emlogomain.jpg

WAKING THE DEAD Season 5 review

Main
Facebook
Tumblr
News/ Updates
DVD Reviews
DVD Reviews 2017 to 2020
Blu-ray Reviews
Blu-ray Reviews 2020
Blu-ray Reviews 2019
Blu-ray reviews 2018
Movie Reviews
Movie Reviews 2019 to 2020
TV
Interviews
Blu-ray Review: FANTASY ISLAND (2020)
Blu-ray review: LUZ
Blu-ray Review: FIRST LOVE
DVD Review: BLOODSHOT
Blu-ray Review: VEROTIKA
Blu-ray Review- STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER
Blu-ray Review: COLOR OUT OF SPACE
Blu-ray Review: KNIVES OUT
Blu-ray Review: ROBERT THE BRUCE (2019)
Blu-ray Review: ANGEL COLLECTION
Blu-ray Review- JUMANJI: THE NEXT LEVEL
Blu-ray review: PARASITE
DVD Review: RABID
Blu-ray Review- MALEFICENT: MISTRESS OF EVIL
Blu-ray Review: UNTIL THE END OF THE WORLD
Blu-ray Review: DOCTOR WHO Season 23
Blu-ray Review: MEMORY- ORIGINS OF ALIEN
Movie review- STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER
Blu-ray review: ONCE UPON A TIME IN HOLLYWOOD
Blu-ray Review: HARDWARE
PHOTOGRAPHY

WAKING THE DEAD season 5 is a good season for the show about a Brithish police cold case unit, but it does have it's bumps.   TOWERS OF SILENCE, the season opener didn't start to grip me until the second half where the second episode, BLACK RUN, is one of the best of season 5 in addition to UNDERTOW.   STRAW DOG and the season finale (COLD FUSION) prove that WAKING THE DEAD isn't losing steam yet.  

The new characters of Felix (the forensice specialist of rthe team) and Stella Goodman help keep the chemistry between everyone enrgized.  Boyd (the cold case team's leader) is at odds with Spencer Jordan at times still while STRAW DOG shows us a little from Grace's first job consulting for the police.  Boyd gets in over his head in BLACK RUN.   Other than the slow start with TOWERS OF SILENCE, third episode of the season loses steam in it's second half after a great start.  It's like they couldn't pull it off like they did with the other episodes.  Bring on season 6 soon.

Intial short review is (c)12-20-2005 David Blackwell