Haifaa Al-Mansour is a woman director from Saudi Arabia. She has the distinction of being the first woman in that country to direct a film. That was in 2012. Since then she’s gone on to direct several more films. By now we can draw some conclusions about her.Continue reading “Can We Talk About Haifaa Al-Mansour?”
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.
Here we go!Continue reading “Interview with Marie Østerbye, season 5 writer and showrunner for Rita”
I’m working on a review of The Politician. Here’s a screen grab that I plan to use in it.Continue reading “Now for an entirely unrelated rant”
Reviews of Spanish language TV shows and movies are very popular here on the blog. I decided to create a category just for those reviews. You can search for Spanish language content using the category.
In case you never noticed it before, there’s a category menu in with the secondary material like tweets and recent comments. Just click “Spanish language” under Search By Category to see if I’ve reviewed any new Spanish language content since your last visit.
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!Continue reading “Did you know about IMDB TV?”
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.Continue reading “The Danish Favorite Rita Comes to the U.S.”
Oprah Winfrey Presents: When They See Us Now is a one hour interview show with numerous people involved in the 4 part series When They See Us.Continue reading “Oprah Winfrey Presents: When They See Us Now”
Alas, dear reader, this website was hacked. It was a long, drawn-out repair job and I had to pay for it. Because of that I finally decided to put ads on the site.
I’ve resisted ads for almost 6 years, but this finally put me over the edge. I hope you won’t be too put off by them and appreciate your tolerance.
Want some outstanding Anne Lister resources? I’ve got ’em! The first is in a tweet, with a Twitter thread of my own thoughts . . .
Should I change my tagline from “Still in the game with a unique pop culture perspective” to “Here to fuck with your target demographic?”