Axone Review (SPOILERS): When Even the Smallest Things Are Hard

I already put up a No Spoilers review, I recommend you read that if you want a sense of the film as a whole to decide if you want to watch it. This is the review for those who have already seen it and want to discuss it.

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Little Things Season 3 Episode 8: Is This a Break Up or an Engagement? Or Somehow Both and Neither?

This is a very interesting open ending. It could be the end of the whole story for these characters, or the start of their next chapter, and the show leaves it open. Because right now, it is open for them too. (Little Things review index here)

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Little Things Season 3 Episode 6: Messy Re-Entry

Hey, this episode is about why I decided not to go over to my apartment this weekend and instead stay at their place! It’s not the leaving, it’s the coming back, all those little micro-adjustments. And I’m just talking about an hour of adjustment following two days away, this episode is about the whole messy return after 6 months apart. Blech!

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Little Things Season 3 Episode 5: The Moment You Know You Can Never Fully Forgive Your Parents

I avoided this episode, because I was afraid it would be too painful. But then the interesting thing is, it ended up being sadder because it was without pain. This relationship has a door that is so firmly shut, there isn’t even pain any more. It’s just over, and that is sad. (Little Things review index here)

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Little Things Season 3 Episode 4: Mithila Thinks About Her Paths Not Taken

And the differences and distances keep coming! This episode and the next are structured differently, instead of cutting back and forth, we are seeing things solely from the perspective of one part of our separated couple, the other half only appearing in brief phone calls. (Little Things review index here)

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Little Things Season 3 Episode 3 Review: Time Apart Flies By, But Then What?

This was brave, the whole season is set up around their long distance, and we get past the whole thing in one episode. But then, it’s a show about relationships, we don’t need to see them apart, we need to see the good-bye and the re-entry.

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Little Things Season 3 Episode 2: This is So SAD!

Boy, that headline doesn’t make you want to watch the episode, does it? But it’s a good sad. A healthy sad. And the kind of sad we don’t usually see in art, normal every day non-tragic sad. Which is part of why it is sad, that you don’t feel like you have the right to these emotions. (Little Things review index here)

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Little Things Season 2 Episode 6: Lazy Sunday

This is a pleasant episode, but doesn’t quite give the Big Thoughts that the other episodes this season did. It’s a throwback to last season, and is almost consciously a throwback, especially to the very first episode. Kind of taking a breath before we hit the finale. (full index of Little Things reviews here)

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Little Things Season 2 Episode 5 Review: What is Cheating?

Another fabulous episode! Really, this season is so good. I wish more of you were watching it. It’s happy, it’s beautiful, it makes you think about relationship stuff and life stuff and interesting things. Emily and I are loving it, the rest of you should try! (Little Things index here)

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Mentalhood Episode 9 and 10: End of the Season! Final Episodes! What HAPPENS????

I watched these two back to back this morning, and I honestly can’t remember what happened in which one, so I am going to review them as one thing. Really they are one thing, it was just a two part finale. (full index of Mentalhood reviews here)

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Mentalhood Episode 5: Things Heat Up, And We Think About Mothers as Nurses

ILLNESS ALERT! But this episode is barely related to the current real life situation, so just block that from your mind with force of will and you can enjoy it. And it’s another Really Good episode! I have to say, from episode 3 on, this show has been super impressing me. Also, Dino is cute again, some more. (index of all Mentalhood reviews here)

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