Dark Blue

The new cable-original series Dark Blue is a look at the shattered lives of those who work undercover for a secret police effort and who dance somberly around the line of moral and immoral, and across the line of semi-smart and just plain stoopid.  It’s dark, very dark, not very blue, but dark indeed. It’s Very Serious. It’s Drama. It doesn’t feel like particularly realistic drama, but it’s oozing drama darkness. It’s no fun, it’s never fun, but it’s dark.

Having said that, some of it is quite well done. It’s well shot, well directed, there’s some good dialogue in here, and some good decisions (the bad guys are dealing with their own problems, not just with fighting the darkly good guys.) But it doesn’t feel real and it doesn’t feel like fun, so there’s not much here for me.

I’m under the weather, or I might otherwise go on in more specifics. Or I just might type “dark” a lot more times.

Published in: on July 27, 2009 at 11:02 pm  Leave a Comment  

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