Reviews of movies and TV focused on women

Tag: series 2

  • Review: Hidden, season 2

    Review: Hidden, season 2

    Hidden, season 2, is a Welsh police procedural streaming on Acorn TV. The two detectives working cases in this Welsh town are Cadi John (Sian Reese-Williams) and Owen Vaughan (Sion Alun Davies). This season’s investigation starts with the murder of a retired male teacher.

  • Unforgotten, series 2

    Unforgotten, series 2

    Unforgotten is a British police drama. So far it’s only been on iTV, but I hope a streaming service like Netflix will pick it up in the US. Nicola Walker and Sanjeev Bhaskar star as two cops who investigate decades old crimes that have recently been discovered.

  • Reflections on Series 2 of Happy Valley

    Reflections on Series 2 of Happy Valley

    Series 2 of Happy Valley is over on BBC One, and has been available on Netflix and iTunes for several days. I assume those interested in the show have taken the time needed to watch all 6 episodes either in the UK or in the US. I wanted to share some overall thoughts and things […]

  • Happy Valley S2 E6: Kindness to Strangers

    Happy Valley S2 E6: Kindness to Strangers

    Happy Valley S2 E6 resolves all the crime stories in this series, but it leaves us with Catherine Cawood (Sarah Lancashire) in emotional tatters. This  brief review will have spoilers. I’ve tried to keep the spoilers to a minimum, but my American readers will find the series on Netflix starting March 16, so the need […]

  • Happy Valley S2 E5: Omnipotent and Ubiquitous

    Happy Valley S2 E5: Omnipotent and Ubiquitous

    Happy Valley S2 E5 takes some major turns. A mystery gets solved. Other mysteries remain. Several of our favorite characters are still in trouble. I’ve tried to be cryptic about spoilers in these brief reviews, but there are some spoilers ahead.

  • Happy Valley S2 E4: So, So Emotional

    Happy Valley S2 E4: So, So Emotional

    Happy Valley S2 E4 must be saving the boiling excitement for the final episode in series 2, because this one is more about boiling emotions. I figured there would be dangerous situations to go all around by now, but I was wrong. We have to wait a bit. There are some spoilers ahead.

  • Happy Valley S2 E3: Sad, Mad, Glad, Scared

    Happy Valley S2 E3: Sad, Mad, Glad, Scared

    Happy Valley S2 E3 begins with Sgt. Catherine Cawood (Sarah Lancashire) talking to a therapist (David Crellin). She either has to get help or retire. Catherine chooses to fill the silence in the therapist’s office with shite. There will be some unavoidable spoilers in this overview.

  • Happy Valley S2 E2: Two Funerals and a Fall off the Wagon

    Happy Valley S2 E2: Two Funerals and a Fall off the Wagon

    Happy Valley S2 E2 has a few laughs, a couple of funerals, and a mess of disasters that will tangle future episodes. I’ll keep the review as brief and spoiler free as possible, but there are some spoilers. Catherine (Sarah Lancashire) brings home Ilinka (Ivana Bašić) after a group of Croatian women were rescued from […]

  • Happy Valley S2 E1: Oh, What a Tangled Web She Weaves

    Happy Valley S2 E1: Oh, What a Tangled Web She Weaves

    Happy Valley series 2, episode 1 aired on BBC One this week. The series is off to an exciting start. I can’t stop myself from writing about this series. I shall try to restrain myself from writing recaps with so many spoilers for season 2. I did that for season 1. Feel free to mention […]

  • Q&A with Sally Wainwright for Happy Valley Series 2

    Q&A with Sally Wainwright for Happy Valley Series 2

    BBC One and Red Production Company released a Q&A session with writer and director Sally Wainwright as publicity for season 2 of Happy Valley. The new series begins in February on BBC One. Sally Wainwright is writer, director and executive producer of Happy Valley. She directs 4 of the 6 episodes. Neasa Hardiman directs the […]

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