Gomorrah – Season 3 (2018)

After the brutal, gut wrenching denouement to season two, I was on tenterhooks to see how the third season would unfold. Still reeling over the shocking murder of his daughter, Ciro (Marco D’Amore) has left Naples and relocated to Sofia, though his means of earning a living continue to be morally sketchy. Genny (Salvatore Esposito) […]

Black Sails Season 1-4 Steelbook Unboxing

Wow. What a stunning steelbook set this is. Coming in two separate steelbooks, each one containing two seasons, this is a magnificent set that would be a treasure in anyone’s collection. Housed in a lovely plastic slip cover, the steelbooks are glorious to look at, the artwork alone has been lovingly applied and advertises that […]

Beck: Vol. 2 (2016) (TV Series) 

The Scandinavians really do know how to make thrilling drama. With the likes of Trapped, The Killing, Borgen and many others, they have thrilled UK audiences. Beck is another jewel in that crown.  Peter Haber plays the brilliant Martin Beck, a Swedish detective who hunts down all sorts of criminals. He is called back into […]

The Out-Laws (2016) (TV Series) 

The Goethals have always been a tight bunch. 5 sisters who have always relied and trusted each other. After the premature death of the their parents, their bond only grows stronger. However their lives are thrown into disarray when one of the sisters marries a devious and manipulative man by the name of Jean Claude, […]

Gomorrah: Season 2 (2016)

Don’t read if you haven’t seen the first season.  *CAUTION SPOILERS AHEAD* With Don Pietro sprung from his prison convoy and Gennaro clinging to life after being shot and left for dead by Ciro, a power vacuum has been created and Don Salvatore is manoeuvring to take complete control of the city. Continuing on from […]

Follow The Money (TV Series) (2016)

   Alexander Sødergren (Nikolaj Lie Kaas) is a ruthless business man who works for a Danish company called Energreen. He has plans to corner the energy market, and believes wind farms are the future. When a dead body is pulled from the sea in which a wind farm is situated, a detective called Mads Justesen […]

Romanzo Criminale. Coming soon from Arrow. 

   Following the success of their most recent Italian language TV drama titles, most notably the acclaimed Naples-set crime saga Gommorah, along with the likes of Inspector De Luca and Inspector Nardone, Arrow Films will continue to house quality international crime thriller shows from various European territories and beyond, under their sub-label ‘Nordic Noir and […]

The Killing (2011)

The Killing is a US remake of the Danish series which has had stellar reviews. The first two seasons of the US Killing didn’t really deviate from the Danish plot line, but started to do its own thing with seasons 3 and 4. The story involves the death of a young girl by the name […]

Crimes of Passion (2014)

Scandinavian drama is doing very, very well in the UK. Now adding to the long list is Crimes of Passion, based on the best selling novels by Swedish author Maria Lang. Starring Ola Rapace as Christer and Tuva Novotny as Puck, it’s a lavishly designed period drama/murder mystery. The set which has been kindly provided […]

Braquo (TV series) (2009-)

Wow! What an absolute stunning piece of television this. I could literally use every superlative in the English language to lavish praise on this show, and it still wouldn’t be enough. Jean Hugues-Anglade plays Eddy Caplan, the leader of a group of Parisian police officers, who have no qualms about stepping over the line when […]