TV Review: Big Little Lies S02E06 “The Bad Mother” 👩🏼‍⚖️

One thing’s for sure—there are no bad mother in Big Little Lies.

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Nicole Kidman stars as Celeste Wright in Big Little Lies. CREDIT: HBO

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Despite all the lies and dishonesty surrounding Season 2 of Big Little Lies, you can’t say that Celeste (Nicole Kidman), Madeline (Reese Witherspoon), Jane (Shailene Woodley), Renata (Laura Dern) and Bonnie (Zoë Kravitz) are not good mothers because no matter what the circumstances are, they put their children in first priority.

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TV Review: Big Little Lies S02E05 “Kill Me” 🛶

It seems like at least one of the Monterey Five is headed to an undesirable end no matter what.

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Shailene Woodley stars as Jane in Big Little Lies. CREDIT: HBO

This post for Big Little Lies “Kill Me” contains spoilers.

Is “Kill Me” (2019, directed by Andrea Arnold) a metaphor for how the Monterey Five are feeling in this week’s episode of Big Little Lies? Because it certainly seems like it.

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TV Review: Big Little Lies S02E04 “She Knows” 🤫

The Monterey Five all have one thing in common now apart from the lies—they’re all powerless.

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Reese Witherspoon stars as Madeline in Big Little Lies. CREDIT: HBO

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Who would have thought that one man’s death would cause so much trouble for the Monterey Five? Celeste (Nicole Kidman), Madeline (Reese Witherspoon), Jane (Shailene Woodley), Renata (Laura Dern) and Bonnie (Zoë Kravitz) all come face-to-face with major issues in their lives in “She Knows” (2019, directed by Andrea Arnold).

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TV Review: Big Little Lies “The End of the World” S02E03 💆🏼‍♀️

It seems like the Monterey Five could make do with some therapy sessions.

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Meryl Streep stars as Mary Louise in Big Little Lies Season 2. CREDIT: HBO

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It’s impressive how Season 2 of Big Little Lies is starting to pick up its pace. “The End of the World” (2019, directed by Andrea Arnold) shows the Monterey Five—Celeste, Madeline (Reese Witherspoon), Jane (Shailene Woodley), Bonnie (Zoë Kravitz) and Renata (Laura Dern)—struggling with issues in their own lives, and Mary Louis (Meryl Streep) still refusing to believe that her son Perry (Alexander Skarsgård) grew up to be a menace.

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TV Review: Big Little Lies “Tell-Tale Hearts” S02E02 👩‍👦‍👦👩‍👦

Secrets are starting to reveal themselves.

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Shailene Woodley (left) and Nicole Kidman (right) respectively star as Jane and Celeste in Big Little Lies. CREDIT: HBO

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“Tell-Tale Hearts” (2019, directed by Andrea Arnold) revisits some nasty memories and reveals some old lies.

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TV Review: Big Little Lies “What Have They Done?” S02E01 👵🏻🚔

One of America’s greatest television series is back.

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From left to right: The Monterey Five—Jane (Shailene Woodley), Bonnie (Zoë Kravitz), Madeline (Reese Witherspoon), Celeste (Nicole Kidman) and Renata (Laura Dern). CREDIT: HBO

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It has been over two years since Big Little Lies (BLL) (2017—, created by David E. Kelley and based on the book by Liane Moriarty) premiered on HBO, a Season 2 (2019) wasn’t part of the initial deal when this series first started, but here we are now—hungry and eager to once again dive into the lives of the Monterey Five.

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Movie Review: Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again 🎤🎓

Lily James definitely stole the show this time round—seeing that three-quarter of the scenes in the movie were hers.

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Lily James as young Donna. CREDIT: Universal Pictures

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Prior to Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (2018, directed by Ol Parker), I’ve never watched any other movies or TV shows that Lily James has starred in. I was really impressed by her performance as young Donna; her singing voice was amazing, and the outfits that she wore in the movie really complemented her character and performance. James had the most scenes and musical numbers, as much of the movie’s plot centred around young Donna’s life and how she came to spend her adulthood at the Kalokairi island.

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