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Mafia Killers with Colin McLaren (Reelz) Rated NR

 Detective Colin McLaren examines mobsters who play to win. Starring Ross Mullan, Colin McLaren, and Kevin Bedford. McLaren examines the key players in the Mafia world. The show follows each Mafia member from the time they enter the family to the … Continue reading

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Low Winter Sun (AMC) Rated NR

Murder, corruption, deception, and revenge ensue when Detroit detective, Frank Agnew kills another cop. Starring Mark Strong, Lennie James, and James Ransone. I was rather disappointed when I watched this season of the show. The writing is lackluster for AMC. With both … Continue reading

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Stolen (2009) Rated R

 A detective deals with the loss of his own son when he discovers the corpse of a boy that’s 50 years old. Starring Jon Hamm, Josh Lucas, Rhona Mitra. This thriller takes on a parallel murder case based on a true … Continue reading

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Motive (ABC) Rated TV-PG

 A Vancouver homicide detective tracks down killers by motive. Starring Kristin Lehman, Louis Ferreira, Brendan Penny, Lauren Holly. I was not impressed with this show, although the premise was  intriguing. In it, a detective tracks down killers by discovering their motives behind each murder. … Continue reading

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Alex Cross (2012) Rated PG-13

A homicide detective is pushed to the brink of his moral and physical limits as he tracks down a killer. Starring Tyler Perry, Edward Burns, Matthew Fox. This film isn’t as bad as people made it out to be.  It’s … Continue reading

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Deception (NBC) Rated TV-14

A detective comes back to the wealthy family she grew up with as their maid’s daughter to uncover a murder of her best friend, an heiress. Starring Meagan Good, Laz Alonso, Tate Donovan, Wes Brown, Katherine LaNasa, Ella Rae Peck, Marin Hinkle, … Continue reading

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The Presidio (1988) Rated R

A civil detective must work with a Colonel from his past solve a murder. Starring Sean Connery, Mark Harmon, Meg Ryan, Jack Warden. Although dated, this film is entertaining.  I found some of it comical, which is more due to … Continue reading

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Beauty and the Beast (CW) Rated TV-14

A detective falls in love with a former soldier who is in hiding from the government after being turned into a beast. Starring Kristin Kreuk, Jay Ryan, Nina Lisandrello. I had such high hopes for this show, having been a … Continue reading

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Angie Tribeca (TBS) Rated TV-14

Independent detective Angie Tribeca investigates the most serious cases with a group of  LAPD detectives. Starring Jere Burns, Deon Cole, Rashida Jones, Hayes MacArthur, Andree Vermeulen. This has to be the worst show, ever. It’s a comedy that takes every joke … Continue reading

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Deck the Halls (2011) Rated TV-PG

Based on the book by Carol Higgins Clark and Mary Higgins Clark. Detective Regan Reilly and amateur sleuth Alvirah Meehan investigate the kidnapping of Regan’s father. Starring Kathy Najimy, Eric Johnson, Scottie Thompson I found this film enjoyable, more as … Continue reading

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