Big Little Lies

Big Little Lies

DVD - 2017
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The apparently perfect lives of three mothers of first graders unravel to the point of murder.
Publisher: New York, NY : HBO Home Entertainment, [2017]
Copyright Date: ©2017
Branch Call Number: BIG
Characteristics: 3 videodiscs (approx. 370 minutes) : DVD video, digital, sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
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Aug 23, 2018

Mediocre viewing. On the whole, I found the majority of the characters distasteful; 40-50 year olds with the emotional maturity of teenagers. Paradoxically, the children were uncomfortably portrayed as small adults (essentially "props" for their parents). There seemed to be a weird "empowered woman" message underlying the series, but the women's actions were entirely contingent on external events and their beliefs about the perceptions of others. Having said all that, I'll probably watch Season 2 to see if any characters develop some internal integrity. Keep your expectations low if you decide to check it out.

Jul 27, 2018

Great soundtrack....the Real Housewives franchise have more drama than I said....great soundtrack

Apr 23, 2018

Could Monterey really have so many totally awful people. Good acting, great scenery, but didn’t want to watch unpleasant, neurotic people constantly arguing, swearing, and abusive sex.

Feb 21, 2018

I enjoyed watching this TV series, written for TV by David E. Kelley (Ally McBeal, etc), amply-paced and well-directed. Who would have thought that behind the beautiful facade lies a dark secret within. It was worth my time watching all 7 episodes in just 2 nights.

Feb 21, 2018

Despair in Monterey. Wonderfully written and acted.

Feb 03, 2018

The womens pov as written and directed by a man -- what a unique concept. Why didn't anyone else think of having a man explain how a woman feels. Obviously, only a man can understand -- write and direct --how a woman feels about domestic violence and sexual assault. The ending of this series is the way a man would solve the problem -- through violence. really surprised the writer didn't figure out a way to have a subplot about a mexican drug cartel with graphic scenes of torture.
There are So few women directors because the Hollywood/T.V. celebration of violence can only be fully realized by a man. Next real life shoot out -- admit you love it America

Jan 19, 2018

acting excellent of course. story went on and on but the ending was good. the music throughout the series was good.

LoganLib_Ashlee Jan 18, 2018

I don't know which one I enjoyed better, the book or the TV series! Both fantastic and a story line that will suck you in.

LoganLib_Kirra Jan 18, 2018

Big Little Lies in an explosive drama filled with intrigue, tension and suspense. The show follows the lives of the women and mothers caught up in a murder investigation and tied to each other through their children and community. This HBO series was also adapted from the popular book written by Australian author Liane Moriarty!

debwalker Dec 29, 2017

Some twisted lives behind the pretty surfaces. Amazing performances.

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