REVIEW: The Deuce (S2 E7/9)

The one uniting theme throughout this second series of The Deuce – that oh-so Dickensian slice of urban drama from David Simon and George Pelecanos – is the way the characters have been kicking back against the NYC district, only for the pull of the place, the lifestyle and the ingrained DNA to kick back…

Channel 4 announces transmission date for Killer By The Lake

The follow up to last year’s Channel 4/All4/Walter Presents-branded French thriller, Vanished by the Lake,  Killer By The Lake (Le Tueur Du Lac) revisits troubled detective Lise (Jeanne Le Guillou) who has started a new life with her husband and baby, but this happy, rural idyll is suddenly shattered with the discovery of two dead women. Three years after…

BBC iPlayer makes available all episodes of Luther

With the new, fifth series of Luther imminent, BBC iPlayer has dropped every single episode of the top-rating cop show, starring Idris Elba, onto its streaming service. You can go ahead and cancel all your plans because we’ve just dropped EVERY. EPISODE. OF. LUTHER. 🔥 📺 pic.twitter.com/iSFOobxZAL — BBC iPlayer (@BBCiPlayer) October 23, 2018 The…

Netflix confirms transmission date for Danish thriller, Kriger

Dar Salim is, seemingly, a prolific crime drama person. We’ve seen him recently in Dicte (see our reviews here) as well as Below The Surface (see our reviews here). Now he’s set to appear on our screens once more in another Danish series. Kriger (Warrior) is a six-part Danish drama about communities, loyalty and betrayal…

Rupert Penry-Jones joins Miss Fisher movie

OK, so this is strictly a movie – although it’s unclear whether it’ll be a TV movie – but we do love a bit of Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries. Essie Davis will return as the amateur detective in 1920s Australia, and for Miss Fisher & the Crypt of Tears she’ll be joined by the likes of  Nathan…

Netflix names transmission date for You

Netflix UK is releasing a very modern (and scary-sounding) thriller during the Christmas holidays. According to TV Wise: You is a 21st century love story that asks, “What would you do for love?” When a brilliant bookstore manager crosses paths with an aspiring writer, his answer becomes clear: anything. Using the internet and social media as…

5USA confirms transmission date for The Detail

Look out, there’s a new Canadian cop show coming. Not only that, it’s a remake of Sally Wainwright’s Scott & Bailey. The Detail centres on three fiercely talented female homicide investigators who work tirelessly to solve crimes while navigating the complicated demands of their personal lives. Detective Stevie Hall is an experienced interrogator who can extricate…