Tag Archives: crime drama

Review: “The Little Things”

* D The Little Things is a crime drama that stars Denzel “McCall” Washington as a damaged ex-homicide detective who stumbles onto the return of the serial killer who ended his career. His successor, played by Rami “Mercury” Malek, invites … Continue reading

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Series Review: “Prodigal Son” (season 1)

* * * B This surprisingly good series is from Berlanti, the producer of the CW Arrowverse series. Malcolm Bright, the son of the serial killer “The Surgeon”, trained by the FBI as a profiler, consults with the NYPD major … Continue reading

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Series Review: “Absentia” (seasons 1-3)

* * * B Absentia is a Prime series revolving around FBI agent Emily Byrne (Stana Katic) who, after being abducted and presumed dead, returns after 6 years. All three seasons are good. The first revolves around Emily’s search for … Continue reading

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Series Review: “Collateral” (mild spoilers)

* D Collateral is a Netflix/BBC four part miniseries crime drama about the police investigation of the London murder of an illegal immigrant pizza deliveryman. There is little good to say about this series. The quality of the production is … Continue reading

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Series Review: “Marcella”

* * * B Marcella is a British Netflix series about a stay at home mother who, when her husband leaves her, returns to her job as a homicide detective. Played by Anna Friel, Marcella first investigates a serial killer … Continue reading

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Review of “Secret in Their Eyes”

* * C Secret in Their Eyes is a crime drama that should have been a great film. A former FBI agent, Ray Casten (Chiwetel Ejiofor) returns after more than a decade with new evidence in a cold case that … Continue reading

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Review of “Regression”

 * * C Set in the 1980’s, this dingy crime drama explores the hysteria around Satanic ritual abuse after a girl, Angela Gray, played by Emma “Hermione” Watson, comes forward with allegations of rape against her father. Bruce Kenner, the … Continue reading

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