Part II of ‘Ozark: Season 4’, Andrew Garfield in Hulu’s ‘Under the Banner of Heaven,’ Elisabeth Moss in Apple’s ‘Shining Girls’ – What’s Upstream for April 28 – May 4

No doubt about it, the streaming business is in a dark mood this week. Starring Andrew Garfield and based on writer Jon Krakauer’s true-crime best-seller, Hulu’s long-anticipated Under the Banner of Heaven will focus on the suburban Utah double murder of a mother and her infant child. Not bleak enough? The last seven hours of the Netflix hit Ozark will certainly bring you some uneasy closure. And if that’s still not deep enough of an abyss for you to crawl out of, Apple TV Plus has Shining Girls, starring the everreliable Elisabeth Moss as a survivor out to show a serial killer that it’s no fun when the rabbit has the gun. Oh, and documentary about the Three Mile Island disaster should cheer you up, too. Happy streaming.

Under the Banner of Heaven (Hulu, April 28)

This long-awaited Hulu series starring Andrew Garfield is based on Jon Krakauer’s best-selling true-crime book about the 1984 Salt Lake City murders of Brenda Wright Lafferty and her baby daughter. The killers, brothers Ron and Dan Lafferty, were members of the School of Prophets, a small fundamentalist Mormon group. Garfield plays Jeb Pyre, a Mormon cop whose faith is shaken by the crime. Oscar-winning writer Dustin Lance Black (Milk) produced the seven-episode series, which, so far, has scored an aggregated 88% on Rotten Tomatoes. From the start, Under the Banner of Heaven demonstrates a quiet confidence. Brenda’s death supplies the narrative suspense, but it’s the show’s sense of empathy that proves truly difficult to shake,” he wrote The Hollywood Reporter’s Angie Han.

The Offer (Paramount Plus, April 28)

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