Please note: The last episode of Season 1 and much of Season 2 include many sequences filmed from the perspective of someone who has extremely blurry vision. There are also references to traumatic brain injuries and to people having their assistive devices and therapy dogs stolen, which, understandably, may be upsetting to watch. I wouldn't have … Continue reading Review: “Patriot” Was Not a Show I Expected to Like or Review, But Life is Full of Surprises
By now you've probably either watched Lupin on Netflix or had someone in your life strongly suggest that you make time to watch it. If not, maybe consider getting new people in your life? I'm joking! But not really, because Lupin provides some exquisitely escapist and entertaining drama complete with heists, disguises, multi-layered deceptions, social … Continue reading Review: “Lupin” Exquisite Escapism! Social Commentary! A Genetically Blessed Face! And One Thing That Annoyed Me Greatly!
I went into watching Lodge 49 without any information. I didn't do any of my usual background research and I didn't read any reviews. I didn't even watch a trailer! (Which is probably good because, I have since watched it and, wow, the trailer would not have enticed me to watch. Don't watch the trailer.) … Continue reading "Lodge 49" Is Weird & Wonderful
Sex Education has exactly the kind of energy I—and I would also argue you—need right now. The whole thing feels a bit like a John Hughes movie, but with far more empathy, humor, and insight. It's a simultaneously filthy and tender, formulaic and novel look at the lives of teenagers that is always delightful and … Continue reading Why You Should Be Watching “Sex Education”
Mid-way through the first episode of This Way Up, there's a scene where I knew I would have to immediately mainline the entire six-part series. It's not even a scene, really, just a brief moment. After helping her sister Shona (Sharon Horgan, probably best known for Catastrophe) apply tanning lotion, popping one of her back … Continue reading This Way Up