Modern Love is an anthology series based on personal essays about love that appeared in The New York Times “Modern Love” column. Season 2 brings 8 new and varied stories about all kinds of love. This series is on Prime Video.
Modern Love does an outstanding job with inclusive storylines and casts. It brings in love of all kinds. It falls down on women directors. Season 2 had only Celine Held directing one episode.
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In season 2 of Flack, the PR firm led by a group of women continues to make even the worst people look good. PR genius Robyn (Anna Paquin) spirals down the path of her addiction toward what should be a wake up call. This series is on Prime Video.
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Flack, season 1, takes a group of amoral PR people and sets them to work fixing the images of celebrities who have secrets to hide. This British series is billed as a comedy, but it’s more of a sad commentary on the state of the world. After airing in the UK and on Pop TV in the US, season 1 landed on Prime Video. There is a second season, but no word yet about when Prime Video may have it.
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Ratched uses mind-altering saturated color and gorgeous visuals to tell the lunatic story of the murder and mayhem that created the horrifying nurse Mildred Ratched, played here by Sarah Paulson.
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Criminal UK, the fascinating cat-and-mouse police interrogation series, returned with a 4 episode second season. This is a continuation of Criminal – 4 related series set in UK, Germany, Spain, and France from 2019. However, it looks like only the UK got a second series.
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Wild Rose tells the story of a Glasgow woman who dreams of becoming a Nashville star. Jessie Buckley stars as Rose-Lynn in this music filled drama.
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