Partner Track, there’s a lot to like here
Partner Track is a successful series. It manages to be an indictment of the immorality of capitalism and institutionalized racism while telling dramatic stories about interesting people. A success.
Buffaloed: a manic Zoey Deutch in top form
Buffaloed is a chaotic comedy starring Zoey Deutch in a frantic quest for the biggest, best, money making scheme she can find. All she wants to do is make money.
Kleo, Germany gives us another delightful assassin
Kleo owes everything to Killing Eve and the creative imagination of Phoebe Waller Bridge and Luke Jennings. Creator Hanno Hackfort, to his credit, took the idea and made it uniquely different while retaining the humor, style, and charm of the original concept.
Echoes, twins make mayhem
Echoes is about twins. One is good, one is bad. They swap identities regularly so you never know if you’re looking at the good one or the bad one. The series was created by Vanessa Gazy and used all women directors.
Wow! 6 women powered, women empowered, shows in recent weeks
In the past month or so, I’ve seen several outstanding movies and TV series that are written by or directed by women and that star women in roles where they either hold or take the power. I know I’m forgetting some or haven’t seen everything, so feel free to suggest more in the comments.
Butterfly Breath (Pili Pala) brings tense Welsh drama
Butterfly Breath (Pili Pala) is a 2019 Welsh mini-series, just now making its way to stream on Acorn TV. It’s the story of a few fraught, life-changing days in the lives of four friends. The stress is high for these characters as they work through the situation. There will be some spoilers ahead to summarize […]
Never Have I Ever, season 3, coming of age comedy
Never Have I Ever, season 3, left behind the topic-loaded excellence of season 2 and went back to concentrating on coming of age. It was junior year for Devi (Maitreyi Ramakrishnan) and her friends. They were concerned with shedding their virginity and finding relationships.
Moonhaven, even on the Moon, humans are gonna human
Moonhaven is a sci-fi tale set 100 years in the future. A colony created on the Moon had been working for the last 100 years to create the technology and culture that would save the nearly unlivable Earth. Mooners were ready to go back to Earth to spread the goodness around.
A League of Their Own, this remake bats 1.000
A League of Their Own is a perfect example of my motto, “All the best stories are about love.” This baseball infused series contains many different kinds of love stories – most of them queer. There’s love for everyone in this outstanding reworking of the 1992 feminist classic.
The Outlaws, season 2, it keeps getting better
The Outlaws got better in season 2, an unusual feat. Season 1 laid the groundwork, introduced the characters, and set the scene. That left room for plenty of character development and depth in the second season. The threat level was ramped up for the outlaws as they dealt with dangerous drug dealers.