Joel Torre as Tatang in a still from On the Job, a political crime thriller set in the Philippines and based on true events. Photo: Star Cinema
Joel Torre as Tatang in a still from On the Job, a political crime thriller set in the Philippines and based on true events. Photo: Star Cinema
Stephen McCarty
Opinion

Opinion

What a view by Stephen McCarty

Politics meets crime in HBO Go’s On the Job, Philippine miniseries that’s stunning, while Isaac Asimov adaptation Foundation on Apple TV+ travels through space and time

  • An policeman’s pursuit of a case in the Philippines leads him straight to the country’s senate and presidential palace in political crime thriller On the Job
  • Foundation, an Isaac Asimov adaptation, is an action-adventure series imbued as much with fractured relationships and betrayal as with interplanetary warfare

Joel Torre as Tatang in a still from On the Job, a political crime thriller set in the Philippines and based on true events. Photo: Star Cinema
Joel Torre as Tatang in a still from On the Job, a political crime thriller set in the Philippines and based on true events. Photo: Star Cinema
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