- Staff Picks
- June 18, 2021
In A Ripped Dress (Bang!). Review by Julius C. Lacking.
Mystery (Guruguru Brain). Review by Bob Pomeroy.
A writer hits a dry spell and then murders his wife, all in the name of making a hit.
Dickens started a murder mystery but failed to finish it due to his own death. Can you find the killer?
A Sherlock Holmes-based musical that needs some amplification.
Whether you are a fan of quirky detectives and wacky coincidences, or in-depth investigations with detailed forensic analysis, Acorn Media probably has a British mystery set that will appeal to you. Joe Frietze is here to take a look at four of their newest releases.
Robbie Coltrane stars as the psychologist who always cracks the case, while alienating everyone who cares about him. Joe Frietze wants your badge on his desk in one hour.
Halfway through watching this stylish and engrossing French murder mystery, Carl F Gauze begin to suspect it was HE who was the killer after all.
Ken Stott returns as the hard-drinking, hard-smoking, DI John Rebus for a second set of mysteries, based on the books by Ian Rankin. This series sees Rebus dealing with complex ciphers, underworld bosses, duplicitous businessmen, and dead cats, along with the requisite murders in each episode. Joe Frietze gives his best good cop/bad cop.
Helen Mirren returns to say goodbye to her groundbreaking character Jane Tennison in the conclusion to the Prime Suspect series. Amidst a myriad of personal problems, she must search for a missing-presumed-dead 14-year-old girl.
Carl F. Gauze doesn’t need CSI, he’s got Heather Dune Macadam’s The Weeping Buddha, a tightly written muder mystery revolving around modern forensic science and traditional police leg work.