The Defeated: post war drama set in Berlin
The Defeated takes place in 1946 in Berlin. Much of Berlin was a pile of rubble. The Americans, British, French, and Russians squabbled for power in the divided city. The series narrows in on a few characters as they struggle to survive and rebuild their lives.
Review: The Report
I finally got around to watching The Report on Prime Video on the day we all waited for results from the Iowa caucuses, the day of the SOTU address, and the day before the Senate’s final vote on the President’s impeachment trial. It was a good day to watch this film and be reminded that […]
Safe is an 8 part Harlan Coben mystery series on Netflix. It stars Michael C. Hall as a father desperately trying to find his missing 16 year old daughter.
Review: The Crown, season 2
The Crown season 2 is as lush and grand as season 1. It provides a view of the world in the late 1950s from inside the vulnerable but unbreakable British monarchy. Claire Foy as Queen Elizabeth II and the rest of the pitch perfect cast continue the story behind the facade. Peter Morgan, creator of […]
Watch This: Trailer for Season 2 of The Crown
The Crown on Netflix was one of the best things on television when it began. Season 2 will be available on December 8, and promises more of the same.
Lois Smith in The Americans and in Ruth & Erica
Last week in the “Do Mail Robots Dream of Electric Sheep” episode of The Americans, Lois Smith was a guest star. It was an important episode of The Americans because it showed the Russian spy, Elizabeth (Keri Russell) as she begins to grasp the horror of what she does as a spy.