Review: Cable Girls (Las Chicas del Cable), the final episodes

Cable Girls (Las Chicas del Cable) is over. I’m sad writing those words, for several reasons. I loved las chicas from the beginning. I loved their friendship, their grit, their struggle for autonomy, their schemes and dreams. I loved the gender identity story line. There are some spoilers ahead.

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Review: Deadwind (Karppi), season 2

Deadwind (Karppi) brings Finnish noir back to Netflix with a second season of this popular police series about Sofia Karppi and her exploits inside and outside the police department.

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Review: Rebecka Martinsson – Updated with Series 2 News

Rebecka Martinsson is an 8 part Swedish mystery series about a Stockholm lawyer. It’s based on 4 novels by Åsa Larsson. Many of the characters follow from mystery to mystery.

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Review: The Politician, season 2

The Politician, season 2, returned to Netflix with the same ambitious politician engaged in a run for office, much like season 1. All the back-stabbing, conniving, bald-faced lying that we saw in season 1 returned as well.

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Review: Taste the Nation with Padma Lakshmi

Taste the Nation with Padma Lakshmi is a 10 episode wander through regional food in the United State with Padma Lakshmi. It’s on Hulu and is yummy delicious.

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Girls From Ipanema (Coisa Mais Linda), season 2

Girls From Ipanema (Coisa Mais Linda) is season 2 of what was called Most Beautiful Thing in season 1. Those are English titles. The Portuguese title is Coisa Mais Linda in both seasons. It’s a Brazilian drama streaming on Netflix.

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Review: Casual, season 1

Casual is a half hour comedy series, a Hulu original. Four seasons of it were made. This review only talks about season 1.

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Review: The Woods

The Woods from mystery writer Harlan Coben is a six part Polish original on Netflix.

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Review: Marcella, season 3

Marcella went undercover in season 3, which takes place 18 months after the end of season 2. Everyone in her life – her family and her former coworkers – think she’s dead.

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Review: Hidden, season 2

Hidden, season 2, is a Welsh police procedural streaming on Acorn TV. The two detectives working cases in this Welsh town are Cadi John (Sian Reese-Williams) and Owen Vaughan (Sion Alun Davies). This season’s investigation starts with the murder of a retired male teacher.

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