Review: The Nest

The Nest, from the BBC, is a five part mini series streaming on Acorn TV. Sophie Rundle and Martin Compston star as a Glasgow couple desperate to have a child.

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Review: Stateless

Stateless shines a light on the plight of people detained in immigration centers. It shows how these inhumane places destroy families and lives. It’s based on true events in Australia.

Stateless, created by Tony Ayres, Cate Blanchett, and Elise McCredie, tells a multilayered story. There are many characters, I’ll give you a glimpse into only a few.

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Review: Hanna, season 2

Hanna brings 8 new episodes of psychological drama, action-packed excitement, and unpredictable twists to season 2 of this Amazon Original. There are minor spoilers ahead.

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Review: Warrior Nun

Warrior Nun is Netflix latest offering in the unwilling young heroine coming of age amidst supernatural foes genre. I had mixed reactions to it. Some were good, and some were bad.

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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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