Review: Call My Agent (Dix pour cent), season 1

Call My Agent (Dix pour cent) is a French language TV series streaming on Netflix. It’s about a firm of agents behind the greatest film and TV stars in France. It’s clever and funny and delightful.

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Review: Normal People

Normal People is an Irish series streaming on Hulu. It tells the story of two people who love each other but are unable to make it fully work.

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Review: The Trial (Il Processo)

The Trial (Il Processo) is a mystery and crime series from Italy streaming on Netflix.

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Review: The Blue Rose

The Blue Rose comes from New Zealand. The first and only season of this series can be seen on Acorn TV or Prime Video and other streamers. It’s a woman powered mystery/drama with some excellent actors.

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Brain Dump: Vagrant Queen, Better Things, One Day at a Time, and Black Money Love

Let’s talk briefly about a few things. Specifically Vagrant Queen, Better Things, One Day at a Time and the Turkish series Black Money Love.

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Review: Deadwater Fell

Deadwater Fell, a 4 part mystery series set in Scotland, is streaming on Acorn TV. Episodes will release on Mondays until all 4 are available on April 27.

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Review: The Schouwendam 12 (De 12 van Schouwendam)

The Schouwendam 12 (De 12 van Schouwendam) is a Dutch language mystery series on Acorn TV. It’s a follow up to the very popular The Oldenheim 12. This is a completely new series with a new story, a new setting, and new actors. There are a few spoilers ahead, but I don’t reveal the big stuff.

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Review: Unorthodox

Unorthodox is a German mini-series about an ultra-Orthodox Jewish woman who escapes her community in Brooklyn’s Williamsburg district. She goes to Berlin, a place simmering with the spirits of dead Jews, where she finds help and acceptance.

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Off on a Tangent about S5 of Last Tango in Halifax

Last Tango in Halifax season 5 came to me as a gift on my birthday. I don’t intend to review it or recap it, I simply want to talk about a few bits. It will be a little spoilery, but not in any large sense. A few scenes, and a few remarks, and I’ll be done.

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Review: The Valhalla Murders

The Valhalla Murders is an Icelandic language mystery thriller on Netflix. It’s an outstanding mystery series, full of suspense and interesting characters.

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