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”

Review: Hard Sun

Hulu has been advertising the heck out of Hard Sun, a 6 part series from the BBC and Hulu. I decided to give it a try. It was a mix of good and bad. Continue reading “Review: Hard Sun”

Brain Dump: Collateral, Rise, For the People

Welcome to the scattered thoughts swirling around on the way out of my head in what I charmingly call a brain dump. This edition will talk about Collateral, Rise, and For the People. Continue reading “Brain Dump: Collateral, Rise, For the People”

Jessica Jones, season 2, episode by episode

Jessica Jones season 2 was created by Melissa Rosenberg based on the Marvel comic of the same name.  I’ll give you the high points from each episode. Beware the spoilers – it’s all spoilers ahead.
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Jessica Jones, season 2: Some Thoughts

I’m sharing my overall thoughts about Jessica Jones season 2, with comments on themes, acting, directing and the season in general. There are spoilers ahead. Continue reading “Jessica Jones, season 2: Some Thoughts”

Review: Everything Sucks

Everything Sucks is a coming of age tale set in Boring, Oregon (a real place). The cast is full of high school kids who are lovable misfits in every way, and who all fall into mad first love with unreachable others. Beware the spoilers. Continue reading “Review: Everything Sucks”

Review: La Niña

La Niña is a series from Columbia, based on true stories about children abducted from their families and forced to fight as soldiers. The main character is the girl Belky. Some of the names have been changed in the telling of her story, but the story is basically accurate. Continue reading “Review: La Niña”

Recommended Foreign Language Films and TV Series

I’ve reviewed a number of foreign language films and TV shows here on Old Ain’t Dead. This is a summary post helping you find them all up to today’s date. I’ve categorized them by language. Some of these may have gone from the various streaming services, check the date of the review if it isn’t where I say it is. Continue reading “Recommended Foreign Language Films and TV Series”

Review: The Heart Guy (Doctor, Doctor), Season 1

The Heart Guy is an Australian series called Doctor, Doctor by its Aussie creators. When it reached Acorn TV, where I watched it, it became The Heart Guy. This is a review of season 1 only. The series has two completed seasons with a 3rd on the way. Continue reading “Review: The Heart Guy (Doctor, Doctor), Season 1”