REVIEW: The Deuce (S2 E1/9)

The reunion of David Simon and George Pelecanos for their first series since The Wire was a huge deal last year, and for me series one of The Deuce did not disappoint. What this celebrated pair – and a stellar writing room – produced was nothing short of miraculous: in an age of helter-skelter, twist-heavy…

REVIEW: The Truth About The Harry Quebert Affair (S1 E1&2/10)

The truth is… I was really looking forward to this new, American crime series and I really wanted to like it. Based on the novel by Joël Dicker it stars Patrick ‘McDreamy’ Dempsey as an award-winning novelist living in picturesque Maine, the northeasternmost state in America. A sense of place is important in crime drama (any…