Review: Queen Sugar, season 2

Queen Sugar season 2 is now available on Hulu, which is where I watch it since I don’t get OWN. It was actually a great experience to binge the whole 16 episode season on Hulu, even though it took several days. The power, the impact, the brilliance of Queen Sugar just soaks into you when you binge watch it. Continue reading “Review: Queen Sugar, season 2”

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Review: Kiri

Kiri is a four-part drama out of the UK’s channel 4, now streaming on Hulu following National Treasure. There were no starring roles in this tightly-drawn cast, but the standout player for me was Sarah Lancashire as Miriam Grayson, a social worker.

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Review: The Titan

The Titan is a Netflix original sci-fi movie. It takes place in the year 2048. Over half of the earth is uninhabitable. The earth’s population is starving. A scientist, Prof. Martin Collingwood (Tom Wilkinson) comes up with a way to modify humans in the hope they are capable of living on Titan, one of the moons of Saturn. Continue reading “Review: The Titan”

Review: In Search of Fellini

In Search of Fellini stars an always fabulous Ksenia Solo as a shy, over-protected, young woman from Ohio who discovers the films of Federico Fellini and leaves for Italy with the intention of meeting him. Continue reading “Review: In Search of Fellini”

Review: Santa Clarita Diet, season 2

Season 2 of Santa Clarita Diet is even funnier than season 1. This story about a suburban wife, mother and realtor turned into a flesh eating member of the undead sounds like it would be terrible, but it’s really good. Continue reading “Review: Santa Clarita Diet, season 2”

Review: First Match

First Match is a raw and beautiful coming of age story. Elvire Emanuelle stars as a teenager in foster care who joins her high school wrestling team to get the attention of her dad. Continue reading “Review: First Match”

Review: Acceptable Risk

Acceptable Risk is an Irish mini-series about a woman whose husband is murdered while he’s on a business trip to Montreal. Continue reading “Review: Acceptable Risk”

Review: Benji

I watched the 2018 Benji in honor of my daughter. Tearjerking dog stories are not my normal genre, but my memory of her watching the original Benji in the late 1970s is so strong, I had to watch it. Continue reading “Review: Benji”

Review: Striking Out season 2

Season 2 of the Irish drama Striking Out was more exciting and tense than season 1 and had some new regular cast members that made me happy! This series, filmed with great love in Dublin, can be seen on Acorn TV. Continue reading “Review: Striking Out season 2”

Review: Striking Out season 1

Striking Out is an Irish drama, available on Acorn TV in the US. It’s about a young solicitor played by Amy Huberman with a cast of engaging characters. Season 1 had four episodes. Continue reading “Review: Striking Out season 1”