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”

Review: The Bisexual

The Bisexual, written and directed by Desiree Akhavan, also stars Akhavan in the lead role as Leila, the possible bisexual. Leila isn’t clear about herself, and we are left at the end not much clearer than she is. Continue reading “Review: The Bisexual”

Review: Ackley Bridge, season 2

Ackley Bridge, season 2, with its big cast and 12 episodes was even more interesting than season 1. The UK’s Channel 4 must agree with me because they’ve commissioned a third season of 8 episodes for 2019. This British drama about an integrated school filled with both white and Asian kids and teachers is a great setting for multiple storylines.

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