A Spanish period series with a richly saturated palette that is all about a woman who, with the help of her loyal butler, and much to the chagrin of an all-male police force, outstrips the professionals in hunting down a serial killer? On paper, it sounds like Un asunto privado (A Private Affair) would be … Continue reading UN ASUNTO PRIVADO (A PRIVATE AFFAIR) 2022: Fell Short of My Expectations
Review: “Lupin” Exquisite Escapism! Social Commentary! A Genetically Blessed Face! And One Thing That Annoyed Me Greatly!
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!
Broadly Speaking, I Enjoyed “Broadchurch”
I watched the first season of Broadchurch ages ago, and I thoroughly enjoyed it. Sure, it feels a little weird to say I enjoyed the experience of watching two detectives investigate a young boy's murder in an English seaside town, but someone else can write the 5,000 word think piece discussing why people find murder … Continue reading Broadly Speaking, I Enjoyed “Broadchurch”
No Mystery About Whether You Should Watch ‘Enola Holmes’
Well, this was an absolute delight to watch. Enola Holmes is based on a series of YA novels by Nancy Springer, which I have not yet read so there will be no commentary on how the movie measures up to the page, but I can say with confidence that the movie version is bright, crisp, … Continue reading No Mystery About Whether You Should Watch ‘Enola Holmes’