Showtime

  • Dex Appeal: TV’s serial-killer killer to be revived…

    The original Dexter series, based on the books by Jeff Lindsay, ran from  2006-2013 and was a cult hit for Showtime. Dexter Morgan (MIchael C. Hall) was a top forensic blood spatter analyst for the police but also happened to be a serial-killer. Found in an horrendous crime-scene as a three-year-old...
  • Dreadful news as Showtime’s ‘City of Angels’ fails to fly to S2…

    In something of a surprise move, industry site Variety broke the news that the critically-acclaimed Penny Dreadful: City of Angels has not been renewed by Showtime and has effectively been cancelled after one season. No reason was given for the cancellation. However though the series was well-liked, it was...
  • Original ‘Sing’: City of Angels brings a fateful convergence…

    It has been a hard time for the Vega family, torn in many directions by Magda’s manipulations and their own conflicted priorities – perhaps they need to forget their troubles for a night. Maria and Son Raul  decide to go out for a rare break into the city. But...
  • City of Angels’ love and lust offers Romeos and Oubliettes…

    In the wake of the grisly murder of a police-officer, the city is fraught with friction and further violence. As Tiago and Lewis try to balance  questions about their original case with trying to track down the latest culprit, Tiago has no idea that the previous day’s death was...
  • PD: City of Angels… The Dance Number of the Beast…

    Mateo, still bitter at his brother’s ‘betrayal’,  finds himself drawn to the more carefree passions of the club scene with Fly Rico and a fine-suited dance-partner called Rio.  Lewis Michener mourns his colleagues and commits himself to tackling the growing problem of the Nazi powerplay bubbling just under the...
  • Penny Dreadful: Retouched by an Angel..?

    After the riot that left many injured and several dead, Tiago (Daniel Zovatto) manages to get into the hospital – despite the resistance of his fellow officers – to check on the condition of his older brother, Raul (Adam Rodriguez) but the news is anything but hopeful. However younger...
  • Judging ‘Dreadful’: Spiritual Descendant is demonically good…

    When he was a child in Mexico, in the early years of the Twentieth Century, Tiago watched his father and many of his co-workers burn to death in the fields and in the devastation he saw Santa Muerta (Lorenza Izzo), the angel of death cradling his father in her...