Articles tagged crime

Love in the Time of Reboots: My 2017 ‘Twin Peaks’ Dysfunction

Despite the specter of disappointment, it's hard not to get excited over the potential of Twin Peaks' reboot.

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‘Central Intelligence’ Has a Semblance of Self-awareness, If Not Actual Intelligence

It's no surprise that Central Intelligence, buddy movie or bromance, indulges in dick jokes.

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Griffiths Bathes Her Color Palette in Grit for ‘The Night Stalker’

Griffiths expertly uses atmosphere and visuals to create a hellish summer in this cold-hearted examination of evil’s intoxicating allure.

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Daredevil: Season 2, Episode 13 - “A Cold Day in Hell’s Kitchen”

Daredevil's season finale sets up some interesting stories, but fails to resolve any of them.

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‘Crimson’ Tests Even Those Most Committed to Eurotrash Film

The best thing about the Crimson DVD is the commentary by historian Richard Harland Smith.

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What Carmela Soprano Can Teach About Dealing With the Establishment

Carmela Soprano's compromises highlight the choices we must make to survive a stacked system.

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Daredevil: Season 2, Episode 12 - “The Dark at the End of the Tunnel”

This season's penultimate episode relies too heavily on nonsensical plot twists without any heart.

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Daredevil: Season 2, Episode 11 - “.380”

Daredevil’s main characters are at a crossroads, and it may just be the villains who persuade our heroes to do good.

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The Blacklist: Season 3, Episode 23 - “Alexander Kirk (No. 14): Conclusion”

The Blacklist's season-ending surprise is more The Happening and less The Sixth Sense. Not a good thing!

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Daredevil: Season 2, Episode 10 - “The Man in the Box”

Daredevil and The Kingpin confront one another, while The Punisher is set loose on the city.

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The Blacklist: Season 3, Episode 22 - “Alexander Kirk (No. 14)”

Unfortunately, The Blacklist decides to use the season's penultimate episode as backdoor pilot for a Janssen-led spin-off.

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Daredevil: Season 2, Episode 9 - “Seven Minutes in Heaven”

Each character confronts their true nature with brutal honesty in "Seven Minutes of Heaven".

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Cannes 2016: In Pursuit of a Poet in Pablo Larraín’s ‘Neruda’

Larraín riffs on Pablo Neruda's biography to create an idiosyncratic and stylized portrait of pursuer and pursued.

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In ‘Money Monster’, Everyone Is Watching, But No One Is Listening

Money Monster is stuck between indictments, encouraging you to be mad at the bad media makers, the players in the crooked financial industry, and you, the reckless consumers.

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Albanian Hell is Cold in ‘Cash Only’

Though it may not be the most originally plotted crime drama, Cash Only executes its conceit with technical skill and emotional honesty.

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The Good Wife: Season 7, Episode 22 - “End”

The Good Wife says goodbye in perfect fashion, with happiness as that elusive, impossible-to-catch fish.

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The Blacklist: Season 3, Episode 21 - “Susan Hargrave (No. 18)”

The Blacklist re-shuffles the deck, with a new character introduced and a possible spin-off in the mix.

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Enterprising Women and the Femme Fatale of Film Noir

'Too Late for Tears' and 'Woman on the Run' remind us that today's financial and gender anxieties have long histories.

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The Blacklist: Season 3, Episode 20 - “The Artax Network (No. 41)”

Hunky bad guy Tom Keen learns to swaddle, and some other crime-y stuff happens.

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Daredevil: Season 2, Episode 8 - “Guilty As Sin”

All manner of secrets spill out in "Guilty as Sin", forever altering the dynamics of multiple relationships.

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The Glow Lives on in Taimak's 'The Last Dragon'

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"The actor's memoir is a backtracking through a life under scrutiny and a life eventually left to chance.

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