Review: Charité at War

Charité at War is a German series. It’s set in the Berlin hospital Charité during the last two years of World War II. It’s an examination of the moral choices doctors and nurses must make when trying to save lives under a Nazi regime. There are a couple of spoilers ahead.

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Review: Black Spot (Zone Blanche), season 2

The French suspense mystery Black Spot (Zone Blanche) continues in season 2 with more of the same dark crimes and inexplicable events in the forest that we watched in season 1.

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Review: Black Spot (Zone Blanche), season 1

Season 1 of Black Spot (Zone Blanche), a dark and suspenseful mystery series from France, is streaming on Netflix now. Season 2 arrives on June 14.

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Review The Simple Heist (Enkelstöten), season 1

The Simple Heist (Enkelstöten) is a Swedish comedy TV series. Season 1 is currently streaming on Acorn TV. A second season is underway.

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Review: High Seas (Alta mar)

The Netflix original Spanish language series High Seas (Alta mar) is set on a luxury ship heading from Spain to Brazil in the late 1940s.

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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.

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Review: Quicksand, a Swedish drama series

Quicksand opens with 5 gunshots, a bloody classroom, and a stunned young woman named Maja (Hanna Ardéhn) sitting speechless and uninjured amid the chaos. Minor spoilers ahead.

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Most Beautiful Thing (Coisa Mais Linda)

Most Beautiful Thing (Coisa Mais Linda) is a Brazilian series on Netflix. Set in 1959 Rio de Janeiro, the series features 4 leading women who break every convention.

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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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