Review: Luther, Season Two

Luther returned for its second season on BBC America last night. The episodes aired this summer in the UK and I, well, procured and watched them during that time. I’m not going to write weekly reviews about this season’s four episodes for a couple of reasons: I don’t have enough time and I wasn’t particularly … Continue reading Review: Luther, Season Two

Luther, “Episode Six”

Luther started immensely strong and then unfortunately toiled away in solid, but not tremendously so procedural fare for a few episodes before then flipping the switch on the crazy last week. In the finale to this series' six-part first run, that sense of crazy continued a nice pace without going too far off the deep … Continue reading Luther, “Episode Six”

Luther, “Episode Three”

After last week's slightly disappointing effort, Luther's third episode strikes a better balance between a specific procedural case, the budding relationship between John and Alice and the unraveling of John's personal life. It's still messy and sometimes scattershot, but there's more good stuff happening here. One thing I've noticed about Luther thus far is that … Continue reading Luther, “Episode Three”

Series Premiere — Luther, “Episode 1”

I had heard nothing but good things about BBC's Luther, but I always hear good things about BBC productions and never get around to watching them. However, due to my undying respect for The Wire and particularly Idris Elba's performance as Stringer Bell, I randomly decided to DVR the first episode of the gritty police … Continue reading Series Premiere — Luther, “Episode 1”