Review: Dark, season 1

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”

Review: The Mantis (La Mante)

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)”

Review: Cable Girls (Las Chicas Del Cable) 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”

Review: Love, Lies and Records

Love, Lies and Records is a British series about Kate, who works in the Leeds registry office. She has a fella and 3 kids at home,  a busy work life dealing with births, deaths, and marriages, a confusing man nipping at her heels, and a troublesome coworker named Judy. Continue reading “Review: Love, Lies and Records”

Review: Rebecka Martinsson

Rebecka Martinsson is an 8 part Swedish mystery series about a Stockholm lawyer. It’s based on 4 novels by Åsa Larsson. Many of the characters follow from mystery to mystery. Continue reading “Review: Rebecka Martinsson”

Review: The Disappearance (Disparue)

The Disappearance (Disparue) is a French 8 part mini-series. If you’ve seen The Killing or Broadchurch or are familiar with the Spanish series Desaparecida, you’ll be familiar with the concept. Except this time you see it in French with a whole new cast and some excellent cinematography. Some of the plot details and all the nuance are completely French. Continue reading “Review: The Disappearance (Disparue)”

Photos and Plot Revelations about Season 4 of Rita

Rita, season 4, begins August 21st in Denmark. We can expect it on Netflix US within a few weeks of it airing in Denmark. I heard from the series creator Christian Torpe with news about the storyline for season 4. Continue reading “Photos and Plot Revelations about Season 4 of Rita”

Review: Hinterland Season 3

Hinterland (Y Gwyll in Welsh) season 3 sees Tom Mathias (Richard Harrington) come under suspicion of murder himself. The story takes us back to unraveling crimes that were first investigated in season 1. Continue reading “Review: Hinterland Season 3”

Review: Witnesses (Les témoins) season 2

Witnesses (Les témoins) season 2 is now available on Netflix. This dark French mystery series is full of tension and danger as cop Sandra Winckler (Marie Dompnier) breaks all the rules to catch a killer. Continue reading “Review: Witnesses (Les témoins) season 2”

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”