Review: Cable Girls (Las Chicas del Cable), the final episodes

Cable Girls (Las Chicas del Cable) is over. I’m sad writing those words, for several reasons. I loved las chicas from the beginning. I loved their friendship, their grit, their struggle for autonomy, their schemes and dreams. I loved the gender identity story line. There are some spoilers ahead.

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Review: Intuition (La Corazonada)

Intuition (La Corazonada) is a Spanish language police story from Argentina, now streaming on Netflix. If you are a fan of Argentinian cinema or any of the actors in the film, you will probably enjoy it.

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Review: The Legacy of the Bones (Legado en los huesos)

The Legacy of the Bones (Legado en los huesos) is a Spanish language movie streaming on Netflix. It is the second movie in a trilogy based on novels by Dolores Redondo featuring the female police inspector Amaia Salazar.

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Review: Vida, season 1

Vida is a series I’ve read many glowing reviews about, but it was on STARZ and I couldn’t watch it. Amazon Prime Video is allowing free access to season 1 for the month of April, so I took advantage of it.

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Review: Gentefied

Gentefied is a Spanglish mashup of gente (people) and gentrified that perfectly expresses what this bilingual comedy series on Netflix is about.

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Review: Cable Girls (Las Chicas del Cable), season 5, part 1

Cable Girls (Las Chicas del Cable) released the first part of season 5 – episodes 1-5 – on Valentine’s Day 2020. The remaining 7 episodes of the final season will come later in the year.

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Review: Locked Up (Vis a vis), season 1

Locked Up (Vis a vis) is an addicting Spanish language series on Netflix. It’s a women’s prison story with more twists than a corkscrew.

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Review: Live Twice, Love Once (Vivir dos veces)

Live Twice, Love Once (Vivir dos veces) is a Spanish language movie streaming on Netflix. It’s a sad but beautiful story about love lost and a family torn apart by dementia.

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Review: High Seas (Alta Mar), season 2

Season 2 of High Seas (Alta mar), a Spanish language TV series, was stronger in terms of plotting than season 1. The scenes of the ship sailing on the ocean looked a little better as well. I think Netflix decided to invest more money in this series when they saw it was a hit, and it shows. The series has been renewed for at least 4 seasons.

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Review: Life Itself

Life Itself is a multi-generational family drama full of love and heartbreak. It’s from writer and director Dan Fogelman, the creator of This Is Us.

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