Category Archives: Behind the Reviews

Behind the Reviews – Edition #18 (Playing for Keeps)

Playing for Keeps premiered on 19 September 2018 on Network Ten and focuses on the wives and girlfriends (WAGs) of the players of the fictional AFL club, the Southern Jets. The show specifically focused on five WAGs: Kath, the coach’s wife, Maddy, the wife of a former player/coaching staff member, Tahlia, the captain’s girlfriend, Jessie, the wife of the current

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Behind the Reviews – Edition #16 (Ms. Fisher’s Modern Murder Mysteries)

Ms. Fisher’s Modern Murder Mysteries premiered on the Seven Network on 21 February 2019 and was a spinoff of the ABC series, Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries, which ran from 2012 until 2015. Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries was the television adaptation of Kerry Greenwood’s series of Phryne Fisher detective novels, consisting of 22 books published from 1989 until 2020.

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Behind the Reviews – Edition #14 (Love Child)

Love Child was a unique show for me to review as it was based on real-life forced adoption that happened in Australia between the 1950s and 1980s. The forced adoption practices during this period consisted of applying the ‘clean break’ theory and the framework of closed adoption. The ‘clean break’ theory involved removing the baby from the mother immediately after

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