Review: Keeping Faith, season 2

Keeping Faith season 2 continues to be densely written with a lot going on in a short time. It threatens to overwhelm the heroine Faith Howells (Eve Myles). Too much, too fast, and all of it serious. There’s a powerful sense of desperation in this suspenseful tale.

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Review: Mindhunter, season 2

Mindhunter, season 2, continues the real-life story of how the FBI worked to perfect the idea of suspect profiles in serial murder cases. Several famous cases were mentioned in season 2 including Son of Sam, Charles Manson, and 27 murdered black children in Atlanta. Almost all of the second half of the season was devoted to the child murder cases in Atlanta.

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Review: Derry Girls, season 2

Derry Girls continues with over the top foolishness from the Catholic schoolgirls and their parents in season 2. This half hour comedy set in Ireland goes by too quickly with only 6 episodes.

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Review: Absentia, season 2

Season 2 of Absentia starts off slowly, but builds to a terrifying, suspense-filled climax. This Amazon original thriller may be in line for a 3rd season, because season 2 ended with several issues unresolved.

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Review: Black Spot (Zone Blanche), season 2

The French suspense mystery Black Spot (Zone Blanche) continues in season 2 with more of the same dark crimes and inexplicable events in the forest that we watched in season 1.

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Review: Fleabag, season 2

In the final moments of season 2, Fleabag turns to the lens and waves goodbye to us, the people inside the camera. We have been her companions, the people who have been allowed to understand her grieving heart just a little better.

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Review: Secret City, season 2

Season 2 of the Australian drama Secret City reached Netflix in the US recently. It was just as good as the first season, possibly even better because of the addition of a young, independent politician who stirred things up among the political old guard in Canberra. This review is fairly spoiler free.

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Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries on Netflix

Netflix has all 3 seasons of Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries, the Australian series that I first reviewed some time ago. Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries season 3, the focus of this post, is as much fun as the first 2 seasons were. Continue reading “Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries on Netflix”

Review: Runaways, season 2

For some reason I didn’t review season 1 of Marvel Runaways. Odd, because I watched it with interest. Season 2 takes the runaways on a complex adventure as they try to gain their freedom from parents they consider evil.

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Review: The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, season 2

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, season 2, didn’t have as much stand up as I hoped it would. I was a bit disappointed in that. It focused more on Midge Maisel (Rachel Brosnahan) and the characters around her as people than it did on Midge’s career as a comic. There are some slight spoilers ahead.

Season 2 was more about the people and the life style of 1950s New Yorkers from the Upper East Side. It took me a minute to accept that the story was taking that turn.

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