Wentworth, season 9 (or season 8 part 2) ends the series

Wentworth’s final season recently reached Netflix US and I gobbled it right up. The season ended the story of the women and the guards in Wentworth Prison with lots of love, revenge, murder, mistaken judgements, and even some redemption. My personal thanks to everyone involved in this series. From beginning to end, Wentworth has been top notch melodrama.

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Review: Wentworth, season 8

Wentworth (in some locales Wentworth Prison), season 8, is available on Netflix US now. In this season, a rash of new characters entered the prison to create trouble and chaos. Seasons 8 and 9, already set, are supposed to be the final seasons for this long running Australian women’s prison series.

The situation in Wentworth Prison at the start of the season is unsettled. There was ‘the siege’ at the end of season 7. The writing technique that pits women against women, thrives on rumors and false information, and keeps everyone stirred up remains the same, no matter the season. There’s always someone believing bad advice from someone with an ulterior motive.

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Review: Wentworth, season 7

Wentworth season 7 went heavy on the revenge themes. Prisoners went through all sorts of schemes and problems in search of revenge. All it got them was a lot of trouble. This review is almost spoiler free.

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Review: Wentworth, season 6

Wentworth, season 6, raises the danger level for prisoners and officers as new threats and old sins come to a violent head. Continue Reading: Review: Wentworth, season 6

Review: Glitch Season 2

Glitch season 2 is an Australian sci-fi series now on Netflix US and other worldwide locales. The basic premise is that people are resurrected from the dead. In season 1, there was no explanation as to how that happened. In season 2, we learn how some of them rose from the dead and get many more glimpses into backstories of the risen characters.  There are many, many spoilers ahead.Continue Reading: Review: Glitch Season 2

Review: Wentworth Season 5

Wentworth season 5 or Wentworth Prison, as it is also called, came roaring back after Bea Smith’s (Danielle Cormack) murder with a season that was tighter, tenser, and hold-your-breath dangerous. I thought Wentworth would never recover its bite without Bea. I was wrong. Continue Reading: Review: Wentworth Season 5

Wentworth Season 4: A Second Look

Because of the way season 4 of Wentworth ended, my original review of the season was strictly about Bea’s Journey. I’ve rewatched the entire season with a bit of emotional distance between the way the season ended and my response to the season as a whole. I realize the rest of the story and the cast deserve praise – it wasn’t only Bea (Danielle Cormack) doing great work. Will you let me set things to rights?Continue Reading: Wentworth Season 4: A Second Look

Wentworth Season 4: Bea’s Journey

The Australian TV series Wentworth season 4 is now available on Netflix US. I recommend binging it as soon as possible! I want to review the season, but not in the usual way that covers everything. I intend to look at the entire season as Bea’s journey. Beware: spoilers ahead! Continue Reading: Wentworth Season 4: Bea’s Journey

An Audience with the cast of Wentworth

Wentworth, the Australian women’s prison drama, is currently in season 4 on Australian TV. In the US, Netflix has seasons 1-3, and will probably have season 4 after it finishes airing in Australia. Continue Reading: An Audience with the cast of Wentworth

Review: Wentworth Season 3

Here’s my review of the 3rd season of Wentworth, the tense Australian  women’s prison drama. Season 3 raises the stakes. Everyone’s situation is fraught and the lunatics are in charge of the asylum. Characters turn harder and tougher and use what they know to manipulate and control. Beware the spoilers.

I also reviewed seasons 1 and 2 and Bea’s Journey in season 4.

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