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EXTRAORDINARY (2023) is a Phenomenally Fun Series

It wasn't until I started watching Extraordinary (2023) that I realized how badly I needed a show that was absolutely, off-the-charts goofy, while still maintaining enough humanity and heart to make you really care about the deeply, deeply flawed and flummoxed characters as they flounder about, trying to find their way in a world made … Continue reading EXTRAORDINARY (2023) is a Phenomenally Fun Series

Shortish Reviews Of: TICKET TO PARADISE (2022); THE PEOPLE WE HATE AT THE WEDDING (2022); DARBY AND THE DEAD (2022); HOW TO PLEASE A WOMAN (2022)

TICKET TO PARADISE (2022) THE PEOPLE WE HATE AT THE WEDDING (2022) DARBY AND THE DEAD (2022) HOW TO PLEASE A WOMAN (2022) TICKET TO PARADISE (2022) First of all, and I really need to get this off my chest, they have a character graduating from a four-year college in the United States and planning … Continue reading Shortish Reviews Of: TICKET TO PARADISE (2022); THE PEOPLE WE HATE AT THE WEDDING (2022); DARBY AND THE DEAD (2022); HOW TO PLEASE A WOMAN (2022)

Ginny and Georgia laying on their stomachs with arms crossed in front of them, looking skeptically at each other. Title is above them.

GINNY & GEORGIA S2: Stomps Out the GILMORE GIRLS Comparisons, Gets Darker, Messier, More Interesting

CW: Self-harm, depression, disordered eating, domestic violence, gun violence. I like the way the second season of Ginny and Georgia, whether intentionally or not, crushes any remaining tired comparisons to the Gilmore Girls under it's heel like some discarded chili cheese fries from Luke's Diner. This season also dispenses with cute hideouts behind loose floorboards … Continue reading GINNY & GEORGIA S2: Stomps Out the GILMORE GIRLS Comparisons, Gets Darker, Messier, More Interesting

Title image for Enola Homes. A teal door with a dappled glass window, which Enola is standing behind with her arms crossed. On it are the words Enola Holmes Detective Agency. At the bottom is the title.

ENOLA HOLMES 2: The Second Installment Nearly Outshines the First

Having settled into its characters and found its audience with the first movie, Enola Holmes 2 hits the ground running (literally and figuratively) and, in many ways, outshines its already wonderful predecessor. It’s a rare find in a sequel, and an even rarer find in a movie that runs a hair over two hours, but … Continue reading ENOLA HOLMES 2: The Second Installment Nearly Outshines the First

A STORM FOR CHRISTMAS & I HATE CHRISTMAS: For When You Need Some Melancholy in Your YuleTubing

A STORM FOR CHRISTMAS If you, like me, spend part of every Yuletide bemoaning the end of the Norwegian series Home for Christmas, then you’ll likely be happy to see that A Storm for Christmas (which stars many of the same actors and has some of the same writers) has blown into Netflix just in … Continue reading A STORM FOR CHRISTMAS & I HATE CHRISTMAS: For When You Need Some Melancholy in Your YuleTubing