Tag: Crime Drama

THE SOPRANOS (STORY ANALYSIS)THE SOPRANOS (STORY ANALYSIS)

The Sopranos

Woke up this morning (The Sopranos theme song performed by Alabama 3)

The Sopranos is an American crime drama television series created by David Chase. The story revolves around Tony Soprano (James Gandolfini), a New Jersey-based Italian-American mobster, portraying the difficulties that he faces as he tries to balance his family life with his role as the leader of a criminal organization. The Sopranos was first broadcast on HBO from 1999 to 2007 ushering in a new age of serial TV drama that stands to this day.

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NOBODY (MOVIE REVIEW)NOBODY (MOVIE REVIEW)

Nobody Movie Review

Nobody is a 2021 American action-thriller drama film directed by Ilya Naishuller and written by Derek Kolstad. The film’s premise involves a bystander who intervenes to help a woman being harassed by a group of men who then becomes the target of a vengeful drug lord. Cue an ultra-violent revenge flick that is reminiscent of the John Wick franchise. 

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THE WANDERERS (MOVIE ANALYSIS)THE WANDERERS (MOVIE ANALYSIS)

The Wanderers

The Wanderers is a 1979, American comedy-drama film co-written and directed by Philip Kaufman and is based on the novel of the same name by Richard Price. Set in the Bronx in 1963, the film follows a gang of Italian-American teenagers known as the Wanderers and their ongoing power struggles with rival gangs such as the Baldies and the Wongs. The movie stars Ken Wahl, John Friedrich, Karen Allen and Toni Kalem. 

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A SUN (MOVIE REVIEW)A SUN (MOVIE REVIEW)

A Sun

A Sun is a 2019 award-winning Taiwanese drama film that is now streaming on Netflix. Directed and co-written by Chung Mong-hong, A Sun received 11 nominations at the 56th Golden Horse Awards, winning Best Feature Film and Best Director for Chung. The film was also selected as Taiwan’s entry for the Best International Feature Film at the 93rd Academy Awards, making the shortlist of fifteen films.

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CLARICE S01E04 (TV REVIEW)CLARICE S01E04 (TV REVIEW)

Clarice S01E04

Clarice S01E04 is the fourth instalment of this psychological crime TV drama series based on The Silence of the Lambs novel and movie adaptation. Entitled “You Can’t Rule Me”, Clarice S01E04 is a continuation of the whistleblower murder conspiracy narrative from the previous episode.

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FOR ALL MANKIND S02E03 (REVIEW)FOR ALL MANKIND S02E03 (REVIEW)

For All Mankind S02E03

For All Mankind S02E03 is the third instalment of the 2nd season of a historical fantasy TV drama series streaming on Apple TV+. Created by Ronald D. Moore (Star Trek, Battlestar Galactica, Outlander), For All Mankind reimagines the space race of the 60s/70s as an alternate reality where the Soviet Union put a man on the moon before the USA resulting in continued focus on space well into the 1980s.

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CLARICE S01E03 (REVIEW)CLARICE S01E03 (REVIEW)

Clarice S01E03

Clarice S01E03 is the third instalment of this psychological crime TV drama series based on The Silence of the Lambs novel and movie adaptation. Entitled “Are You Alright?”, Clarice S01E03 returns to the plot introduced in the pilot episode after the excursion of the previous one.

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TELL ME YOUR SECRETS SEASON 1 (ANALYSIS)TELL ME YOUR SECRETS SEASON 1 (ANALYSIS)

Tell Me Your Secrets Season 1

Tell Me Your Secrets Season 1 is the first season of the psychological thriller crime drama streaming TV series created by Harriet Warner. The series revolves two women who are tragically connected to each other through a serial killer. Karen Miller (Lily Rabe) was the girlfriend of convicted mass murderer Kit Parker (Xavier Samuel) and Mary Barlow (Amy Brenneman) is the mother of a missing young woman who is suspected to be one of Parker’s victims.

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CLARICE S01E02 (REVIEW)CLARICE S01E02 (REVIEW)

Clarice S01E02

Clarice S01E02 is the 2nd episode in this first season of the FBI crime drama based on the Silence of the Lambs book and movie. This spin-off from the award-winning film focuses on the character of FBI Agent Clarice Starling and her exploits as a member of a violent crimes unit.

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YOUR HONOR PART 10 (REVIEW)YOUR HONOR PART 10 (REVIEW)

Your Honor Part 10

Your Honor Part 10 is the final instalment of a ten-part drama miniseries set in New Orleans. The series is adapted from the Israeli TV series Kvodo. The premise of Your Honor concerns Michael Desiato (Bryan Cranston), a judge who has to take drastic action in order to safeguard his son Adam, after the latter kills the scion of a mob boss in a hit-and-run accident.

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CLARICE S01E01 (REVIEW)CLARICE S01E01 (REVIEW)

Clarice S01E01

Clarice S01E01 is the first episode of this crime drama based on the award-winning film adaptation of Thomas Harris’ The Silence of the Lambs. Starring Australian actress Rebecca Breeds as FBI Agent Clarice Starling, Clarice S01E01 is set in 1993, a year after the events of the film, as Agent Starling is roped in by AG Ruth Martin to join a violet crimes unit, that Martin has established. Martin’s daughter Catherine was the final victim of Buffalo Bill, the serial killer Agent Starling apprehended and killed in the film.

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YOUR HONOR PART 9 (REVIEW)YOUR HONOR PART 9 (REVIEW)

Your Honor Part 9

Your Honor Part 9 is the penultimate instalment of a ten-part drama miniseries set in New Orleans. The series is adapted from the Israeli TV series Kvodo. The premise of Your Honor concerns Michael Desiato (Bryan Cranston), a judge who has to take drastic action in order to safeguard his son Adam, after the latter kills the scion of a mob boss in a hit-and-run accident.

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YOUR HONOR PART 7 (REVIEW)YOUR HONOR PART 7 (REVIEW)

Your Honor Part 7

Your Honor Part 7 is the latest instalment of a ten-part drama miniseries set in New Orleans. The series is adapted from the Israeli TV series Kvodo. The premise of Your Honor concerns Michael Desiato (Bryan Cranston), a judge who has to take drastic action in order to safeguard his son Adam, after the latter kills the scion of a mob boss in a hit-and-run accident.

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THE SERPENT EPISODE 4 (REVIEW)THE SERPENT EPISODE 4 (REVIEW)

The Serpent Episode 4

The Serpent Episode 4 is the 4th instalment in this eight-part crime drama miniseries based on the real life murders committed by Charles Sobhraj (played by Tahar Rahim) in the 1970s. Sobhraj was a French thief, fraudster and serial killer of Vietnamese and Indian origin and his victims were young European backpackers visiting South-East Asia on the so-called ‘hippie trail’.

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YOUR HONOR PART 6 (REVIEW)YOUR HONOR PART 6 (REVIEW)

Your Honor Part 6

Your Honor Part 6 is the latest instalment of a ten-part drama miniseries set in New Orleans. The series is adapted from the Israeli TV series Kvodo. The premise of Your Honor concerns Michael Desiato (Bryan Cranston), a judge who has to take drastic action in order to safeguard his son Adam, after the latter kills the scion of a mob boss in a hit-and-run accident.

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THE SERPENT EPISODE 3 (REVIEW)THE SERPENT EPISODE 3 (REVIEW)

The Serpent Episode 3

The Serpent Episode 3 is the third instalment in this eight-part crime drama miniseries based on the real life murders committed by Charles Sobhraj (played by Tahar Rahim) in the 1970s. Sobhraj was a French thief, fraudster and serial killer of Vietnamese and Indian origin and his victims were young European backpackers visiting South-East Asia on the so-called ‘hippie trail’.

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THE SERPENT EPISODE 2 (TV REVIEW)THE SERPENT EPISODE 2 (TV REVIEW)

The Serpent Episode 2

The Serpent Episode 2 is the 2nd instalment in this eight-part crime drama miniseries based on the real life murders committed by Charles Sobhraj (played by Tahar Rahim) in the 1970s. Sobhraj was a French thief, fraudster and serial killer of Vietnamese and Indian origin and his victims were young European backpackers visiting South-East Asia on the so-called ‘hippie trail’.

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THE SERPENT EPISODE 1 (TV REVIEW)THE SERPENT EPISODE 1 (TV REVIEW)

The Serpent Episode 1

The Serpent Episode 1 is the first instalment in this eight-part crime drama miniseries based on the real life murders committed by Charles Sobhraj in the 1970s. Sobhraj was a French thief, fraudster and serial killer of Vietnamese and Indian origin and his victims were young European backpackers visiting South-East Asia on the so-called ‘hippie trail’.

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YOUR HONOR PART 5 (REVIEW)YOUR HONOR PART 5 (REVIEW)

Your Honor Part 5

Your Honor Part 5 is the latest instalment of a ten-part drama miniseries set in New Orleans. The series is adapted from the Israeli TV series Kvodo. The premise of Your Honor concerns Michael Desiato (Bryan Cranston), a judge who has to take drastic action in order to safeguard his son Adam, after the latter kills the scion of a mob boss in a hit-and-run accident.

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