Blightyvision: “Luther” Series 2

Starring Idris Elba, Lee Ingleby, and Aimee-Ffion Edwards Written by Neil Cross Directed by Sam Miller The original six-episode run of “Luther” was one hell of a roller-coaster ride: dynamic characters, gritty weekly plots mixed with a dark metaplot, and fantastic performances from both familiar and unfamiliar faces.  With the crazy cliffhanger that ended the […]

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The Wibbly-Wobbly Timey-Wimey Watchlist: Coming Back Next Season!

Rather than focusing this week on one upcoming project, I’m thinking it’s time for me to tackle this news of the announcements of two shows returning soon and put a few minds (much like mine) at ease.

Blightyvision: “Luther”

Created by Neil Cross Starring Idris Elba, Warren Brown, and Ruth Wilson Well, cripes.  Here we come full-circle.  “Luther” was the subject of my very first Wibbly-Watchlist, and I was fortunate enough to get my peepers on it as it came out, thus making it the newest (and likely most relevant) thing I’ve reviewed yet […]

The Wibbly-Wobbly Timey-Wimey Watchlist: “Luther”

Mix the detached genius of Sherlock Holmes with the storytelling style of Columbo, throw in some dark psychological drama and moral conundrums, and what do you get? That would be Luther, a new six-episode crime drama starting this week on BBC One.  Idris Elba (best known for his role as Stringer Bell in The Wire) […]