The Secret of Roan Inish: a gem from the past
The Secret of Roan Inish, an Irish tale about magic and mythology, is a 1994 gem that resurfaced on Prime Video recently. I remember how thrilled I was by it in 1994 and watched it again. There are spoilers in this review.
Review: Retribution (One of Us)
Retribution, called One of Us in its European release, is a 4 part mystery series now streaming on Netflix. It’s a dark family drama full of secrets and lies. Some mild spoilers ahead.
The Fall S3 E6 Their Solitary Way
The final episode of season 3 of The Fall is “Their Solitary Way.” The story did not end the way Stella Gibson (Gillian Anderson) wanted. It didn’t end well for Paul Spector (Jamie Dornan) either. Everyone Paul Spector came into contact with was damaged by knowing him. Beware the spoilers.
The Fall S3 E4 The Hell Within Him
The Fall episode 4 is “The Hell Within Him” is a collection of revolting developments. Beware the spoilers
The Fall S3 E2 His Troubled Thoughts
Episode 2 of season 3 of The Fall is “His Troubled Thoughts.” This is the episode where we discover that Paul Spector (Jamie Dornan) thinks it’s 2006 and that he was injured in a car accident. Is amnesia a defense? Beware the spoilers.
The Fall S3 E1 Silence and Suffering
Are you ready for the epic battle between Stella Gibson (Gillian Anderson) and Paul Spector (Jamie Dornan)? Here we go! The Fall season 3, episode 1 is “Silence and Suffering.” It begins seconds after the finale of season 2. Beware the spoilers.
The Fall S2 E6 What is in me Dark Illumine
The Fall ends season 2 with a 90 minute episode. Whether this is really the end is up for debate in the last few seconds of the episode. Until then we have a very satisfactory accumulation of evidence for putting Paul Spector (Jamie Dornan) in prison forever.
The Fall, S2 E5: The Perilous Edge of Battle
The Fall episode 5 is called “The Perilous Edge of Battle.” Paul Spector (Jamie Dornan) has fallen. If the police can produce the evidence, he’ll be out of circulation forever. It’s one of the tensest and most nail-biting episodes in this suspense-filled series. Here are the basics of the episode. Spoilers everywhere. Paul goes through […]
The Fall S2 E4: The Mind is its Own Place
Episode 4 of The Fall begins with the forensics people digging through DS Stella Gibson’s (Gillian Anderson) hotel room. They take her computer and her dream diary to examine for clues. As this is happening, Paul Spector (Jamie Dornan) is reading her diary from the photographs he took. It isn’t even my diary and his […]
The Fall, S2 E3: Beauty Hath Strange Power
Episode 3 of The Fall is patient waiting for the police to gather up enough evidence against Paul Spector (Jamie Dornan) to make an arrest. The police slowly put together clues as the episode plays out. There’s also stark terror at what Paul Spector may do next. For once, an episode isn’t all terrifying: there’s […]