Review: Just Add Magic

Just Add Magic is an Amazon Kids series featuring three tweens with a magic cookbook. It’s about empowered girls who act with their own agency to solve a serious problem – a grandmother under a spell.  This is a review of season 1 only and contains minor spoilers. Continue reading “Review: Just Add Magic”

Review: Santa Clarita Diet

Santa Clarita Diet is a 10 part horror comedy on Netflix. It’s about a married couple who are severely tested when their normal existence is changed because the Mrs. turns into a zombie. The pretty lady is forever undead. Continue reading “Review: Santa Clarita Diet”

Review: Travelers, season 1

Travelers is a Netflix original from Canada’s Showcase. It’s a sci-fi tale about consciousness travel from a distant future back to the 21st Century. The purpose – the mission – is to save the world and all the people in it from the horrible future. Continue reading “Review: Travelers, season 1”

One Day at a Time, season 1

One Day at a Time is a new imagining of the long-running series of the same name from the 70s and 80s. It’s streaming now on Netflix. Some things remain the same, some things are different. The new version is as charming and funny as its ancestor. Continue reading “One Day at a Time, season 1”

Good Behavior: S1 E0 So You’re Not an English Teacher

The first episode of TNT’s new drama Good Behavior was on before the 2 hour premier will air. Michelle Dockery stars as thief and con artist, Letty Dobesh. If you are afraid you can’t see her with new eyes after watching her high faluting ways in Downton Abbey, fear not. She throws 100% convincing into this new role. Continue reading “Good Behavior: S1 E0 So You’re Not an English Teacher”

Review: Good Girls Revolt, season 1

Good Girls Revolt is an Amazon Prime production about the women’s movement in the late 1960s and early 70s. The story is set in a fictional magazine called “News of the Week,” based on events that took place at “Newsweek Magazine” and written about in a book by Lynn Povich. Continue reading “Review: Good Girls Revolt, season 1”

Review: One Mississippi

The only thing wrong with season 1 of One Mississippi is there isn’t enough of it. It’s a mere 6 brief episodes with Tig Notaro in her semi-autobiographical struggle to survive cancer, C-Diff, childhood trauma, and the death of her mother all in one overwhelming onslaught. Continue reading “Review: One Mississippi”

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)”