In the news: Wild Roses ’70s-era TV’

From John Doyle of the Globe and Mail:

  • A drama with all the subtlety of a chuck-wagon race
    “Wild Roses is by, for and about women. Oh, there are men in it and some if them even speak and do stuff, but it’s all about women. It’s a sort of Sex and the City of Calgary (and surrounding ranchlands). Such is the ferocity of its adherence to the template for chick flicks that it even announces, within minutes, one of the cardinal rules of chick-flick stuff – the skinny little blonde is a bitch.” Read more.