Grace and Frankie tackled some of the realities of aging in hard-hitting ways in season 4, but the series still produced some wonderful laugh out loud moments without making fun of anyone. Grace and Frankie both survived the season with dignity intact. There are a couple of spoilers ahead, but nothing big. Continue reading “Review: Grace and Frankie, Season 4”
Season 4 of Rita, the Danish series created by Christian Torpe, is finally available on Netflix US. It was deeply emotional, heartwarming, and a brilliant resolution to the story of Rita that we have been privileged to see so far. Continue reading “Review: Rita, Season 4”
Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams is a science fiction anthology of 10 episodes streaming on Amazon. Instead of reviewing the anthology as a whole the way I normally would a TV season, I’ll briefly discuss each individual episode.
Various writers took the short stories of Philip K. Dick and made them into the individual tales of Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams. There’s no reason to watch them in any particular order. They all stand on their own.
Dark is a German mystery series with a bit of supernatural, time-travel, not who or what but when magic thrown into the excitement. It’s the first German series Netflix has produced. Continue reading “Review: Dark, season 1”
One Day at a Time returns to Netflix on January 26. When this show came out originally it was good. Reimagined with three generations of Cuban Americans in the apartment, it is extra good. It’s gooder! Continue reading “Watch This: Trailer for season 2 of One Day at a Time”
The Mantis (La Mante) is a French 6 part mystery series about a serial killer and her copycat. There are very minor spoilers ahead. Continue reading “Review: The Mantis (La Mante)”
Travelers season 2 jumps back into the world where travelers from several hundred years in the future have returned to the 21st Century to try to save the world. Their aim is to change history so that the humans living in the 21st Century don’t destroy the environment and society to the point of creating an unlivable planet. Beware, there are minor spoilers ahead. Continue reading “Review: Travelers Season 2”
The nine episodes of season 2 of Cable Girls (Las Chicas Del Cable) are available on Netflix. The new episodes open with New Year’s Eve 1929 in Madrid, Spain. The women who work for the telephone company and characters who swirl around them get the season off to a dramatic start that never lets up for a second. Beware, there are a few spoilers ahead. Continue reading “Review: Cable Girls (Las Chicas Del Cable) Season 2”
The Only Living Boy in New York looks like a love story at first glance. By the end it becomes clear it is a story about fathers and sons and about the loss of innocence. Continue reading “Review: The Only Living Boy in New York”
The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson, a documentary directed by David France, looks back at the death of one of the icons of the gay rights movement. Continue reading “Review: The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson”