Regrets, I have few. In this case I regret that I didn't start watching the Australian show Heartbreak High (2022- ) sooner. This inclusive, warm, funny, relatable series about a group of teens dealing with sex, relationships, school, parents, parties, and all the shit that society throws at them is a joy to immerse yourself … Continue reading HEARTBREAK HIGH (2022): Is an Inclusive, Warm, Funny, and Insightful Series
When I saw the trailer for A Perfect Pairing I raised my fists in triumph and shouted, "What do we want? Mediocrity! Where do we want it? Streamed immediately into our eyeballs!" To be fair, mediocrity sounds too negative. What I really meant was a middle-of-the-road comfort-watch rom-com with a breathtaking background location and a … Continue reading Review: Is A PERFECT PAIRING Your Kind of Comfort Watch Rom-Com?
I'm sorry. Why is this show not getting more exposure? The Unusual Suspects—an Australian caper-heist-dramedy about women—stayed on my Hulu homepage juuuust long enough for me to binge all four episodes, and then—POOF—it disappeared into the crowded back alleys of streaming content. Even reviews of the series are few and far between. But that’s why … Continue reading Review: THE UNUSUAL SUSPECTS Uses a Zany Premise to Talk About Universal Topics–And Succeeds Beautifully!!
This Little Love of Mine is an extremely gentle romantic drama. In fact, it's so gentle that, if you're not careful, it may just lull you right to sleep. I realize that sounds like an insult, but it's not entirely meant as one. Written and directed by women, the movie is mostly free of … Continue reading Review: THIS LITTLE LOVE OF MINE, An Adequate Rom-Com Comfort Watch That’s Gentle Enough to Possibly Lull You Right to Sleep
Given my track record of really enjoying deeply flawed or outright horrible people in movies and television, I don't know why I was initially so unsure about whether or not to watch the Australian series Why Are You Like This, which is now streaming on Netflix. I guess I was worried that a story about … Continue reading Review: WHY ARE YOU LIKE THIS Is Worth Your Eyeballs