Sunday, July 31, 2016

Star Trek Beyond

You gotta give props to an action film with no action for the first 20 minutes.

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Orphan Black: Season 4

I'm torn - relieved there is one final season and relieved there is one final season.

Monday, July 18, 2016


The premise may be shoddy, but the minimalist style is a breath of fresh air.

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Boy & the World

Only heavy-handed once (inclusion of live-action footage), so both lovely and relevant. (Original title: O Menino e o Mundo)

Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries: Seasons 2 and 3

OK, so that got a lot better. Likely the escalating tension between Phreney and Jack, or more confidence in their plots, or both.

Tuesday, July 12, 2016


Question for our times: do kids understand the moral issues, outside of the clever back-n-forth?

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Sunday, July 3, 2016


I knew all of this... until I got to the final list of countries and when they gave women the vote. Switzerland? 1971?!