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 →


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 →


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 →


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 →


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 →


Detective Solve Thyself (Series Review: “Marcella”)

A riveting murder mystery that blurs the lines between the innocent and the guilty, hunter and hunted, in eight nail-biting episodes. Continue Reading →


When the Dead Play House (Series Review: “Witnesses”)

A new twist on model home staging . . . with real people simulating actual families, but in fact they’re actual corpses. Continue Reading →