Category Archives: Media

Le Bazar de la Charité

Netflix has done it again. Here’s another excellent French series to dive into: Le Bazar de la Charité, which is rather loosely translated as The Bonfire of Destiny. It’s Belle Époque Paris, right at the end of the 19th century, … Continue reading

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Zone Blanche

I have another French police show on Netflix to recommend to you. Black Spot is the English title of Zone Blanche (zohn blahnsh), or “white zone,” which is the term for a place with unreliable cell service, a dead zone. … Continue reading

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Glacé

I have another creepy French thriller to recommend to you – Glacé, or The Frozen Dead in English. The six-part Netflix series premiered on French TV a couple of years ago. It’s based on a book by best-selling author Bernard … Continue reading

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Criminal: France

Sometimes I wonder how closely Big Brother is watching. Is my Netflix queue, so full of crime shows, the true reason why it’s taking so long for my Green Card to be renewed this time? Has my viewing history made … Continue reading

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Le Chalet

I love a good mystery and I’m always looking for good resources to keep my French up to snuff, so I happily added Le Chalet , which originally aired on French TV, to my Netflix queue. It did not disappoint. The … Continue reading

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Ma Maison de campagne française

For years, I had a subscription to an app that allowed me acces to hundreds of magazines. I had about half a dozen favorites that I could download and read offline, which was great for car trips. Then the app … Continue reading

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La Forêt

If you like police thrillers, you should check out La Forêt (The Forest) on Netflix. The clip in the link is only in French, but there are several subtitle options available. The storyline is about a teenage girl, and then two … Continue reading

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