Review: The Heart Guy (Doctor, Doctor), Season 2

Season 2 of The Heart Guy (known as Doctor, Doctor in Australia) is now streaming on Acorn TV. This Australian comedy series about a brilliant heart surgeon stuck in a small town for a year is charming and funny. Continue reading “Review: The Heart Guy (Doctor, Doctor), Season 2”

Review: Babylon Berlin, season 1

Babylon Berlin is a sprawling, big budget, German series set in Berlin in 1929. Amid a period of German history swirling with change, we look at life through the eyes of a few key characters. This is a review of season 1 (episodes 1–8) only. Continue reading “Review: Babylon Berlin, season 1”

Review: No Offence

No Offence is a cop drama from the UK. It features a group of Manchester police who are dedicated to the job, but have interesting and sometimes funny lives as well. Continue reading “Review: No Offence”

Review: Detective Anna (Anna-detektiv)

Detective Anna (Anna-detektiv) is a Russian series now on Amazon Video. It features a 19 year old detective with the ability to communicate with the dead. Continue reading “Review: Detective Anna (Anna-detektiv)”

Review: Kiri

Kiri is a four-part drama out of the UK’s channel 4, now streaming on Hulu as the second season of National Treasure. There were no starring roles in this tightly-drawn cast, but the standout player for me was Sarah Lancashire as Miriam Grayson, a social worker. Continue reading “Review: Kiri”

Review: Acceptable Risk

Acceptable Risk is an Irish mini-series about a woman whose husband is murdered while he’s on a business trip to Montreal. Continue reading “Review: Acceptable Risk”

Review: Striking Out season 2

Season 2 of the Irish drama Striking Out was more exciting and tense than season 1 and had some new regular cast members that made me happy! This series, filmed with great love in Dublin, can be seen on Acorn TV. Continue reading “Review: Striking Out season 2”

Review: Striking Out season 1

Striking Out is an Irish drama, available on Acorn TV in the US. It’s about a young solicitor played by Amy Huberman with a cast of engaging characters. Season 1 had four episodes. Continue reading “Review: Striking Out season 1”

Review: Hard Sun

Hulu has been advertising the heck out of Hard Sun, a 6 part series from the BBC and Hulu. I decided to give it a try. It was a mix of good and bad. Continue reading “Review: Hard Sun”

Review: La Niña

La Niña is a series from Colombia, based on true stories about children abducted from their families and forced to fight as soldiers. The main character is the girl Belky. Some of the names have been changed in the telling of her story, but the story is basically accurate. Continue reading “Review: La Niña”