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TV Review: 'Sneaky Pete' Season 2


Caution: Mild spoilers for Season 1 of "Sneaky Pete" lie ahead.

Hilarious moments of deception-based comedy, underscore a dark and thrilling drama about the con game. “Sneaky Pete” Season 2 picks up where Season 1 left off with Marius trying to convince two heavies that he isn’t Pete. Because pretending to be Pete cannot always be fun and games. Accordingly, Season 2 sees Marius both wanting to keep up the con of being Pete and needing too.

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TV Review: 'Sneaky Pete' Season 1

Amazon's con-man series offers a delightful blend of situational comedy and high stakes drama. "Sneaky Pete" follows Marius Josipović (Giovanni Ribisi), an ex-con fresh out of prison, who needs to lay low for a while. He owes money to a ruthless mob boss (the excellent Bryan Cranston), who wants to collect. So Marius does what no one in his situation would do. He assumes the identity of his cellmate Pete Murphy (Ethan Embry) and shows up at Pete’s grandparents' house to let them know he’s home.

TV Review: 'Ekaterina: The Rise Of Catherine The Great' Season 2

Ekaterina The Rise of Catherine the Great Marina Aleksandrova
All hail the Empress! “Ekaterina: The Rise of Catherine the Great” returns for a second season of ferocious finagling. Picking up six years after the tumultuous events that led to her ascension. Season 2 finds Ekaterina (Marina Aleksandrova) trying to maintain her power as an Empress, and establish her authority as the mother to the future Emperor. All the while, blazing her own legacy, as a Great.

Miniseries Review: 'Desperate Romantics' (2009)

Before his breakout turn as Captain Ross Poldark, Aidan Turner played another role that involved romancing a similarly passionate redhead in the miniseries “Desperate Romantics.” The 2009 BBC miniseries charts the rise of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, a group founded by a trio of artists when none were doing particularly well with their craft. What is it they say about "faking it until you make it?"