Kiwis Get Into the Mystery Genre

by Luaine Lee We’ve pored over majestic murder mysteries from our former fatherland, Britain, like “Foyle’s War,” “Poirot,” “Vera,” “George Gently,” and we’ve cottoned onto Aussie detectives like “Jack Irish,” Sam Callaghan from “Serangoon Road” and ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­“Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries.”…

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Billy Crystal Goes Swedish!

American television execs are great at “borrowing” TV shows from other countries. We have “The Returned,” pilfered from France, “The Office,” and “House of Cards” based on better versions by the Brits. “Ugly Betty,” a rip-off of a Colombian telenovela,…

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