Review: Secret City, season 2

Season 2 of the Australian drama Secret City reached Netflix in the US recently. It was just as good as the first season, possibly even better because of the addition of a young, independent politician who stirred things up among the political old guard in Canberra. This review is fairly spoiler free.

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Review: The Oldenheim 12 (De 12 van Oldenheim)

The Dutch mystery series The Oldenheim 12 (De 12 van Oldenheim) is a compelling and unpredictable ride full of tension and surprises. It’s currently steaming on Acorn TV.

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Review: Always a Witch (Siempre Bruja)

Always a Witch (Siempre Bruja) comes from Colombia. It’s a Netflix original with 10 episodes in the first season. The story is about a time-traveling witch from the 17th century who finds herself in modern day Cartagena.

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Review: Wanderlust

Toni Collette and Steven Mackintosh play Joy and Alan, a married couple who agree to indulge their Wanderlust, meaning their quest to find new and exciting sexual partners.

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Review: No Offence, season 3

No Offence, the British series about a group of Manchester police, has the police facing the loss of one of their own in season3. She was a favorite of mine as well. Big spoiler ahead.

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Review: Derry Girls, season 1

Derry Girls is an Irish sitcom about a group of Catholic school girls. It’s set in Derry, Ireland in the 1990’s, which was the time of the Troubles in Ireland. Season 1 has 6 half hour episodes, so it is a fast watch. It’s funny.

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Review: Wanted, season 3

I love Wanted so much. I love the two ingenious MacGyver escape artist women in the lead. I love the hectic chase and pursuit of the plot. I love the depth of the women characters and the unbreakable bond between the two lead women. This Australian TV series with its great women leads is one of my all time favorite shows.

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Review: Pine Gap

Pine Gap comes from Australia. It’s a fictionalized TV series about a real place. The real Pine Gap is a joint Australian/United States intelligence gathering installation in the desert near Alice Springs. Some slight spoilers ahead.

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Review: Fugitiva

Fugitiva, a series from Spain, is about a woman trying to save herself and her three children from their violent, criminal father. Continue reading “Review: Fugitiva”

Review: The Heart Guy (Doctor, Doctor), season 3

The Heart Guy, called Doctor, Doctor by its Australian creators, continues with the charming scoundrel Dr. Hugh Knight (Rodger Corser) leading a large cast in a soapy dramedy about life in Whyhope. Continue reading “Review: The Heart Guy (Doctor, Doctor), season 3”