GRACEPOINT Finale: “Episode Ten”

     December 11, 2014

At last, the killer was revealed.  Was it a shock to you?  Now, Gracepoint can come to an end as well.  It was a ratings disaster, and an unnecessary remake (particularly since so much was so similar to Broadchurch, except far less affecting), …

GRACEPOINT Recap: “Episode Nine”

     December 5, 2014

In Gracepoint‘s penultimate episode, the show answered a few season-long questions (though not, in all likelihood, its central one).  Time is running out for the series, in parallel to that of Emmett Carver, whose health issues have put a very short …

GRACEPOINT Recap: “Episode Eight”

     December 5, 2014

Hmmm.  In my enthusiasm over “Episode Seven’s” big departure from Broadchurch, I might have overestimated Gracepoint‘s decision to really strike out on its own.  “Episode Eight” was more or less a kind of reset, and the kind that made “Episode …

GRACEPOINT Recap: “Episode Seven”

     November 13, 2014

For fans of Broadchurch, Gracepoint‘s “Episode Seven” is when this show completely distinguished itself as a separate crime story.  There have been clues in these later episodes that suggested the two would have different outcomes, but “Episode Seven” made it …

GRACEPOINT Recap: “Episode Six”

     November 6, 2014

In “Episode Six,” Gracepoint took a specific look at the how the fallout from Danny’s death has become a kind of mob rule, fueled by those only looking to profit from the tragedy.  It has also managed to finally make …

GRACEPOINT Recap: “Episode Five”

     October 30, 2014

According to the ratings, I’m not the only one who has been finding Gracepoint a bit of a slog.  Though its British forebear, Broadchurch, already has a second season in the works, that future looks unlikely for Gracepoint.  But Fox will probably air the …