Tag Archives: detective

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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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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