The best of 2016 – The Luther Family and the Homicide Victim

While 2016 has not been particularly kind when it comes to those we have lost (David Bowie, Prince, Gene Wilder, Alan Rickman, Gary Shandling, Muhammed Ali and Robert Vaughn, to name a few), it has been a banner year from a telly standpoint. The year started off with the Sherlock one-off, “The Abominable Bride”, followed by the […]

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Idris Elba has my vote to be the next James Bond. You?

Given that Daniel Craig let it slip recently that he’d ‘rather slit his wrists than shoot another 007 movie‘, we had best begin our search for a new Bond as soon as possible. Much like naming a new Doctor, speculation runs rampant every time there seems to be a possibility of naming a new James […]

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‘Wolf Hall’ takes home Golden Globe hardware for Best Limited Series

PBS’ adaptation of Hilary Mantel’s Wolf Hall novels took home the Best Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television Golden Globe last night, dethroning last year’s winner Fargo. Other series nominated in the category were American Crime, American Horror Story: Hotel, and Flesh and Bone. Nominated for a total of eight Primetime Emmy Awards earlier this year, Wolf Hall, the […]

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Idris Elba wants more 'Luther' on both sides of the pond

While one of the darkest, grittiest series on telly decides just how it will return in the future, Deadline.com is reporting that Idris Elba, who starred as DCI John Luther in the original British version, has signed on as an Executive Producer for a possible American re-make on Fox.   More importantly, regarding the future […]

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Luther returns to hunt criminals and battle demons tonight on BBC One

Luther is an unquestionably gripping, psychological thriller driven by a brilliant and emotionally impulsive detective tormented by the darker side of humanity. John Luther, played brilliantly by Idris Elba, is the near-genius detective struggling to cope with his own demons, might just be as dangerous as the depraved criminals he hunts. This is telly that […]

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