It’s no secret that Season 3 of Peaky Blinders was my least favorite season of the series so far. The plot was convoluted. It involved Father Hughes the pedophilic priest and his Economic League. There were Russians and Dr. Bashir from Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. A train blows up. There was at least one […]Read more "Peaky Blinders: Season 4 — a review"
I’ve written two reviews of this series without talking about its theme music. Let’s remedy this omission, shall we? The title track in the musical score of Peaky Blinders is always the song “Red Right Hand,” by Australian band Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds. The song itself is dark and bluesy, with cryptic lyrics. […]Read more "Peaky Blinders: Season 3 — a review"
True confession time. As I’m writing this review, I’m already four episodes into the third season of Peaky Blinders. It’s not my fault: These seasons are too damned short. Yes, I said it. Too short. I realize the irony of this. I often complain that American television series have too many episodes in a season. […]Read more "Peaky Blinders: Season 2 — a review"
I decided I was going to watch Peaky Blinders, eventually, more than a year ago. Maybe a couple of years. Time passes so quickly these days. I know a married couple, maybe ten years younger than me (which you would call middle-aged, I’m sure, although I prefer “ten years younger than me”), who are among […]Read more "Peaky Blinders: Season 1 — a review"