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Lily Gladstone in Under the Bridge

Under the Bridge offers a dramatized retelling of a true crime

Under the Bridge is a multi-layered story about the murder of a 14 year old Indian-Canadian girl in the small town of Saanich, a suburb of Victoria, British Columbia. The series is based on a book by Rebecca Godfrey (Riley […]

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Annette Bening in Apples Never Fall

Apples Never Fall, complicated family drama

Apples Never Fall, with all 7 episodes uploaded, is available on Peacock. This family drama is based on a novel by Liane Moriarty. It was developed by Melanie Marnich. I enjoy reading Liane Moriarty – her novels are always full

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Penélope Cruz and Luana Giuliani in L'immensità

L’immensità: Penélope Cruz mothers a trans child in 1970s Rome

L’immensità tells a tender, heartbreaking story about a mother’s love for her children, one of them trans, in this Italian drama starring Penélope Cruz. The setting is Rome in 1970, not a time and place where gender dysphoria was understood

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Nikki Rodriguez in My Life with the Walter Boys

My Life with the Walter Boys, YA romance drama

My Life with the Walter Boys is a young adult series devoted to love and romance using a love triangle to propel the story. The series definitely does not pass the Bechdel Test, because all the girls in this cliché

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Taika Waititi and Rhys Darby in Our Flag Means Death

Our Flag Means Death, season 2, give it up for the women

Our Flag Means Death, season 2, added some more women characters to the pirate mix. Enough that I felt it was worth talking about the series this season. There were no women directors (although season 1 had two episodes directed

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Madeleine Sami and Kate Box in Deadloch

Deadloch: a goofball feminist murder tale

Deadloch stars Kate Box and Madeleine Sami in a wildly ridiculous comedy about a couple of cops in Tasmania with a serial killer on their hands. The two stars are absolute comedy genius together, but manage to have a few

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