Tag Archives: mystery

Hail, Caesar! (2016) Rated PG-13

A Hollywood fixer in the 1950s works at keeping the stars in line. Starring Josh Brolin, George Clooney, and Alden Ehrenreich. This Coen brothers’ film pokes fun at Hollywood. The story is interesting and fun, but it doesn’t know what … Continue reading

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Dancing on the Edge (2013) Rated TV-MA

In the 1930s, a black jazz band rises to fame and becomes entangled in intrigue, mystery, and suspense of the London society. Starring Chiwetel Ejiofor, Matthew Goode, and Joanna Vanderham. This miniseries has a lot going for it, but it … Continue reading

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The Deceived (Starz) Rated NR

 A student has an affair with her teacher, but when he disappears, she tracks him down and discovers his wife has died. Starring Emmett J Scanlan, Catherine Walker, and Paul Mescal.  This show is brilliant; it’s more of a psychological … Continue reading

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Three Bedrooms, One Corpse: An Aurora Teagarden Mystery (2016) Rated TV-PG

When Aurora shows a house for her mother, the client finds a rival realtor in the backyard. Based on the book by Charlaine Harris. Starring Candace Cameron Bure, Lexa Doig, and Marilu Henner. This film is one of the few where Aurora … Continue reading

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Crossing Jordan (NBC) Rated TV-14

Boston Medical examiner, Dr. Jordan Cavanaugh, goes above and beyond to solve cases. Starring Jill Hennessy, Miguel Ferrer, and Ravi Kapoor. This show was one of the first to put a woman in a lead role of crime investigation, and … Continue reading

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Cruel Summer (Freeform) Rated TV-14

One summer in a small Texas town, the popular girl goes missing and another girl, who’s a wallflower, takes her place. Starring Olivia Holt, Chiara Aurelia, and Harley Quinn Smith. This isn’t the most fluid show; we jump around three … Continue reading

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The Exterminating Angel (1962) Rated UR

The guests at a dinner party find themselves unable to leave. Starring Silvia Pinal, Enrique Rambal, Claudio Brook, Jacqueline Andere, and José Baviera. This film is surrealism at its finest. The plot and story are not really explained, and the title … 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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Aurora Teagarden Mysteries: Reunited and it Feels So Deadly (2020) Rated TV-PG

Someone is killed at Aurora’s 20th high school reunion. There are plenty of suspects and no witnesses. Can Aurora discover who done it? Starring Candace Cameron Bure, Niall Matter, and Marilu Henner. This is a typical Aurora Teagarden Mystery. We … Continue reading

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Midsomer Murders (ITV) Rated TV-14

A veteran detective and his young sergeant investigate murders around their small community, Midsomer County. Based on the book series by Caroline Graham. Starring John Nettles, Jane Wymark, and Barry Jackson. This series is a lighthearted romp through a murder mystery. It’s … Continue reading

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