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Reviews of show ‘Motive’

Motive Addresses a Parent’s Worst Nightmare in ‘Crimes of Passion’

Detectives Flynn (Kristin Lehman of Judging Amy, The Killing) and Vega (Louis Ferreira of SGU Stargate Universe, Missing) identify the vehicle-turned murder weapon almost immediately and take the boyfriend, Kevin West (Anthony Konechny) into custody. West, whose brains have yet to catch up with … Continue reading

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Motive ‘Pushover’ Review: A patsy, a Femme Fatale & a Hustler Walk Into a Bar

Cinematographically, this episode was a delight. It could have been called ‘Motive: Starring Kristin Lehman’s Dimples—facetiousness unintended. Resplendent with close-ups, this episode brings the gold: that intimacy that engages viewers and eventually compels them to invest in the characters. I actually caught myself … Continue reading

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Creeping Tom Review: “Motive” Skews the Cop Procedural with a Whydunnit Twist

But is the whydunnit premise sufficiently entertaining to warrant a spot on your DVR or a live viewing?  The short answer is yes. Motive’s concept does work. The debut episode, ‘Creepy Tom’ begins before the murder occurs, identifying the victim, Glen Martin (Joey McIntyre … Continue reading

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Motive ‘Public Enemy’ Review: Retribution Without Redemption

Jack Bergin, played by Cameron Bancroft (Blackstone, 24) is a swaggerific organic food guru who fancies himself God’s gift to the nubile and unattached. Turns out, Bergin is an active serial rapist who keeps Polaroids of his duct-taped victims in … Continue reading

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Motive’s ‘Detour’ Review: Addiction as Motivator for Bad Behavior

The killer, Sargent Barry Ketchum (Aidan Devine, Rookie Blue), an ex-undercover narcotics enforcer with one of the largest drug busts on the East coast to his credit, is also a recovering alcoholic who recently earned his one-year sobriety chip. Hoping to make … Continue reading

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