Reviews of movies and TV focused on women

Tag: Fiona Banks

  • Wentworth, season 9 (or season 8 part 2) ends the series

    Wentworth, season 9 (or season 8 part 2) ends the series

    Wentworth’s final season recently reached Netflix US and I gobbled it right up. The season ended the story of the women and the guards in Wentworth Prison with lots of love, revenge, murder, mistaken judgements, and even some redemption. My personal thanks to everyone involved in this series. From beginning to end, Wentworth has been […]

  • Review: Ms Fisher’s Modern Murder Mysteries, season 2

    Review: Ms Fisher’s Modern Murder Mysteries, season 2

    Ms Fisher’s Modern Murder Mysteries, season 2, brings the fashion-plate private detective Peregrine Fisher (Geraldine Hakewill) back to solve crimes in 1960s Melbourne. It’s streaming on Acorn, with two episodes available now and more to come weekly for an 8 episode season.

  • Review: Wentworth, season 8

    Review: Wentworth, season 8

    Wentworth (in some locales Wentworth Prison), season 8, is available on Netflix US now. In this season, a rash of new characters entered the prison to create trouble and chaos. Seasons 8 and 9, already set, are supposed to be the final seasons for this long running Australian women’s prison series. The situation in Wentworth […]

  • Review: Wentworth, season 7

    Review: Wentworth, season 7

    Wentworth season 7 went heavy on the revenge themes. Prisoners went through all sorts of schemes and problems in search of revenge. All it got them was a lot of trouble. This review is almost spoiler free.

  • Review: Ms Fisher’s Modern Murder Mysteries

    Review: Ms Fisher’s Modern Murder Mysteries

    The Australians created another charming series about an unconventional detective in Ms Fisher’s Modern Murder Mysteries. There are currently 4 episodes of 90 minutes each available on Acorn TV.

  • Watch This: Trailer for Ms Fisher’s Modern Murder Mysteries

    Watch This: Trailer for Ms Fisher’s Modern Murder Mysteries

    Ms Fisher’s Modern Murder Mysteries is a spin off from the delightful Australian series Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries. The new series premieres on Acorn TV on Monday, April 29, 2019.

  • Review: Wentworth, season 6

    Review: Wentworth, season 6

    Wentworth, season 6, raises the danger level for prisoners and officers as new threats and old sins come to a violent head.

  • Review: Rain Shadow

    Review: Rain Shadow

    Rain Shadow is an Australian series from 2007 that is now available on AcornTV. It’s about a couple of female vets in a drought-parched sheep farming district of Australia.

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