Review: The Five

The Five on Netflix has a lot going for it. Harlan Coben created it. It’s from Red Production Company and produced by Karen Lewis – the same folks who bring us Last Tango in Halifax and Happy Valley. The star is Tom Cullen, a big selling point.
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Review: Better Things, Season 1

Better Things didn’t exist as far as I knew. I seldom watch FX so I hadn’t seen teasers for it. I kept hearing this name Pamela Adlon in connection with other things. I thought who the heck is Pamela Adlon? Then I read an ecstatic review of the first two episodes of season 2 of Better Things.
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Review: Top of the Lake China Girl

Top of the Lake China Girl was part disappointment and part perfection. There were far too many crazy or near crazy characters and far too much inexplicable behavior from the closer to sane characters. Beware the spoilers. Continue reading “Review: Top of the Lake China Girl”

Review: Season 1 of The Good Place

The Good Place is a half hour comedy series on NBC about ethics in the afterlife. That sentence probably doesn’t compute, but this series explores the idea of what makes a good person with a lot of quotes from Plato, Kant, and other moral philosophers thrown into the mix. But that’s not all. It’s funny, too. Continue reading “Review: Season 1 of The Good Place”

Review: Season 2 of One Mississippi

Season 2 of One Mississippi is on Amazon Video. Tig Notaro – with Diablo Cody – created this comedy/drama based loosely on Tig’s own life. Continue reading “Review: Season 2 of One Mississippi”

Luke Cage season 2 Teaser Reveals Misty Knight’s Bionic Arm

If you watched The Defenders on Netflix, you know that Misty Knight (Simone Missick) lost her arm in that series. Entertainment Weekly got the scoop on how her new arm will look in season 2 of Luke Cage, with Mike Colter. Continue reading “Luke Cage season 2 Teaser Reveals Misty Knight’s Bionic Arm”

Watch This: Trailer for Season 2 of One Mississippi

Season 2 of One Mississippi begins on Amazon on September 8. This dark comedy series from Tig Notaro is the partly true story of Tig’s journey home after her mother’s death. Continue reading “Watch This: Trailer for Season 2 of One Mississippi”

Brain Dump: Wynonna Earp, Younger, The Fosters

A brain dump is a few short hits about what’s on the TV. Today the topics are the Wynonna Earp season finale, Younger and The Fosters. Continue reading “Brain Dump: Wynonna Earp, Younger, The Fosters”

Watch This: Trailer for Season 2 of The Crown

The Crown on Netflix was one of the best things on television when it began. Season 2 will be available on December 8, and promises more of the same. Continue reading “Watch This: Trailer for Season 2 of The Crown”

Book Review: The Science of Orphan Black: The Official Companion

The Science of Orphan Black: The Official Companion by Casey Griffin and Nina Nesseth is finally available! It’s a nerdgasm. Continue reading “Book Review: The Science of Orphan Black: The Official Companion”