Tag Archives: kenneth branagh

Review: Wallander (Episode 5 – The Man Who Smiled – BBC)

Opening with a near monochrome landscape – an old man is driving through desolate terrain. He stops at what appears to be a hooded figure on a deserted road. Next it cuts to Wallander who is living alone in a … Continue reading

Posted in objet d'art, television | Tagged , , , | 4 Comments

Review: Wallander (Episode 4 – Faceless Killers – BBC)

I enjoyed Wallander which returned to our screens this evening. From the stylized opening credits and background music, this instantly feels different to the common or garden crime drama we usually get on our TV. Of course, the key difference … Continue reading

Posted in television | Tagged , , , , , , , | 10 Comments

The one to watch: Wallander (BBC1 / Kenneth Branagh)

UPDATED: Review of Faceless Killers here. Early last year the BBC aired three film length episodes of Swedish crime drama Wallander, starring Kenneth Branagh as Swedish detective Kurt Wallander. It was very, very good as I said at the time. … Continue reading

Posted in television | Tagged , , , , , | 4 Comments