The Chair has a terrific cast with Sandra Oh and Jay Duplass leading a large group of excellent actors. This Netflix dramedy was full of good performances that couldn’t quite pull the 6 episode series over the line into greatness. It was good. It was enjoyable. But not great.Continue reading “The Chair, good but not great”
Over the Moon is an animated musical fantasy from Netflix. We’re used to seeing this sort of thing from Disney. While I don’t think the Netflix animation equaled the splendor of, say, Coco, the look and colorful cheer of Over the Moon is enough to make you happy.Continue reading “Review: Over the Moon”
Wilby Wonderful is a 2004 Canadian goodie starring Sandra Oh and Ellen Page as denizens of a fictional small island town in the Canadian Maritimes.Continue reading “Review: Wilby Wonderful”
Just a few bits and pieces about Killing Eve, both the Gentleman Jack TV series and tie in book, and Call the Midwife.Continue reading “Brain Dump: Killing Eve, Gentleman Jack, and Call the Midwife”
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?Continue reading “Spoilery comments on Killing Eve, S2 E4”
Season Two of Killing Eve opened with “Do You Know How to Dispose of a Body?” The episode began 30 seconds after the stabbing at end of season 1. While there are spoilers ahead, I will mainly talk about how new series writer Emerald Fennell stepped up to keep our beloved characters and story going.Continue reading “Killing Eve: Do You Know How to Dispose of a Body?”
Did you love, love, love season 1 of Killing Eve? I did. And I’m eager to watch and watch and watch when April 7 arrives with season 2.Continue reading “Watch This: Trailer for Season 2 of Killing Eve”
The opening episode of a TV series is a make or break deal. If it’s a great episode, people come back for more. I’ll share 4 such episodes that I think are outstanding. Continue reading “4 Examples of Television’s Most Compelling First Episodes”
Killing Eve is a spy thriller unlike anything you’ve seen before. The eight episode first season had not even aired when Killing Eve was renewed for a second season. If my feeling about season 1 is any indication of how I’m going to react to future seasons, I hope it goes on for many years!
Beware, there are slight spoilers ahead.
Meditation Park is a lovely film from director Mina Shum, who also wrote the film. It’s about an older woman who learns to stand up for herself after two crises hit at the same time. Continue reading “Review: Meditation Park”