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CrimeHQ
April 17 2017

Shetland Now Available on Netflix!

There are few settings more suited to mystery and murder than the remote Shetland Islands. They lie north of Scotland, not far from the tip of Norway, and just east of Iceland. Only 16 of the 100...
DaveRichards
April 14 2017

Marvel’s Iron Fist Season 1 Review: Episodes 11-13

Hello, and welcome back! Today, we bring my look at Netflix's latest Marvel Comics adaptation, Iron Fist, to a close. In this final installment, we'll examine the last three episodes: Episode...
DaveRichards
April 7 2017

Marvel’s Iron Fist Season 1 Review: Episodes 8-10

Hello, and welcome back! It's time to begin our look at the back half of Netflix's latest Marvel Comics adaptation, Iron Fist. In this penultimate installment of my feature, we'll examine...
DaveRichards
March 31 2017

Marvel’s Iron Fist Season 1 Review: Episodes 5-7

Hello, and welcome back to my look at Netflix's latest Marvel Comics adaptation, Iron Fist! Last time, we kicked things off with a look at episodes 1-4. Today, we'll reach the halfway point...
CrimeHQ
March 27 2017

Crime/Mystery/Thrillers Coming to (and Leaving) Netflix in April 2017

Since Netflix shifted their focus to original content, these lists have been getting a little one-sided as the streaming service continues to purge their backlisted material. The early part of...
DaveRichards
March 24 2017

Marvel’s Iron Fist Season 1 Review: Episodes 1-4

Hello, and welcome back the world of the Marvel Cinematic Universe! My name is Dave Richards, and I was your guide in Criminal Element's look at the 2nd season of Netflix's television adaptation...
CrimeHQ
February 27 2017

Crime/Mystery/Thrillers Coming to (and Leaving) Netflix in March 2017

Sometimes quality is better quantity—and that seems to be the case here with Netflix's March additions. While the list of good crime/mystery/thriller entertainment is sparse, we've...
ThomasPluck
February 23 2017

Reviewing the Queue: Jumpin’ Jack Flash (1986)

When discussing the oeuvre of Whoopi Goldberg, it’s important to remember that she started off with an incredible performance in The Color Purple. While it hasn’t always been downhill...
KristenHoughton
February 10 2017

The Best Crime Dramas to Binge Watch Now

Oh the joy of binge-watching! Everyone has been talking about a show that you’ve promised yourself you’d “get to,” but somehow you never have the time when the episodes...
CrimeHQ
January 30 2017

Crime/Mystery/Thrillers Coming to (and Leaving) Netflix in February 2017

February is the month for love, which means Netflix went heavy on the romantic comedies and feel-good love stories. But love isn't all ooey-gooey and heartwarming—where's the crimes...
CrimeHQ
January 5 2017

5 Best True Crime Documentaries Streaming on Netflix Now

With the success of the podcast Serial and the HBO documentary The Jinx, several networks are getting into the true crime game. In addition to a couple of Netflix Originals, the popular streaming...
CrimeHQ
January 2 2017

Crime/Mystery/Thrillers Coming to (and Leaving) Netflix in January 2017

With the holidays over and a new year ahead, Netflix has made a promising start with a good amount of crime and mystery entertainment! Plenty of crime, murder, mystery, and mayhem to binge over...
CrimeHQ
December 30 2016

Best TV Shows of 2016

While the box office had a relatively weak year, the Home Box Office killed it with Season 6 of Game of Thrones and Season 1 of Westworld. Television seems to have surpassed film as the premier...
CrimeHQ
November 28 2016

Crime/Mystery/Thrillers Coming to (and Leaving) Netflix in December 2016

The holidays are usually filled with uplifting, family-focused trite with feel-good endings. Rarely do you get the kind of murder and mystery us crime fans live for (after all, he sees you when...
CrimeHQ
October 31 2016

Crime/Mystery/Thrillers Coming to (and Leaving) Netflix in November 2016

It was announced that Netflix is putting a lot of money into developing more original content, and November seems to be dominated by it! With 8 new original series/movies making our list,...
HectorDeJean
October 26 2016

Marvel’s Luke Cage Season 1 Review: Episodes 11-13

After a slump that had Luke Cage getting wheeled on a gurney for almost three whole episodes, Cage and his show come roaring back to life in Episode 11, shielding decent people with his indestructible...
HectorDeJean
October 19 2016

Marvel’s Luke Cage Season 1 Review: Episodes 8-10

Like a lot of story types—Westerns, soap operas, romantic comedies—there are limits to what superhero tales can deliver. You don’t have to read too many Marvel or DC comics before...
DavidCranmer
October 13 2016

Media or Murder? Netflix’s Amanda Knox

Did she get away with murder? Or did she simply get caught in the line of fire? Don’t expect answers to such direct questions from this Netflix Original Documentary.  Key people...
HectorDeJean
October 12 2016

Marvel’s Luke Cage Season 1 Review: Episodes 5-7

In 1994, Marvel Comics released a four-issue comic book miniseries by Kurt Busiek and Alex Ross called Marvels, and it was built on an interesting concept: It told the stories of four classic superhero...
CrimeHQ
October 10 2016

Watch Marvel’s First Teaser Trailer for Iron Fist

For 1 minute and 27 seconds, everyone seemed to breathe a collective sigh of relief. This week at NYCC, Marvel unveiled the first trailer for their last Defender, Iron Fist—and no need to...
LRHieber
October 7 2016

Stranger Things Is the Best Thing to Happen to Its Genre

I'd been advised to watch Stranger Things from moment one; it was just a matter of getting to it. I am a child of the 80s, and I have always been—and remain—a Winona Ryder fan....
DavidCranmer
October 7 2016

Longmire 5.10, Season Finale: “The Stuff Dreams Are Made Of” Episode Review

Is that it? After a knock-‘em-down brawl between Henry (Lou Diamond Phillips) and Walt (Robert Taylor) at the Red Pony, Henry won't press charges if Walt will drop the Hector business....
DavidCranmer
October 6 2016

Longmire 5.09: “Continual Soiree” Episode Review

Henry (Lou Diamond Phillips) has changed the locks on the Red Pony and informs Malachi’s inquisitive lieutenant, Darius Burns (J.D. Havenstar), that “... nothing that happens in this...
HectorDeJean
October 5 2016

Marvel’s Luke Cage Season 1 Review: Episodes 1-4

Luke Cage arrives on Netflix with a lot of cooks throwing a great many ingredients into the pot, and while that’s usually a recipe for disaster, the show isn’t just passable, it’s...
DavidCranmer
October 5 2016

Longmire 5.08: “Stand Your Ground” Episode Review

I’m fairly certain we all knew Cady Longmire (Cassidy Freeman) would be safe after her close quarters duel with J.P. Wright. She acted in self-defense, protecting herself and J.P.’s...
DavidCranmer
October 4 2016

Longmire 5.07: “From This Day Forward” Episode Review

Touching and amusing scenes open and close this episode, beginning with Walt (Robert Taylor) and Donna (Ally Walker) getting it on, teenage style in his bronco, to the strains of Bad Company’s...
DavidCranmer
October 3 2016

Longmire 5.06: “Objection” Episode Review

A sign of a show’s maturation is the opportunity for supporting characters to step out from the shadows of the leads and bask in the limelight for a time. Entering its 5th season, Longmire’s...
DavidCranmer
September 30 2016

Longmire 5.05: “Pure Peckinpah” Episode Review

Henry Standing Bear (Lou Diamond Phillips) finds Joey Takoda (Alex Livinalli) parked outside The Red Pony, dead of what’s supposed to look like an apparent heroin overdose. Longmire (Robert...
CrimeHQ
September 29 2016

Amanda Knox: Netflix’s New True Crime Documentary

The popularity of true crime stories continues to rise, and it looks like Netflix might have struck it big again with their new feature-length documentary, Amanda Knox. Centered on the wrongful...
DavidCranmer
September 29 2016

Longmire 5.04: “The Judas Wolf” Episode Review

Mayor Sawyer Crane (Eric Ladin) is accompanying Dan Keslow, CEO of a pharmaceutical company, on a hunting trip with the dual purpose of sweet-talking the businessman into moving his company to...