Interview with Marie Østerbye, season 5 writer and showrunner for Rita

When I contacted Christian Torpe to talk about season 5 of Rita, he said, I wasn’t very involved in season 5. You have to talk to Marie Østerbye. She ran the season. He put me in touch with her and she agreed to answer my questions about season 5 of the Danish hit series, Rita. … Continue reading “Interview with Marie Østerbye, season 5 writer and showrunner for Rita”

Review: Rita, season 5

Rita, season 5, sets the star of this Danish series on a new adventure running a small private school. There are some clever and funny tie-backs to past seasons. Some characters we haven’t seen for a while return. Rita is still herself in all her glory, and fans of the series won’t be disappointed.

Review: Margarita – revised after 6 years

Margarita, starring Nicola Correia Damude as the Mexican nanny Margarita, is the Canadian version of A Day Without a Mexican. In the same way that all of California comes to a screeching halt without Mexicans doing the actual business of making life work in A Day Without a Mexican, so Margarita makes life work for … Continue reading “Review: Margarita – revised after 6 years”

The Danish Favorite Rita Comes to the U.S.

I love Rita, the Danish TV series, with unreserved delight. Now it’s coming to Showtime in the U.S. That’s FANTASTIC NEWS! I reached out to series creator Christian Torpe about the news and have a couple of exclusive comments for you.

Review: Santa Clarita Diet, season 3

Santa Clarita Diet hit its Sophomore Slump in season 3. It lost its spark, it got stale. There weren’t enough surprises, turns, or new ideas.

Review: Santa Clarita Diet, season 2

Season 2 of Santa Clarita Diet is even funnier than season 1. This story about a suburban wife, mother and realtor turned into a flesh eating member of the undead sounds like it would be terrible, but it’s really good.

Review: Rita, Season 4

Season 4 of Rita, the Danish series created by Christian Torpe, is finally available on Netflix US. It was deeply emotional, heartwarming, and a brilliant resolution to the story of Rita that we have been privileged to see so far.

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.

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, … Continue reading “Exclusive: Creator Christian Torpe Talks about Rita Season 4”

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!