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Choices! Bangkok butchery, Miami mayhem or Paris Hilton’s cooking


Choices! Bangkok butchery, Miami mayhem or Paris Hilton’s cooking

Here are five shows to stream this weekend

Features writer, film and series reviewer

Cocaine Cowboys: The Kings of Miami — Netflix

Billy Corben and Alfred Spellman have made something of a cottage industry over the past 15 years of documenting the so-mad-they-have-to-be-true stories and insanely over-the-top characters of the 1980s cocaine cowboy excesses of Miami. Their first film, 2006’s Cocaine Cowboys, spawned two further instalments — each more violent and more unbelievable than the last. Now they’ve returned to the dark side of life behind the flash of Miami Vice-era Florida for a six-part series focusing on two of the most notorious figures to emerge during that time. Willy Falcon and Sal Magluta were Cuban exile childhood friends who took full advantage of the opportunities offered by the mythical American dream to raise themselves out of poverty to the top of the drug underworld as heads of a multibillion-dollar narcotics empire. This is their story and what a story it is, proving like the drug at its centre to be an addictive, adrenaline-fuelled, devil-may-care vainglorious adventure that’s almost worth the price of its inevitably final spectacular crash.

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