The Killing (2011–2014)
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On what is supposed to be her last day at work, detective Sarah Linden is called to the scene of a violent crime after a blood-covered woman's sweater is found in a park. There is no body ... See full summary »

Director:

Patty Jenkins

Writers:

Veena Sud (developer), Veena Sud (teleplay)
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Mireille Enos ... Sarah Linden
Billy Campbell ... Darren Richmond
Joel Kinnaman ... Stephen Holder
Michelle Forbes ... Mitch Larsen
Brent Sexton ... Stan Larsen
Kristin Lehman ... Gwen Eaton
Eric Ladin ... Jamie Wright
Brendan Sexton III ... Belko Royce
Jamie Anne Allman ... Terry Marek
Annie Corley ... Regi Darnell
Callum Keith Rennie ... Rick Felder
Tom Butler ... Mayor Lesley Adams
Katie Findlay ... Rosie Larsen
Liam James ... Jack Linden
Kacey Rohl ... Sterling Fitch

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On what is supposed to be her last day at work, detective Sarah Linden is called to the scene of a violent crime after a blood-covered woman's sweater is found in a park. There is no body however. The police have also found an ATM card in the name of Stan Larsen. Sarah and her replacement, Stephen Holder, follow-up and when they learn that the Larsen's 17 year-old daughter Rosie did not spend the weekend at a friend's house and has not been seen since Friday night, they suspect the worst. While Rosie's parents Mitch and Stan try to locate her on their own, the police concentrate on searching the park where they eventually discover a car at the bottom of a small lake with the body of a young woman in the trunk. They also learn that the car is registered to the election campaign of city councilman Darren Richmond who is running for mayor. Written by garykmcd

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No Man Is an Island (Losers Theme)
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Gets Better and better After This/ IMDB Review Theory
12 March 2019 | by scottkurschSee all my reviews

Not sure if I'm allowed to address other users, but the reviews are public so, oh well. I'm astonished by the amount of people that watch TV Series and Movies and are so malcontented and disgruntled with the content. One person with nearly 900 reviews, is positive on maybe 10% of their assessments.

With Series, it seems absurd to keep watching episode after episode just to bash, berate, pick apart, and rate sub-par. Who has that kind of time to waste and enjoys being so unfulfilled ? As for Movies, I think eventually you would have a grasp on what you estimate to be a decent watch, before deciding to invest your 2 hours of undivided attention. I'm assuming you read other reviews before tuning in to a show or movie and still watch, then see it through just so you can leave your scathing reviews.

It just makes little sense to me, unless you are a PAID critic. Less than 10% of my reviews are sub-par or highly critical. That's because I research what I am about receive into my optics and ear ducts, and if I find that it's not worth my time I immediately CEASE watching and move on. Unless you have time to view TV and Movies 24/7, there's an endless amount of Cinema/TV to choose from. Who is forcing you to watch crap content ?

I've come to the conclusion that some people just live to criticize and/or be negative. It's what makes them tick. It's also a trend brought about by the age of social media and its anonymous nature. How many "Worst Movie Ever Made's" can there be ? And I have a suggestion if they really are so atrocious and pathetic. STOP choosing to watch such low quality, cut-rate broadcasts in the first place. Learn to filter out the garbage. What's really going on here ? Are you really just living out some Siskel & Ebert occupational fantasy ? Maybe the other conclusion is that your satisfaction is not in watching the productions, but in posting your caustic commentaries. All of that said, I suppose I do appreciate an HONEST and unbiased rating and review. Otherwise, how would IMDB fully function and how would Users properly research and predetermine watch choices. Unfortunately, a lot of critics seem to be in it more for the joy of smack-downs and tongue lashings.


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