Julia, episode 5, “Crepes Suzette”
Julia, episode 5, “Crepes Suzette” happened to be released during the same week as the finale of Killing Eve. Instead of recapping or reviewing the episode, I’m going to look at some parallels between the two TV shows and their respective casts.
Review: Juliet, Naked
Juliet, Naked is a delightful film. I hesitate to to label it a romcom, because it turns all the romcom tropes upside down. But it is a love story. Perhaps it’s more correctly a love story about a woman who learns to love who she is and honor herself. There are spoilers ahead, but not […]
Spoilery comments on Killing Eve, S2 E4
Have you noticed how much time Sandra Oh as Eve Polastri spends staring at herself in a mirror on Killing Eve? She does it in almost every episode. Is she trying to figure out just who she is, now that Villanelle (Jodie Comer) has taken over her life?
Watch This: Trailer for Red Joan
Red Joan is a truth-based spy drama from the UK starring Sophie Cookson and Judi Dench as spy Joan Stanley. The spy played by the two women remained undetected for 50 years. Watch the trailer below.
Review: Silk, season 1
Silk takes us on a roller coaster ride with barrister Martha Costello (Maxine Peake) and the barristers, clerks, and juniors in her chamber. This very British legal drama is full of courtroom scenes and goings on in chambers, but doesn’t delve into most of the character’s personal lives.
Review: Marcella, season 2
Marcella is a British police officer. In season 2, she investigates a series of murders of children on the edge of puberty. She simultaneously investigates her own psyche and the blackout experiences she suffers.
I Love You, Sally Wainwright
I love you, Sally Wainwright. I know it’s a one-sided relationship. I’m the fan. You’re the creative genius behind great television. I know you have other fans. It isn’t an exclusive arrangement I have with you. But, still – I love you.
Brain Dump: Wynonna Earp, Nashville, The Bold Type
Time for a television watcher’s brain dump. This week I’ll offload short thoughts about Wynonna Earp, Nashville, and The Bold Type.
Absolutely Everything About Nina Sosanya Isn’t Very Much – Updated
Many people want to know more about Nina Sosanya. It’s hard to learn much about her. Nina Sosanya is either elusive or not interested in fame. Whatever her reasons for being shy about seeking the spotlight, information on her is hard to find.
Marcella is an 8 part mystery series from Netflix starring Anna Friel as British police officer DS Marcella Backland. Overall it was excellent and I watched it with great interest, but there were many confusing aspects to the series. There are minor spoilers ahead.