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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Review: Hache

Hache is a crime thriller from Spain starring Adriana Ugarte in another brilliant lead performance. This is Netflix 5th Spanish original.

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Review: The Invisible Guest (Contratiempo)

The Invisible Guest (Contratiempo) is a suspense mystery from Spain. It’s full of twists and turns and keeps the viewer working at the puzzle until the end.

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Blog News! Now there’s a Spanish language category

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.

the category menu

Happy reading!

Review: Monarca, season 1

Monarca brings Mexican melodrama to Netflix with an dangerous brew of intrigue. The story centers around a family worth millions from a tequila empire. Their tequila brand name is Monarca.

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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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Review: Everybody Knows (Todos lo saben)

Penélope Cruz and Javier Bardem star in Everybody Knows (Todos lo saben). With that kind of star power, I thought I’d give it a try. It was solidly average, but good enough to watch all the way through.

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Review: Elisa y Marcela

The slow paced Elisa and Marcela (Elisa y Marcela) left me with a lot of questions. Many of them relate to the lost parts of this tale, which was based on a true story. You can watch this Spanish language love story on Netflix.

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Review: High Seas (Alta mar)

The Netflix original Spanish language series High Seas (Alta mar) is set on a luxury ship heading from Spain to Brazil in the late 1940s.

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Review: In Family I Trust (Gente que viene y bah)

In Family I Trust (Gente que viene y bah) comes from Spain. It’s a classic, true to the genre, romantic comedy. It’s currently streaming on Netflix.

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