Cops on television--much like their real-life counterparts--have to be tough, clever, and exceedingly ambitious, but when we imagine a detective, the first image is a middle-aged man with a doughnut in one hand and a flunky partner. Thankfully, Showcase's original series King has a different sort of detective on the streets, and she's not what you would expect.
From the United Kingdom comes Thorne: Sleepyhead, a modern and disturbingly realistic mystery about a sharp detective hunting for a serial killer that reminds him all too clearly of one of his early investigations that went terribly wrong.
Jason Statham, Clive Owen and Robert De Niro star in what I can only call one of the most testosterone-filled movies I've seen some time, and as far-fetched as it seems at times, it's apparently based on a true story.
Enter for a chance to win one of five copies of producer James Cameron's Sanctum, courtesy of Universal Pictures, which stars Richard Roxburgh, Rhys Wakefield, Ioan Gruffudd, Alice Parkinson, and Daniel Wyllie, and arrived on DVD and Blu-ray on June 7.