Adeel Akhtar

Millie Bobby Brown in Enola Holmes 2

Review: Enola Holmes 2, and Sherlock too

Enola Holmes 2 takes up where the original film Enola Holmes left off. Enola, played with madcap exuberance by Millie Bobby Brown, opens her own detective agency and waits eagerly for clients to arrive. She breaks the fourth wall to share her thoughts and eyerolls with the audience.

Daisy Haggard in Back to Life

Review: Back to Life, comedy from the UK, seasons 1-2

Back to Life tells a serious story in the British comedy style. It’s about a woman who spent 18 years in prison. She is trying to get her life back to normal. I saw it on Showtime, but I think it’s available elsewhere, too.

Stellan Skarsgård and Nicola Walker in River

River: A British Mystery Series with Nicola Walker

River originated on BBC One. Immediately after the last episode aired in Britain, it was imported to America on Netflix as a Netflix Original. It stars Stellan Skarsgård as John River, a cop trying to solve the murder of his former partner Stevie Stevenson. Nicola Walker plays the dead partner and appears to River frequently as he tries to understand …

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