Law and Order: SVU “Valentine’s Day” Review

Nothing is what it seems when a housewife is raped by a masked intruder while video-chatting with her husband in "Valentine’s Day," this week’s episode of Law and Order: SVU. Wonderfully played by Chloe Sevigny, Christine seems like a traumatized victim, but her story quickly falls apart leaving detectives wondering just what brand of psycho they’re dealing with this time.

Anytime a victim is sent to pick up their own ransom money, suspicions are going to be rightly raised. And when a white woman accuses three black men of raping her in a van before sending her to pick up the ransom money, again, questions have to be asked. It’s like blaming the boogeyman and hearing it should always encourage police to dig deeper. Fortunately, after all the times they’ve been mislead by victims, SVU has finally, FINALLY learned to do just that. And it only took them thirteen years. Read More... 


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