David E. Kelley

Elizabeth Olsen in Love and Death

Love and Death: Elizabeth Olsen is extraordinary

Love and Death stars Elizabeth Olsen in a brilliant performance as Candy Montgomery, the Texas housewife who admitting killing her neighbor and friend with an axe.

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Manuel Garcia-Rulfo in The Lincoln Lawyer

The Lincoln Lawyer and his moveable office

The Lincoln Lawyer you probably saw with Matthew McConaughey back in the day featured the same main character as this TV series version. Both are based on novels by Michael Connelly, who worked on the series as well. This time

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Michelle Dockery in Anatomy of a Scandal

Review: Anatomy of a Scandal, privilege and power prevail

Anatomy of a Scandal is one of several British series out now with scandal in the title. This series is mostly female behind the scenes. S.J. Clarkson (a woman) directed the series created and written by Melissa James Gibson and

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A scene from Nine Perfect Strangers where people have dug their own graves

Nine Perfect Strangers: mystery and drama at a health resort

Nine Perfect Strangers is a complex series full of characters with secrets to reveal and surprises for the viewer. The series is from a novel by Liane Moriarty, who also wrote Big Little Lies. Moriarty is a master at taking

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Nicole Kidman and Hugh Grant in The Undoing

Review: The Undoing

The Undoing earns my praise with its fascinating mystery, its skillful trickery and misdirection, and its suspenseful and thrilling finale. Created by David E. Kelley and directed by Susanne Bier, this series on HBO Max is a masterclass in storytelling

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Nicole Kidman, Reese Witherspoon, and Shailene Woodley in Big Little Lies

Review: Big Little Lies, season 1

When I read Liane Moriarty’s 2014 novel Big Little Lies I thought it was one of the best-written novels I’d ever read. Since then I’ve read everything I can find by Liane Moriarty. The novel became a TV series, created

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Billy Bob Thornton and Nina Arianda in Goliath

Review: Goliath, season 2

Goliath, season 2, is a full on murder mystery with Billy Bob Thornton playing the semi-drunken investigator/lawyer with a heart of gold who tries to spring an innocent kid from jail.

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Billy Bob Thornton in Goliath

Review: Goliath

Goliath is an Amazon Prime production starring Billy Bob Thornton and William Hurt as a modern day David and Goliath. Thornton as washed up attorney Billy McBride and Hurt as Donald Cooperman, the rich and powerful head of a corporate

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Billy Bob Thornton in Goliath

Watch This: Trailer for Goliath

Goliath is a 10 part series coming to Amazon Prime starring Billy Bob Thornton as a washed up ambulance-chasing lawyer who is called upon to be the David to a mega-Goliath.

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Remembering Picket Fences

There are actors you always associate with a certain show, like Sarah Michelle Gellar always making you think of Buffy the Vampire Slayer. I got to thinking about Picket Fences the other day because of a mention of Tom Skerritt, and

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