The Valhalla Murders is an Icelandic language mystery thriller on Netflix. It’s an outstanding mystery series, full of suspense and interesting characters.Continue reading “Review: The Valhalla Murders”
Hidden (Craith) is an atmospheric suspense series from Wales. A female cop and her partner hunt down a serial kidnapper of young women.Continue reading “Review: Hidden (Craith)”
Keeping Faith is a Welsh drama from the UK. Like Hinterland it was shot twice, once in Welsh and once in English. It’s an 8 part series. Keeping Faith is a tense and suspense filled drama set on the southern coast of Wales. There are minor spoilers ahead.Continue reading “Review: Keeping Faith”
Hinterland (Y Gwyll in Welsh) season 3 sees Tom Mathias (Richard Harrington) come under suspicion of murder himself. The story takes us back to unraveling crimes that were first investigated in season 1. There are spoilers ahead, beware.Continue reading “Review: Hinterland Season 3”
Much of what I said about Hinterland in my review of season 1 remains true of season 2. Except in season 2, I desperately wanted to grab DCI Tom Mathias (Richard Harrington) by the collar and give him a good shake while shouting, “Get over your damn self!” in his face. Continue reading “Review: Hinterland Season 2”
Hinterland is available on US Netflix. There are 4 episodes in Season 1, each an hour and a half long. Each episode is actually a full movie. The plots and stories are as complicated as you might expect in a police procedural mystery of that length. This review is of season 1 only.