Review: Babylon Berlin, season 1

Babylon Berlin is a sprawling, big budget, German series set in Berlin in 1929. Amid a period of German history swirling with change, we look at life through the eyes of a few key characters. This is a review of season 1 (episodes 1–8) only. Continue reading “Review: Babylon Berlin, season 1”

Review: No Offence

No Offence is a cop drama from the UK. It features a group of Manchester police who are dedicated to the job, but have interesting and sometimes funny lives as well. Continue reading “Review: No Offence”

Review: Lost in Space

The 2018 version of Lost in Space from Netflix is a slick looking space drama about the Robinson family and their struggles to survive on an unknown planet. It’s full of excitement and relationship drama. Continue reading “Review: Lost in Space”

Review: Striking Out season 1

Striking Out is an Irish drama, available on Acorn TV in the US. It’s about a young solicitor played by Amy Huberman with a cast of engaging characters. Season 1 had four episodes. Continue reading “Review: Striking Out season 1”

Review: Everything Sucks

Everything Sucks is a coming of age tale set in Boring, Oregon (a real place). The cast is full of high school kids who are lovable misfits in every way, and who all fall into mad first love with unreachable others. Beware the spoilers. Continue reading “Review: Everything Sucks”

Review: Good Karma Hospital, season 1

Good Karma Hospital comes from the UK by way of Acorn TV for American audiences. A young doctor, Ruby Walker (Amrita Acharia), breaks up with a long time boyfriend. She decides to leave England and work for a while in a modern hospital in India. Continue reading “Review: Good Karma Hospital, season 1”

Review: Imposters, season 1

Imposters is a TV series about a group of con artists. It’s a fun series with a great cast and an entertaining twisty storyline. This is a review (with a few spoilers, beware) of season 1. Season 2 will arrive on Bravo in April. Continue reading “Review: Imposters, season 1”

Review: Altered Carbon

Altered Carbon is a science fiction series set in a technologically advanced future where people with money and power could choose to never die. That was the central thesis and conflict in the 10 part series from Netflix. The series touched on many other themes, but superficially. I thought the series tried to do too much. Continue reading “Review: Altered Carbon”

Review: Dark, season 1

Dark is a German mystery series with a bit of supernatural, time-travel, not who or what but when magic thrown into the excitement. It’s the first German series Netflix has produced. Continue reading “Review: Dark, season 1”

Review: Love, Lies and Records

Love, Lies and Records is a British series about Kate, who works in the Leeds registry office. She has a fella and 3 kids at home,  a busy work life dealing with births, deaths, and marriages, a confusing man nipping at her heels, and a troublesome coworker named Judy. Continue reading “Review: Love, Lies and Records”