With Don’s mentioning of a streaming offering below from Netflix, it is a good time to bring up GOMORRAH. For anyone addicted to noir, this Italian offering is not only the best Euro crime series you will find, but possibly the best series ever offered up on the tube. Shifting loyalties, betrayal, corruption, and morally desolate characters who are “dead men walking”, all coupled with great acting, writing, and cinematography (which, in many of the interior scenes, especially from season 3, looks like a color version of John Alton’s claustrophobic work in the 1940s). The creators of the series certainly studied noir from the classic period. So far there have been 4 seasons, and a fifth and final season will appear shortly. For those that don’t subscribe to HBO Max, the first four season are available on region 2 DVD. So come on Don, tear yourself away for now from French noir and binge watch this.