I’ll say it right off the mark: I didn’t think season 2 of The Handmaid’s Tale was as strong as season 1. I’m not sure I can pinpoint why, but I’ll offer several theories as to why anyway. You can join in with a comment if you think you have a better sense of why. This review is fairly spoiler free. Continue reading “Review: The Handmaid’s Tale, season 2”
Anne with an E season 2 is loosely based on the Anne of Green Gables novels by Lucy Maud Montgomery. Adapted in this version for Canadian television by writer Moira Walley-Beckett, the series is available on Netflix. There are some minor spoilers ahead.
Bed of Roses, the dramedy series from Australia, moved up to 8 episodes in its second series. In season 2, the action centered around various romances, environmental concerns affecting the community, and the community newspaper. Continue reading “Review: Bed of Roses, season 2”
Queer Eye season 2, streaming on Netflix, continues the campaign by the fab 5 to make everyone they help feel better about themselves and make improvements in their lives. Continue reading “Review: Queer Eye, season 2”
Luke Cage season 2 is a treatise on power. Who has it, who wants it, what it does to the people who have it, and what it does to the people who are stripped of it.
Mike Colter is back as the bulletproof black man in a hoodie, Luke Cage. In season 2 he faces several powerful villains. Some of Luke’s struggles are against himself – his own rage and anger, his own ego in thinking he is the savior of all of Harlem. Continue reading “Review: Luke Cage, season 2”
Goliath, season 2, is a full on murder mystery with Billy Bob Thornton playing the semi-drunken investigator/lawyer with a heart of gold who tries to spring an innocent kid from jail. Continue reading “Review: Goliath, season 2”
Marcella is a British police officer. In season 2, she investigates a series of murders of children on the edge of puberty. She simultaneously investigates her own psyche and the blackout experiences she suffers. Continue reading “Review: Marcella, season 2”
Season 2 of The Good Karma Hospital takes the main characters down various roads to growth and understanding. In the process, the doctors and nurses at the hospital handle emergencies of every kind. Continue reading “Review: The Good Karma Hospital, season 2”
Dear White People Vol. 2 is the second season of this comedic discussion of race in America. The quality that characterized the first season continues as the story about a group of black students at mostly white Winchester University moves forward. There are minor spoilers ahead. Continue reading “Review: Dear White People, Vol.2”
I loved season 1 of GLOW so much! I can’t wait for season 2. Netflix released a trailer for the new season. Lip syncing is involved. Continue reading “Watch This: Trailer for Season 2 of GLOW”