Review: The Hockey Girls (Les de l’hoquei)

The Hockey Girls (Les de l’hoquei) comes from Catalonia. It’s about a girls’ roller hockey team and a community of people involved with hockey. I’m very enthusiastic about this series. I thought it was excellent in every way and hope there will be a second season.

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Watch This: Trailer for The Accident

The Accident stars Sarah Lancashire and a brilliant cast of others in a drama about a tragedy that hits a Welsh community.

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Review: Hidden (Craith)

Hidden (Craith) is an atmospheric suspense series from Wales. A female cop and her partner hunt down a serial kidnapper of young women.

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Review: Raising Dion

Raising Dion tells the story of a 7 year old who discovers his superpowers by accident. His newly single mom struggles to keep him safe from the giant electrical storm that wants him.

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Stumptown is my favorite new show!

Stumptown is a comic book adaptation on ABC. Cobie Smulders stars. It’s my favorite new TV series and I have reasons!

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Review: The Politician, season 1

The Politician, the latest production from Brad Falchuk and Ryan Murphy, is equal parts brilliant and scattered. It’s pretentiously adult but set in a high school. Thematically it jumps around from one idea to another and never quite lands. Ryan Murphy regulars abound. Yet overall, it’s wonderful.

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Review: Trapped: The Alex Cooper Story

Trapped: The Alex Cooper Story is a Lifetime movie based on a true story. It tells about fifteen year old Alex, who was coming into her sexuality and realizing she was gay. There are spoilers ahead, if you haven’t seen the film yet.

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Review: Transparent: Musicale Finale

Transparent: Musicale Finale takes a grieving Pfefferman family on a journey toward healing with music, Jewish traditions, and some truly bizarre turns of fantasy.

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Review: Glitch, season 3

Glitch season 3 puts the world back to “right” and brings the saga of the risen to a final conclusion. There are a few spoilers ahead. You’ve been warned.

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Criminal – 4 related series set in UK, Germany, Spain, and France

Netflix series Criminal consists of 4 separate 3 episode sets of stories. They are Criminal: UK, Criminal: Germany, Criminal: Spain, and Criminal: France. Each of the episodes uses the same sets, but the cops and the languages change. Every episode is about an interrogation.

The cast and the crimes change for each country, but the interrogation room and the room where the police gather on the back side of a big mirror remain the same. The hallway outside with its coffee and snack machines, operable windows, stairway, and elevator are the same. The cameras, the clocks, the furniture all reused.

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