Wild Wild Country Season 1
Wild Wild Country season 1 started airing on Friday, March 16, 2018. Get a brief email if and when the next season is announced. Make sure to come back to episode.guide where we’ll have season recap and discussion.
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New Netflix Documentary Shows How Followers of Bhagwan Rajneesh Orchestrated Largest Biochemical Attack in US - via Indiawest
The life of Indian guru Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh, also known as Osho, who attracted thousands of followers to his ashrama headquartered in Wasco County, Oregon, from 1981 to 1985, has intrigued many for years. Now Netflix is presenting a documentary series about the “controversial cult leader who built a utopian city in the Oregon desert, resulting in conflict with the locals that escalated into a national scandal.”
The group follows the elderly spiritual guru Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh, also known as the Bhagwan, or Rajneesh or Osho. He practices an unusual form of meditation, encourages the rejection of established religion and promotes open sexuality among his followers, known as sannyasins. His hobbies include being enlightened <...> - by Flick Patrol [John McNeil]
As one of the Rajneeshees advises about the journey of following Bhagwan, “the truth lies within.” That might be the largest force within “Wild Wild Country,” the way its logic always goes back to the seed of belief, how a feeling deep in one's gut can send a person on the wildest of journeys. Watching this <...> - by RogerEbert.com [Nick Allen]
As for Rajneesh himself, who died in 1990, he remains something of an enigma. From the footage that exists of his public speeches, it’s hard to sense the charisma that could have persuaded his followers to believe in a shamelessly avaricious guru with a million-dollar diamond Rolex and the largest collection of <...> - by The Atlantic [Sophie Gilbert]
From early footage alone, she’s the kind of person you expect to be in jail or in hiding, but the Way brothers found her. She’s a prominent part of the present-day commentary, alongside the current mayor and long-time resident of Antelope, a number of local ranchers, and a few key Rajneeshees. Their <...> - by indieWire [Ben Travers]
Moreover, the fact that Sheela is a woman who projects such confidence and, in the old archival footage, such utter fearlessness, inspires fascination — if not outright admiration — in some viewers, in spite of things she did that they find disturbing. You'll hear the word "bad-ass." Her defiance is tinged with <...> - by NPR [Linda Holmes]