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Danielle Shields

Danielle Shields writes arts and culture news and reviews for PopMatters, White Coffee Magazine, The National Student and Muso’s Guide.


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Sunday, March 2 2014

1950s Ireland Appears More Glamorous than Gritty in Crime Drama 'Quirke'

A lone-wolf pathologist finds himself tackling three murder mysteries whilst trying to resolve issues damaging his personal life.


Wednesday, September 25 2013

'Inspector George Gently' Copes with Society's Contrasts and Conflicts

Inspector George Gently continues to capture the mood of the '60s in season five, but the fate of our hero is left in a Sherlock Holmes-styled predicament.


Sunday, September 8 2013

Aristocratic Society is the Burden of Strong Minded 'Thérèse Desqueyroux'

The late Claude Miller illustrates in his final film that not every French female in the '20s aspired to be a member of the privileged bourgeois lifestyle.


Thursday, September 5 2013

Twists and Turns in Season Four of 'Inspector George Gently'

The Inspector deals with troublesome youth, although it turns out that the older generation can be even more corrupt than those half their age.


Wednesday, September 4 2013

The Sleuths in 'Tommy & Tuppence: Partners in Crime' are Intimately Acquainted

For those who idealise the nostalgic storytelling of crime writer Agatha Christie, the release of 1983's TV series Tommy & Tuppence, will be the perfect box set to add to your collection.


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