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: Charlie’s Angels (2019)

Charlie’s Angels (the 2019 version) recently showed up on STARZ. I couldn’t wait to watch it even though I knew it was supposed to be terrible. But I thought it would be fun.

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Review: Deadwind (Karppi), season 2

Deadwind (Karppi) brings Finnish noir back to Netflix with a second season of this popular police series about Sofia Karppi and her exploits inside and outside the police department.

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Review: Athlete A

Athlete A is a documentary about the investigation by the Indianapolis Star into sexual abuse by Dr. Larry Nassar. He was the doctor for the USA Gymnastics team and abused over 500 young girls in his time there.

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Review: The Midwife (Sage femme)

The Midwife (Sage femme) is a French language film available on Prime Video. It stars Catherine Deneuve and Catherine Frot in a quiet, layered, character study.

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Review: A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood

A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood sounds from the title like it should be about Fred Rogers and Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood. It’s really about how Fred Rogers influenced the life of Esquire Magazine writer Lloyd Vogel.

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Review: The Healer

The Healer is a fantasy about a man with the power to heal people simply by being around them. This film is streaming on Netflix.

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Review: Rebecka Martinsson – Updated with Series 2 News

Rebecka Martinsson is an 8 part Swedish mystery series about a Stockholm lawyer. It’s based on 4 novels by Åsa Larsson. Many of the characters follow from mystery to mystery.

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Review: The Vast of Night

The Vast of Night on Prime Video is a member of a group of sci-fi films and series that deal with visiting space ships and alien abductions. This one is different enough to be interesting, even though it hits all the same notes as many other such films before it. There are some spoilers ahead.

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Review: The Politician, season 2

The Politician, season 2, returned to Netflix with the same ambitious politician engaged in a run for office, much like season 1. All the back-stabbing, conniving, bald-faced lying that we saw in season 1 returned as well.

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