American Crime s3e4 – In the previous episode of “American Crime,” Coy Henson witnesses the rape of a young female field worker by Diego, one of the migrant labor bosses. As one of the few Anglo outsiders in a community of undocumented Latino farm laborers, Coy’s observance of the rape puts him in serious danger.
American Crime s3e3 – In the previous episode Luis Salazar gets a bit more information about his son Teo but it comes at a cost. He hits the road following the information he’s paid for with cash money. Meanwhile, there’s been a devastating fire at a mobile home park where the migrant workers live. The
American Crime s3e1 – Having watched two seasons of American Crime, I expect John Ridley’s third season to carry on with its sleek cinema verite style that befits contemporary social drama. This third season was conceived and executed before the results of the 2016 elections were in. However, the problems associated with undocumented visitors to
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,
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