After an incredibly strong season, American Crime ends on an odd note. Is it hope or despair that we’re supposed to be feeling? It’s strange, but the final message did not really come through clearly. Review and recap American Crime Episode 11 At first, it seems that everything is going to be okay. Carter is
Despite this being one of the best, most ambitious shows of the 2014-2015 season, American Crime does have one pitfall: characters that don’t inspire affection. While this is obviously done with some intention, this may just be a reason why the ratings for this show have not reached nearly what the critical acclaim would suggest.
As Carter’s case gets closer to court review, everyone must prepare for the repercussions of the outcome. While the families of the victims and the accused stand to win or lose a great deal, the implications extend far beyond those immediately involved. Review and recap of American Crime Episode 9 There are those like Tony
American Crime just keeps getting better and better! The subtleties and intricacies of “right” and “wrong” of “black” and “white” are rarely explored so gracefully and intelligently. Incredibly relevant to current events, this show has the potential to make an important contribution to television history. Review and recap of American Crime Episode 8 After weeks of build-up,
As the Skokie case continues to unfold, the battle lines are drawn between the accusers and the accused. The effects are far-reaching and unexpected. Still reeling from Carter’s escape attempt and its aftermath, Aaliyah does her best to leave aside her righteousness and see in the eyes of a sister, trying to help her brother, instead.
As the immediacy of the crime recedes, the victims and their families stories begin to unravel in different directions. Although the environment remains tense, the episodes get slightly easier to watch…or maybe it’s just that we are more aware of what is to come. Review and recap of American Crime Episode 6 After his escape
Step by step, inch by inch, American Crime is building a tense and tightly woven tapestry of the real, typically untouched American prejudices and insecurities. With each episode, the story is given more depth, more feeling and more authenticity. Review and recap of American Crimes Episode 4 The drama between the families of the victims,
As the stories and characters begin to unravel, American Crime makes the transition from a critically acclaimed to audience-approved. The third installment of the show continues to delve deeper into the lives and motivations of each beleaguered character and explore the larger context of their stories. Review and recap of American Crime Episode 3 First
The second installment in this serious, thought-provoking drama is no less interesting than the first. In fact, where the first episode focused on introducing the key players, the second began to flesh out the underlying grudges, the niggling concerns and the true personalities of each character. Review and recap of American Crime Episode 2 The
Revolving around the seedy underbelly and tense race relations in California, American Crime is a surprisingly gritty drama that adds balance and character to ABC. While the network is known for its serious presence, it is usually in the form of easily digestible drama, such as the daily lives of the doctors at Seattle Grace or the