Category Archives: Crime

Up and Vanished (Oxygen) Rated TV-14

Based on Payne Lindsey’s podcast that follows leads in missing person cold cases. Starring Dylan Mattina, Bonnie Jean, Mark Krenik, and Payne Lindsey. This one should have been a good show, but alas, it is not. The two hosts are … Continue reading

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Blindspot (NBC) Rated TV-14

A Jane Doe is found in New York city, nude, and with a body full of tattoos. Starring Sullivan Stapleton, Jaimie Alexander, and Rob Brown. Surprisingly, I was not overly impressed with this series. I thought the premise wasn’t as … Continue reading

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Queen & Slim (2019) Rated R

A couple’s first date takes a turn for the worst when they are stopped by police.  Starring Daniel Kaluuya, Jodie Turner-Smith, and Bokeem Woodbine. This is the worst film. We have a couple that escalates the traffic, causing the police … Continue reading

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Life of Crime (2013) Rated TV-MA

A rookie cop tries to track down the killer of a 15-year old girl. Starring Hayley Atwell, Richard Coyle, and Julian Lewis Jones. This series has a good story. The British are good at telling mystery stories. The casting is … Continue reading

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Briarpatch (USA) Rated TV-MA

An investigator returns home to solve the death of her sister. Starring Catero Colbert, Rosario Dawson, and Jay R. Ferguson. The storyline here is interesting, and they are able to hold your interest in the story. Dawson is brilliant as the … Continue reading

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Longmire (A&E) Rated NR

 Longmire is a dedicated sheriff in Wyoming following the death of his wife he faces his job with a brave face and a dry wit. Based on the book series by Craig Johnson. Starring Robert Taylor, Katee Sackhoff, Lou Diamond … Continue reading

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Lincoln Rhyme: Hunt for the Bone Collector (NBC) Rated TV-14

A retired forensic criminologist teams up with a young detective to catch America’s criminals. Based on the book series by Jeffery Deaver. Starring Claire Coffee, Russell Hornsby, and Arielle Kebbel. This film is based on the book and film of … Continue reading

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The Spoils Before Dying (2015) Rated TV-14

A fictional author creates a film adaptation of his epic tale in which a pianist-turned-detective investigates a murder in the 1950s underground jazz scene. Starring Michael Kenneth Williams, Kristen Wiig, and Bérénice Marlohe. I get that this show is supposed … Continue reading

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Scream: The TV Series (MTV) Rated TV-14

An anthology series follows a group of teenagers who are targeted by a masked serial killer. Starring Willa Fitzgerald, Bex Taylor-Klaus, and John Karna. I was not over-impressed with this series. For me, the series needs work. The characters all … Continue reading

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Dare Me (USA) Rated NR

A cheerleader plots revenge on the clique that got her expelled. Based on the novel by Megan Abbott. Starring Willa Fitzgerald, Herizen F. Guardiola, and Marlo Kelly. This show seems like it unfolds slowly, but it has little clues along … Continue reading

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