TV Talk: Flack, Modus, O.G. True Detective and Overlord DVD Giveaway!
A flack is a person who does PR, promotes, publicises and protects their clients. Robyn, portrayed by Anna Paquin, does exactly that in UKTV’s `Flack’: Her job as a publicist is to clean up the mess left behind by her ill-behaved yet high-profile clients, even though she has no idea how to get her own life back on track. With a dynamic London backdrop, the life and woes of American Robyn offers a take on the fast-paced and cut-throat world of celebrity PR.
Modus (PBS Passport/PBS Masterpiece Prime Video Channel)In snowy Sweden, a talented ex-FBI profiler works with the police and her own autistic daughter to unravel the strange motives of a vicious killer.
Louis Menkins is in the final weeks of his 24-year prison sentence. Though he doesn’t talk about it, Louis’ nervousness about adapting to life on the outside is affecting every decision he makes. Chief among those is his choice to befriend a new prisoner named Tracy Beecher, who is facing 23 years for murder. Louis warns Tracy to stay away from gang life, but it soon becomes clear that such a feat is easier said than done.
True Detective (HBO)
Colin Farrell, Vince Vaughn, Rachel McAdams and Taylor Kitsch star in Season 2 of `True Detective’, which weaves a web of conspiracy and betrayal around a bizarre murder in the scorched landscapes of Southern California. The disappearance of a city manager ignites an investigation involving Ray Velcoro, a police detective torn between his job and those he serves in the Mafia; Frank Semyon, a criminal/entrepreneur in danger of losing his empire; Ani Bezzerides, a sheriff’s detective whose resolute ethics are unpopular; and Paul Woodrugh, a war veteran and highway patrol motorcycle cop with a troublesome past.
“Overlord” Giveaway Spot
On the eve of D-Day, American paratroopers drop behind enemy lines to penetrate the walls of a fortified church and destroy a radio transmitter. As the soldiers approach their target, they soon begin to realize that there’s more going on in the Nazi-occupied village than a simple military operation. Making their way to an underground lab, the outnumbered men stumble upon a sinister experiment that forces them into a vicious battle against an army of the undead.