"A remarkable coincidence gave the irresistibly charming humor of the ”Derry girls” a layer of tragedy"
"Greasy food, cynical nuns and bloody bombings."
"Twisted comedy series ”Derry girls” is a sparkling diamond in the shadow of political chaos and violence in the 90-century northern Ireland."
"Tanks in the streets and the signs in which the ”London” crossed out in front of the name of the city ”Derry”. Already in the first scenes to be painted the image of a war zone. But at the home of the Erins (Saoirse-Monica Jackson) family means the latest bombavspärrningarna mainly irritation in everyday life – that it will take longer to get to school or to the solarium."
"On 15 January last year found Dolores O'riordan, lead singer of the irish The Cranberries, dead in a bathtub in London, only 46 years old. Just a week earlier had ”Derry girls” (Netflix), where both the band their breakthrough blockbuster hit, ”Dreams” plays an important role, had its premiere in northern Ireland."
"A remarkable coincidence, inadvertently gave the coarse, silly, and irresistibly charming, the humor in ”Derry girls” another layer of tragedy."
"The Cranberries broke through in 1992, the year in which the series unfolds, and their music accompanies the six half-hour episodes, along with a soundtrack of 90-talsfavoriter as Vanilla Ice, Pulp, and Salt-n-Pepa. Writer Lisa McGee and myself grew up in Derry over the years and the series is loosely based on her own experience of the contrast between the trite anxious tonårslivet and the bloody conflict."
"At the beginning of the ”Derry girls” get the gang; the self-absorbed Erin, spåniga Orla, splendid Clare and rowdy Michelle, accompanied by the homecoming cousin James who, with his English accent can't be guaranteed security anywhere else than at their catholic girls' school, as the only male student. Where controlling the wonderfully cynical sister of Michael (Siobhan McSweeney), the business, incredibly bored, and periodically tormented by the students ' scenuppträdanden and, in particular, the self-important rikemansungen Jenny Joyce falsksång."
"It is the ”ordinary” daily life of gnabbande families, skolintriger and hang out in the local snabbmatskiosken, spiced with wistful for sexy priests, and the exotic exchange students from Chernobyl. Politics and religion may pervade all, but the most important thing in the gang life is, after all, friendship and social status."
"at Home in northern Ireland, ”Derry girls” history, it has already won several awards and a second season is on the way. In a Britain shaken by brexit, the series was also a reminder of the danger that a reinforced border between the republic of Ireland (EU) and northern Ireland (outside the EU) may mean for the fragile peace."
"the Tv giant Netflix picked up the ”Derry girls” after the success and where smögs it out during the christmas holidays. Since then I have been possessed – by the sister Michaels funky comments, the exquisitely designed manusbygget and the final scene which is so beautiful that tårkanalerna overflows."
"For the genius with the ”Derry girls” is that it does not trivialize the terror in northern Ireland by being funny – the humour is doing rather that the magnitude of the total futility becomes even more apparent. "
"... documentary. ”Patty Hearst: the Billionaire who became a terrorist” (SVT Playu002FSVT1 Thursdays) is a thrilling series in six parts about klassprivilegier, american terrorism, and a polarized 70. The story of the rich heiress that was kidnapped, became a terrorist and took part in several bank robberies and blasts told by some of those who were with (with the exception of the Hearst himself)."
"... the original. The eccentric Polish-american artist Stanizlaw Szukalski is posthumous protagonist in the documentary ”Struggle: The life and the lost art of Szukalski” (Netflix). George DiCaprio, father of Leonardo, got to know him and marveled at how such a big artist can be completely forgotten. After digging in the darker parts of his past will become the oblivion more understandable."
"... therapy. In ”My perfect life” (SVT Play) discuss four vlogger (Sabina Desirée, Joakim Kvist, Felicia Bergström and Jimmie Star) with the psychotherapist Poul Perris about his health. It becomes something like halvdjupt as one can imagine in front of a bunch of tv cameras, but Perris is a nice reappearance in the box and for fans of tv-therapy, it is still worth seeing."
"... skolbuskis. ”Crazy hazy” (SVT Play) is a dumrolig sitcom about the 24-year-old Ellen (Clara Henry) of the right thin causes fake their age and go on to high school. Unfortunately, turns out her semesterflirt Vera also be her new teacher. Tossigt!"