At first glance, the premise of both the American and the Israeli version of The Baker and The Beauty (which is not a reality show as I, based only on the title, originally thought) seems as likely to crumble as a stale croissant, but, as the show progresses, it reveals some deliciously laminated layers that … Continue reading “The Baker & The Beauty”: A Two For One Special!
Understanding that nothing says making merry and bright more than than a solid binge watch, Netflix has created several Christmas-themed limited series. Most of them I haven't watched. (Or I should say, I haven't watched them yet, because the holiday season has only just begun, and it's always binge-watch season on my fainting couch). There's … Continue reading When You’re (Home for Christmas) Maybe Binge This
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