REVIEW: The Cry (S1 E2/4)

Twists are a funny thing. They’re de rigueur in psychological thrillers on the page – so-called domestic noirs – where each one seems to try and out-twist the next. There was no doubt a major twist(s) was going to come in The Cry, the BBC One adaptation of Helen FitzGerald’s novel (more of her on The Killing Times…

REVIEW: Mystery Road (S1 E5&6/6)

Our journey through Mystery Road concluded this week and while the final destination ended up being a little underwhelming, the overall experience has been of a superior serial with something interesting to say about the Australian mentality. The main theme in these concluding episodes was around legacies – those we inherit, those we live out…

The 10 Best Crime Dramas This Week (Monday 8th – Sunday 14th October)

It’s business as usual this week, with excellent episodes of Killing Eve and The Deuce. Elsewhere, series three of Netflix’s Riverdale starts up and then there’s the return of Trapped. No, not series two, but a repeat of series one on the BBC’s iPlayer. It’s releasing episodes every week, which means – hopefully – that…