CSI: NY “Smooth Criminal” Review

CSI: NY "Smooth Criminal" Season 7 Episode 14 – Hip-hop singer Ne-yo guest starred on this week’s episode of CSI: NY, "Smooth Criminal". Right off the bat, his guest appearance bothered me. Don’t get me wrong, I thought he was a fine actor, and I was impressed that he was willing to play a character that was such a cold-blood killer.

What bothered me though is that he walks into a bar that is playing his song, "Beautiful Monster"! It’s not clear whether or not the song was playing in the bar, or if it was just playing as the soundtrack of the scene, but either way I found it far too self-referential. It isn’t like when Justin Bieber guest stars on CSI they start playing "Baby" at all the crime scenes. Maybe this doesn’t bother you, or maybe you didn’t even notice, but it bothers me. Read More...



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