There’s Fool’s Gold in Avonlea’s Hills: Anne with an E Episode 2 Review

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Oooh boy. This new season of Anne with an E is testing my love, to be sure. If the last episode of the second season was 90% off book, this one was 95% off book. It's almost as if creator Moira Walley Beckett has created a ten-part fan fiction of Anne of Green Gables! Or at least, looking at it … [Read more...]

Review of “Anne with an E” 2 Episode 1: Welcome Back to Alternative Avonlea

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Last we left them, our Cuthberts were grappling with a Green Gables in trouble--up to the hilt in debt and Matthew too sick to work. Gilbert went off to sea, but not before a tender goodbye from Anne. Jerry, the Cuthbert's French farm boy, was beaten in an alley in Charlottetown by a couple of … [Read more...]

Review of “Anne with an E”: Episode 4: Fire-Haired Dreamer

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Last week's Gilbert Blythe meet-n-greet went very well indeed: Not a single person "polled" didn't like the new Gilbert! Lucas Jade Zumann had massive shoes to fill (the late, great Jonathan Crombie, no less, whose "eulogy" crashed my site almost two years ago at the time of his death), so this was … [Read more...]