Exclusive: Creator Christian Torpe Talks about Rita Season 4

Christian Torpe, creator of the hit Danish series Rita, talked with us about the upcoming season 4. Rita is a fan favorite worldwide. A new season is a cause for celebration, because at the end of season 3, Rita’s future was uncertain.

Mille Dinesen stars in the series as the title character. In seasons 1–3, Rita was a rebellious teacher. What’s in store for Rita in season 4? Christian promises a fresh new take on this much loved character. Continue reading “Exclusive: Creator Christian Torpe Talks about Rita Season 4”

Review: Cable Girls (Las Chicas Del Cable)

Netflix first Spanish project is Cable Girls (Las Chicas Del Cable). I’ll review the 8 episode season 1 of this female-powered drama. Minor spoilers ahead.
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Rita Gets a 4th Season – UPDATED

First it was on Facebook, which eagle eyed reader Christopher Swaby pointed out. Then Mille Dinesen put it on Instagram. Rita will get a 4th season! Continue reading “Rita Gets a 4th Season – UPDATED”

The Time in Between (El tiempo entre costuras)

The Time in Between (El tiempo entre costuras in the original Spanish) is a sweeping drama from Spain. Sira Quiroga (Adriana Ugarte) begins her life as a dressmaker in Madrid just before the Spanish Civil War. She becomes part of history as circumstances compel her into spying for the British during WW II. Spoilers ahead. Continue reading “The Time in Between (El tiempo entre costuras)”

Review: Juana Inés

Juana Inés is a mini-series from Mexico. It tells the story of Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz, a brilliant writer, poet, scholar, and nun who lived in Mexico City in the late 1600s. Juana Inés is a beautiful retelling of her life and achievements. Continue reading “Review: Juana Inés”

Review S2: 30° i februari (30 Degrees in February)

30° i februari or 30 Degrees in February is a Swedish production. This is a review of Season 2 only. Season 2 of 30 Degrees in February aired in 2016, 4 years after the release of the first series. Beware the spoilers. Continue reading “Review S2: 30° i februari (30 Degrees in February)”

Review S1: 30° i februari (30 Degrees in February)

Season 1 of 30° i februari or 30 Degrees in February is a 2012 Swedish production. This review is of season 1 only. The series is available on Netflix in the US and Amazon Prime in the UK. Beware the spoilers. Continue reading “Review S1: 30° i februari (30 Degrees in February)”

Dicte, Season 2 of the Danish Crime Drama

Season 2 of the Danish hit series Dicte finally made its way to American Netflix. It was a very long wait. Dicte demanded binge watching and I complied. Here’s my take on season 2. There are some spoilers ahead.

Based on  novels by Danish author Elsebeth Egholm, Dicte stars Iben Hjejle as Dicte Svendsen, a divorced single mother and crime reporter for the Aarhus newspaper. Continue reading “Dicte, Season 2 of the Danish Crime Drama”