Criminologist Himura & Mystery Writer Arisugawa: First Impressions – Monotonous Criminal Cases Wrapped in Subpar Acting

Criminologist Himura & Mystery Writer Arisugawa (臨床犯罪学者 火村英生の推理) is a 2016 Japanese investigative mystery drama that is based off the Himura Hideo novel series authored by Alice (Arisu) Arisugawa, which was first published 1992. It stars Saitō Takumi (Himura Hideo) and Kubota Masataka (Arisu Arisugawa) with direction from Noriyoshi Sakuma. The series is about a…

Solomon’s Perjury: First Impressions – Solidly Suspenseful with Superb Exploration of Fucked-Up Family Dynamics

Solomon’s Perjury (솔로몬의 위증) is a 2016 South Korean, suspense, mystery series that I originally stumbled onto on Netflix. The premise described immediately caught my interest as thrillers and mysteries are some of my favourite sorts of narratives. A couple of nights ago, I finally sat down and watched the pilot episode. After finishing it,…