Drew Barrymore Joins the Zombies in Santa Clarita Diet

Netflix has a new 10 part take on the zombie phenomena in Santa Clarita Diet. The series stars Drew Barrymore and Tymothy Olyphant. The preview looks crazy funny, with a new twist on the popular zombie theme. Continue reading “Drew Barrymore Joins the Zombies in Santa Clarita Diet”

Darby Stanchfield Directs Scandal: Gladiator Wanted Web Series

Darby Stanchfield is moving herself into the director’s chair. She’s normally in front of the camera in Scandal. In this short 6 part web series, Scandal: Gladiator Wanted, the Scandal team is looking for a new Gladiator, and Darby Stanchfield is directing.

You can view the series any time on abc.com. Continue reading “Darby Stanchfield Directs Scandal: Gladiator Wanted Web Series”

Review: Travelers, season 1

Travelers is a Netflix original from Canada’s Showcase. It’s a sci-fi tale about consciousness travel from a distant future back to the 21st Century. The purpose – the mission – is to save the world and all the people in it from the horrible future. Continue reading “Review: Travelers, season 1”

One Day at a Time, season 1

One Day at a Time is a new imagining of the long-running series of the same name from the 70s and 80s. It’s streaming now on Netflix. Some things remain the same, some things are different. The new version is as charming and funny as its ancestor. Continue reading “One Day at a Time, season 1”

Sense8 E2.1 A Christmas Special

The two hour Sense8 Christmas special takes us on a tour of the lives of the 8 characters since the big blow up in Iceland and since Will (Brian J. Smith) looked into Mr. Whisper’s (Terrence Mann) eyes. Continue reading “Sense8 E2.1 A Christmas Special”

Review: The Man in the High Castle Season 2

Alexa Davalos continues to be the centerpiece holding The Man in the High Castle together in season 2. Amazon’s exclusive series about an alternate version of events following WW II is based on a book by Philip K. Dick. Continue reading “Review: The Man in the High Castle Season 2”

Watch This: Trailer for the Sense8 Christmas Special

Sense8 won’t air season 2 until May 2017, but we get a 2 hour Christmas special to hold us over. The special will air on Netflix beginning on December 23. Continue reading “Watch This: Trailer for the Sense8 Christmas Special”

Wentworth Season 4: A Second Look

Because of the way season 4 of Wentworth ended, my original review of the season was strictly about Bea’s Journey. I’ve rewatched the entire season with a bit of emotional distance between the way the season ended and my response to the season as a whole. I realize the rest of the story and the cast deserve praise – it wasn’t only Bea (Danielle Cormack) doing great work. Will you let me set things to rights? Continue reading “Wentworth Season 4: A Second Look”

Dicte – Crime Reporter, Season 3

Season 3 of the Danish drama Dicte is now on U.S. Netflix. If you’re a fan of this female led crime series, as I am, I suggest you watch it ASAP. Netflix seems to have trouble with the licensing of this series and you never know how long it will be available. The series is mostly in Danish, with English subtitles. Continue reading “Dicte – Crime Reporter, Season 3”

Review: The Crown

Netflix’s 10 part drama The Crown makes the the first years of Queen Elizabeth II’s reign a human tale of love and sacrifice. And it makes very clear that being the Queen of English is a terrible job to be stuck with. Continue reading “Review: The Crown”