'The Killing' Season 3 premiere: A new start, or same old, same old?

After first canceling it and then deciding to give it another shot, AMC brought back "The Killing" Sunday night (June 2). But even with a new case and several new characters, it felt like much the same show that has frustrated more than a few viewers the past two years.One area where it's immediately clear Season 3 could be an upgrade is the presence of Peter Sarsgaard as a death row inmate who's both a story engine -- he's the reason Linden (Mireille Enos), who has left her old job behind, will be rejoining Holder (Joel Kinnaman) on a case -- and a tremendously creepy presence regardless of who's on screen with him. His understated acting also fits well with the show's slow-burn style.But as with the first two seasons, things in Sunday's two-hour premiere move ever so slowly. The show has to spend a lot of time introducing all the new players, from Holder's...


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