Review: The Slap, the 2011 Australian version

The Slap was a 2011 Australian TV series, and later an American one. Both were based on a novel by Christos Tsiolkas. I remember watching the American version a few years ago, but I think the Australian one is better. Melissa George starred in both. The Australian version is currently streaming on Hulu.

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Review: Beneath the Leaves

I’d tell you not to bother with Beneath the Leaves, except I watched it through to the end. It comes close to being good, but doesn’t make it.

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Review: GLOW, season 3

Season 3 of GLOW was a bit less about the body slamming and a little more about character development. People who are more interested in women in skimpy outfits tossing each other about may be a little disappointed. People who are more interested in the women and their stories may be rewarded for their patience after two seasons of waiting.

I’m in the second group. I was happy to get to know the women of GLOW – and the men – a little better. There was considerable character growth this season.

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Review: Cable Girls (Las Chicas del Cable), season 4

Cable Girls (Las Chicas del Cable), season 4, has comas and kidnappings and prison breaks and divorces and epic love stories and evil villains and the tightest bunch of friends you’ll ever find on television. There are a few spoilers in my review of this exciting season.

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Did you know about IMDB TV?

I hang around on IMDB a lot, getting cast member names and copying photos. I noticed something new today that I thought you might want to know about. It’s IMDB TV!

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Review: Dear White People, Vol. 3

Dear White People, vol. 3, continues to make fun of modern life with its racial problems and insane politics. It even makes fun of the show itself. It’s fresh, funny, brutally pointed and honest. As with previous seasons, I completely recommend this series.

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Review: Derry Girls, season 2

Derry Girls continues with over the top foolishness from the Catholic schoolgirls and their parents in season 2. This half hour comedy set in Ireland goes by too quickly with only 6 episodes.

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My Life is Murder Looks Like a Winner

Acorn TV dropped the first two episodes of My Life is Murder on August 5, with the remaining 3 episodes of season 1 set to arrive on coming Mondays. Based on what I saw in the first two, I’d say this show is a winner.

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Review: Wentworth, season 7

Wentworth season 7 went heavy on the revenge themes. Prisoners went through all sorts of schemes and problems in search of revenge. All it got them was a lot of trouble. This review is almost spoiler free.

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3 Reasons to Hit the Multiplex in August

Coming to theaters in August are 3 films featuring diverse stories about women that are worth your time and dollars. They are After the Wedding, The Nightingale, and The Kitchen.

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