Ammonite creates a fictional love story for real-life paleontologist Mary Anning. Anning devoted her life to digging fossils of sea creatures out of the muck and mud around Lime Regis on the southern coast of England. Because she lived in the early 1800s, the credit for her work was taken by men. She’s only recently come into the public consciousness.Continue reading “Review: Ammonite”
Enola Holmes tells about Enola Holmes, the younger sister of Sherlock and Mycroft. It stars Millie Bobby Brown as Enola, an intrepid detective in her own right who beats her famous older brother to the answer every time.Continue reading “Review: Enola Holmes”
In the final moments of season 2, Fleabag turns to the lens and waves goodbye to us, the people inside the camera. We have been her companions, the people who have been allowed to understand her grieving heart just a little better.Continue reading “Review: Fleabag, season 2”
Have you noticed how much time Sandra Oh as Eve Polastri spends staring at herself in a mirror on Killing Eve? She does it in almost every episode. Is she trying to figure out just who she is, now that Villanelle (Jodie Comer) has taken over her life?Continue reading “Spoilery comments on Killing Eve, S2 E4”
Season Two of Killing Eve opened with “Do You Know How to Dispose of a Body?” The episode began 30 seconds after the stabbing at end of season 1. While there are spoilers ahead, I will mainly talk about how new series writer Emerald Fennell stepped up to keep our beloved characters and story going.Continue reading “Killing Eve: Do You Know How to Dispose of a Body?”
For me, Colette was a mixed bag of good and bad. I still recommend seeing it, in spite of my less than 100% glowing review.Continue reading “Review: Colette”
Did you love, love, love season 1 of Killing Eve? I did. And I’m eager to watch and watch and watch when April 7 arrives with season 2.Continue reading “Watch This: Trailer for Season 2 of Killing Eve”
Lizzie is a retelling of the Lizzie Borden story. In 1892 someone, possibly Lizzie Borden, murdered the Borden parents with an axe. Lizzie was accused and acquitted. Continue reading “Watch This: Trailer for Lizzie: The Lizzie Borden Story”
Mind Games is a 2001 film from the UK starring Fiona Shaw as a criminal profiler. It is currently streaming on AcornTV. It’s a fun blast from the past and one of the few films I’ve seen with Fiona Shaw as the starring character. Continue reading “Review: Mind Games”
Killing Eve is a spy thriller unlike anything you’ve seen before. The eight episode first season had not even aired when Killing Eve was renewed for a second season. If my feeling about season 1 is any indication of how I’m going to react to future seasons, I hope it goes on for many years!
Beware, there are slight spoilers ahead.