Category Archives: Mystery

Are We Sure They’re Played by the Same Guy? IV

It’s been a while since we’ve done one of these posts where we take a look at a couple of incredibly different Patrick Malahide characters.  It is always amazing to us how easily he can transform from one character to … Continue reading

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See Patrick Malahide in If Looks Could Kill

In 2000 Patrick Malahide played “Inspector Nugget, of the Yard” in the very funny “If Looks Could Kill: The Power of Behavior.”  I wrote a little post on a YouTube clip promoting it.  Good news! For the time being at … Continue reading

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Favouritest Grabs Ever – Ninth Edition

We’re more than ready for spring to finally arrive (it seems to be taking its sweet time!), so Fearless Admin and I thought we’d try to set the proper mood by selecting our favouritest spring/summer grabs, or just grabs of … Continue reading

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Villains Whose Plans Didn’t Quite Come Together (Played by Patrick Malahide)

Into everyone’s life, a little rain must fall…  It’s sad but true that more than a few of the villains played by Patrick Malahide have been forced to endure the humiliation of their plans not coming together.  They can have … Continue reading

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Something Neat – A New Alleyn Novel!

From the Guardian Money in the Morgue is a particular kind of crime novel: a traditional golden age-style crime novel that also falls into the subgenre of “continuation novel”, written by Stella Duffy and featuring Ngaio Marsh’s beloved detective, Inspector … Continue reading

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The Dashing Gents: Rogues and Heroes

The Dashing Gents As Bonnie Tyler once said, “I need a hero; I’m holding out for a hero ’til the end of the night.” Well, Patrick Malahide has played more than few hero roles, but, he’s also played some equally … Continue reading

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Analysis of a Scene XXXVII: A Blackheath Vinegar Valentine

A Vinegar Valentine, Blackheath Style For Valentine’s, RFodchuk and I thought it would be fun to do a slightly different spin for the special day. Taking inspiration from the less-than-romantic Victorian “vinegar Valentine” we’ve chosen to celebrate that conniving courting … Continue reading

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The Writing on the Wall by Patrick Malahide

In 1996 a four part series titled “The Writing on the Wall” aired on BBC1 written by a certain P. G. Duggan. Of course, P. G. Duggan is in fact Patrick Malahide writing under his real name of P(atrick) G(erald) … Continue reading

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Analysis of a Scene XXXVI: Cooking with George Cornelius in “Luther”

With the very welcome news that Mr. Malahide will be returning as genial gangster George Cornelius in the new series of “Luther“, Admin and I thought we should revisit one of our favourite George C. scenes.  In S04E02, DCI John … Continue reading

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Patrick Malahide to Return as George Cornelius

Excellent news!  Patrick Malahide will return to a new series of “Luther” as that charming gangster George Cornelius.  From the BBC website: The Golden Globe and SAG Award-winner actor Idris Elba returns to his iconic role as DCI John Luther, … Continue reading

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