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Supernatural Retrospective

The End of the Road By G G Collins          Copyright 2020 From the beginning, Supernatural has been about more than two brothers slaying monsters. The series has been researched; a satisfying recipe of biblical, lore and fabrication. Drawn by good storytelling, humor and a bit—okay more than a bit—of stage blood thrown around, it caught … 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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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

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TV Series Review: Witnesses (Les Te’moins, French)

French Noir Chilling and Creepy                       Reviewed by G G Collins     (Copyright 2015) Witnesses has great creep factor and moody realism in this French procedural filmed on the Normandy coast, mostly in Le Tréport. The opening titles are inspired as Marie Dompnier walks … Continue reading

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Longmire Finds a Home on Netflix

Longmire Saved: It Took a Village By G G Collins     (Copyright 2014) Sometimes it really does take a village. While “Longmire” producers worked behind the scenes to secure a new network for “Longmire,” Twitter and Facebook fans came together to form the @LongmirePosse—led by Pamela—doing regular Stampedes to save the show. While some fans joined … Continue reading