Review: Hanna, the final season
Hanna finishes up its exciting and suspense-filled run with a 6 episode third season on Prime Video. This series has been a top-notch, edge-of-your-seat thriller from start to finish. The ending was not so much happy as inevitable.
The Suicide Squad, explosive fun
The Suicide Squad has been reviewed everywhere as a brilliant, bloody, action extravaganza. It was the “bloody” part that made me almost not watch it. It was the Margot Robbie part that made me watch it. I actually loved it and I love that you can see it on HBO Max without any extra charge […]
The Secrets We Keep looks at enduring trauma
The Secrets We Keep is a drama about the aftermath of trauma endured during World War II. Maja (Noomi Rapace) lives a quiet life in an American town. One day she sees the man she is sure tortured and raped her near the end of the war. The film is streaming on Hulu and can […]
For All Mankind, season 1, presents an alt version of the space race
For All Mankind brings science fiction to an alternate version of history and the space race. In this series on Apple TV+, the Soviets won the race to the moon. The fallout from that caused much of the action in the space agency, NASA, in the years following.
Review: Altered Carbon, season 2
Altered Carbon, season 2, puts Takeshi Kovacs 300 years in the future on a planet run by a money grubbing President. As in season 1, it’s a complex sci-fi drama with many characters’ stories interwoven.
Hanna, the 8 episode series on Amazon, was based on the 2011 thriller also named Hanna. It isn’t a remake, but an addition and extension. It’s very good. There are some spoilers ahead.
Review: Ultraviolet, season 1
The Polish mystery series Ultraviolet is on Netflix. It features a group of internet savvy private citizens who call themselves Ultraviolet and who get involved in police work.
Review: Altered Carbon
Altered Carbon is a science fiction series set in a technologically advanced future where people with money and power could choose to never die. That was the central thesis and conflict in the 10 part series from Netflix. The series touched on many other themes, but superficially. I thought the series tried to do too […]
Watch This: Trailer for House of Cards season 4
House of Cards season 4 comes down to Underwood vs. Underwood in this trailer. Kevin Spacey and Robin Wright are back as Frank and Claire Underwood in this political drama set in the world’s most ruthless centers of power.