Review: The Comedy Lineup

Netflix has all sorts of stand up comedy. The Comedy Lineup is different because it’s short and sweet. It’s a showcase for up and coming stand up comics. There are a lot of them! Continue reading “Review: The Comedy Lineup”

Review: The Light of the Moon

The Light of the Moon is real and powerful and brilliantly acted and written. The film begins when Bonnie (Stephanie Beatriz) is raped on her way home from a night out with friends. The Light of the Moon shows her struggle to cope. Continue reading “Review: The Light of the Moon”

Review: Deadwind (Karppi ), Season 1

Deadwind (Karppi), Nordic noir from Finland, puts a cop named Sofia Karppi at the center of a complex mystery series. Season 2 of this successful series is already in the works. Continue reading “Review: Deadwind (Karppi ), Season 1”

Review: Thelma

Thelma was Norway’s submission for the Foreign Language Film Award of the 90th Annual Academy Awards. It’s received worldwide nominations for everything from acting to cinematography to directing to music. For all its glory, I don’t think it’s a mainstream film I recommend to everybody. There are spoilers ahead. Continue reading “Review: Thelma”

Review: Fair Game

I find it interesting that 2010’s Fair Game is back on Netflix now as a trending selection. This is the true story of how the George W. Bush administration used disinformation and the outing of one of their own CIA operatives in the run-up to the Iraq war. Continue reading “Review: Fair Game”

Review: Wentworth, season 6

Wentworth, season 6, raises the danger level for prisoners and officers as new threats and old sins come to a violent head. Continue reading “Review: Wentworth, season 6”

Review: Cable Girls (Las Chicas del Cable) season 3

Cable Girls (Las Chicas del Cable) season 3 hit Netflix with a welcome embrace from fans of the strong-minded women who lead this cast in its soapy adventures. Continue reading “Review: Cable Girls (Las Chicas del Cable) season 3”

Review: A Million Happy Nows

A Million Happy Nows is a love story with a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s. As grim as that can be in real life, this is a warm story with a relatively happy ending. There are spoilers in this review. Continue reading “Review: A Million Happy Nows”

Review: Sisters

The Australian series Sisters is streaming now on Netflix. This series has 3 women in the leading roles, an all women director roster, and a ripped from the headlines premise. Continue reading “Review: Sisters”

Review: Ultraviolet, season 1

The Polish mystery series Ultraviolet is on Netflix. It features a group of internet savvy private citizens who call themselves Ultraviolet and who get involved in police work. Continue reading “Review: Ultraviolet, season 1”