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Free Time Fridays (Nov 6)

Free Time Fridays is a weekly meme created and hosted by eatupmyfreetime.

On Fridays we will recap how we spent our free time during the week + our plans for the weekend! 312 more words


Explaining Twin Peaks to Friends

I have discovered that one of the more difficult things about being a fan of Twin Peaks is trying to explain it to friends who have not yet seen the show, or who only hold a vague recollection of it from when it originally aired in the early 1990’s.  375 more words

Twin Peaks

TV Review: The Killing Seasons 1 & 2

American hit show, The Killing, developed by Veena Sud, is an adaptation of a Danish-TV crime drama of the same name, centred around homicide detective Sarah Linden (Mireille Enos) and new sidekick Stephen Holder (Joel Kinnaman). 418 more words

Film & TV

Preview: Season four of The Killing returns to Netflix this weekend

Before you read any more, I must point out that I’m talking about the US version and not the much-missed Danish original. I mention this because there are also many people – 93 per cent of the American viewing public at my last calculation – who have only really ever know one version.  604 more words


The Killing and the Death That Dare Not Speak Its Name

One important feature of AMC’s The Killing, (the subject of yesterday’s post), which it inherits from the Danish original Forbrydelsen, is its focus on the effect of the central murder on the victim’s family. 481 more words


The Killing as Cautionary Police Procedural

If Wikipedia’s entry for “police procedural” is any indicator, AMC’s The Killing is not commonly thought of as one. But despite being a traditional whodunit, it has many of the features of that genre; it depicts “a number of police-related topics such as forensics, autopsies, the gathering of evidence, the use of search warrants and interrogation.” And like the modern classic in this domain, … 472 more words


The Killing

Television that’s slower than continental drift

The Killing starts off incredibly well. A well scripted murder mystery with conspiracies and twists but it ultimately falls flat because it takes too long for the audience to get their pay off by watching – whodunnit, why and so on.

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