Tag Archives: Detective

“Ready for another adventure, Miss Carter?” – Agent Carter Season 2

Agent Carter’s back! Happy days! Even as a part of the cinema-dominating Marvel Studios megabrand, being a female-led, not-particularly dark and gritty spy-drama set in the 1940s, the chances of Agent Carter lasting past it’s first year looked grim , … Continue reading

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Binge Watch Diary – Jessica Jones (Part 2)

Ain’t nobody got time to write a thousand words on each episode of these Netflix shows, when they’re all released together in huge 13-hour chunks. So I’m trying a new format: just jotting down some quick observations and impressions from … Continue reading

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Binge Watch Diary – Jessica Jones (Part 1)

So the second of the TV series produced by the Marvel/Netflix team-up is here (after the megahit Daredevil). Since I’m really (too much) into both Marvel comics and detective noir, I’d love to write an episode-by-episode analysis of this series…. … Continue reading

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“Behold, what was once a man.” – The Western Book of the Dead (True Detective)

 Even more than the first season (if possible) the second year of True Detective is pure hardboiled noir. It’s got all the ingredients: There’s violent murder (the city manager’s been found dead with his eyes gouged out!) There’s sex (there’s … Continue reading

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