The Disappearance (Disparue) is a French 8 part mini-series. If you’ve seen The Killing or Broadchurch or are familiar with the Spanish series Desaparecida, you’ll be familiar with the concept. Except this time you see it in French with a whole new cast and some excellent cinematography. Some of the plot details and all the nuance are completely French. Continue reading “Review: The Disappearance (Disparue)”
Rita, season 4, begins August 21st in Denmark. We can expect it on Netflix US within a few weeks of it airing in Denmark. I heard from the series creator Christian Torpe with news about the storyline for season 4. Continue reading “Photos and Plot Revelations about Season 4 of Rita”
Hinterland (Y Gwyll in Welsh) season 3 sees Tom Mathias (Richard Harrington) come under suspicion of murder himself. The story takes us back to unraveling crimes that were first investigated in season 1. Continue reading “Review: Hinterland Season 3”
Witnesses (Les témoins) season 2 is now available on Netflix. This dark French mystery series is full of tension and danger as cop Sandra Winckler (Marie Dompnier) breaks all the rules to catch a killer. Continue reading “Review: Witnesses (Les témoins) season 2”
Christian Torpe, creator of the hit Danish series Rita, talked with us about the upcoming season 4. Rita is a fan favorite worldwide. A new season is a cause for celebration, because at the end of season 3, Rita’s future was uncertain.
Mille Dinesen stars in the series as the title character. In seasons 1–3, Rita was a rebellious teacher. What’s in store for Rita in season 4? Christian promises a fresh new take on this much loved character. Continue reading “Exclusive: Creator Christian Torpe Talks about Rita Season 4”
Netflix first Spanish project is Cable Girls (Las Chicas Del Cable). I’ll review the 8 episode season 1 of this female-powered drama. Minor spoilers ahead.
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First it was on Facebook, which eagle eyed reader Christopher Swaby pointed out. Then Mille Dinesen put it on Instagram. Rita will get a 4th season! Continue reading “Rita Gets a 4th Season – UPDATED”
The Time in Between (El tiempo entre costuras in the original Spanish) is a sweeping drama from Spain. Sira Quiroga (Adriana Ugarte) begins her life as a dressmaker in Madrid just before the Spanish Civil War. She becomes part of history as circumstances compel her into spying for the British during WW II. Spoilers ahead. Continue reading “The Time in Between (El tiempo entre costuras)”
Juana Inés is a mini-series from Mexico. It tells the story of Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz, a brilliant writer, poet, scholar, and nun who lived in Mexico City in the late 1600s. Juana Inés is a beautiful retelling of her life and achievements. Continue reading “Review: Juana Inés”
The Kettering Incident is an Australian series now available on Amazon Video. It’s a dark, ethereal Gothic mystery wrapped in layers of science fiction. Filmed in the small Tasmanian town of Kettering, nearby Bruny Island, and the dense forests surrounding the town, the location is beautiful, yet as eerie as the incidents.
This review is as general and spoiler free as possible. Continue reading “Review: The Kettering Incident”