Directed by Vanessa Gazy

(2022, Endemol Shine Australia/Netflix)

Who’s who in this whodunnit mystery on Netflix?

Michelle Monaghan just plays twins, Leni and Gina who have taken care of and been a part of (understatement) each other since they were children.

Now that they are grown adults they try to keep this pact they made as youngsters to do just that but when one twin goes missing, it sets off a litany of twists and turns that begin to unravel the two lives of the twins going back decades.

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Normal People

Normal People

Directed by Lenny Abrahamson and Hettie Macdonald

(2020, Element Pictures/British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)/Hulu Originals)

Some shows are just too beautiful to review.

As a viewer, you know almost instantly that mere words alone will not do justice to the so well deserved story you are watching.

Normal People follows the story of Marianne (Daisy Edgar-Jones) and Connell (Paul Mescal), who from the same small town in Ireland but different backgrounds, weave in and out of each other’s romantic lives.

The show produced by the BBC now available on Hulu based on the book by author, Sally Rooney, is an emotional rollercoaster of a ride portraying painstakingly the ups and downs of young love, sacrifice, pleasure, and torment.

Both Edgar-Jones and Mescal embody and encapsulate their roles so well one has trouble imagining them as simply playing their respective parts and not actually being the parts they are actually portraying.

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