Margarita, starring Nicola Correia Damude as the Mexican nanny Margarita, is the Canadian version of A Day Without a Mexican. In the same way that all of California comes to a screeching halt without Mexicans doing the actual business of making life work in A Day Without a Mexican, so Margarita makes life work for everyone around her. Only when she’s threatened with deportation, do the people around her notice how valuable she is.
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I’m working on a review of The Politician. Here’s a screen grab that I plan to use in it.
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Locked Up (Vis a vis) is an addicting Spanish language series on Netflix. It’s a women’s prison story with more twists than a corkscrew.
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Orange is the New Black dropped its final season, season 7, on Netflix recently. I, like many others, devoted a good part of a weekend to watching the last ever episodes of this groundbreaking marvel of a television masterpiece roll by.
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The final season of Orange is the New Black will release on Netflix July 26, a Friday. The social media team on this series, which is among the best in the world, is already at work. They’ve provided some early look photos and a fun video. Enjoy
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I’ve written about Orange is the New Black since season 1. I wanted to summarize my thoughts on this series, collect the most important posts in one spot, and share the results. This Orange is the New Black summary is my attempt to do that. Each headline is a link to the full article.
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Orange is the New Black, season 6, had quite a turnover in cast. I want to comment on a few of the new additions. Continue reading “Casting Thoughts on Orange is the New Black”
Orange is the New Black, season 6, starts after the riot of season 5. The way the government and prison authorities dealt with it was the focus of the season. Some of our favorite characters made it into Litchfield Max, while others were shipped off to distant prisons never to be seen again. Continue reading “Orange is the New Black, season 6”
Grey’s Anatomy started off season 14 with some new interns. The intern Casey Parker is played by Alex Blue Davis. I was absolutely thrilled by Casey Parker and the way he came into the story. Continue reading “Grey’s Anatomy Adds a Transgender Character”
Season 1 of the Netflix Original comedy GLOW wasn’t a total romp. It had plenty of serious moments. The overall impact, however, is one of R rated campy fun and female empowerment via headlocks and body slams. Continue reading “Review: Season 1 of GLOW”