REVIEW: Sharp Objects (S1 E4/8)

“My momma said all of history was written by men.” Spiders. Big, great, whopping spiders were the visual motif du jour in episode four of this superb and dark-as-night HBO series adapted from Gillian Flynn’s novel. So far we have Smalltownsville, Missouri trying to come to terms with the sickening murders of two dead teenage…

Netflix orders Ibiza-set crime drama from creators of The Crown

We can hardly keep up with them. We hear that Netflix has ordered a new crime drama series from the creators of The Crown, set on the Balearic holiday island of Ibiza called White Lines. Deadline reports: Written by La Casa de Papel creator Alex Pina, who will serve as showrunner, in White Lines, when the body of a…

Netflix releases first trailer for Tony Danza’s Good Cop

And they just keep on coming from Netflix. The next crime drama from the streaming juggernaut is The Good Cop, starring Tony Danza and looking, well, here’s a trailer… Deadline reports: In the series, Danza plays Tony Sr. (Big Tony), a former NYPD officer who lives with his son, Tony Jr. (TJ), Josh Groban, a…