The Killing

'The Killing' Review: "Openings"

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by Britt Hayes April 30, 2012 02:22 PM
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'The Killing' ended last week with Terry entering a mysterious black car in the middle of the night, and our dearly departed Rosie was afraid of a black car she believed to be following her around. The shadowy male figure inside Terry's black car is revealed to be Terry's married lover Michael Ames, father of Jasper, spoiled brat and former boyfriend of Rosie.

'The Killing' Review: "Ghosts of the Past"

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by Britt Hayes April 23, 2012 02:43 PM
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Last week's episode of 'The Killing' introduced a new suspect: Alexi Giffords, the orphaned son of the man Stan Larsen killed to escape the Polish mob. "Ghosts of the Past" is a markedly far better episode than those in recent weeks, providing plot advancement and genuine intrigue.
This week's episode is about the ways in which things haunt our characters. Richmond is coping with his new life of paralysis and Jamie believes he can prove that the mayor set Richmond up to look guilty of killing Rosie. As we saw in a previous episode, Jamie is definitely onto something. Richmond dreams of Belko shooting him again, and it's the first in a line of ghosts that come back to haunt our characters this week.
Mitch and Terry's parents pop in for a visit and suggest that people might be getting the wrong idea about Terry living with Stan while Mitch is away. And they're right. By episode's end, Stan and Terry share a kiss and a loving embrace, which is about as eye-rolling as the episode gets this week.

'The Killing' Review: "Ogi Jun"

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by Britt Hayes April 16, 2012 04:14 PM
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This week Linden and Holder try to find the owner of the Ogi Jun tattoo, while Richmond copes with his new paralysis, and the Larsen family continues to unravel in Mitch's absence. "Ogi Jun" is a much more basic, procedural episode, but is it a help or a hindrance to the already bumpy show?

'The Killing' Review: "Reflections"/"My Lucky Day"

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by Britt Hayes April 02, 2012 03:16 PM
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At the end of last season 'The Killing' did little to provide an answer to its own tagline question: Who killed Rosie Larsen? Councilman Darren Richmond moved to the top of the suspect list thanks to a fake toll booth photo supplied by Detective Holder and one of his shady friends, but is he really guilty? Let's find out!

'LOST' Co-Creator Damon Lindelof Defends 'The Killing' Finale

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick March 30, 2012 01:42 PM
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When ' The Killing' ended its freshman season hot-streak on an unfulfilled conclusion with more twists than answers, even loyal viewers of the Danish-imported series cried foul.  So with ' The Killing' set to premiere its second season on April 1, an unlikely source has come to the defense of the controversial "Orpheus Descending."