The State of the Union – TV series review

I was fascinated by the concept of this BBC mini TV series. A troubled married couple, Louise and Tom, decide to attend marital counseling. Before they go to their counselor, they meet at the pub for a drink. The entire TV series is based on those meetings in the pub. It has 10 episodes of 10 minutes each, and I was seriously tempted to watch … Continue reading The State of the Union – TV series review

Laugh, Cry and Ponder: Florence Foster Jenkins

There are so many things about Florence Foster Jenkins that I can’t make up my mind about. It is well-acted and well-directed, and I keep pondering its scenes and its characters, trying yet failing to understand them. Florence Foster Jenkins (Meryl Streep) is convinced that she has considerable talent as an opera singer. Her accommodating husband (Hugh Grant) sets up concerts in which the entire audience … Continue reading Laugh, Cry and Ponder: Florence Foster Jenkins