It’s no secret that Season 3 of Peaky Blinders was my least favorite season of the series so far. The plot was convoluted. It involved Father Hughes the pedophilic priest and his Economic League. There were Russians and Dr. Bashir from Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. A train blows up. There was at least one […]Read more "Peaky Blinders: Season 4 — a review"
I’m not surprised that I like Mrs. Maisel. Of course I knew it was a multiple Emmy-winning show before I watched the first episode, but there have been Emmy-winning shows that I didn’t particularly care for. Just like the Academy Award isn’t a guarantee that I will like a movie. No, I knew I would […]Read more "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel: Season 1 — a review"
I don’t watch as many movies as I once did. And, when I do, I tend to watch them fifteen-to-thirty minutes at a time, in installments where I supply my own commercial breaks. My compromised attention span seems more suited for television shows these days. I’m not complaining. It’s just a fact of life, much […]Read more "Bad Times at the El Royale — a movie review"
I never expected to like a series such as The Crown, but the first season drew me in, and once it had me in its grasp, wouldn’t let me go. This is a finely wrought character drama based on the reign of Queen Elizabeth II of England. Yes, that one. The one who still […]Read more "Netflix’s The Crown: Season 2 – a review"