Category Archives: Crime

Hunters (SYFY) Rated NR

  When an FBI agent’s wife disappears, he discovers a government agency that tracks terrorists not of this world. Based on the novel, Alien Hunter, by Whitley Strieber. Starring Nathan Phillips, Britne Oldford, and Mark Coles Smith. I think this … Continue reading

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Unforgettable (CBS) Rated TV-14

A former detective has a rare ability to remember everything she experiences, including visual detail. Starring Poppy Montgomery, Dylan Walsh, and James Hiroyuki Liao. This show is brilliantly written; although, there are problems with it. One, it’s unoriginal. This show … Continue reading

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Wrath of Man (2021) Rated R

A man is hired by a cash truck company that moves hundreds of dollars around every week. Starring Jason Statham, Holt McCallany, and Rocci Williams. This is an interesting thriller. We have a character with a mysterious past and a … Continue reading

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Houdini and Doyle (FOX) Rated TV-14

This miniseries follows the friendship between Harry Houdini and Arthur Conan Doyle while helping the Scotland Yard with some unsolved and inexplicable crimes. Starring Michael Weston, Stephen Mangan, and Rebecca Liddiard. This show is loosely based on the friendship of … Continue reading

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Prime Suspect: The Lost Child (1995) Rated NR

Superintendent Jane Tennison heads an investigation of an abducted baby. Starring Helen Mirren, Beatie Edney, and Robert Glenister. There are a couple of things about the Prime Suspect series that bother me. One, Helen Mirren’s character’s hair and makeup change … Continue reading

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Prime Suspect 3 (1993) Rated NR

  Detective Chief Inspector Jane Tennison is assigned to Vice Squad in the third series of Prime Suspect. She investigates a child murder and its link to the police. Starring Helen Mirren, Tom Bell, and Karen Tomlin. This series continues … Continue reading

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The Virtuoso (2021) Rated R

  A professional assassin takes on a new job in a small sleepy town, and what follows is deception and murder. Starring Anson Mount, Abbie Cornish, and Anthony Hopkins. Anson Mount stars as the Virtuoso, the hitman, hired by Hopkins … Continue reading

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The Catch (ABC) Rated TV-14

This show follows a private detective whose specialty is exposing fraud but falls for a man whose career is fraud. Starring Mireille Enos, Peter Krause, and Jay Hayden. This is the best cat and mouse game on television, but who’s … Continue reading

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The Gloaming (Starz) Rated TV-MA

Detectives Molly McGee and Alex O’Connell team up to find the killer of an unidentified woman, but they too share a tragic past. Starring Emma Booth, Ewen Leslie, and Aaron Pedersen. This series has the mystery element down, but the … Continue reading

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Breaking News in Yuba County (2021) Rated R

A woman takes advantage of her celebrity status when her husband goes missing. Starring  Allison Janney, Mila Kunis, and Regina Hall. I actually enjoyed this farce of a tale. Allison Janney plays the woman whose husband disappeared and she rather … Continue reading

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