Dead to Me (2019-2022)
This heartbreaking/heartwarming story about an uptight, borderline alcoholic real estate agent Jen Harding (Christina Applegate) and tender-hearted artist Judy Hale (Linda Cardellini), who are brought together by grief and (forced) circumstance, had me hooked from the very first episode. The complicated and intense relationship that these characters form is a rare bird (and I don’t…
The Haunting of Bly Manor (2020)
My wife and I first watched The Haunting of Bly Manor in 2020 because I was looking for a solid way to review Henry James’ The Turn of the Screw (1898) before my PhD general exams, and I heard it was a fairly faithful adaptation of the most-widely-adapted ghost story to ever be written in…
A League of Their Own (2022-)
When a major candy company decides to fill not only America’s bellies but the gap in sports entertainment left by the droves of men drafted for World War II, they recruit 60 women to begin a women’s professional baseball league.