Review: 13th

13th is a documentary written and directed by Ava DuVernay. It looks at how America came to be the country with the most incarcerated people on the planet and how institutional and societal systems keep it that way. Continue reading “Review: 13th”

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Watch This: Trailer and Clip for The Man in the High Castle season 2

The Man in the High Castle season 2 begins on Amazon December 16, which is after the election. No matter how the election turns out, season 2 will take us on a journey into “the normalization of evil.” It’s a subject America needs to study right now for its relevance to our current political climate. Continue reading “Watch This: Trailer and Clip for The Man in the High Castle season 2”

Review: Luke Cage

Sweet Christmas but Luke Cage is good. This Marvel comic book come to life is dramatic theater and thrilling action. It’s populated with thoughtful goodness and evil greed. It’s a love song to Harlem, black history, and black lives matter. There are some spoilers ahead, so beware. Continue reading “Review: Luke Cage”

Review: Longmire season 5

Longmire season 5 is now streaming on Netflix. It sticks to the one crime per episode procedural format, but carries elements of the story over from episode to episode. Season 5 spoilers ahead. Continue reading “Review: Longmire season 5”

Watch This: Trailer for Good Girls Revolt

Back when Amazon asked its Prime members to vote on new series, I gave Good Girls Revolt high marks. Since then it’s made it to the series stage. The first trailer just released. Continue reading “Watch This: Trailer for Good Girls Revolt”

Review: Transparent Season 3

Transparent season 3 dives deeper in the the hearts of the Pfefferman clan than we have gone before with this series. After much thrashing about, some of these unhappy and broken people are starting to get a grip. Just barely. There are some season 3 spoilers ahead. Continue reading “Review: Transparent Season 3”

Review: Fleabag

Fleabag is a British 6 part comedy series exclusively on Amazon Prime. It’s fair to call it a comedy – it has some very funny moments – but it’s about a woman in terrible emotional pain and distress. Some minor spoilers ahead. Continue reading “Review: Fleabag”

Review: One Mississippi

The only thing wrong with season 1 of One Mississippi is there isn’t enough of it. It’s a mere 6 brief episodes with Tig Notaro in her semi-autobiographical struggle to survive cancer, C-Diff, childhood trauma, and the death of her mother all in one overwhelming onslaught. Continue reading “Review: One Mississippi”

Watch This: Longmire Season 5 Trailer

Netflix released the first teaser for season 5 of Longmire. Season 5 starts up right after the cliffhanger at the end of season 4. The theme of the season looks to be about loyalty. Continue reading “Watch This: Longmire Season 5 Trailer”

Review: The Kettering Incident

The Kettering Incident is an Australian series now available on Amazon Video. It’s a dark, ethereal Gothic mystery wrapped in layers of science fiction. Filmed in the small Tasmanian town of Kettering, nearby Bruny Island, and the dense forests surrounding the town, the location is beautiful, yet as eerie as the incidents.

This review is as general and spoiler free as possible. Continue reading “Review: The Kettering Incident”