Monday, January 19, 2015

We Recommend: The Fall

We first discovered the BBC series The Fall on Netflix last autumn, and were thrilled to find a new show until we realized the whole season was only five episodes - easily devoured in two or three days.  Season two released on Netflix last Friday, and we got through all six episodes over the weekend.  The series is a fascinating and dark story, about a London cop, played by Gillian Anderson (who is bidialectal and speaks the Queen's English like a native, having spending part of her childhood in the UK), sent to Belfast to track down a serial killer of women, played by Jamie Dornan.  Dornan, soon to be seen as Christian Grey in Fifty Shades of Grey, honed his S&M skills as the sexually motivated murderer. While season two lacks some of season one's intensity, it's still a thoroughly engrossing cat and mouse game.
Gillian Anderson as DSI Stella Gibson
Jamie Dornan as Peter Spector
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