The Israeli-Palestinian blood feud has been around for so long, it’s become part of the world’s wallpaper. It rarely escapes the inside pages of newspaper front sections unless the scale of the bloodletting becomes especially heinous. At least here in America, the narrative has been frozen in stone since the… Read more
Leonardo Padura is Cuba’s best-known author—though anyone other than a specialist would struggle to name another Cuban writer—and a winner of the Princess of Asturias Award, the Spanish-speaking world’s Nobel Prize for Literature. But up here in El Norte, we know him mostly for four detective novels he wrote in… Read more
The summer is the season for blockbuster movie releases—and Netflix is no different! Highlighted by the early releases of Marvel’s Thor: Ragnarok and Star Wars: The Last Jedi, June’s streaming entertainment is rising as fast as the temperatures. See what other crime/mystery/thriller entertainment is coming to (and leaving) Netflix in June!… Read more
A story over 15 years in the making… On December 9, 2011, American novelist Michael Peterson phoned an emergency line to report that he found his wife, Kathleen Peterson, unconscious but breathing at the bottom of the stairs of their home. What seemed like an accident was soon ruled a… Read more
Hello, and welcome back to my look at Season 2 of Netflix and Marvel’s Jessica Jones series, where Krysten Ritter’s titular and literal super sleuth uses her fantastic strength and keen detection skills to confront the weird threats that walk the mean streets of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. In this… Read more
Hello, and welcome back to my look at Season 2 of Netflix and Marvel's Jessica Jones, where Krysten Ritter's hard-drinking PI uses her sharp observation skills, sharper tongue, and superhuman strength to crack strange cases. Today, we reach the penultimate installment of my review coverage with a look at Episode… Read more
April showers bring … killer streaming entertainment! Highlighted by classic movies like Scarface and Seven, only a fool would miss out on what's coming to Netflix this month. See what other crime/mystery/thriller entertainment is coming to (and leaving) Netflix in April!
Hello, and welcome back to my look at Season 2 of Netflix and Marvel’s Jessica Jones, where Krysten Ritter plays the titular hard-drinking, haunted, superpowered, super sleuth. Last time, we kicked things off with a look at Episodes 1-4. Today, we’ll finish the first half of the season with a… Read more
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Hello! It's time, once again, to visit the mean streets of the Marvel Cinematic Universe's New York via Season 2 of Jessica Jones! I’m very excited for the return of the hard-drinking, foul-mouthed PI, as Season 1 of Jessica Jones was my personal favorite of all the Marvel Netflix series so… Read more