Review: Hard Sun

Hulu has been advertising the heck out of Hard Sun, a 6 part series from the BBC and Hulu. I decided to give it a try. It was a mix of good and bad. Continue reading “Review: Hard Sun”

Jessica Jones, season 2, episode by episode

Jessica Jones season 2 was created by Melissa Rosenberg based on the Marvel comic of the same name.  I’ll give you the high points from each episode. Beware the spoilers – it’s all spoilers ahead.
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Jessica Jones, season 2: Some Thoughts

I’m sharing my overall thoughts about Jessica Jones season 2, with comments on themes, acting, directing and the season in general. There are spoilers ahead. Continue reading “Jessica Jones, season 2: Some Thoughts”

Review: From the Land of the Moon (Mal de Pierres)

From the Land of the Moon (Mal de Pierres) is the story of Gabrielle (Marion Cotillard), a passionate romantic living in a mundane world. It’s in French with English subtitles. Continue reading “Review: From the Land of the Moon (Mal de Pierres)”

Review: Everything Sucks

Everything Sucks is a coming of age tale set in Boring, Oregon (a real place). The cast is full of high school kids who are lovable misfits in every way, and who all fall into mad first love with unreachable others. Beware the spoilers. Continue reading “Review: Everything Sucks”

Review: La Niña

La Niña is a series from Columbia, based on true stories about children abducted from their families and forced to fight as soldiers. The main character is the girl Belky. Some of the names have been changed in the telling of her story, but the story is basically accurate. Continue reading “Review: La Niña”

Recommended Foreign Language Films and TV Series

I’ve reviewed a number of foreign language films and TV shows here on Old Ain’t Dead. This is a summary post helping you find them all up to today’s date. I’ve categorized them by language. Some of these may have gone from the various streaming services, check the date of the review if it isn’t where I say it is. Continue reading “Recommended Foreign Language Films and TV Series”

Review: The Heart Guy (Doctor, Doctor), Season 1

The Heart Guy is an Australian series called Doctor, Doctor by its Aussie creators. When it reached Acorn TV, where I watched it, it became The Heart Guy. This is a review of season 1 only. The series has two completed seasons with a 3rd on the way. Continue reading “Review: The Heart Guy (Doctor, Doctor), Season 1”

Review: 45 Years

45 Years is a tale of broken hearts. Kate (Charlotte Rampling) and Geoff (Tom Courtenay) are planning to celebrate their 45th wedding anniversary when a letter arrives that sets off tremors in both of them. Continue reading “Review: 45 Years”

Review: Good Karma Hospital, season 1

Good Karma Hospital comes from the UK by way of Acorn TV for American audiences. A young doctor, Ruby Walker (Amrita Acharia), breaks up with a long time boyfriend. She decides to leave England and work for a while in a modern hospital in India. Continue reading “Review: Good Karma Hospital, season 1”