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December 18 2017

Longmire 6:10, Series Finale: “Goodbye Is Always Implied” Episode Review

Crow Medicine Woman Marilyn Yarlott (Tantoo Cardinal) visits Longmire (Robert Taylor) with a tempting offer: to take him to Malachi Strand (Graham Greene). She compares Malachi to a Japanese bark...
December 15 2017

Longmire 6:09: “Running Eagle Challenge” Episode Review

Vic (Katee Sackhoff) is learning there is often no such thing as closure. After going to a support group and seeing a woman who, rightfully so, is still crying over a lost child a year later, she...
December 13 2017

Longmire 6:08: “Cowboy Bill” Episode Review

The spavined storyline of Longmire vs. Nighthorse continues. Nighthorse (A Martinez) wants to stay out of the prison population, preferring solitary confinement where the long reach of Malachi...
December 11 2017

Longmire 6:07: “Opiates and Antibiotics” Episode Review

Walt Longmire (Robert Taylor) is damn near giddy with relief from being out from under the dark prosecution cloud. He grabs a bottle of libation from his office and heads into the next room to...
December 8 2017

Longmire 6:06: “No Greater Character Endorsement” Episode Review

I had forgotten how much I appreciate Warren Zevon’s singing. His gruff, world-weary rendition of “Back in the High Life Again” opens the show as we follow Walt Longmire (Robert...
December 6 2017

Longmire 6:05 “Burned Up My Tears” Episode Review

This last season of Longmire is pulling out all the stops, resulting in unexpected twists, turns, and drop-offs—literally, in this case, toward the end of the episode. It all begins with...
December 4 2017

Longmire 6.04: “A Thing I’ll Never Understand” Episode Review

Much of the first five seasons in the relationship of Walt (Robert Taylor) and Vic (Katee Sackhoff) had a hollow ring to the sexual tension. Would they, or wouldn’t they? Snooze. Vic ended...
December 1 2017

Longmire 6:03: “Thank You, Victoria” Episode Review

What should have been a routine, dull day at the courthouse is anything but for Walt Longmire (Robert Taylor) and Vic Moretti (Katee Sackhoff). Jury selection is underway for Walt’s upcoming...
November 29 2017

Longmire 6.02: “Fever” Episode Review

Henry Standing Bear (Lou Diamond Phillips) agrees to recuperate at Walt’s house if Walt shakes hands on staying away from Jacob Nighthorse (A Martinez). They both agree though Walt takes...
November 27 2017

Longmire 6:01: “The Eagle and the Osprey” Episode Review

Walt Longmire (Robert Taylor) begins the sixth and final season farther behind the 8-ball than any other time in the show’s five-year history—and that’s saying a lot for this...
October 30 2017

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

Highlighted by the highly anticipated final season of Longmire and the long-awaited Punisher series, November is shaping up to be a killer month for streaming television! Add in a few horror...
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....
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
September 28 2016

Longmire 5.03: “Chrysalis” Episode Review

Longmire selects some of the best music to punctuate scenes that require no dialogue. Kaleo's mournful “I Can't Go On Without You” plays as Walt (Robert Taylor) gives Dr. Donna...
September 27 2016

Longmire 5.02: “One Good Memory” Episode Review

If the Season 5 premiere of Longmire was a bit slow on the windup, then “One Good Memory” delivers a fastball that wraps up the mystery of the missing Dr. Donna Monaghan (Ally Walker).  It...
September 26 2016

Longmire 5.01: “A Fog That Won’t Lift” Episode Review

Season 5 opens in an outpouring of emotion with Cady Longmire (Cassidy Freeman) imploring, “Please don’t leave me, Dad!” Her father, Sheriff Walter Longmire (Robert Taylor), is...
September 14 2016

5 New Books to Read this Week: September 13, 2016

Every Wednesday, we here at Criminal Element will put together a list of Staff Picks of the books that published the day before—sharing the ones that we are looking forward to reading the...
August 29 2016

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

After an admittedly tepid August, September comes out swinging with a superb list of newly added movies—including the entire Jaws series to help you live every week like it's shark week. Then,...
December 21 2015

Top 5 Christmas Mysteries

As traditional as counting down the shopping days to Christmas or making plans to visit out of town family is the appearance of Christmas and holiday mysteries. When did the tradition start? Why...
September 25 2015

Longmire 4.10: Season Finale “What Happens on the Rez...”

Time has run out for Henry (Lou Diamond Phillips). With Gab (Julia Jones) temporarily safe with the Medicine Woman (Tantoo Cardinal), the Crow elder sends Henry packing straightaway to clean up....
September 24 2015

Longmire 4.09: “Shotgun”

“You build my gallows high,” Robert Mitchum famously said in the noir classic Out of the Past. Walt Longmire (Robert Taylor) can certainly identify and maybe, just maybe, think Bob...
September 23 2015

Longmire 4.08: “Hector Lives”

Up to this point Henry Standing Bear (Lou Diamond Phillips) has been more or less harmlessly inserting himself into the lives of residents on the Reservation who have asked for Hector’s help,...
September 22 2015

Longmire 4.07: “Highway Robbery”

Travis Murphy (Derek Phillips), former stooge of Branch Connolly, and recent pathetic soul attempting to convince Walt Longmire (Robert Taylor) that he would make a good sheriff’s deputy,...
September 21 2015

Longmire 4.06: “The Calling Back”

First day on the job and Zachary’s (Barry Sloane) first case is from the eyewitness accounts of two “If you see something, shoot something” hunters who had seen a partially clothed,...
September 18 2015

Longmire 4.05: “Help Wanted”

I had guessed it right when the camera lingered on Walt Longmire (Robert Taylor) reading John Steinbeck’s classic Of Mice and Men in the previous episode that the book would make a reappearance....