“Midwife” and Marvelous Miranda Hart

On my new fave comedian Miranda Hart, her poignant portrayal of Chummy in “Call the Midwife,” and the awkward hilarity in her comedy show.

The Darker Side of Doris Day

Doris Day was known for her light romantic comedies, but Hitchcock’s “The Man Who Knew Too Much” shows a different side to this actress. Color me surprised.

The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo and My Novel MAINLINE

Forget the English version of this flick: Noomi Rapace in the original is the bomb, and a double for Reva, my assassin protagonist in Mainline.