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Cyberpunk: Edgerunners

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The 2022 Netflix Polish–Japanese cyberpunk web anime TV show Cyberpunk: Edgerunners.

Cyberpunk: Edgerunners — Official Teaser | Netflix
Cyberpunk: Edgerunners — NSFW Trailer (English Dubbing) | Netflix
Cyberpunk: Edgerunners — Inside Look | Netflix

Here is how Wikipedia describes this anime TV show:

Cyberpunk: Edgerunners (Japanese: サイバーパンク エッジランナーズ, HepburnSaibāpanku Ejjirannāzu) is a 2022 Polish–Japanese cyberpunk web anime series based on the video game Cyberpunk 2077 by CD Projekt Red.[1] The series was animated by Studio Trigger under the supervision of CD Projekt and premiered on Netflix in September 2022.[2]

The anime is also a prequel and takes place about a year before the events of Cyberpunk 2077.

Upon its release, Cyberpunk: Edgerunners received highly positive reviews, with praise directed at its characters, animation, and worldbuilding.[3]

Premise

In a dystopia overrun by corruption, crime, and cybernetic implants, an impulsive but talented street kid named David, after losing everything he has in a drive-by shooting, makes the choice to survive on the wrong side of the law as an edgerunner; a high-tech, black-market mercenary also known as a “cyberpunk”.

Production And Release

The series was announced during a “Night City Wire” livestream for the game on June 25, 2020, as a collaboration between CD Projekt and Studio Trigger.[9][10]

Hiroyuki Imaishi directed the series with Masahiko Otsuka and Yoshiki Usa writing scripts, Yoh Yoshinari designing the characters and serving as animation director, Yuto Kaneko and Yusuke Yoshigaki serving as assistant character designers, Hiroyuki Kaneko serving as assistant director, Hiromi Wakabayashi serving as creative director, and Akira Yamaoka serving as the show’s composer.[11][12]

The anime’s opening theme is “This Fire” by Franz Ferdinand,[13] while its ending theme is “Let You Down” by Dawid Podsiadło.[14]

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I Am Mother

What Is It?

The 2019 Australian science fiction thriller movie I Am Mother.

I AM MOTHER | Official Trailer | Netflix

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I Am Mother is a 2019 Australian science fiction thriller film directed by Grant Sputore, from a screenplay by Michael Lloyd Green, based on a story by both. Starring Clara Rugaard, Luke Hawker, Rose Byrne, and Hilary Swank, the film follows Daughter, a girl in a post-apocalyptic bunker, being raised by Mother, a robot aiding the repopulation of Earth. The film had its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival on 25 January 2019. Netflix released it in several countries on 7 June 2019.

This is how The IMDb describes this movie:

In the wake of humanity’s extinction, a teenage girl is raised by a robot designed to repopulate the earth. But their unique bond is threatened when an inexplicable stranger arrives with alarming news.

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Day Shift (Film)

What Is It?

The 2022 American vampire action comedy horror thriller movie Day Shift.

Day Shift | Jamie Foxx, Dave Franco, and Snoop Dogg | Official Trailer | Netflix
Day Shift | Geeked Week Inside Look | Netflix

This is how The IMDb describes this movie:

A hard-working, blue-collar dad who just wants to provide a good life for his quick-witted 8-year-old daughter. His mundane San Fernando Valley pool cleaning job is a front for his real source of income: hunting and killing vampires.

This is how Wikipedia describes this movie:

Day Shift is a 2022 American vampire action comedy horror thriller film directed by J. J. Perry in his directorial debut, with a screenplay by Tyler Tice and Shay Hatten, based on a story by Tice.[2] The film stars Jamie FoxxDave FrancoSnoop DoggNatasha Liu BordizzoMeagan GoodKarla SouzaSteve Howey, and Scott Adkins.

Day Shift was released on Netflix on August 12, 2022 to mixed to positive reviews from critics.

blue-collar dad provides for his family as a San Fernando Valley pool cleaner, which is secretly a front for a union of vampire hunters.[3]

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The Sandman (Season 1)

What Is It?

The 2022 Netflix American fantasy drama TV show The Sandman (Season 1).

The Sandman | Official Trailer | Netflix
The Sandman | The World of The Endless | Netflix

Here is how The IMDb describes this TV show:

Upon escaping after decades of imprisonment by a mortal wizard, Dream, the personification of dreams, sets about to reclaim his lost equipment.

A wizard attempting to capture Death to bargain for eternal life traps her younger brother, Dream, instead. Fearful for his safety, the wizard kept him imprisoned in a glass bottle for decades. After his escape, Dream, also known as Morpheus, goes on a quest for his lost objects of power. — Neil Gaiman’s Official Site

This is how Wikipedia describes this TV show:

The Sandman is an American fantasy drama television series based on the comic book of the same name, written by Neil Gaiman and published by DC Comics. The series was developed by Gaiman, David S. Goyer, and Allan Heinberg for the streaming service Netflix, and is produced by DC Entertainment and Warner Bros. Television. Like the comic, The Sandman tells the story of Morpheus / Dream, the titular Sandman. The series stars Tom Sturridge as Morpheus, with Boyd Holbrook, Vivienne Acheampong, and Patton Oswalt in supporting roles.

Dream, the personification of dreams and one of the seven Endless, is captured in an occult ritual in 1916. After being held captive for 106 years, Dream escapes and sets out to restore order to his realm, The Dreaming.[4]

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Stranger Things (Season 4)

What Is It?

The 2022 Netflix American science fiction horror drama TV show Stranger Things (Season 4), which was split into a Part 1 & a Part 2.

Stranger Things 4 | Official Trailer | Netflix
Stranger Things 4 | Volume 2 Trailer | Netflix

This is how Wikipedia describes this TV show:

Nine months after the events at Starcourt Mall, the separated friend group must face a new supernatural threat known as Vecna that appears in Hawkins. Meanwhile, Joyce Byers and Murray Bauman try to help Jim Hopper escape from a prison in Kamchatka, Russia.[11][12] The season is split between three main plot lines.