Tag Archives: detective

Wild Horses (2015) Rated R

A detective opens a missing boy case and believes the local rancher is involved. Starring Robert Duvall, James Franco, and Darien Willardson. This isn’t the best film. The story is intriguing, but there are continuity issues as well as plot … Continue reading

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Hollywoodland (2006) Rated R

A detective investigates the death of actor George Reeves, who played Superman in Adventures of Superman. Starring Adrien Brody, Diane Lane, and Ben Affleck. This is a brilliant film noir. The fractural presentation of the story bounces between Reeves’ life … 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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Cannon (CBS) Rated TV-PG

Frank Cannon is an ex-cop turned private investigator who works tough cases. Starring William Conrad, Patrick Culliton, and Tom Pittman. This is a typical cop show from the 70s. The show has overbearing cops that bully their suspects. They also … Continue reading

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Dancer and the Dame (2015) Rated NR

Dancer, a dissatisfied detective, and Princess, a canine cop, solve a case together. Starring Billy Gardell, Cuja, and Zeus. This is a cheesy but clean film that doesn’t have a lot of depth to it. Dancer is a disgraced detective; … Continue reading

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In the Heat of the Night (CBS) Rated NR

The cases and adventures of the police force in Sparta, Mississippi. Starring Carroll O’Connor, Alan Autry, and David Hart. The series premiere focuses on the transplant of a Philadelphia detective, who happens to be black, to small-town southern Mississippi. Although … Continue reading

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Gang Related (FOX) Rated TV-14

When a top detective’s past comes back to haunt him, he must come to terms with which side he’ll be on patrolling the streets. Starring Ramon Rodriguez, Jay Hernandez, and RZA. This show doesn’t seem to know where it’s going. … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Punch (2013) Rated R

When a criminal is forced to return to London, a detective believes it is his last chance to get the man who got away. Starring  James McAvoy, Mark Strong, and Andrea Riseborough. Welcome to the Punch is a film that … Continue reading

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River Runs Red (2018) Rated NR

The son of a judge is killed by two police officers, and the system sets them free. With the help of a veteran detective and another grieving father, the judge sets out for revenge. Starring  Taye Diggs, John Cusack, and George … Continue reading

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