Here at Old Ain’t Dead I made a list of my 2020 favorites among movies and TV for the year. I can’t make a “Best Of” list. I don’t watch everything. I only watch things made by or starring women. Nor do I subscribe to every service. There are many things I miss.Continue reading “2020 Favorites – Movies and TV Series”
When I contacted Christian Torpe to talk about season 5 of Rita, he said, I wasn’t very involved in season 5. You have to talk to Marie Østerbye. She ran the season. He put me in touch with her and she agreed to answer my questions about season 5 of the Danish hit series, Rita.
Here we go!Continue reading “Interview with Marie Østerbye, season 5 writer and showrunner for Rita”
Rita, season 5, sets the star of this Danish series on a new adventure running a small private school. There are some clever and funny tie-backs to past seasons. Some characters we haven’t seen for a while return. Rita is still herself in all her glory, and fans of the series won’t be disappointed.Continue reading “Review: Rita, season 5”
I love Rita, the Danish TV series, with unreserved delight. Now it’s coming to Showtime in the U.S. That’s FANTASTIC NEWS! I reached out to series creator Christian Torpe about the news and have a couple of exclusive comments for you.Continue reading “The Danish Favorite Rita Comes to the U.S.”
Season 4 of Rita, the Danish series created by Christian Torpe, is finally available on Netflix US. It was deeply emotional, heartwarming, and a brilliant resolution to the story of Rita that we have been privileged to see so far.Continue reading “Review: Rita, Season 4”
Rita, season 4, begins August 21st in Denmark. We can expect it on Netflix US within a few weeks of it airing in Denmark. I heard from the series creator Christian Torpe with news about the storyline for season 4. Continue reading “Photos and Plot Revelations about Season 4 of Rita”
Christian Torpe, creator of the hit Danish series Rita, talked with us about the upcoming season 4. Rita is a fan favorite worldwide. A new season is a cause for celebration, because at the end of season 3, Rita’s future was uncertain.
Mille Dinesen stars in the series as the title character. In seasons 1–3, Rita was a rebellious teacher. What’s in store for Rita in season 4? Christian promises a fresh new take on this much loved character. Continue reading “Exclusive: Creator Christian Torpe Talks about Rita Season 4”
First it was on Facebook, which eagle eyed reader Christopher Swaby pointed out. Then Mille Dinesen put it on Instagram. Rita will get a 4th season!Continue reading “Rita Gets a 4th Season – UPDATED”
A very popular post on this blog is about the Danish show Rita, which is a hit on Netflix. Mille Dinesen is the star of Rita. I thought readers would appreciate learning more about her, seeing some photos and some video, and finding out how to keep track of her.Continue reading “A Closer Look at Mille Dinesen, Star of ‘Rita’”
News for fans of Rita and her sidekick played by Lise Baastrup. Hjørdis is a mini-series spin off of Rita and is now available in the US.
HJØRDIS is now on Netflix! About bullying and gender roles in school but done in a much more child friendly way than Rita. Hope u like it!
— Christian Torpe (@TorpeChristian) July 8, 2015