logo

Channel List
Beauty & Self
Books & Music
Career
Computers
Education
Family
Food & Wine
Health & Fitness
Hobbies & Crafts
Home & Garden
Money
News & Politics
Relationships
Religion & Spirituality
Sports
Travel & Culture
TV & Movies
Safety
We take forum safety very seriously here at BellaOnline. Please be sure to read through our Forum Guidelines. Let us know if you have any questions or comments!
Newest Members
mama paa, Ruth Sattler RN, freespirit86, Desertdiva11, marisara
56980 Registered Users
Forum Stats
56980 Members
417 Forums
112487 Topics
794957 Posts

Max Online: 537 @ 07/02/12 11:21 AM
Top Posters (30 Days)
Rosie 66 867
Beetlemess 747
Karm - SW USA Editor 285
Val FictionWrit/RomanceBk 210
Nancy Roussy 182
Ro Longstreet-Wicca 155
Connie - ADD/Sandwiches 125
Allyson - USACook/HomeCook 117
Linu 114
Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames 92
Ad Income Supports Charity
Topic Options
#717261 - 10/01/11 05:59 AM Prime Suspect
Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Highest Posting Power Known to Humanity

Registered: 01/05/04
Posts: 20489
Another new show we gave a try to this season was Prime Suspect. Again I thought it would be a shoe-in. It has an actor from Saving Grace who I enjoyed. It also has a strong, feisty female police officer much in the mold of Saving Grace and The Closer and In Plain Sight. It should have been great.

However, it's just too heavy handed. It's like they deliberately put all three of those into a blender and then kicked up the power level. It's unbalanced. I enjoy some of the writing but they are trying to stuff too much into it.

Is anyone else watching this?
_________________________
Lisa Shea, Low Carb / Video Games Editor
Low Carb Website
Low Carb Forum

Top

Add Prime Suspect to Twitter Add Prime Suspect to Facebook Add Prime Suspect to MySpace Add Prime Suspect to Del.icio.us Digg Prime Suspect Add Prime Suspect to Yahoo My Web Add Prime Suspect to Google Bookmarks Add Prime Suspect to Stumbleupon Add Prime Suspect to Reddit
#717262 - 10/01/11 06:12 AM Re: Prime Suspect [Re: Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames]
Asha - Scot./Eng. Culture Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Chipmunk

Registered: 05/03/10
Posts: 1209
Loc: England
Lisa this sounds like the US version of a drama written by Lynda la Plante which has been very successful in the UK and received good critical reviews, with Helen Mirren in the role of policewoman Jane Tennyson. There were several different stories made for TV over a number of years, folllowing Jane's rise through the police force, the difficulties she encountered as a professional woman in a largely man's world and some gruesome murder plots/stories. I enjoyed the ones I saw; I think Mirren is a brilliant actor (maybe I'll write about her for English Culture - amongst other roles she has played Queen Elizabeth in the 2006 film The Queen.
_________________________
Asha Sahni
Scottish & English Culture Editor
Scottish Culture
English Culture

Top

Add Re: Prime Suspect to Twitter Add Re: Prime Suspect to Facebook Add Re: Prime Suspect to MySpace Add Re: Prime Suspect to Del.icio.us Digg Re: Prime Suspect Add Re: Prime Suspect to Yahoo My Web Add Re: Prime Suspect to Google Bookmarks Add Re: Prime Suspect to Stumbleupon Add Re: Prime Suspect to Reddit
#718019 - 10/05/11 02:37 AM Re: Prime Suspect [Re: Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames]
Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Highest Posting Power Known to Humanity

Registered: 01/05/04
Posts: 20489
I do enjoy Helen Mirren smile
_________________________
Lisa Shea, Low Carb / Video Games Editor
Low Carb Website
Low Carb Forum

Top

Add Re: Prime Suspect to Twitter Add Re: Prime Suspect to Facebook Add Re: Prime Suspect to MySpace Add Re: Prime Suspect to Del.icio.us Digg Re: Prime Suspect Add Re: Prime Suspect to Yahoo My Web Add Re: Prime Suspect to Google Bookmarks Add Re: Prime Suspect to Stumbleupon Add Re: Prime Suspect to Reddit
#723239 - 11/03/11 12:22 PM Re: Prime Suspect [Re: Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames]
Joan541 Offline
Gecko

Registered: 01/12/08
Posts: 674
Loc: Texas
We've been watching this show and it kind of grows on you. I like the lead character and also, the supporting cast acts a lot more like real cops and detectives probably do.

Top

Add Re: Prime Suspect to Twitter Add Re: Prime Suspect to Facebook Add Re: Prime Suspect to MySpace Add Re: Prime Suspect to Del.icio.us Digg Re: Prime Suspect Add Re: Prime Suspect to Yahoo My Web Add Re: Prime Suspect to Google Bookmarks Add Re: Prime Suspect to Stumbleupon Add Re: Prime Suspect to Reddit
#723700 - 11/05/11 09:25 PM Re: Prime Suspect [Re: Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames]
Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Highest Posting Power Known to Humanity

Registered: 01/05/04
Posts: 20489
HealthyMoms62 - I think you're right - my boyfriend kept watching it and now I'm getting sucked in. I think the "rough edges" at the beginning are getting smoothed out as the characters settle in.
_________________________
Lisa Shea, Low Carb / Video Games Editor
Low Carb Website
Low Carb Forum

Top

Add Re: Prime Suspect to Twitter Add Re: Prime Suspect to Facebook Add Re: Prime Suspect to MySpace Add Re: Prime Suspect to Del.icio.us Digg Re: Prime Suspect Add Re: Prime Suspect to Yahoo My Web Add Re: Prime Suspect to Google Bookmarks Add Re: Prime Suspect to Stumbleupon Add Re: Prime Suspect to Reddit
#732902 - 12/22/11 02:55 AM Re: Prime Suspect [Re: Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames]
Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Highest Posting Power Known to Humanity

Registered: 01/05/04
Posts: 20489
I got sucked in again ... Things have improved. I liked the latest episode about the porn king. I did think they played the tape video longer than necessary. I liked when they bashed the porn king into the wall smile
_________________________
Lisa Shea, Low Carb / Video Games Editor
Low Carb Website
Low Carb Forum

Top

Add Re: Prime Suspect to Twitter Add Re: Prime Suspect to Facebook Add Re: Prime Suspect to MySpace Add Re: Prime Suspect to Del.icio.us Digg Re: Prime Suspect Add Re: Prime Suspect to Yahoo My Web Add Re: Prime Suspect to Google Bookmarks Add Re: Prime Suspect to Stumbleupon Add Re: Prime Suspect to Reddit
#747414 - 02/21/12 06:37 PM Re: Prime Suspect [Re: Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames]
joanj Offline
Koala

Registered: 09/14/06
Posts: 2616
Loc: Texas
We've been watching this show and I think you're right, Lisa, the rough edges are getting smoothed out. Jane was kind of hard to handle at first but now she's more "one of the guys" and I'm getting to like her.
_________________________
My Knitting Blog & Free Knitting Patterns



Top

Add Re: Prime Suspect to Twitter Add Re: Prime Suspect to Facebook Add Re: Prime Suspect to MySpace Add Re: Prime Suspect to Del.icio.us Digg Re: Prime Suspect Add Re: Prime Suspect to Yahoo My Web Add Re: Prime Suspect to Google Bookmarks Add Re: Prime Suspect to Stumbleupon Add Re: Prime Suspect to Reddit



Want to reply? Register as a Forum Member - it's quick, free and fun!
Brand New Posts
Lisa's Daily 10pm EST / 8pm MST Meditation
by Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames
Meditation
Today at 10:16 PM
First and last letter Worldwide Recipe Game!
by Allyson - USACook/HomeCook
American Regional Cuisine
Today at 10:12 PM
Word From Last Letter Game
by Allyson - USACook/HomeCook
Contests & Sweepstakes
Today at 10:10 PM
Replace one word... (new game)
by Allyson - USACook/HomeCook
Comedy Movies
Today at 10:05 PM
Organizing jewelry making tips that work for you.
by Susan - Jewelry Making
Jewelry Making
Today at 07:09 PM
New Reviews of Male-Female Romance Novels
by Val FictionWrit/RomanceBk
Romance Novels
Today at 06:35 PM
Name some Angels & Their Meaning
by Rosie 66
Bible Basics
Today at 06:13 PM
Visit Paris Landmarks with Young Children
by Tiffiny - Family Travel
Family Travel
Today at 05:42 PM
All Things Southwestern USA Forum Word Game!
by Beetlemess
Southwest USA
Today at 05:24 PM
New Game - Collectibles!
by Karm - SW USA Editor
Coin Collecting
Today at 04:04 PM
Register to Post!
Want to post? For security reasons you need to Register as a Forum Member. It's quick, easy and free!
Forum Activities
Book Clubs
Trivia Contests
Who's Online
0 registered (), 144 Guests and 5 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Ad Income Supports Charity



| About BellaOnline | Privacy Policy | Advertising | Become an Editor |
Website copyright © 2014 Minerva WebWorks LLC. All rights reserved.