unsettling experiments have begun on the human mind. On a clandestine mission, Mildred presents herself as the perfect image of what a dedicated nurse should be, but as she begins to infiltrate the mental health care system and those within it, Mildred’s stylish exterior belies a growing darkness that has long been smouldering within.

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Beautiful Creatures: Official Trailer

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Warner Bros. Pictures have released the first trailer for Richard LaGravenese’s adaptation of Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl’s supernatural fantasy romance novel, Beautiful Creatures, this week.

The story follows two star-crossed lovers – Ethan (Alden Ehrenreich), a young man longing to escape his small town, and Lena (Alice Englert), a mysterious new girl – who, together, uncover dark secrets about their respective families, their history and their town.

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