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The Myth of Keeping Your Children Safe (Series Review: “Safe”)

A suspenseful 8-episode British thriller about a bereaved widower whose teenage daughter goes missing. Suddenly everyone’s a suspect in his upscale gated community where no one’s who they seem to be. Continue Reading →


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Oh Brother Where Art Thou? (Series Review: “The Five”)

A missing boy presumed dead for 20 years shows up at a murder scene – his DNA, that is – setting in motion a jigsaw puzzle of clues and the reunion of childhood friends whose lives were derailed by the mystery. You’ll be taking notes to navigate this intricate 10-part British crime thriller. Continue Reading →


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A Better Life on this Scepter’d Isle (Series Review: “Collateral”)

Carey Mulligan shines in a new, limited British crime series in which the cold-blooded murder of a Syrian pizza delivery man is only the first piece of a wider, more sinister plot which unfolds against a backdrop of political intrigue and anti-immigration anxiety. Continue Reading →


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A Dish Best Served Cold (Series Review: “The Frozen Dead”)

A gruesome discovery on a snowy peak in the French Pyrenees draws a homicide detective home to face his archnemesis, an imprisoned serial killer at the center of an sweeping avalanche of grisly revenge killings. Continue Reading →


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Killing in Plain Sight (Series Review: “The Fall: Season 3”)

The Belfast Strangler is back, in the haunting 3rd season of The Fall. Nobody could predict how shockingly this will end. Continue Reading →


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Through a Screen, Darkly (Series Review: “Black Mirror”)

Black Mirror is a ghastly (yet darkly comic) dystopia in which the staples of modern technology wield dire consequences. Put down your devices and pay attention. Continue Reading →


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A (Funny) Hot Mess (Series Review: “Fleabag”)

Fleabag may be the most harrowing and hilarious series from across the Pond in years, a totally unique show which deftly weds grief & comedy, to sparkling effect. Continue Reading →