Review: Derry Girls, season 1

Derry Girls is an Irish sitcom about a group of Catholic school girls. It’s set in Derry, Ireland in the 1990’s, which was the time of the Troubles in Ireland. Season 1 has 6 half hour episodes, so it is a fast watch. It’s funny.

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Review: Runaways, season 2

For some reason I didn’t review season 1 of Marvel Runaways. Odd, because I watched it with interest. Season 2 takes the runaways on a complex adventure as they try to gain their freedom from parents they consider evil.

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Review: Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, season 1

Chilling Adventures of Sabrina has already been renewed for 4 seasons by Netflix, after the first season aired. The teenage half-human, half-witch who is torn between her allegiance to mortals and her witch family is a big hit.

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Review: Bird Box

Bird Box, from director Susanne Bier, is a tense and exciting horror thriller about survival and motherhood. Beware the spoilers ahead.

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Review: The Cakemaker

The Cakemaker is a small, intimate film. It’s both heart filling and heart breaking. It’s simply told and leads to unexpected places.

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Brain Dump: Klute, Dirty John vs. The Color Purple, Ellen DeGeneres

A few stray thoughts will tumble out of my head in this brain dump. Let’s spend a moment with Klute and Jane Fonda, Dirty John and The Color Purple, and Ellen DeGeneres Relatable.

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Review: Travelers, season 3

Season 3 of Travelers continues the efforts of the team who came from the future in hopes of changing the path of history to improve the future of humanity and planet Earth.

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Review: Roma

We viewers are dropped into Roma, a middle class neighborhood in Mexico City. It’s 1970 and young village girl Cleo is finding her way as a servant in the beleaguered household of a large and noisy family.

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Review: Wanted, season 3

I love Wanted so much. I love the two ingenious MacGyver escape artist women in the lead. I love the hectic chase and pursuit of the plot. I love the depth of the women characters and the unbreakable bond between the two lead women. This Australian TV series with its great women leads is one of my all time favorite shows.

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Review: Letters from Baghdad

I was eager to see Letters from Baghdad on PBS. It told the story of Gertrude Bell, an amazing and intrepid English woman who helped set the course of the Middle East a century ago.

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