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Review European TV Shows

Euro TV World:      By G G Collins            (Copyright 2016) Quickly bored by American TV reality shows (Want reality? Go to a cancer treatment center.), and frankly I don’t care who’s dancing, I perused the offerings of Netflix and Amazon. There are intelligent, thoughtful, highly entertaining scripted dramas available … Continue reading

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Review TV Series: Occupied (Okkupert, Norway)

Climate Thriller Edgy & Chilling: by G G Collins     (Copyright 2016) In the near future Norway is about to become energy-efficient and cut the oil cord. The US has already become energy self-sufficient, resigned from NATO and is more insular than ever. But Russia, and apparently the EU, don’t want production halted. In … Continue reading

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Book Review: “Above the Line: My Wild Oats Adventure” by Shirley MacLaine

Not What We’ve Come to Expect By G G Collins          (Copyright 2016) If you’re expecting a real spiritual journey like MacLaine’s exceptional books Out on a Limb or The Camino; Above the Line: My Wild Oats Adventure will be a disappointment. But if you’re interested in the behind the scenes on a film set, it might … Continue reading

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TV Series Review: Grace and Frankie; Aging with Attitude!

Netflix Wins with Grace and Frankie: by G G Collins          (Copyright 2016) Aging isn’t for sissies, but Netflix boldly went where no one had gone before with an adult comedy/drama featuring characters in their 70s! Gasp. Much credit goes to creators Marta Kauffman and Howard J. Morris, smart and sassy writing … Continue reading