Mea culpa: stylish French cinema

This is a minuscule plot, presented in a stylish cinema noir wrapper and packed with Gallic panache. It features powerful performances from the two male leads, as it explores their relationship and the consequences of the catastrophic event which saw one of them drummed out of the police force and imprisoned for causing deaths while…

The Disappearance: compelling Eurocrime

A teenage girl goes missing on midsummer night, after a festival. As it becomes obvious that she’s not coming home, and the police investigation moves from initial disinterest to a potential murder hunt, so it’s revealed that Lea was a young woman with many secrets. And she’s not the only one: just about everyone in…

Witnesses: a wolf in wolf’s clothing

International crime dramas are frequently compared to those stand-out Scandinavian series, The Killing and The Bridge. ‘Witnesses’ is one of the few which actually lives up to that comparison. It’s a stylish, slightly strange psycho-drama, full of mystery and intrigue. The tightly-woven plot threads confuse, confound and compel the viewer to devour the next episode.…

Freebie Friday: WIN Eurocrime DVDs

We’re giving away a cracking collection of TV Eurocrime this week, which includes SPIRAL (series 1, 2 and 3), BRAQUO (series 1 and 2) and Jean Reno in JO. That’s almost 50 hours of non-stop hard-hitting Continental crime – FREE for one lucky winner.   Just like the Murder Mayhem Facebook page and like/share this…

Freebie Friday: win FREE DVDs!

We’re just finding our feet with MMM and really appreciate your support so far. To say thanks, we’re giving away a stack of top-quality crime series and fabulous fantasy films on DVD. Our selection starts with the every episode of The Wire, several seasons of Spiral, the first three seasons of Being Human, Braquo 1…