New seasons of two top-notch international series, on Netflix and HBO, offer comfort viewing that’s outside the comfort zone.
The fact that they’re subtitled means they require close attention. Maybe it’s not a bad thing to put down the phone.
The 2010s saw a radical shift in the trade balance when it comes to television series. Our critic counts down the finest imports, from “Fleabag” to “Strong Girl Bong-soon.”