Apr 29, 2021ThomasJWhiting rated this title 2.5 out of 5 stars
This 2018 version didn't work for me for pretty much the same reason as the 2014 Weir version - too many confusing out of sequence episodes.
Never read the book, but apparently that is the way it is - and so are the movies.
Jun 25, 2019ArapahoeKati rated this title 4 out of 5 stars
I was completely sucked in by this miniseries during a hot summer day. Natalie Dormer is wonderfully eerie. Dark and unsettling, especially the end. You'll be debating over this one. (Plus gorgeous costumes!)
Apr 23, 2019JCLKarynH rated this title 3 out of 5 stars
This drama series was not what I was expecting. I hadn't read the 1967 novel by Joan Lindsay that this is dramatizing, nor watched the 1975 film adaption by Peter Weir, so I anticipated a classic whodunit. Instead, I got an intense…Read moreRead more of this comment
Jan 29, 2019Janice21383 rated this title 2.5 out of 5 stars
This adaptation is not the worst you will ever see, but the story is somewhat dumbed down and very much stretched out to fill six episodes, and is made with a TV, mostly teenage audience in mind. Natalie Dormer gives the school owner part…Read moreRead more of this comment
Jan 12, 2019ba_library rated this title 2.5 out of 5 stars
I borrowed the original film by Peter Weir recently (been awhile since I had seen it) and saw this more recent miniseries. Peter Weir says in the bonus extras on that DVD, that he was attracted to the story because it is a mystery without…Read moreRead more of this comment
Dec 16, 2018LauraSteinert rated this title 3 out of 5 stars
Some of the acting is good, and some left me wondering if it was the actors’ problem or the director’s. It is a bit confusing as the out of sequence scenes just drop in with no warning or change in color. Realistic in many ways—women…Read moreRead more of this comment