Recommended Foreign Language Films and TV Series

I’ve reviewed a number of foreign language films and TV shows here on Old Ain’t Dead. This is a summary post helping you find them all. I’ve categorized them by language. Some of these may have gone from the various streaming services, check the date of the review if it isn’t where I say it is. Last updated August 15, 2018. Continue reading “Recommended Foreign Language Films and TV Series”

Review: The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society is quite a mouthful of a title all right. It’s quite a lot of movie as well, clocking in at over 2 hours. The length isn’t a problem if you watch it on Netflix, as I did, because pausing is easy. I might have felt differently about the movie if I’d been immobilized in a theater for 2 hours to see it. I completely enjoyed seeing it on Netflix. Continue reading “Review: The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society”

Review: The Code, season 2

Australian thriller The Code, season 2, takes us on another ride with brothers Ned Banks (Dan Spielman), a Canberra journalist, and Jesse Banks (Ashley Zukerman), a computer hacker. Continue reading “Review: The Code, season 2”

Review: The Code, season 1

The Code, a complex thriller from Australia, is about two brothers who get pulled into a dangerous cover up. In season 1, which this review discusses, the Australian government, ordinary folks in an outback community, and a powerful industrial complex all play a part. Continue reading “Review: The Code, season 1”

Watch This: Trailer for #FemalePleasure

#FemalePleasure is a new documentary from Swiss Director Barbara Miller. The tag line for the film is “five women, five cultures, one story.” Continue reading “Watch This: Trailer for #FemalePleasure”

Review: Hollow in the Land

Hollow in the Land is a tense thriller set in a small Canadian town filled with secrets. Dianna Agron leads the cast in a standout performance. Continue reading “Review: Hollow in the Land”

Watch This: Trailer for Nappily Ever After

Finally, a movie about black women and their hair. A whole movie. And starring Sanaa Lathan! Nappily Ever After comes to Netflix on September 21. Continue reading “Watch This: Trailer for Nappily Ever After”

Review: The Spy Who Dumped Me

The Spy Who Dumped Me was not perfect. Still, it has several things going for it: Mila Kunis and Kate McKinnon star. That’s only two things. Okay, how about Susanna Fogel as director. That’s several things. Continue reading “Review: The Spy Who Dumped Me”

Six Years of Thoughts on Orange is the New Black

I’ve written about Orange is the New Black since season 1. I wanted to summarize my thoughts on this series, collect the most important posts in one spot, and share the results. This Orange is the New Black summary is my attempt to do that. Each headline is a link to the full article. Continue reading “Six Years of Thoughts on Orange is the New Black”

Casting Thoughts on Orange is the New Black

Orange is the New Black, season 6, had quite a turnover in cast. I want to comment on a few of the new additions. Continue reading “Casting Thoughts on Orange is the New Black”