Review: The Other One

The Other One is a British comedy series streaming on Acorn TV. This is a comedy series for lovers of British humor. It is a solid example of the genre.

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Review: Spiral (Engrenages), season 1

Spiral (Engrenages) is a long-running (8 seasons!) French drama that explores the criminal justice system from numerous points of view. This review will talk about season 1 only.

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Review: Stateless

Stateless shines a light on the plight of people detained in immigration centers. It shows how these inhumane places destroy families and lives. It’s based on true events in Australia.

Stateless, created by Tony Ayres, Cate Blanchett, and Elise McCredie, tells a multilayered story. There are many characters, I’ll give you a glimpse into only a few.

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Review: Rebecka Martinsson – Updated with Series 2 News

Rebecka Martinsson is an 8 part Swedish mystery series about a Stockholm lawyer. It’s based on 4 novels by Åsa Larsson. Many of the characters follow from mystery to mystery.

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Girls From Ipanema (Coisa Mais Linda), season 2

Girls From Ipanema (Coisa Mais Linda) is season 2 of what was called Most Beautiful Thing in season 1. Those are English titles. The Portuguese title is Coisa Mais Linda in both seasons. It’s a Brazilian drama streaming on Netflix.

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Review: The Woods

The Woods from mystery writer Harlan Coben is a six part Polish original on Netflix.

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Review: Hidden, season 2

Hidden, season 2, is a Welsh police procedural streaming on Acorn TV. The two detectives working cases in this Welsh town are Cadi John (Sian Reese-Williams) and Owen Vaughan (Sion Alun Davies). This season’s investigation starts with the murder of a retired male teacher.

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Review: Blood and Water

Blood and Water is Netflix second effort with South African content after the success of Queen Sono. This time they chose to go with characters younger in age set in a posh high school. They scored plenty of drama with the decision.

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Review: Dublin Murders

Dublin Murders is an Irish mystery series on STARZ. The 8 episode drama is based on two novels by Tana French, who worked with series creator Sarah Phelps in writing the episodes.

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Review: Into the Night, season 1

Into the Night is a Belgian sci-fi thriller. It’s a nail-biting thrill ride with one of the best cliffhangers at the end of the season I’ve ever seen. It’s mostly in French with some English, Russian, and Arabic in the mix.

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