I finished two miniseries this weekend. I finished watching Big Little Lies, which I absolutely loved and a British series called SS-GB.
Big Little Lies was excellent. The acting was just amazing and I really enjoyed the story. I don’t normally come across stories or issues like in Big Little Lies, so it was novel and unique, but I’m not sure if I would have enjoyed it if it had been a continuous series, as opposed to just a 7 episode miniseries. The acting from all the women leads was just outstanding, and the show deserved all of its Emmy wins.
SS-GB was good, but a little too slow to be great. I forget where I heard of this, but it’s another alternative history show where the Germans win the Battle of Britain and take over the country. The show takes places in 1941 and the United States still doesn’t want to go to war, while Germany and the Soviet Union have made peace. I haven’t seen the Man in the High Castle, but SS-GB seems thematically similar. It was good, but it won’t blow anyone away.