Is there a new heroine in season 2 of Gentleman Jack?
As I watched the final episode of season 2 of Gentleman Jack I was struck by how much had happened to Anne Lister (Suranne Jones) and Ann Walker (Sophie Rundle) since the start of their marriage. This real life 1830s lesbian couple did not have an easy adjustment to being together.
Review: The Unforgivable with Sandra Bullock
The Unforgivable is a remake of a 3 part British series called Unforgiven. The original was written by Sally Wainwright. I really liked the original. I set out to watch this adaptation as a stand alone film and not compare it to the earlier series. The film is on Netflix.
Off on a Tangent about S5 of Last Tango in Halifax
Last Tango in Halifax season 5 came to me as a gift on my birthday. I don’t intend to review it or recap it, I simply want to talk about a few bits. It will be a little spoilery, but not in any large sense. A few scenes, and a few remarks, and I’ll be […]
The Excellence of Gentleman Jack
Gentleman Jack season 1 ended in the U.S. It was excellent in every way. A brilliant achievement involving writers, directors, costumers, actors, and Anne Lister’s secret diaries.
Brain Dump: Killing Eve, Gentleman Jack, and Call the Midwife
Just a few bits and pieces about Killing Eve, both the Gentleman Jack TV series and tie in book, and Call the Midwife.
Some Anne Lister Resources
Want some outstanding Anne Lister resources? I’ve got ’em! The first is in a tweet, with a Twitter thread of my own thoughts . . .
Grace Notes after Two Episodes of Gentleman Jack
I’ve been noticing a lot of what you might call grace notes in Gentleman Jack. Minor characters, casting choices, reasons to break the 4th wall. There are a few spoilers from episode 2 ahead.
Gentleman Jack: A Look at Episode 1
Like any true fan of Sally Wainwright’s writing, I’ve been eagerly awaiting the series Gentleman Jack. Episode 1 aired last night: I’ll take a look at a few of the things that struck me about the first episode.
Watch This: Trailer for Gentleman Jack – UPDATED
I’m quite excited about Gentleman Jack. It’s an 8 hour historical drama series about Anne Lister, one of England’s earliest out lesbians. It’s written by Sally Wainwright. It stars Suranne Jones. Could anything get better than that?
Brain Dump: Wynonna Earp, Burden of Truth, and the Emmys
Time to empty the head of TV trivia with a brain dump. This edition contains gems about Wynonna Earp, Burden of Truth, and the upcoming Emmy awards.