Review: Unbelievable

Unbelievable begins with the rape of Marie (Kaitlyn Dever). Her case is mishandled by the police. Elsewhere, two cops played by Merritt Wever and Toni Collette chase a serial rapist until the trail leads them to Marie. This outstanding series is based on a real case.

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Review: Workin’ Moms, seasons 1-3

Workin’ Moms is a half-hour Canadian comedy show about a group of moms. The first three seasons of the series are streaming on Netflix now.

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Review: Ladies in Black

Ladies in Black is a 2018 Australian film that feels like the 1959 Sydney it depicts with loving detail. It was a time of great change. The story of change is told through the eyes of the ladies in black who worked in Goode’s Department store.

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Brain Dump: My Life is Murder and Made in Heaven

A few words about series I’m watching and enjoying. I’m not finished with all the episodes, so I don’t want to do a full-fledged review. Take a look at My Life is Murder and Made in Heaven.

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Review: One Last Thing

One Last Thing is a sweet story about finding love and family when hope is almost gone. It stars Wendell Pierce as a lonely dentist who lives in Florida and plays golf alone every morning.

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Review: Keeping Faith, season 2

Keeping Faith season 2 continues to be densely written with a lot going on in a short time. It threatens to overwhelm the heroine Faith Howells (Eve Myles). Too much, too fast, and all of it serious. There’s a powerful sense of desperation in this suspenseful tale.

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Review: Diagnosis

Diagnosis takes crowdsourcing into the medical field as a doctor uses her column in The New York Times Magazine to seek advice from around the world on hard to diagnose cases.

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Funny Women on Netflix

Netflix is promoting women comics. I’ve enjoyed a number of very funny women recently. Here’s a look at Tiffany Haddish Presents: They Ready, Katherine Ryan: Glitter Room, Wanda Sykes: Not Normal, and Whitney Cummings: Can I Touch It?.

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Review: A Simple Favor

A Simple Favor is fun, funny, sexy, beautiful, surprisingly dark, and full of delightful performances. Paul Feig directed this romp through the suburban wilds of motherhood.

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Review: An Inspector Calls

An Inspector Calls is based on a well-known play by J.B. Priestley set in 1912 England. This is the 3rd movie version of the story, beautifully directed this time by Aisling Walsh. It’s a BBC production, available in the U.S. on Prime Video.

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