Review: The Stranger

The Stranger is a new Harlan Coben mystery thriller on Netflix. The story is set in motion when a young woman calling herself The Stranger (Hannah John-Kamen) reveals secrets to several people living in Manchester, England.

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Review: Locked Up (Vis a vis), season 1

Locked Up (Vis a vis) is an addicting Spanish language series on Netflix. It’s a women’s prison story with more twists than a corkscrew.

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Brain Dump: Diary of a Future President, Batwoman, and Emergence

New series begin, established series return. A few comments on several of these TV events are required. Let’s talk about Diary of a Future President, Batwoman, and Emergence.

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Review: Shrill, season 2

Shrill, season 2, takes the main character Annie (Aidy Bryant) on a journey of discovery about herself and the people around her. Aidy Bryant developed the series with Alexandra Rushfield and Lindy West. Bryant wrote for every episode, and also directed in season 2.

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Review: Jezebel (2019)

Jezebel is a true story based on the early life of the film’s writer and director, Numa Perrier. Perrier plays the older sister Sabrina in the film but she lived it as the younger sister. It’s available on Netflix.

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Thoughts on Season 1 of The L Word: Generation Q

The L Word: Generation Q is an old friend and a new friend wrapped up in a beautiful package. Now that season 1 has ended and the long wait for season 2 begins, I wanted to share some thoughts about the new series.

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Review: What Love Looks Like

What Love Looks Like is a low budget indie from writer and director Alex Magaña. It weaves 5 stories about falling in love into a series of vignettes about love. It’s currently streaming on Prime Video.

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Review: Ackley Bridge, season 3

Ackley Bridge, season 3, is streaming on Acorn TV for US viewers. This British series is about a racially diverse school in West Yorkshire. Season 3 dealt with some heavy, heartbreaking topics.

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Review: Sex Education, season 2

Sex Education season 2 is so tightly written that not a beat is wasted. In 8 episodes this outstanding series tells many, many stories about the sexual escapades, hangups, failures, and successes of a large group of people connected to an English school. There are a few spoilers ahead, if you haven’t seen season 2 yet.

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Review: Troop Zero

Troop Zero is a moving, inspiring, underdog story streaming on Prime Video. It’s about an unlikely gaggle of kids who stand up to the universe and say, “I am here.”

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