Reviews of movies and TV focused on women

Tag: Shelley Birse

  • The Commons, well-crafted drama from Australia

    The Commons, well-crafted drama from Australia

    The Commons, a multi-faceted tale about environmental catastrophe, disease, love, hope, and immigration, is set in the near future. There are a number of excellent performances from the cast and a devilishly good storyline. This is a compelling series.

  • Review: The Code, season 2

    Review: The Code, season 2

    Australian thriller The Code, season 2, takes us on another ride with brothers Ned Banks (Dan Spielman), a Canberra journalist, and Jesse Banks (Ashley Zukerman), a computer hacker.

  • Review: The Code, season 1

    Review: The Code, season 1

    The Code, a complex thriller from Australia, is about two brothers who get pulled into a dangerous cover up. In season 1, which this review discusses, the Australian government, ordinary folks in an outback community, and a powerful industrial complex all play a part.