Mare of Easttown

So many column inches of reviews on this already.  GREAT story, and so compellingly put together. Not only a torturous journey through the mundane, but it’s foolish not to note that it was Kate Winslet utterly refusing the glamour bit.  Really compelling story with loads of twists, some which went …

Prodigal Son

I think we bailed on this after 5 episodes, which I feel’s a reasonable tilt at it. In truth I think we picked this up for the wrong reasons – i.e. that it had Michael Sheen attached to it. Son of a psychiatrist/murderer who becomes a serial killer profiler, with …

Homeland – Season 8

The final chapter in Carrie Matheson’s Crazy Adventures, in which Claire Danes has buried the image of the impish smile from Romeo+Juliet & replaced it with a kind of gorilla-like gurning… but then, I guess the content’s rather different. It really hit us in Season 8 how much the show’s …

Killing Eve – Season 3

Hmm, seems I forgot to write anything about the first 2 seasons of this, also. Conflicted on this one – season 3 felt like it had some really confused/stationary moments… but at the same time there’s something incredibly compelling about the characters and their relationships, and particularly Jodie Comer’s Villanelle.  …

The Boys

For someone who more or less doesn’t give a solitary flying fuck about superhero properties, The Boys was incredibly captivating.  Almost an extension of where Mystery Men left off – this fairly cynical series featured superheroes-as-antiheroes with normal hopes, dreams, and foibles, alongside a toxic capitalist culture driving the idealism …

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