Tag Archives: The Shield

Critical Condition: Seven Seconds

Seven Seconds | Netflix, from Friday ➢ “Inspired loosely and probably irrelevantly by the Russian film The Major, Seven Seconds was developed for Netflix by The Killing creator Veena Sud as a continuation of her fascination with watching mismatched crime-solving duos investigating murders in inclement weather … a 10-hour-plus drama that might otherwise have been the somber […]

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Critical Condition: Queen of the South

Queen of the South | Sky Box Sets, 7.30 Thursday/Monday ➢ “Although the show’s title might sound like a Bravo reality show about a sorority mom in Alabama, it actually follows a tough-as-nails Mexican woman named Teresa (Alice Braga) as she gets swept up in the drug world after hooking up with a cartel member, Güero (Jon […]

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Why Not HD? The Shield

Fans of top cop show The Shield should note the seventh and final season premieres at the later time of 10.40 tonight on Sky TV’s The Box. Normally this site doesn’t promote SD content but The Shield rivals The Wire as the best police show ever made and if you don’t have My Sky, you’ll need […]

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HDTV Heads-Up: Anarchic Week Looms for TV3

TV3 will rev up its HD output in the week starting October 16 with four movies and two series premieres, including a high-octane drama about Southern California bikies. The network’s had Sons of Anarchy idling in the vault for a while, and at one stage it looked as if the violent but thoughtful drama might […]

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