Category Archives: Crime

Murder Maps (Netflix) Rated NR

This series takes a look at some of the most notorious crimes in history. Starring Nicholas Day, Alan Moss, and Donald Rumbelow. I’m actually addicted to this show. A lot of these cases took place in the UK, so they are not … Continue reading

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Van der Valk (PBS) Rated PG-13

A Dutch detective works in Amsterdam using his human observation and street smarts. Starring Marc Warren, Maimie McCoy, and Luke Allen-Gale. This show is a remake of the 1972 version, as well as based on the novels of Nicolas Freeling. It’s … Continue reading

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The 93 Victims of Samuel Little (2020) Rated TV-14

The most prolific serial killer in U.S. History meets with an FBI crime analyst, DOJ forensics expert, and a Texas Ranger in an attempt to identify his 93 victims over four decades. Starring Dave Elvin, and Joni E. Johnston. This … Continue reading

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Shades of Blue (NBC) Rated TV-14

A female police officer and mother is forced to work for the F.B.I.’s anti-corruption task force while still struggling with her  financials. Starring Jennifer Lopez, Ray Liotta, and Drea de Matteo. The critics loved this show. I did not. It felt like … Continue reading

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We Hunt Together (Showtime) Rated TV-MA

A cat and mouse chase begins as a pair of detectives track down a pair of killers. Starring Babou Ceesay, Hermione Corfield, and Eve Myles. I love British shows. They have real people instead of supermodels as actors, and they use actors … Continue reading

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Sicario (2015) Rated R

An FBI agent is called into a government task force that is fighting the war on drugs at the Mexican-United States border. Starring Emily Blunt, Benicio Del Toro, and Josh Brolin. This film takes us into the world of drug smuggling. We … Continue reading

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Murder, She Baked: A Plum Pudding Mystery (2015) Rated NR

At Christmas, Hannah comes to the bakery to check on things only to discover another body. Based on the book by Joanna Fluke. Starring  Alison Sweeney, Cameron Mathison, and Barbara Niven. This is another great story of the series, Murder She Baked, … Continue reading

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Murder, She Baked: A Peach Cobbler Mystery (2016) Rated NR

Hannah is once again surrounded by murder when she finds one of her competitors dead and she is the suspect. Starring Alison Sweeney, Cameron Mathison, and Barbara Niven. This series on Hallmark Movies and Mysteries is just one of many … Continue reading

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The Keepers (Netflix) Rated TV-MA

A docuseries about a nun’s death and the secrets that surround her murder. Starring Gemma Hoskins, Abbie Schaub, and Virginia Anzengruber. This series is brilliant in storytelling. It takes us into the tale of  a nun who was trying to … Continue reading

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Street Smart (1987) Rated R

A New York journalist lies about a fake pimp but is actually describing a real pimp that’s up for murder. Starring Christopher Reeve, Kathy Baker, and Mimi Rogers. This film is a brilliant story of life on the streets. It represents … Continue reading

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