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Sarah Lancashire in Julia

Julia: S2.E5 Bûche De Noël

Julia: Bûche De Noël shares some good laughs, twin David Hyde Pierces, and the sad realization that for all the things that have changed, things are still the same.

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Brie Larson in Lessons in Chemistry

Lessons in Chemistry: Brie Larson shines in this one

Lessons in Chemistry uses interesting, unique characters and powerful themes to tell a story of love and science. It isn’t the usual kind of storytelling – one episode is told from a dog’s point of view – but it works

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Nicole Kidman and Hugh Jackman in Faraway Downs

Faraway Downs makes something new out of Australia

Faraway Downs is a project director Baz Luhrmann undertook during the time when everyone was stuck at home due to COVID. Luhrmann was the director of 2008’s film Australia. He had miles of film in his garage from the making

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Sarah Lancashire as Julia Child

Julia: S2.E4 Chocolate Mousse

Julia: Chocolate Mousse brings Julia Child (Sarah Lancashire) back to Boston to begin filming the second season of The French Chef. She arrives to find that much has changed in the 4 months she was gone. Now Julia is the

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Sophie Wilde in Everything Now

Everything Now, a vivid portrait of mental illness

Everything Now centers around a British teen, Mia (Sophie Wilde), who is coming out of 7 months in a treatment center. She has anorexia. Her struggles to get better are the heart of the series. Around her are her friends,

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Nicola Walker in Annika

Annika, season 2, with more surprises

Annika left us with a cliffhanger at the end of season 1 that is resolved in the most unexpected way in season 2. The new season then winds its way to another huge cliffhanger, again involving Annika’s personal life and

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Sarah Lancashire in Julia

Julia: S2.E3 Pressed Duck

Julia: Pressed Duck is episode 3 of season 2 of this far reaching representation of Julia Child’s life, career, and influence. The story moves to Paris where Julia had attended Le Cordon Bleu and where Paul had memories of work

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Isabella Rossellini and Sarah Lancashire in Julia

Julia: S2.E2 Fried Chicken

Julia: Fried Chicken, episode 2 of the second season of Julia, involves a high stakes cookoff, several famous names, and a still uncertain list of recipes for the cookbook. Are Julia Child (Sarah Lancashire) and her cookbook co-writer Simca (Isabella

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Sarah Lancashire in Julia

Julia: S2.E1 Loup en Croûte

Julia: Loup en Croûte begins season two of Julia with Julia Child (Sarah Lancashire) and her husband Paul (David Hyde Pierce) in France. They are staying at the Provence home of Julia’s cookbook partner, Simca (Isabella Rossellini). They’ve been there

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Ryeo-won Jung and Lee Kyoo-hyung in May It Please the Court

May It Please the Court, K-drama looks at justice and the law

May It Please the Court is a complicated legal drama from Korea. Two excellent lead characters pull viewers along with a story about righting wrongs, seeking revenge, and the quest for justice. There are 12 episodes of an hour or

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