TvShow Category: Thriller

COBRA: Cyberwar 0

COBRA: Cyberwar

6 part followup to the surprisingly good COBRA – this once again pits Robert Carlyle and his inner circle against a national disaster; in this case what turns out to be a cyber-terrorism threat...

Vigil 0

Vigil

Ooh, I loves me a bit of bleak submarine-based drama – and the UK can be really good at doing bleak, although in a different way to Das Boot.  This was a gripping 6-parter...

Homeland – Season 8 0

Homeland – Season 8

The final chapter in Carrie Matheson’s Crazy Adventures, in which Claire Danes has buried the image of the impish smile from Romeo+Juliet & replaced it with a kind of gorilla-like gurning… but then, I...

Condor 0

Condor

More compelling CIA action (who knew we liked spy stuff so much!) which was all the more baffling for being totally un-putdownable for around 7 of the 10 episodes, but finishing in a way...

Homeland – Seasons 1 to 7 0

Homeland – Seasons 1 to 7

Compelling CIA thriller following a sometime-unbalanced agent in her counter-terrorism work, in which she becomes very personally entangled – and also caught in the machinations of higher-level Machiavellian scheming by career spymasters. Famously slow...

The Sinner – Season 2 0

The Sinner – Season 2

Following season 1’s captivating “reveal by numbers” tale of a murderess who has no recollection of why she did it, we were excited to latch on to Season 2… A very different pace, but...

Tom Clancy’s  Jack Ryan 0

Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan

Could have so easily trodden into the tedious path of prequels and “Chubby… Hmm…” moments, but turned out to be a quite well thought out & detailed plot, and not *too* much “GO USA!”....