Review: Veronica Mars, season 4

Veronica Mars, season 4, is available on Hulu. Creator Rob Thomas keeps the cast of characters true to their beginnings and puts them in the middle of a series of bombings in their small beach town.

Over the years, so many people have cycled in and out of the cast of Veronica Mars. A Hollywood who’s who. It’s nice to see who is still around after all this time.

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Thoughts on Pearson, S1E1, The Alderman

I could never really get interested in Suits. But the spinoff Pearson has my interest. What’s the difference? It’s all about the character in the lead role. Pearson features one kickass woman vs. two men in Suits. See the difference?

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Review: Brief Encounters

It’s hilarious how repressed the Brits were about sex in 1982. At least in public. Brief Encounters tells the story of four women who wade into that repression as Ann Summers party plan saleswomen and turn their worlds upside down.

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Review: Bordertown (Sorjonen), season 1

Bordertown (Sorjonen) comes from Finland. It’s a mystery series featuring a genius detective named Kari Sorjonen (Ville Virtanen). He has a new job as head of a Special Crimes Unit.

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Review: Stranger Things 3

Stranger Things 3 continues to be brilliant storytelling. It hits all the right emotional highs and lows. The visual effects are stunning. The 80s nostalgia and callbacks shine. The scifi creature is gross and disgusting.

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Brain Dump: Good Trouble, The Handmaid’s Tale, and A Private War

This and that about a few things today. I’ll mention Good Trouble, The Handmaid’s Tale, and the biopic about Marie Colvin, A Private War.

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Review: Bitter Daisies (O sabor das margaridas)

Bitter Daisies (O sabor das margaridas ) is the first Galician language series distributed by Netflix. It’s a complex mystery series with a female lead character.

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Review: Unit 42 (Unité 42), season 1

Season 1 of Unit 42 (Unité 42), a fascinating police procedural from Belgium, is streaming on Netflix. An excellent cast and well-written episodes make this series a stand-out.

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The Danish Favorite Rita Comes to the U.S.

I love Rita, the Danish TV series, with unreserved delight. Now it’s coming to Showtime in the U.S. That’s FANTASTIC NEWS! I reached out to series creator Christian Torpe about the news and have a couple of exclusive comments for you.

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Is this really justice?

I organized a guide to several posts dealing with the broken legal system. It occurred to me that I’ve written about this topic many times. If you find this helpful, please let me know.

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