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  • Aug 08, 2019
    Broadchurch is one of the best crime dramas I've seen, especially in this first series. It's your standard "small town with big secrets" theme taken to a whole new level as we are shown how a murder affects such a close-knit town, how secrets are discovered in every character under the pressure this investigation brings. The best thing about the show, however, is how pleasing it is to the senses: the music scores are fantastic, the choice of color and lighting is magnificent, and all of it is shot in front of a gorgeous seaside landscape. In short, Broadchurch is able to balance raw emotion with graceful cinematography, merging them to create riveting, funny, and elegant episodes.
  • Jun 17, 2019
    The first season is one of the best crime stories I've ever seen, with superb acting and a taught, slow-burn story. But do yourself a favour and stop after Season 1.
  • May 29, 2019
    Never-boring, gripping, tense, but touching and heart-wrenching at the same time. Unbelievable performance by Olivia Coleman, and some of the major casts.
  • Apr 21, 2019
    The bar was lifted after this superb series.
  • Apr 12, 2019
    The first season of Broadchuch was a thrilling season to watch. Mixed with David Tennant's amazing performance, and the beautifully well crafted visuals, Broadchurch season 1 is definitely among some of the best crime-solving detective stories we have to date. I highly suggest you give it a watch.
  • Jan 14, 2019
    Taken me 6 years to watch this and I did the same as other viewers and watched it all in one day...... Magnificent
  • Dec 27, 2018
    Acting was solid and emotional, while the cinematography was beautiful, but it felt as though the storyline was stretched out to develop enough suspects..
  • Nov 07, 2018
    Excellent first and second season! Acting was A+ and the plot line was terrific. Amazing ending that didn't make me feel cheated at all
  • Oct 19, 2018
    Aside from a couple of annoying characters was good viewing.
  • Oct 08, 2018
    Broadchurch. Say it out loud, or as a whisper, or as prayer. I cannot recommend this British mystery/police procedural television series enough. Broadchurch is a pull your mind from your body -into the story -show that makes you beg like Oliver Twist, "Please sir, I want some more." David Tenant and Olivia Colman are charismatic and have that natural screen chemistry that tells the viewers, yes, believe us. And, we do.

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