HBO’s Sharp Objects is a Mother of a Story!

Sharp Objects centers on newspaper reporter, Camille Preaker (Amy Adams), and the small town of Wind Gap, Missouri where a little girl’s been murdered...
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Stephen King’s “Mr. Mercedes” Feels Right at Home

  It’s hard to go forward without one last look at Season One.  After all, it’s the reason we’ve come back.  The show handed us characters to...
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The End of the F***ing World – Pretty F***ing Great

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vbiiik_T3Bo     Is it the end of the world?  Sometimes it really feels like it.  Now imagine you're 17, living in some English suburbia, smarter than...
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“Occupied” – Can This Stuff Really Happen?

It could very well be that Erik Skjoldbjærg, creator/director of Scandinavia TV's "Occupied" is a genius.  This television series has everything going for it:...
A promo poster for the tv mini-series, "The Take" featuring Tom Hardy in color with seminal cast members in the background in black and white.

“The Take” on Amazon – Crime, Drugs and Family

"The Take" based on the novel by Martina Cole and first primiering on England's Sky One network, in 2009, follows the life of gangster,...
A picture of dancers in a 1920's Berlin jazz club, wild and crazy, dancing and drinking. The captions are in German.

Babylon Berlin: Booze, Sex and Jazz (and politics)

The German television series based on the novels of Volker Kutscher reveals a dark, noirist Berlin of 1929 whose dark secrets, white lies and...
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Peaky Blinders Season 4 is Here!

"We shake hands with the devil and then walk right past him."  Polly Shelby distills the family essence perfectly.  That is exactly what they...
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Top 10 Peaky Blinders Moments from Watch Mojo UK

BBC's Peaky Blinders transports us to 1920's Birmingham, England and dares us to leave.  You won't want to, despite the violence and blood, because the...
A poster of the series, "Godless". The title is written in bold yellow at the top of the poster and a picture of a woman with a rifle pointing at a group of men. The slogan reads, "Welcome to no man's land".

Netflix’ “Godless” Reminds Us of the Power and Strength of Love

A Holy Thing...The preacher in Godless reminds us that it is "...a holy thing, to love".  We need reminding because so often it seems...
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Netflix’ Alias Grace, Remarkable in Every Way!

Netflix' Alias Grace is as the title says, remarkable in every way I can think of.  Margaret Atwood's voice and talent fill this true crime...
A poster of the television series, "From Dusk til Dawn" with the Gecko brothers, Santanico Pandimonium and the Marshall.

From Dusk till Dawn, Fun but Messy

From Exploitation Flick to Transendent TV Even the name of this ‘90’s iconic, supernatural crime drama leaves me intrigued and thirsty for more.  Whether it’s...
Sheild Maiden Lagertha and King Ragnar stand on the edge of the sea with their Viking ship in the background.

The History Channel Has a Winner in “Vikings”!

Long ago and far away there lived a people who sailed the great, feared seas, who learned to navigate by the sun, and stare...